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ReleaseProcess18

1.8 release focus : FREEZE !

No new feature should be added right now. Please do not add anything new, and refrain from making enhancements.
1.8 development now in a new Branch: BRANCH-1-8 See CvsBranch18 for more info
The following points are focal in that release process and are blocking points for release. The freeze stage will last until final release, if you want to add new features, go to HEAD.

Release will occur as soon as i am sure that installation or upgrade from 1.7.X works. So people, help with that, test it and report errors during upgrade. redflo

  • Installer has to be improved greatly
  • Upgrade script 1.7 to 1.8 is required for db, with a compilation of all one-time upgrade scripts (structures and comments fix have to be totally bug free)
  • Search function has to be finished : scanning all content (e.g. including comments), write a script for manual scanning all content, and fix pagination bug
  • Finish the calendar evolution — done, mose
    [+]
  • Make images galleries work with no doubt

The following points are also focal with an optional completion at release time.

  • I just got this too : 868732 Articles : Topic image is broken We need at least an idea of how much systems are concerned. Please test and report.
  • TikiWikifier (if html glossary is fixed (!)
  • Fix Backup feature
  • Fix {SPLIT}
    [+]
  • Dumps
    [+]
  • Tiki Live Support completely broken.

see also : ReleaseProcess18rc1 - ReleaseProcess18rc2 - ReleaseProcess18rc3 - UpgradeTo18
The release Process 1.8 is managed by UserPageredflo helped by the whole community.

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Release 1.8rc4

Bugs fixed

  • fixed a bug where lastLogin wasn't updated when using Pear::Auth (LDAP) and no passwords are in Tiki DB (aneuhaus)
  • structures creation fixed (mose)
  • fixed Forums - queued and reported messages broken (OneOfMany)
  • fixed tiki-user_bookmarks was missing a semicolon (jpf)
  • color in linkbut on tceti theme changed so its readable (dgd)
  • changed potentially dangerous defaults (link caching)
  • added option whether mail address should be checked at registration (may not work on windows or may not work at all, so default is off). This option was before hidden in the "system_os" setting.
  • fixed missing end quotes backported from 1.9 Damian
  • Error messages in RSS feeds are now readable in RSS readers
  • fixed the jspop issue in Image Galleries - identified by bnuz, commit by damian
  • fixed the calendar to show the right weekdays applying the CalendarBug2004 fix by rpg - gmuslera
  • a user with a name with a ñ can register now. The link in the confirmation email is wrong sylvie
  • unsubscribe link in newsletters sylvie

Enhancements

  • added the tikiticket anti-CSRF system mose + Damian - more details on TikiSecurity
  • added tiki-admin_system page for cache and compile operations (mose, flo)
  • enabled fulltext search (flo)
  • added error_ticket templates for the metal themes and fixed error.tpls Damian + Colorado
  • added check if cookies are switched on on browsers (if session is handled via cookies) at logon time (flo)

CVS Snapshot

If you are not a developer but would like to help test the latest 1.8 code, download the following archive, updated every hour from CVS:
http://tikiwiki.org/lastiki18.tar.bz2 (extracted root dir will be HEAD/ )

Special Quest for the Brave

We are still hunting down the famous browser-based layout display problem named the LeftColBug !

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