[ANN] Rails 4.2.8 has been released!

Posted by rafaelfranca, February 21, 2017 @ 4:15 pm in Releases

Hi everyone,

I am happy to announce that Rails 4.2.8 has been released.

This is the first version of the 4.2 series that officially support Ruby 2.4.


To view the changes for each gem, please read the changelogs on GitHub:

Full listing

To see the full list of changes, check out all the commits on GitHub.


If you’d like to verify that your gem is the same as the one I’ve uploaded, please use these SHA-1 hashes.

Here are the checksums for 4.2.8:

$ shasum *-4.2.8.gem
cc7ae3c4dcefa6143fab312c0f1f49739665c6d0  actionmailer-4.2.8.gem
185fce7ae0e740dba3282118ab3485a734fbe29b  actionpack-4.2.8.gem
723f43d0d5e07d884fe73241195ede30e63c692a  actionview-4.2.8.gem
5743c76b7ebcb91e93c6ed1af3bf97e5888253fa  activejob-4.2.8.gem
b82e9fe90171934f3fb16b44b6f15abc5e2e942b  activemodel-4.2.8.gem
d794a4c91a5d1eef1dcccb5c8fb2db554e4c2b35  activerecord-4.2.8.gem
7f3383216dd88dd9317447d619a7c671aa362115  activesupport-4.2.8.gem
4e0e486fee35547a7d00f3149634513e8fc2a7e9  rails-4.2.8.gem
ec16b696985663f5e67bbeeb9acf331f3eb3892b  railties-4.2.8.gem

As always, huge thanks to the many contributors who helped with this release.