We published two updates last night, both maintenance releases, aka bug fixes only.
That being said, everyone should upgrade their SQL Developer to this version.
- It fixes insight/query execution performance issues in 21.4.1
- It updates the log4j library to 2.17.1
You can find the full list of bug fixes here.
If you can’t upgrade from 21.4 or 21.4.1…
Be sure to disable this preference, you’ll avoid the issue with slow queries/excessive hits to the data dictionary:
One last thing on this log4j business
A user asked, and it’s a good question:
Yeah, you can simply delete or rename the log4j-core.jar file in the sqldeveloper/lib folder, and SQL Developer will work just fine – so long as you’re not using it for the Lifecycle Management Pack feature from OEM, as shown here:
What about SQLcl?
The primary bug fix here was also fixed for SQL Developer.
33676971 REMOVE ENV VARIABLE SUBTITUTION FROM COMMON LIBRARY