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.

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 14.2)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for XWiki 14.2.1.

Tested Browsers & Databases

Here is the list of browsers we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 BrowserTested on:
Chrome30.pngGoogle Chrome 100Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
Firefox30.pngMozilla Firefox 98Tests run and results
Edge30.pngMicrosoft Edge 100Not Tested
Safari30.pngSafari 15Not Tested

Here is the list of databases we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 DatabaseTested on:
hypersql.pngHyperSQL 2.6.1Not Tested
mariadb.pngMariaDB 10.6Not tested
postgresql.pngPostgreSQL 14Tests run and results
mysql.pngMySQL 8Not Tested
oracle.pngOracle 19cJira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes

Here is the list of Servlet Containers we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 Servlet ContainerTested on:
tomcat-icon.pngTomcat 9.0.62
jetty-icon.pngJetty 10.0.7 (XWiki Standalone packaging)Not Tested
jetty-icon.pngJetty 10.0.7Not Tested

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

The following APIs were modified since XWiki 14.2:

No breakage!

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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Created by Simon Urli on 2022/03/31
   

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