Tiki 1.8.4 was released 2004-08-01, see our download section at SourceForge to get itcool

Release 1.8.4 managed by Terence aka teedog. Feel free to message Terence on this site or find teedog in #tikiwiki at irc.freenode.net.

Note that all the relevant bugfixes below can be found in the latest BRANCH-1-9 (1.9.x) and HEAD (1.10.x) code. If they are not, please let us know.

To checkout the 1.8.4 code from CVS use:

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export CVS_RSH=ssh export CVSROOT=:ext:sfname@cvs.sf.net:/cvsroot/tikiwiki cvs co -r BRANCH-1-8 tikiwiki

Target Release Date:

  • July 31 or August 1

License Issues Resolved:

  • Diff engine replaced with LGPL code (terence)

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed articles wiki plugin which ignored real number of comments and displayed 0 comments all the time ;) luci
  • Fixed version conflicts related to wiki tag restorations (terence)
  • admin-assignuser.php: if a default group has not been set, a blank entry should be displayed (terence)
  • minicallib.php: fixed a typo in a db query - gmuslera
  • tiki-edit_submisson.php: fixed bugged display of the rating field when selecting article type "Review" (terence)
  • Bug #973561: workaround for environments where $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] is undefined (terence)
  • SF BUG 818569: RSS with authentication ohertel
  • cosmetic fix: don't display reply icon in forum threads if user has no permission to post (terence)
  • forum stats aren't updated after moving a thread (until someone enters the affected forum) (terence)
  • bug #894670: wiki edit permission should not depend on global wiki view permission if individual permissions are assigned for a wiki page (terence)
  • bug #962993: duplicate version numbers when editing wiki pages (terence)
  • bug #961711: broken find function for orphan wiki pages (terence)
  • bug #930209: tracker categorization broken on tiki-admin_trackers.php (terence)
  • bug #924502: parse_url() seems to be more robust than basename(); avoid login problems when tiki-index.php is the DirectoryIndex (terence)
  • bug where current page gets deleted without a trace when rolling back to a previous version, resulting in the inability to undo a rollback and a gap in version numbers (terence)
  • bug #924985: the CATEGORY() plugin couldn't handle type=directory or type=forum (terence)
  • a forum home is selected even when none is set in Admin/Forums (terence)
  • bug #898860: the directory category removal function leaves all kinds of zombie subcategories and member sites (terence)
  • Rewrote large part of the buggy wiki edit-conflict code which should fix bug #872234 and several other edit-conflict related problems. (terence)
  • users logging in from the Tiki homepage are not sent to their group homepages (terence)
  • users logging in from wiki pages are always sent to the wiki homepage (terence)
  • inner boxes created by embedding the BOX plugin within each other had messed up line spacing (terence)
  • the author of a shoutbox msg changes to the shoutbox admin who edits the msg (terence)
  • the name inputted by an anonymous user in Live Support is lost (terence)
  • Path disclosure fixes in the smarty_tiki area. Damian
  • Fixed case-sensitivity for wiki page names to be like in 1.7 and avoid security flaw mose
  • Fixed overlib tooltip width in moreneat.css (terence)
  • Scrollbar of the textarea no longer jumps to the top after using a quicktag (terence)
  • Fixed bug where removing any parent categories of an object causes the object to become uncategorized even if there are other parent categories (terence)


  • Version numbers increased - Damian

Page last modified on Sunday 01 August 2004 06:13:46 GMT-0000