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

This is a bugfix release that fixes important bugs discovered in the 8.2.1 version.

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 8.2.1)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 8.2.2.

  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13847 Create button not available for users which only have edit rights on a subtree in the wiki (and not on the whole wiki)
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13817 Retrieving Certificate from the Wiki store does not work in nested spaces
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13812 Some of the translations are broken at step 3 on AWM on subwikis
  • Task Closed XWIKI-13809 Deprecate the xe.home.title translation key
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13788 Long text field from app in minutes shows html code when adding an entry
  • Improvement Closed XWIKI-13748 Save embedded images that use Data URI as attachments when importing an office document
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13746 Users may loose access rights related to their group memberships on heavy loaded sites
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13729 Script right missing in a subwiki's default rights setup
  • Improvement Closed XWIKI-13715 XWiki#getPlainUserName() should log only a warning instead of an error with full stack trace because it falls-back on the user profile reference name
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13706 Cannot add a custom favicon anymore
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13688 Unable to delete/rename/move a copied document as a normal user
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13686 Nullpointer exception when searching an extension with old style feature id
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13673 Wiki descriptor section from administration gives error on saving after changing owner
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13661 XWiki.Mail xclass textarea properties must be of type puretext
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13655 Catching errors with #try generates an error when it shouldn't
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13649 HTML special characters appear encoded in the application home page title
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13648 Group and Rendering (Listener) filters are in conflict
  • Improvement Closed XWIKI-13647 Update xclass definition when pretty name, rows, cols or editor changes for TextArea
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13645 Editing a wiki macro in object mode should show the wiki editor for all text area properties
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13644 Document#getAuthor() return empty String instead of XWikiGuest user
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13634 "List of Groups" type is not properly displayed in User Index livetable
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13624 Getting warnings with recent version of MySQL with debian packages
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13622 Searching by two words separated by at least two spaces causes the web browser to block
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13619 The Autosave checkbox is displayed twice when using CKEditor
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13617 NullPointerException in Page Creation on Wildfly
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13616 Error when looking for a previous mail status for message
  • Improvement Closed XWIKI-13615 "one more" does not make sense
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13539 Links in tree macro do not work if using wiki syntax
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13482 Uploading an attachment causes errors on all other hosts
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13468 The query used by the Document Tree to get the nested child pages is very costly
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13457 Customizing the PDF export CSS could cause a NPE
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13310 Menus entries are stuck to the arrow indicating a sub-menu
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13256 Viewing a PPT / ODP with the Office Macro fails when on a nested page
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13225 Finder in documentTree not working
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13183 Some document tree branches not translated
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-13172 Section Name displayed with Markup
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-12976 PDF export fails when using the "tab-stops" CSS rule
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-12909 openTo doesn't work when root is specified as relative reference
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-12832 Add support for sorting the pages by their title in the document tree
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-11611 Presentation Office documents (.ppt & .pptx) aren't displayed with LibreOffice
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-10804 The copy action requires EDIT rights on the source page
  • Improvement Closed XWIKI-10375 Refactor the temporary resource concept inside the Resource module
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-10118 Container macro cannot be added more than once with different number of columns
  • Bug Closed XCOMMONS-1087 Storing crypto keys to the X509 file system key store could fails due to inappropriate chars in filenames
  • Bug Closed XCOMMONS-1065 Impossible to uninstall an extension for which component can't be loaded
  • Bug Closed XCOMMONS-1057 Failing to calculate upgrade plan when an extension need to be uninstalled
  • Improvement Closed XCOMMONS-1056 Add ability to specify the name of the variable to store the exception into for the #try() directive
  • Improvement Closed XCOMMONS-1053 Make sure to get the event parameter name from the top interface/class
  • Improvement Closed XCOMMONS-1052 Allow overrriding Filter event name using annotation

Tested Browsers & Databases

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

BrowserTest Result
Chrome30.pngGoogle ChromeNot Tested
Firefox30.pngMozilla Firefox 50Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
IE30.pngInternet Explorer 10Not Tested
IE30.pngInternet Explorer 11Not Tested

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

DatabaseTest Result
hypersql.pngHyperSQLNot Tested
mysql.pngMySQL 5.7Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
oracle.pngOracleNot Tested
postgresql.pngPostgreSQLNot Tested

Known issues

Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes

General Notes

When upgrading make sure you compare your xwiki.cfg, and web.xml files with the newest version since some configuration parameters may have been modified or added. Note that you should add so that XWiki will attempt to automatically migrate your current database to the new schema. Make sure you backup your Database before doing anything.

API Breakages

No APIs were modified since XWiki 8.2.1.


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

  • Denis Gervalle
  • Ecaterina Moraru (Valica)
  • Eduard Moraru
  • Guillaume Delhumeau
  • Lukas Raska
  • Manuel Smeria
  • Marius Dumitru Florea
  • Michiel Hobbelman
  • Thomas Mortagne
  • Vincent Massol
Created by Thomas Mortagne on 2016/11/28

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