The ORC team is excited to announce the release of ORC v1.4.0.

The new features of ORC 1.4:

  • ORC-72 Add benchmark code for file formats.
  • ORC-87 Fix timestamp statistics in C++.
  • ORC-150 Add tool to convert from JSON.
  • ORC-151 Reduce the size of tools.jar.
  • ORC-174 Create a nohive variant of the jars.

Known issues:

  • CVE-2018-8015 ORC files with malformed types cause stack overflow.

  • ORC-285 Empty vector batches of floats or doubles cause EOFException