This Week in Elasticsearch and Apache Lucene - August 12 2015

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Elasticsearch Core

  • Bats testing: Remove useless systemctl check (#12724, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Stats: Add script compilation stats (#12733, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Tests: Move qa's convert-plugin-name macrodef to dev-tools. (#12765, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • PluginManager: Do not try other URLs if specific URL was configured (#12766, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Settings: Remove lenient store type parsing (#12735, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Packaging: Makes sure all POMs contain a description (#12771, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Core: Remove Settings.getAsClass (#12744, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Plugins: Apply additional plugin settings only if settings are not explicit (#12796, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Build: Add multi-node IT infrastructure (#12797, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Query DSL: Remove (not working) support for alternate formats in simple query string (#12798, 2.0.0)
  • Packaging: Fix rpm -e removing /etc/elasticsearch (#12785, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Query DSL: Add support for disable_coord param in terms query (#12756, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Build: allow specifying additional arguments in startup-elasticsearch macrodef (#12802, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Build: use spaces liberally in integration tests and fix space handling (#12710, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Mapping: Fix field type compatiblity check to work when only one previous type exists (#12779, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Logging: Adds a setting to control source output in indexing slowlog (#12806, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Internal: Flatten Allocation modules and add back ability to plugin ShardsAllocators (#12818, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Tests: improve integration tests output when ES cannot be started. (#12660, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • PluginManager: Fix download URLs, add snapshot ones (#12641, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Recocvery: Rethrow exception during recovery finalization even if source is not broken (#12667, 2.0.0-beta1, 1.7.2, 1.6.3)
  • Core: Use explicit flag if index should be created on engine creation (#12671, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Suggestions: Prevent DirectCandidateGenerator to reuse an unclosed analyzer (#12670, 2.0.0-beta1, 1.7.2, 1.6.3)
  • Scripting: Add path.scripts directory (#12668, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Testing: Get plugin smoketester running in jenkins. (#12681, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Tests: Add unittest for DiskThresholdDecider#getShardSize / #sizeOfRelocatingShards (#12687, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Search: Speed up the function_score query when scores are not needed. (#12693, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Query DSL: Do not track named queries that are null (#12691, 2.0.0-beta1, 1.7.2)
  • Allocation: Avoid extra reroutes of delayed shards in RoutingService (#12678, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Core: Improve jvmcheck error failure (#12696, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Scripting: Allow scripts to expose whether they use the _score. (#12695, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Tests: Support jenkins randomization in integration tests (#12703, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • SearchL Only compute scores when necessary with FiltersFunctionScoreQuery (#12707, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Allocation: Make RoutingNodes read-only by default (#12690, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Packaging: rpm and deb create scripts directory (#12704, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Testing: Run package tests in vagrant (#12646, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Packaging: Let OSX build rpms for linux (#12706, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Snapshot/Restore: Add support for bulk delete operation in snapshot repository (#12587, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Packaging: Fix upgrade RPM script (#12630, 1.7.2)
  • Release: Update build release script to reflect latest changes (#12553, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Core: Improve toString on EsThreadPoolExecutor (#12535, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Allocation: Avoid extra reroutes of delayed shards in RoutingService (#12532, 1.7.2)
  • Transport: allow to de-serialize arbitrary objects given their name (#12571, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Mapping: Move the _size mapper to a plugin. (#12582, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Aggregations: Fix setting timezone on default DateTime formatter (#12581, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Mapping: Disallow type names to start with dots for new indices except for .percolator (#12561, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • AWS plugin: Adding retry when checking s3 snapshot repository (#12498, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Recovery: Check for incompatible mappings while upgrading old indices (#12406, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • PluginManager: Add Support for basic auth (#12445, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Cluster state: Changes in unassigned info and version might not be transferred as part of cluster state diffs (#12387, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Query DSL: multi_match query applies boosts too many times. (#12294, 2.0.0-beta1, 1.7.2, 1.6.3)
  • Packaging: Do not kill process on service shutdown (#12298, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Exceptions: Include stacktrace in rendered exceptions (#12260, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Packaging: Improve JVM Arch Detection (#12274, 2.0.0-beta1)
  • Aggregations: Preparing ValuesSourceAggregatorFactory/Parser for refactoring (#12233, 2.0.0-beta1)

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