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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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Marius Dumitru Florea 74.1 7 This milestone release brings more changes to the Flamingo Skin in order to support Nested Documents. The top menu has been replaced by a drawer and the create, copy, rename and delete page actions have been revamped. This release also fixes some Watch List issues related to Nested Documents and provides a new configuration option for the LDAP module. The developers should check out the new job-related REST resources and the support for skins in Nested Spaces.
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9 = New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 7.2M2) =
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Thomas Mortagne 76.1 11 [[Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 7.2>>https://jira.xwiki.org/secure/Dashboard.jspa?selectPageId=13390]].
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Guillaume Delhumeau 13.1 13 == Flamingo ==
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Vincent Massol 33.2 15 Following the introduction of the Nested Documents feature, we have changed a lot our default Flamingo skin:
Eduard Moraru 34.1 16
Vincent Massol 33.2 17 * The top menu has been removed and replaced by a drawer menu that you can expand by clicking on the top right icon
18 * The add menu has been relocated near the edit one
19 * The L&F of the Add, Edit, and "More Actions" menus has been changed
20 * A lot of actions have been moved to the "More Actions" menu
Marius Dumitru Florea 70.1 21 * The page breadcrumb has suffered some changes:
22 ** it is now also displayed on the wiki home page
Thomas Mortagne 76.1 23 ** the wiki home page is now included when it is part of the current document's hierarchy, i.e. for children and descendants of the wiki home page. See [[XWIKI-12423>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-12423]] for more details.
Marius Dumitru Florea 70.1 24 ** the sub-wiki pretty name is included between the home icon and the local page path
Guillaume Delhumeau 41.1 25 * The actions menus (edit, create, more actions) are now available from the rename, copy and delete actions.
Marius Dumitru Florea 68.1 26 * The create, copy and rename page actions have been modified to support nested documents:
27 ** The source and target documents are displayed using the breadcrumb
28 ** The target document can be selected using a document tree picker
29 ** For advanced users there is also the option to specify the target document using some text input fields (location advanced edit mode). This is useful especially if you want to create/move the page under a parent that doesn't exist yet (you cannot use the tree picker in this case because the parent would not be available in the tree).
Guillaume Delhumeau 51.1 30 * The delete action proposes to delete the children of the document.
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32 {{gallery}}
33 image:homepage.png
Guillaume Delhumeau 13.1 34 image:edit.png
Guillaume Delhumeau 18.1 35 image:more_actions.png
Guillaume Delhumeau 16.1 36 image:drawer.png
37 image:drawer-languages.png
Guillaume Delhumeau 25.1 38 image:flamingo-phone.png
Eduard Moraru 32.2 39 image:homepageInBreadcrumbs-after.png
Marius Dumitru Florea 70.1 40 image:subWikiBreadcrumb.png
Marius Dumitru Florea 67.1 41 image:createPage-full.png
Guillaume Delhumeau 51.1 42 image:delete.png
43 image:deleting.png
44 image:deleted.png
45 image:delete-error.png
Marius Dumitru Florea 67.1 46 image:copyPage-full.png
47 image:copyPage-full-treePicker.png
48 image:copyPage-full-advanced.png
49 image:renamePage-full.png
Guillaume Delhumeau 16.1 50 {{/gallery}}
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Thomas Mortagne 27.1 52 == LDAP improvements ==
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54 It's now possible to disable subgroups resolution using ##xwiki.authentication.ldap.group_sync_resolve_subgroups## property in ##xwiki.cfg## configuration file. Resolving each member to check if it's a group might be very expensive with big groups so if you know there is no subgroup you should really disable it.
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Guillaume Delhumeau 1.1 56 == Miscellaneous ==
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Marius Dumitru Florea 29.1 58 * The Navigation panel displays nested documents:(((
Marius Dumitru Florea 30.2 59 {{image reference="navigationpanel.png"/}}
Marius Dumitru Florea 29.1 60 )))
Marius Dumitru Florea 31.1 61 * When renaming or copying a nested document the document title is updated to reflect the new document name if its previous value was equal the old document name. This was happening already for terminal documents. We extended the behaviour to nested documents.
Vincent Massol 74.2 62 * Fixed various issues for several applications bundled in XE (such as WatchList and Annotations), which should now work well with Nested Spaces.
