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 cover important issues that we have discovered since 10.11.8 has been released.

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 10.11.8)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for XWiki 10.11.9.

  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16580 NPE when using $xwiki.ssfx in an async panel
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16577 Failure to deploy XWiki on WildFly 10.x+ because of CDI scanning
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16565 Possible ExceptionMapper when accessing notifications RSS
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16561 When specifying wrong type in WikiMacroParameter the WikiMacro is silently not registered
  • Improvement Closed XWIKI-16549 Add a new script binding for wiki macros
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16547 Conflict job configuration is never asking if the first action on a XAR extension is an uninstall
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16538 When deleting a wiki the descriptor should be deleted before the database
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16527 Page editing lock not released when the edition is canceled (click on the cancel button)
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16524 Rollback with a versioned attachment gives an exception after Delete and Restore
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16520 WikiMacro parameter class type definition not inherited by macro variable
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16512 The wiki creation error message is not very accurate
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16496 XWikiServletURLFactory#getURL may return an absolute URL instead of the expected relative one in a background thread
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16485 The URL factory is wrong in the context initialized for each scheduler job
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16483 Repository extension validity check rely on the cached document being identical to the one currently saved
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16480 parseGroovyFromPage does not use the target page's programming rights
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16447 Notifications related errors when upgrading XWiki from 8.4.6 to 10.11.8
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16445 ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException while doing XAR file import
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16407 The annotation highlighting is not displayed properly on a text containing non-breakable spaces
  • New Feature Closed XWIKI-16334 Support Oracle DB in our docker test
  • Improvement Closed XWIKI-15031 Move to sbraconnier's JODConverter
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-9074 The syntax used to import office document is not configurable
  • Bug Closed XRENDERING-570 Closing span are not considered before an open link when parsing XHTML
  • Bug Closed XRENDERING-565 Double Opening a Footnote Shouldn't Make The Page Hang

Tested Browsers & Databases

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

 BrowserTests performed and results
Chrome30.pngGoogle Chrome 75Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
Firefox30.pngMozilla Firefox 68Not Tested
Edge30.pngMicrosoft Edge 18Not Tested
IE30.pngInternet Explorer 11Not Tested
Safari30.pngSafari 12Not Tested

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

 DatabaseTests performed and results
hypersql.pngHyperSQL 2.4.1Not Tested
mysql.pngMySQL 5.7Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
oracle.pngOracle 12cNot Tested
postgresql.pngPostgreSQL 11Not Tested

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

 Servlet ContainerTests performed and results
tomcat-icon.pngTomcatNot Tested
jetty-icon.pngJetty (XWiki Standalone packaging)Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
jetty-icon.pngJettyNot 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
    • 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.

API Breakages

The following APIs were modified since XWiki 10.11.8:


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

  • Alex Cotiugă
  • Anca Luca
  • Guillaume Delhumeau
  • Simon Urli
  • Thomas Mortagne
  • Vincent Massol
Created by Guillaume Delhumeau on 2019/07/18

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