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Welcome to Apache Jackrabbit  <>

Apache Jackrabbit is a fully conforming implementation of the
Content Repository for Java Technology API (JCR, specified in
JSR 170 and 283).

A content repository is a hierarchical content store with support
for structured and unstructured content, full text search,
versioning, transactions, observation, and more.

Apache Jackrabbit is a project of the Apache Software Foundation.

Building Jackrabbit

You can build Jackrabbit like this:

    mvn clean install

You need Maven 2.1 (or higher, Maven 3 recommended) with Java 6 (or higher)
for the build. For more instructions, please see the documentation at:

License (see also LICENSE.txt)

Collective work: Copyright 2014 The Apache Software Foundation.

Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more
contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file distributed with
this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership.
The ASF licenses this file to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0
(the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with
the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
limitations under the License.

Mailing Lists

To get involved with the Apache Jackrabbit project, start by having a
look at our website and joining our mailing lists. For more details about
Jackrabbit mailing lists as well as links to list archives, please see:

Latest development

The latest Jackrabbit source code is available via Subversion at

or with ViewVC at

To checkout the main Jackrabbit source tree, run

   svn checkout jackrabbit

If you use Git, you can clone Jackrabbit with

   git clone git://


See for the list of 
Jackrabbit committers and main contributors.