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5 This is the release notes for [[XWiki Commons>>http://commons.xwiki.org]], [[XWiki Rendering>>http://rendering.xwiki.org]], [[XWiki Platform>>http://platform.xwiki.org]] and [[XWiki Enterprise>>http://enterprise.xwiki.org]]. They share the same release notes as they are released together and have the same version.
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7 <insert description of release here>
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9 = New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 8.1 Milestone 2) =
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11 [[Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 8.1>>http://jira.xwiki.org/secure/Dashboard.jspa?selectPageId=13603]].
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13 == <feature N> ==
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15 <description of feature N>
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17 == Miscellaneous ==
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19 <insert misc user stuff and important bug fix descriptions here in a list, when they are too small to warrant a section by themselves - Change the version in the URL below!>
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21 See the [[full list of JIRA issues>>http://jira.xwiki.org/sr/jira.issueviews:searchrequest-printable/temp/SearchRequest.html?jqlQuery=project+in+%28XCOMMONS%2C+XRENDERING%2C+XWIKI%2C+XE%29+and+status+%3D+Closed+and+resolution+%3D+Fixed+and+fixVersion+%3D+%22<version>%22&tempMax=1000]] fixed in this release.
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23 = For Developers =
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25 == Context and cache inconsistency hunting ==
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27 * XWikiHibernate* store implementations don't take into account the passed XWikiContext anymore and will even log a warning if the passed XWikiContext is not the same as the one in the ExecutionContext
28 * XWikiCacheStore make sure to recalculate the cache based based on whatever the actual store return instead of assuming the passes XWikiDocument is what it will received
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30 == Extension Manager improvements ==
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32 * introduced new ExtensionNotFoundException exception to get more information about why exactly the resolve failed in extension repository API
33 * provide API to search installed extensions in several all namespaces
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35 == Deprecated and Retired projects ==
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37 <description of deprecated and retired projects>
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39 == Upgrades ==
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41 The following dependencies have been upgraded:
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43 * [[Jackson 2.7.4>>http://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-972]]
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45 == Miscellaneous ==
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47 * introduced JobFinishingEvent to be called at the end of the job execution before starting to close it
48 * introduced new JobStatus#getError() which return the exception that filled the job main execution (if any) (it's also logged in the log as an error like before)
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50 = Translations =
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52 The following translations have been updated:
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56 = Tested Browsers & Databases =
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58 {{warning}}
59 The QA Tests are executed after the release has been done. Thus, they are being prepared now and will be published soon.
60 {{/warning}}
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62 {{comment}}
63 TODO: uncomment and update with proper link when the report is ready.
64 {{include reference="TestReports.ManualTestReportTemplateSummary"/}}
65 {{/comment}}
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67 = Performances tests compared to XWiki 7.4.3 =
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69 <a summary of the comparison with latest super stable version>
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71 More details on <link to the test report>.
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73 = Known issues =
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75 * [[Bugs we know about>>http://jira.xwiki.org/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&jqlQuery=category+%3D+%22Top+Level+Projects%22+AND+issuetype+%3D+Bug+AND+resolution+%3D+Unresolved+ORDER+BY+updated+DESC]]
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77 = Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes =
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79 == General Notes ==
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81 When upgrading make sure you compare your ##xwiki.cfg##, ##xwiki.properties## and ##web.xml## files with the newest version since some configuration parameters may have been modified or added. Note that you should add ##xwiki.store.migration=1## so that XWiki will attempt to automatically migrate your current database to the new schema. Make sure you backup your Database before doing anything.
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83 == Issues specific to XWiki 8.1-RC-1 ==
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85 <issues specific to the project>
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87 == API Breakages ==
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89 The following APIs were modified since XWiki 8.0:
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91 {{comment}}
92 {{backwardCompatiblityReport version="8.1-rc-1"/}}
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