Release Notes for XWiki 10.8.1

Version 5.1 by Thomas Mortagne on 2018/10/12

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 10.8 has been released.

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 1.8)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 10.8.1.

All Changes

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
    • web.xml
    • hibernate.cfg.xml
  • Add 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.

Issues specific to XWiki 10.8.1

Cannot remove a property from an xobject

It's not possible anymore to completely delete a property from an xobject if that property exist in the xclass. It will be automatically added back (with null value) when the document is saved.

API Breakages

The following APIs were modified since XWiki 10.8:


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

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