Eduard Moraru 35.2 63 * The Administration mode for spaces and wikis now uses the standard reference-based breadcrumbs instead of the previously custom section-based breadcrumbs.(((
Guillaume Delhumeau 37.1 64 {{image reference="administrationUI-breadcrumbs-standard.png"/}}
Eduard Moraru 35.2 65 )))
Eduard Moraru 36.1 66 * The Administration mode no longer features a select input on the right side for navigation between spaces since that input does no longer scale in the context of Nested Spaces. Thus, the breadcrumbs should be used instead and the future UI improvements that will soon become available in this direction.
Vincent Massol 54.1 67 * It's now possible to create Skins in Nested Spaces.
Eduard Moraru 56.1 68 * Changed the exception message displayed when a script execution fails due to lack of rights to make it clearer that it's not a problem with the current user, but with the script.
Marius Dumitru Florea 29.1 69
Thomas Mortagne 76.1 70 See the [[full list of JIRA issues>>https://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+%227.2-milestone-3%22&tempMax=1000]] fixed in this release.
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72 = For Developers =
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Guillaume Delhumeau 39.1 74 == REST ==
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Guillaume Delhumeau 39.1 76 2 new resources have been exposed to the REST API:
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Guillaume Delhumeau 40.1 78 * [[JobStatus>>platform:Features.XWikiRESTfulAPI||anchor="HJobresources"]]
79 * [[JobLog>>platform:Features.XWikiRESTfulAPI||anchor="HJobresources"]]
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Thomas Mortagne 58.1 81 === REST script services ===
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Thomas Mortagne 59.1 83 The Script service changed a bit, ##url(EntityReference)## now return relative URL String by default and a new ##url(EntityReference reference, boolean external)## has been added to force returning an external form URL. See [[Generate a REST URL for a resource>>platform:Features.XWikiRESTfulAPI||anchor="HGenerateaRESTURLforaresource"]] for more details.
Thomas Mortagne 58.1 84
Guillaume Delhumeau 1.1 85 == Upgrades ==
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87 The following dependencies have been upgraded:
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Thomas Mortagne 76.1 89 * [[Less4j 1.14.0>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-12400]]
90 * [[Tika 1.10>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-12401]]
91 * [[Jackson 2.6.1>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-839]]
92 * [[Joda-Time 2.8.2>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-12402]]
93 * [[Infinispan 7.2.4>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-12403]]
94 * [[cssparser 0.9.16>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-817]]
95 * [[commons-compress 1.10>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-842]]
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97 == Miscellaneous ==
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Thomas Mortagne 76.1 99 * You can now reuse the velocity ##hierarchy## macros defined in the Flamingo Skin's ##hierarchy_macros.vm## template to display the breadcrumbs for a particular document. See [[XWIKI-12408>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-12408]].
Guillaume Delhumeau 38.1 100 * You can see the children and backlinks of any document with the new parameters ##?xpage=children## and ##?xpage=backlinks## to add to the document URL. To get the children according to the parent/child mechanism, you can use ##?xpage=children&hierarchy=parentchild##.
Guillaume Delhumeau 55.1 101 * In JavaScript, the class ##XWiki.Document## has been modified to handle nested spaces. A new constructor have been created, and the old one is deprecated.
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103 = Translations =
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105 The following translations have been updated:
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Marius Dumitru Florea 71.1 107 {{language codes="da, de, hu, ko, sk"/}}
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109 = Tested Browsers & Databases =
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Ramona Conoro 75.1 111 {{include reference="TestReports.ManualTestReportSummaryXWiki72M3"/}}
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113 = Known issues =
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Thomas Mortagne 76.1 115 * [[Bugs we know about>>https://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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117 = Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes =
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119 == General Notes ==
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121 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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123 == API Breakages ==
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Marius Dumitru Florea 61.1 125 The following APIs were modified since XWiki 7.1.2:
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Marius Dumitru Florea 72.1 127 * New configuration option to change the size of the Job statuses cache:(((
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129 org.xwiki.job.JobManagerConfiguration: Method 'public int getJobStatusCacheSize()' has been added to an interface
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Marius Dumitru Florea 72.1 131 )))
Marius Dumitru Florea 73.1 132 * Added missing methods to the ##DocumentModelBridge## class, which are already implemented by XWikiDocument;(((
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134 org.xwiki.bridge.DocumentModelBridge: Method 'public org.xwiki.model.reference.DocumentReference getContentAuthorReference()' has been added to an interface
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