November 2014 Build Environment Updates


.org rollout has been postponed by a day due to a bug in our worker code.

Note on PhantomJS 1.9.8

There are reports of problems with PhantomJS 1.9.8 (which is reported as This manifests in error messages such as:

Cannot decode JSON from PhantomJS runner


Cannot decode JSON from PhantomJS runner: 795: unexpected token at 'Unsafe JavaScript attempt to access frame with URL about:blank from frame with URL...

You can downgrade to 1.9.7 with the following commands:

sudo rm -rf /usr/local/phantomjs
curl -L -O
tar xjf phantomjs-1.9.7-linux-x86_64.tar.bz2
sudo mv phantomjs-1.9.7-linux-x86_64 /usr/local/phantomjs

Update Schedule

The new updates will be rolled out to at 15:00 UTC on the 4th of November and to at 15:00 UTC on the 6th of November.

The updates will include the following:

All Environments

  • PhantomJS 1.9.7 → 1.9.8
  • Ruby 1.9.3-p547 → 1.9.3-p550
  • ElasticSearch 1.3.2 → 1.3.4

Andorid VM

  • build-tools-21.0.2, android-21, android-20

Erlang VM

  • IPv6 support is available

Java VM

  • Oracle JDK 7u60 → 7u72, 8u05 → 8u25


  • 5.4.31 → 5.4.34, 5.5.17 → 5.5.18, 5.6.1 → 5.6.2

Python VM

  • 3.4.1 → 3.4.2

Ruby VM

  • Ruby 2.1.4, 2.0.0-p576 → 2.0.0-p594
  • JRuby 1.7.15 →

Questions or comments?

If you have questions or comments, please get in touch via email or GitHub issues.

Happy testing!


Travis CI Team