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Version 8.1 by Manuel Leduc on 2022/04/07
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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 version, fixing important issues discovered since XWiki 14.2 has been released.

The following regressions were introduced in this release (and found after it was released). Please check them out and if they impact you we recommend waiting to upgrade to a version where they are fixed.

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New and Noteworthy (since Failed to execute the [velocity] macro. Cause: [The execution of the [velocity] script macro is not allowed in [xwiki:ReleaseNotes.Data.XWiki.14\.2\.1.WebHome]. Check the rights of its last author or the parameters if it's rendered from another script.]. Click on this message for details.
14.2)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for XWiki 14.2.1.

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
    • xwiki.properties
    • web.xml
    • hibernate.cfg.xml
  • Add xwiki.store.migration=1 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

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14.2:

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Credits

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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