Announcing Saxon 12.5!

By Norm Tovey-Walsh on July 02, 2024 at 11:30a.m.

The Saxon 12.5 maintenance release has been published. This is a maintenance release for Java, C#, C/C++, PHP, and Python that fixes a number of issues reported since previous Saxon 12.4 releases.

Saxon 12.5 was released on 1 July 2024. This release has been uploaded to the usual locations on the Saxonica website, GitHub, and Maven, PyPi, and NuGet. SaxonCS 12.5 is built with .NET 6. This release includes SaxonC and Python releases for the ARM 64 architecture as well as X86-64 architecture.

For a list of the issues resolved in this release, please visit the issue trackers for SaxonJ and SaxonCS or SaxonC on the Saxon support site.

Download products:

For more details, please consult the documentation.

Partial list of issues resolved

This section is a subset of the complete list of resolved issues. It’s curated to bring attention to the bugs that seem most likely to impact customers.

Issues in SaxonJ and SaxonCS

For a full list, see the issue tracker.

Issues in SaxonC

Memory management in SaxonC, PHP, and Python has been greatly improved. This resolved a number of issues (6338, 6349, 6357, 6396, and 6397). In addition, the following issues were resolved. (For a full list, see the issue tracker.)

If you encounter any issues with Saxon 12.5, please report them on our issue tracker.