The first Release Candidate of Kong Gateway 2.5.0, the next release in the Kong 2.x series, is available. This means that work in this release cycle is considered finished and if no new bugs are found, the GA version is supposed to be identical.
Check out our CHANGELOG to learn more about the release.
The required OpenResty version has been bumped to 184.108.40.206, and the set of patches included has changed, including the latest release of lua-kong-nginx-module. This only affect users building their own Kong version.
For folks interested in trying the release candidate version, take note that the download locations for the pre-releases are kept separate from the final release locations:
Feedback is extremely encouraged! Let us know your thoughts and experiences using 2.5.0 RC1 here on Kong Nation and make sure to report any issues over at our GitHub repo!