Release Notes for XWiki 14.10.12

Last modified by Ilie Andriuta on 2023/06/09

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 bug fix release that contains several bug fixes, including security fixes.

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 14.10.11)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 14.10.12.


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 114Not Tested
Chrome30.pngGoogle Chrome 114Tests run and results
Edge30.pngMicrosoft Edge 114Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
Safari30.pngSafari 16Not Tested

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

 DatabaseTested on:
hypersql.pngHyperSQL 2.7.1Not Tested
postgresql.pngPostgreSQL 15Not Tested
mariadb.pngMariaDB 10.11Tests run and results
mysql.pngMySQL 8Not Tested
oracle.pngOracle 19cJira 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 9.0.75
jetty-icon.pngJetty 10.0.7 (XWiki Standalone packaging)Not Tested
jetty-icon.pngJetty 10.0.7Not Tested

Security Issues

Security issues are not listed in issue lists or dashboards to avoid disclosing ways to use them, but they will appear automatically in them once they're disclosed. See the XWiki Security Policy for more details.

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.

Issues specific to XWiki 14.10.12

  • The LocalizationManager and ContextualLocalizationManager interfaces have both had a new getTranslation() method added, which can be used to render a translation into a given target syntax. If you have a custom override of these components in your wiki, these methods will return null (thus defaulting to displaying translation keys instead of proper translation content in the UI) until these custom implementations are modified to implement the new methods.

API Breakages

The following APIs were modified since XWiki 14.10.11:

Real breakages

Real backward compatibility breakages that we have unwillingly accepted to do for the reasons mentioned in each violation below.

  • This change was necessary in order to fix XWIKI-20897 (Cannot export with client-side PDF a given revision of a page)
    • Violation type:
    • Code:
      ## Old:

      ## New:
      method org.xwiki.bridge.DocumentModelBridge org.xwiki.bridge.DocumentAccessBridge::getCurrentDocument()


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

  • Manuel Leduc
  • Marius Dumitru Florea
  • Michael Hamann
  • Simon Urli
  • Thomas Mortagne
  • Vincent Massol

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