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 bug fix release has been created mainly to fix a bug related with the usage of nested wikimacro, which might make some applications unusable. It also fix some other bugs related to the newly introduced async macro.

All Changes

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for XWiki 11.6.1.

  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16599 Adding a new WikiMacro in the object editor throw an exception
  • Task Closed XWIKI-16597 Upgrade to CKEditor Integration 1.36
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16585 Broken css links in the home page
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16580 NPE when using $xwiki.ssfx in an async panel
  • Improvement Closed XWIKI-16578 Add a conflict mechanism switch off property
  • 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
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16560 Cannot send mails from XWiki instances on JAVA 11+
  • 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-16529 Version conflict window is displayed when editing DefaultSkin page
  • 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-16518 Impossible to read existing events on PostgreSQL when upgrading to 11.5RC1
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16517 It should not be possible to have both xwiki-platform-activitystream-api and xwiki-platform-eventstream-store
  • 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-16470 XWiki fails to start on Oracle Database
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-14319 NPE in logs when viewing a deleted document in the recycle bin
  • Improvement Closed XWIKI-175 Merge on Save
  • Bug Closed XRENDERING-575 AbstractBlock#indexOf does not work
  • Bug Closed XRENDERING-574 Macro non-generated content and parameters of type String should be parsed in plain
  • Bug Closed XRENDERING-570 Closing span are not considered before an open link when parsing XHTML
  • Task Closed XCOMMONS-1494 Upgrade to JavaMail 1.6.3


The following translations have been updated: 

  • German
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Russian

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 <project> <version - 1>:


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

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Created by Simon Urli on 2019/08/08

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