Release Notes for XWiki 12.10.5

Last modified by Ilie Andriuta on 2021/03/18

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 4 blockers, that we have discovered since XWiki 12.10.4 has been released.

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 12.10.4)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 12.10.5.


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 86Tests run and results
IE30.pngInternet Explorer 11
Edge30.pngMicrosoft Edge 89Not Tested
Chrome30.pngGoogle Chrome 89Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
Safari30.pngSafari 14Not Tested

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

 DatabaseTested on:
hypersql.pngHyperSQL 2.5.1Not Tested
oracle.pngOracle 19cTests run and results
mysql.pngMySQL 8
postgresql.pngPostgreSQL 13Not Tested
mariadb.pngMariaDB 10.5Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes

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

 Servlet ContainerTested on:
tomcat-icon.pngTomcat 9.0.44
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
    • 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 12.10.4:

No breakage!


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

Björn Ludwig
Eduard Moraru
Manuel Leduc
Marius Dumitru Florea
Simon Urli
Thomas Mortagne
Vincent Massol

Created by Eduard Moraru on 2021/03/11

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