Android release notes

Android release notes

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 14:00 Download

New in this release

  • Refactored New Relic Agent plugin to conform to Gradle 5

Fixed in this release

  • Fixed build crash that occurred during debug logging when using Dexguard versions 8.2 - 8.4
  • Eliminated erroneous exception logging for CountingInputStream implementations
  • Clarified documentation of analytic enablement options (FeatureFlag.AnalyticsEvents and NewRelic.withAnalyticsEvents)
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 11:00 Download

Fixed in this release

  • Fixes an issue that caused lock contention on the main thread when an Activity or Fragment started during harvest.
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 15:00 Download

New in this release

  • Updated instrumentation support for OkHttp to version 3.12.0
    • Minimum supported versions are now OkHttp 3.5.0, and OkIO 1.11.0
  • Dependency JARs using signature validation are detected during instrumentation. The agent cannot instrument JARs that use signature validation when signed. JARs whose manifest contains SHA1-Digest or SHA-256-Digest manifest attributes will not be modified
  • Increase the number of available user attributes from 64 to 128

Fixed in this release

  • Fixes null pointer exception during map upload when the generated map file is empty, such as when Proguard is enabled, but obfuscation is disabled using the -dontobfuscate Proguard configuration setting.

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 15:00 Download

Fixed in this release

  • Fixes build failure when Kotlin extensions are used
  • Eliminates a race condition that could result in ANR in apps that make many concurrent network requests
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 11:00 Download

Fixed in this release

  • Corrects a condition where a Gradle task would block when uploading Proguard/Dexguard map files
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 10:00 Download

Fixed in this release

  • Corrects a problem detecting R8-generated map files
  • Removes unnecessary Proguard map file processing task
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 14:00 Download

New in this release

  • Add support for the upcoming Android D8/R8 toolset
  • Discontinue the New Relic Maven plugin
  • Disable CPU sampling for apps running on Android 8 and higher

Fixed in this release

  • Correct the mismatched build ID shared between the stamped and uploaded Proguard/Dexguard map file and submitted crashes
  • Fix an issue that caused a Facebook login API failure
  • Update agent plugin to address Gradle 5 warnings

Notes

Dexguard users must upgrade to version 8.2.22 to be compatible with this release.

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 14:00 Download

New in this release

  • Support for the Maven plugin is now deprecated, and will be removed in version 5.21.0.
  • The minimum supported SDK level (minSdkVersion) is now 14 (Android 4.0)

Fixed in this release

  • Removed dependency on legacy Android Apache library, which resulted in NoClassDefFoundError exceptions when targeting Android SDK 28.
  • Removed cast exception with OkHTTP2 CacheResponseBody when using Retrofit 1.9.0 with OkHttp 2.7.5 .
  • Corrected mismatched UUID added to Proguard/Dexguard mapping file (the map UUID didn't match the UUID of reported crashes).
  • Restored missing Dexguard lambda instrumentation.
  • Corrected representation of LONG numeric attributes to prevent loss of precision (agent could not record precise timestamp attributes).
  • Crashes that occur prior to successfully connecting to collector will be queued until a valid connection data token is received.
  • Restored agent shutdown and final harvest when foreground services present.
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:00 Download

Fixes

Fixes NoClassDefFoundError crash due to missing Apache classes for apps targeting Android 9 (SDK versions P or 28 ). This release is only needed by apps that target SDK 28 or higher.

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:00 Download

Improvements

  • The agent will now recognize region-specific application tokens.

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