Geoserver does not start when using the extension imagemap (geoserver-2.9-RC1-imagemap-plugin.zip). Works fine in 2.9beta1, does not work in 2.9beta2 and 2.9rc1. Tested in Linux and Windows.
An error occurred in the file applicationContext.xml :
Attribute "singleton" must be declared for element type "bean"
Tested in Linux and Windows.