Release Notes for XWiki 11.3.5

Last modified by Ilie Andriuta on 2019/10/07

This is the release notes for XWiki Commons, XWiki Rendering and XWiki Platform. They share the same release notes as they are released together and have the same version.

This is a bugfix release that covers important issues that we have discovered since 11.3.4 has been released.

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 11.3.4)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 11.3.5.

  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16747 Broken preferences link in the daily notification digest email
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16722 SQL error when accessing Notifications Settings leads to failure of loading notifications after instance upgrade on Oracle
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16715 The right converter does not support upper case version of the right id
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16699 Async execution should be disabled during async execution when cache is enabled
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16152 Skin extensions associated with asynchronous elements are loaded with absolute URL sometimes
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-15850 Rights are broken when updated automatically upon group deletion: separator becomes pipe instead of comma
  • Bug Closed XRENDERING-560 SpaceBlock Equals Every Block Without Children & Parameters
  • Bug Closed XRENDERING-528 Content macro do not locate parsers installed at wiki level
  • Bug Closed XCOMMONS-1745 It's not possible to listen to WikiCopiedEvent for a specific target wiki and any source wiki
  • Bug Closed XCOMMONS-1732 merge: wrong management of insertion conflicts

Tested Browsers & Databases

Here is the list of browsers we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 BrowserTests performed and results
Chrome30.pngGoogle Chrome 77Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
Firefox30.pngMozilla Firefox 69Smoke tests
Edge30.pngMicrosoft Edge 18Smoke tests
IE30.pngInternet Explorer 11Not Tested
Safari30.pngSafari 12Not Tested

Here is the list of databases we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 DatabaseTests performed and results
hypersql.pngHyperSQL 2.4.1Not Tested
mysql.pngMySQL 5.7Smoke tests
oracle.pngOracle 12cJira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
postgresql.pngPostgreSQL 11Smoke tests

Here is the list of Servlet Containers we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 Servlet ContainerTests performed and results
tomcat-icon.pngTomcatNot Tested
jetty-icon.pngJetty (XWiki Standalone packaging)Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes + Smoke tests
jetty-icon.pngJettyNot Tested

Known issues

Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes

General Notes

  • When upgrading make sure you compare and merge the following XWiki configuration files since some parameters may have been modified, removed or added:
    • xwiki.cfg
    • xwiki.properties
    • web.xml
    • hibernate.cfg.xml
  • Add xwiki.store.migration=1 in xwiki.cfg so that XWiki will attempt to automatically migrate your current database to any new schema. Make sure you backup your Database before doing anything.

API Breakages

The following APIs were modified since XWiki 11.3.4:

No breakage!

Credits

The following people have contributed code and translations to this release (sorted alphabetically):

  • Guillaume Delhumeau
  • Simon Urli
  • Thomas Mortagne
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Created by Guillaume Delhumeau on 2019/09/26
   

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