[rt-devel] RT 4.2.1rc1 released

Alex Vandiver alexmv at bestpractical.com
Wed Nov 13 16:00:58 EST 2013

RT 4.2.1rc1 -- 2013-11-13

RT 4.2.1rc1 is now available for testing.


SHA1 sums

54b730fc4147634005b4e291895f769e25bdddff  rt-4.2.1rc1.tar.gz
c1ec6402b824defd207755a680971ff99b5da010  rt-4.2.1rc1.tar.gz.asc

This release is primarily a bugfix release; notable changes include:

  * Resolve numerous issues with the 4.0 -> 4.2 upgrade steps on Oracle
  * In-database sessions on Oracle are no longer truncated at 8k,
    leading to spurious logouts

Internet Explorer:
  * Fix submission issues under Internet Explorer

Rich text editor:
  * If returning to a reply/correspond page with the back button, the
    rich text editor will no longer double-escape previously written

  * Fix an empty 'text/plain' part when tickets are created using the
    REST interface.

Other bugfixes:
  * Optimize transaction display code to speed up long ticket displays
    by short-circuiting transaction custom field checking.
  * Supply a default $PATH for SMIME and GnuPG under FastCGI
  * Support index upgrade steps on Pg when in a custom schema
  * Close a memory leak in ColumnMap
  * Fix "check all" checkboxes for new jQuery version
  * Secondarily sort user ticket lists by id, as well as priority.
  * Remove call to deprecated function used by PreviewScripMessages
  * Many localization fixes (thanks to Emmanuel Lacour)
  * Show customized rights in their correct tabs
  * Ensure RFC2822 date format uses two-digit days in output
  * Display iCal dates in the user's timezone, resolving off-by-one
    errors for timezones significantly off from GMT.
  * Correctly parse complex format strings for listing in the bottom of
    the Query Builder

  * Move ModifyQueryProperties callback to before its values are used
  * Additional callbacks on ticket modify pages
  * Additional callbacks on ticket reply/comment page
  * Additional callback on search results page
  * Additional callback before transactions in history list
  * Allow header callback to modify %ARGS

  * Allow bulk update to delete _all_ CF values for a given CF
  * Support CF.Foo in columnmaps, in addition to CF.{Foo} and
  * Autocompletion CFs now autocomplete in search builder
  * Support cascaded selects with any combination of listbox, dropdown,
    and radio button
  * Support ShowUnreadMessageNotifications in SelfService

A complete changelog is available from git by running:
    git log rt-4.2.0..rt-4.2.1rc1
or visiting

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