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5 This is the release notes for [[XWiki Commons>>http://commons.xwiki.org]], [[XWiki Rendering>>http://rendering.xwiki.org]] and [[XWiki Platform>>http://platform.xwiki.org]]. They share the same release notes as they are released together and have the same version.
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7 This version brings some usability improvements such as simpler to use Include and Display macros, a new experimental and more performant notification store, and a lot of developer-level improvements (the work continued for the new User API, easier to implement inline editing of forms, API to modify configuration sources, a Mail obfuscation API, and more).
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9 = New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 12.3) =
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11 [[Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 12.4>>https://jira.xwiki.org/secure/Dashboard.jspa?selectPageId=14515]].
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15 === Upgrades ===
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17 The following runtime dependencies have been upgraded (they have a different release cycle than [[XWiki Commons>>http://commons.xwiki.org]], [[XWiki Rendering>>http://rendering.xwiki.org]] and [[XWiki Platform>>http://platform.xwiki.org]]):
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19 * [[CKEditor 1.44>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-17298]]
20 * [[log4j API 2.13.2>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1929]]
21 * [[XStream 1.4.12>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1923]]
22 * [[Woodstox 6.2.0>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1923]]
23 * [[Tika 1.24.1>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-17235]]
24 * [[Joda-Time 2.10.6>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-17248]]
25 * [[Jackson 2.11.0>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1932]]
26 * [[JNR POSIX 3.0.55>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-17242]]
27 * [[JNR FFI 2.1.13>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-17241]]
28 * [[JGroups 4.2.3>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1925]]
29 * [[Infinispan 9.4.19.Final>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1922]]
30 * [[ICU4J 67.1>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1928]]
31 * [[Guava 29.0-jre>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1924]]
32 * [[Groovy 2.5.11>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1921]]
33 * [[Checker Qual 3.4.0>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1942]]
34 * [[Caffeine 2.8.2>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1935]]
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36 = Translations =
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38 The following translations have been updated:
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40 {{language codes="fr"/}}
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42 = Tested Browsers & Databases =
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44 {{include reference="TestReports.ManualTestReportSummaryXWiki124RC1.WebHome"/}}
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46 {{comment}}
47 TODO: uncomment and update with proper links when the report is ready.
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49 = Performances tests compared to <last super stable version> =
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51 {{display reference="test:Performances.Jetty HSQLDB single wiki xxx to yyy" section="HSummary"/}}
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53 More details on [[performance comparison on single wiki between x.x and y.y>>test:Performances.Jetty HSQLDB single wiki xxx to yyy]].
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56 = Known issues =
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58 * [[Bugs we know about>>https://jira.xwiki.org/issues/?jql=category%20%3D%2010000%20AND%20issuetype%20%3D%20Bug%20AND%20resolution%20%3D%20Unresolved%20ORDER%20BY%20updated%20DESC]]
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60 = Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes =
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62 == General Notes ==
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64 * When upgrading make sure you compare and merge the following XWiki configuration files since some parameters may have been modified, removed or added:
65 ** ##xwiki.cfg##
66 ** ##xwiki.properties##
67 ** ##web.xml##
68 ** ##hibernate.cfg.xml##
69 * 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.
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71 == API Breakages ==
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73 The following APIs were modified since XWiki 12.3:
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75 {{backwardCompatiblityReport version="12.4-rc-1"/}}
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77 = Credits =
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79 The following people have contributed code and translations to this release (sorted alphabetically):
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81 Clemens Robbenhaar
82 Manuel Leduc
83 Marius Dumitru Florea
84 Simon Urli
85 Thomas Mortagne
86 Usama ahmad
87 Vincent Massol
88 xrichard

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