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Feature Idea: Scala 2.13 support

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#1

I would love to see support for Scala 2.13 in NewRelic. Scala 2.13 is available for 5 months now, and I would have expected that the latest NewRelic agent to support it. Unfortunately this does not seem to be the case.


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Agent not working in Scala 2.13
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Thanks for posting @balazs.keki - I’ll get this feature idea sent up to the product development team internally :slight_smile:


#3

I hope this issue is taken seriously and fixed asap with high priority. I’m not familiar with the NR process so I might misunderstand the terms used here but this is not a new “feature idea”, it is issue of missing support for the current Scala version. And it is sad to read the auto-comment below that it might not get to roadmap or be implemented :frowning:

NR did do a good job to release Java 13 support, I hope they would have same process to ensure compatibility with latest versions of most popular JVM languages like Scala and Kotlin.
I checked one of the competitor’s APM Java agent and it seems to have been fixed to work with scala 2.13 already in July. If someone would implement new Scala app I think it would be unreasonable to assume they would downgrade scala to previous version just to be able to use NR.


#4

Hey @jarkko.monkkonen - you make some excellent points here - and I’d like to address what I can, specifically that is the auto-comment - this is a standard disclaimer we add on to any feature ideas. We get a lot of feature ideas every day, that disclaimer is just to note that we cannot promise to implement everything.

On the topic of Scala 2.13 support - I don’t have any update right now - but I’m going to send a message over to the Java agent product manager to see if we can get an update here for you. :slight_smile: