Release Notes for XWiki 13.4.4

Last modified by Ilie Andriuta on 2021/10/28

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, including 2 blockers and 3 security fixes, that we have discovered since XWiki 13.4.3 has been released.

The following regressions were introduced in this release (and found after it was released). Please check them out and if they impact you we recommend waiting to upgrade to a version where they are fixed.

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 13.4.3)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 13.4.4.

Translations

The following translations have been updated:

Tested Browsers & Databases

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

 BrowserTested on:
Firefox30.pngMozilla Firefox 93Not Tested
Edge30.pngMicrosoft Edge 95Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
IE30.pngInternet Explorer 11Tests run and results
Chrome30.pngGoogle Chrome 95
Safari30.pngSafari 14Not Tested

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

 DatabaseTested on:
oracle.pngOracle 19cJira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
mysql.pngMySQL 8Tests run and results
mariadb.pngMariaDB 10.6
postgresql.pngPostgreSQL 14Not Tested
hypersql.pngHyperSQL 2.5.2Not Tested

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

 Servlet ContainerTested on:
tomcat-icon.pngTomcat 9.0.54
jetty-icon.pngJetty 9.4.29 (XWiki Standalone packaging)
jetty-icon.pngJetty 9.4.29Not 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

No API breakage since XWiki 13.4.3.

Credits

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

  • Clemens Robbenhaar
  • Manuel Leduc
  • Marius Dumitru Florea
  • Michael Hamann
  • Simon Urli
  • Thomas Mortagne
  • Vincent Massol
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Created by Manuel Leduc on 2021/10/20
   

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