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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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Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) 16.9 7 This release candidate brings a couple of improvements and bugfixes to Extension Manager and other bundled components.
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Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) 9.2 9 = New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 8.1 Milestone 2) =
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Thomas Mortagne 20.1 11 [[Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 8.1>>https://jira.xwiki.org/secure/Dashboard.jspa?selectPageId=13603]].
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Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) 16.6 13 {{comment}}
14 == <feature N> ==
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16 <description of feature N>
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Guillaume Delhumeau 1.1 19 == Miscellaneous ==
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Thomas Mortagne 20.1 21 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+%228.1-rc-1%22&tempMax=1000]] fixed in this release.
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23 = For Developers =
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Thomas Mortagne 11.1 25 == Context and cache inconsistency hunting ==
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Thomas Mortagne 11.1 27 * XWikiHibernate* store implementations don't take into account the passed XWikiContext anymore and will even log a warning if the passed XWikiContext is not the same as the one in the ExecutionContext
28 * XWikiCacheStore make sure to recalculate the cache based based on whatever the actual store return instead of assuming the passes XWikiDocument is what it will received
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Thomas Mortagne 13.1 30 == Extension Manager improvements ==
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32 * introduced new ExtensionNotFoundException exception to get more information about why exactly the resolve failed in extension repository API
33 * provide API to search installed extensions in several all namespaces
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Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) 16.5 35 {{comment}}
Guillaume Delhumeau 1.1 36 == Deprecated and Retired projects ==
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38 <description of deprecated and retired projects>
Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) 16.5 39 {{/comment}}
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41 == Upgrades ==
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43 The following dependencies have been upgraded:
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Thomas Mortagne 20.1 45 * [[Jackson 2.7.4>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-972]]
46 * [[commons-net 3.5>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-977]]
Thomas Mortagne 3.1 47
Guillaume Delhumeau 1.1 48 == Miscellaneous ==
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Thomas Mortagne 12.1 50 * introduced JobFinishingEvent to be called at the end of the job execution before starting to close it
Thomas Mortagne 14.1 51 * introduced new JobStatus#getError() which return the exception that filled the job main execution (if any) (it's also logged in the log as an error like before)
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53 = Translations =
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55 The following translations have been updated:
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Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) 16.1 57 {{language codes="fr"/}}
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59 = Tested Browsers & Databases =
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Manuel Smeria 18.1 61 {{include reference="TestReports.ManualTestReportSummaryXWiki81RC1"/}}
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Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) 16.7 63 {{comment}}
Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) 9.1 64 = Performances tests compared to XWiki 7.4.3 =
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66 <a summary of the comparison with latest super stable version>
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68 More details on <link to the test report>.
Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) 16.7 69 {{/comment}}
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71 = Known issues =
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Thomas Mortagne 20.1 73 * [[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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75 = Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes =
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77 == General Notes ==
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79 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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81 == API Breakages ==
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Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) 6.1 83 The following APIs were modified since XWiki 8.0:
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Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) 6.1 85 {{backwardCompatiblityReport version="8.1-rc-1"/}}

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