[ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 2.0.8 released

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[ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 2.0.8 released

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The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache PDFBox version 2.0.8. The release is available for download at:


See the full release notes below for details about this release.

Release Notes -- Apache PDFBox -- Version 2.0.8


The Apache PDFBox library is an open source Java tool for working with PDF 

This is an incremental bugfix release based on the earlier 2.0.7 release. It 
a couple of fixes and small improvements.

For more details on these changes and all the other fixes and improvements
included in this release, please refer to the following issues on the
PDFBox issue tracker at https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX.


[PDFBOX-3424] - Regression from 1.8.10: IOException: XREF for 171:0 points to 
wrong object: 173:0
[PDFBOX-3639] - FDF does not parse: Missing root object specification in trailer.
[PDFBOX-3874] - /Fontinfo instead of /FontInfo in type 1 font
[PDFBOX-3881] - Handling of Byte Order Mark with Metadata-Fields
[PDFBOX-3884] - GlyphList registers "wrong" Adobe name for "U+02DC SMALL TILDE"
[PDFBOX-3887] - Getting a "DataFormatException: invalid distance too far back" 
exception for the attached file
[PDFBOX-3894] - NPE on org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.PDPageTree.isPageTreeNode
[PDFBOX-3896] - UnsupportedOperationException
[PDFBOX-3898] - AcroFields' PDTextField (and others?) can have kids
[PDFBOX-3909] - End of inline image not detected
[PDFBOX-3913] - Japanese URI improperly decoded
[PDFBOX-3914] - LayerUtility ignores OCProperties on import
[PDFBOX-3916] - NPE on org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.font.PDType0Font.readEncoding
[PDFBOX-3919] - Infinite loop while parsing (2)
[PDFBOX-3923] - Expected a long type at offset 52152, instead got 'xref'
[PDFBOX-3925] - QUADDING constants no longer public
[PDFBOX-3928] - IllegalArgumentException: root cannot be null with truncated file
[PDFBOX-3929] - Border style dictionary width ignored by Adobe Reader when float
[PDFBOX-3930] - replace deprecated TBSCertificateStructure
[PDFBOX-3932] - Image with predictor 15 not rendered correctly
[PDFBOX-3934] - Page missing
[PDFBOX-3935] - DataFormatException: invalid stored block lengths
[PDFBOX-3936] - IllegalArgumentException: root cannot be null with truncated 
file (2)
[PDFBOX-3937] - NPE in PDCIDFontType2 constructor
[PDFBOX-3940] - Lost metadata in 2.0.8-SNAPSHOT
[PDFBOX-3942] - ClassCastException in getOptionalContentGroups
[PDFBOX-3943] - /Helv entry in /DR not created if /DR exists
[PDFBOX-3946] - NPE in PDActionURI.getURI() if URI doesn't exist
[PDFBOX-3947] - ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in bfSearchForObjStreams
[PDFBOX-3948] - NumberFormatException in bfSearchForObjStreams
[PDFBOX-3949] - NPE in bfSearchForObjStreams
[PDFBOX-3950] - NPE in PageIterator.enqueueKids
[PDFBOX-3955] - new -- very slow processing on truncated PDF
[PDFBOX-3957] - Pages lost
[PDFBOX-3958] - UTF-16 (BE) URI improperly decoded
[PDFBOX-3959] - DataFormatException: invalid code lengths set with truncated file
[PDFBOX-3963] - ClassCastException in PDCIDFont.readVerticalDisplacements()
[PDFBOX-3965] - Truetype Font glyphs not rendered
[PDFBOX-3967] - IllegalArgumentException: Illegal Capacity: -1
[PDFBOX-3969] - Splitting starts counting for cutting out pages wrongly
[PDFBOX-3972] - Incorrect page after merge for OpenAction with GoTo page destination
[PDFBOX-3976] - NPE in bfSearchForTrailer
[PDFBOX-3977] - /Info dictionary no longer available
[PDFBOX-3978] - IllegalStateException on saveIncrementalForExternalSigning
[PDFBOX-3979] - NullPointerException on 


[PDFBOX-3878] - Improve and refactor RemoveAllText example
[PDFBOX-3890] - The operator Tz is not available when creating new PDF using 
[PDFBOX-3897] - Avoid sRGB self-conversions
[PDFBOX-3900] - Optimize PDSeparation for shadings
[PDFBOX-3911] - Handle new line characters in single line text fields
[PDFBOX-3920] - CIDSet should be PDF/A-2b compatible
[PDFBOX-3927] - Support optional content in annotations
[PDFBOX-3944] - ERROR "Can't read embedded ICC profile" is too scary
[PDFBOX-3971] - Add Certificate Dictionary to seed value in signature field
[PDFBOX-3982] - [Patch/RFC] Set maximum compression level on FlateFilter
[PDFBOX-3983] - [Patch] Don't a allow a miter limit <= 0


[PDFBOX-3584] - Build and test PDFBox with JDK9
[PDFBOX-3873] - Fix text comparison in PDFontTest
[PDFBOX-3938] - Add test from PDFBOX-2079 to 2.0 and trunk
[PDFBOX-3974] - Add more parsing regression tests

Release Contents

This release consists of a single source archive packaged as a zip file.
The archive can be unpacked with the jar tool from your JDK installation.
See the README.txt file for instructions on how to build this release.

The source archive is accompanied by SHA1 and MD5 checksums and a PGP
signature that you can use to verify the authenticity of your download.
The public key used for the PGP signature can be found at

About Apache PDFBox

Apache PDFBox is an open source Java library for working with PDF documents.
This project allows creation of new PDF documents, manipulation of existing
documents and the ability to extract content from documents. Apache PDFBox
also includes several command line utilities. Apache PDFBox is published
under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

For more information, visit http://pdfbox.apache.org/

About The Apache Software Foundation

Established in 1999, The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational,
legal, and financial support for more than 100 freely-available,
collaboratively-developed Open Source projects. The pragmatic Apache License
enables individual and commercial users to easily deploy Apache software;
the Foundation's intellectual property framework limits the legal exposure
of its 2,500+ contributors.

For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/

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