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Released: 28 October 2014

Summary

This version of uPortal is a maintenance/bug-fix release of the 4.1 minor version.  It corrects some build issues, some potential Javascript issues, some visual issues in admin UIs, and improves some caching behavior.

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You can grab the binary releases, including a ready-to-start Quickstart release, from the GitHub release page.

Security bugs known to affect uPortal 4.1.2

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See also : Release announcement as posted on uportal-user@ email list.


Human readable release notes

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See the GitHub release page for human-readable release notes.

 

 

Deployer Notes

  • Requires Servlet API 2.5 to run. Tomcat 6.0 is the first version of Tomcat to support Servlet 2.5.  You probably actually want a recent Tomcat 7.
  • Requires Java 7 ("JDK 1.7") or newer.  Java 8 ("JDK 1.8") might also work, but wasn't the target version for this patch series.
  • Data export and import is required when upgrading from uPortal 4.0.x or earlier.

Issues addressed in uPortal 4.1.2

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Bugs known to afflict uPortal 4.1.2

(Note that this is only as good as the affects-version metadata on JIRA issues).

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UP-4482 Add caching to two DB PAGS methods Critical
UP-3758 Permission deleting UI broken Critical
UP-3780 Unescaped double quotes in layout.json break uMobile Critical
UP-3759 Issue in saving entities modified by the UI using the JNDI with tomcat 6 Critical
UP-4679 Associating a single user with multiple fragment definitions (normally by accident) cripples the portal Critical
UP-4272 Conditioning Fragment inclusion on Profile discards layout customizations Critical
UP-3488 Preferences : encoding pb with postgresql - UTF-8 non ascii characters Critical
UP-4509 deluser fails Major
UP-4495 PortalPermissionEvaluator doesn't support unauthenticated users Major
UP-4446 NPE for RDBMServices attempting to release connection never obtained Major
UP-4437 Import/Export -- entities of type pags-group fail to import when the name, description, attributeName, or testValue contain characters that require escaping in Java strings Major
UP-4431 Change default search auto-suggest to pre-populated portlet list Major
UP-4425 Marketplace Search returns portlets user does not have access to Major
UP-4410 Directory portlet uncovers general bug of PersonDirectory queries for all possible attribute values Major
UP-4411 Directory portlet queries PersonDirectory for all search results not just those displayed Major
UP-4324 Respondr Customize drawer does not work if some portlets have different show chrome settings Major
UP-4264 request.getETag() sometimes provides eTag value when If-None-Match not in request header Major
UP-4246 Related portlets includes un-BROWSE-able portlets Major
UP-4226 Search auto-suggest showing incorrect results (category always marketplace) Major
UP-4203 Manage Portlet in universality displays each row in two rows Major
UP-3918 Portlets in Header folder break if Tips is not on page Major
UP-3728 Bundled CalendarPortlet has logging config file with the wrong name Major
UP-3553 Transient portlets loaded by fname change the current tab Major
UP-3307 Using the back button in a web browser causes side effects for showing users permissions Major
UP-2936 Invoking an action when session expired gives a blank screen Major
UP-4603 Tenant Manager - cannot parse template with CDATA Major
UP-4430 Portlet Manager should display indication of no non-admin BROWSE permission on portlet Major
UP-4423 Portlet Manager (delegated) CONFIG mode -- non-action portlet requents are ignored by the delegated runtime Major
UP-4417 Error page when a non-superuser attempts to CONFIGure a new portlet in CREATED state Major
UP-4455 uPortal builds failing with org.codehaus.staxmate:staxmate:jar:2.0.1 due to codehaus repo termination Major
UP-4657 Portlet Manager -- deleting a portlet does not remove it from categories or update permissions Major
UP-4669 ant db-update fails for HSQLDB Major
UP-4713 Subclasses of o.j.p.g.pags.testers.IntegerTester don't handle non-String values Major
UP-4663 uPortal hosted assets (JPG, CSS) not using cache-control and browser does HTTP GET Major
UP-3886 SaxParserImpl warnings on properties on Java 1.7.0_45 warnings with uP 4.0.13 Major
UP-3413 Missing JSR-286 portlet spec CSS Major
UP-4068 all-lo portlets missing in muniversality theme cause warnings, errors Major
UP-3383 SQL ERROR on start of quickstart - invalid schema name: UP_USER_LAYOUT Major
UP-3564 Sitemap portlet causes timeout errors Major
UP-4044 JPA PAGS included in import/export when disabled Major
UP-4409 Using Manage DLM Fragments fails for favorite collections Major
UP-4356 Export profile files Major
UP-4227 Search and auto-suggest misses items that it should find (ignores first char?) Major
UP-4243 Drag-and-drop portlet reordering is broken when the personalization-gallery portlet is not present Major
UP-4028 Numerous xerces ClassCastExceptions Major
UP-3977 Jgroups JdbcPingDao cannot initdb on MySql Major
UP-4002 Portlet Registry does not load in IE 10. Major
UP-3822 Portlet Multivalued attributes doesn't contain casProxyTicket Major
UP-3765 Internet Explorer Caching Channel in Add Stuff Major
UP-3761 Attachment portlet cause bugs when user add it in columns Major
UP-3676 User Manager over-filters attribute display Major
UP-3599 PortletHungCompleteEvent has bad user and event session Major
UP-3638 413 response when selecting many portlets in stats report Major
UP-3620 UserGroupSkinMappingTransformerConfigurationSource breaks skin selection Major
UP-3573 PAGS groups without a parent cannot be searched for in Group manager Major
UP-3486 CONFIG mode errors out with IllegalArgumentException when portlet.xml specifies <mime-type>*/*</mime-type> Major
UP-3506 Deleting a portlet instance does not remove from a tab menu item Major
UP-3398 Interrupts timed-out portlets during classloading Major
UP-3317 Can create users with broken user attributes. Weirdness ensues. Major
UP-3351 Stylesheet caching not disabled for all stylesheets Major
UP-3338 Tabgroups are not formatted correctly Major
UP-3290 Boundary check issues with input while 'Exporting Portlet Entities' as an administrator in UP 4 Major
UP-3297 Test Portlets have failing tests for uPortal Major
UP-4585 Create Group in admin UI does not display field labels Minor
UP-4520 uPortal web.xml specifies sessionConfig, not session-config and servlet 2.5 not 3.0 Minor
UP-4380 Less variable @portlet-options-link-color does not work Minor
UP-4334 Guest has portlet options 'Rate this Portlet' and 'Add to my Favorites' Minor
UP-4266 Search results for simpleCMS and other portlets show useless link title such as 'cms' Minor
UP-4257 Portlet Manager - Editable preferences running over one another Minor
UP-4213 build always rebuilds uportal-db because it says it is out of date Minor
UP-4204 new manage portlets UI in Universality does not show strike-through on overridden preferences Minor
UP-4153 Failure to activate a fragment fails the whole portal render Minor
UP-4142 Importing local groups or membership does not clear cached entries Minor
UP-4042 Deep link to portlet on guest layout forces authentication unnecessarily Minor
UP-4566 Search fails when you have a lot of portlets Minor
UP-3921 FragmentListController Throws NPE After Deleting A Fragment Minor
UP-3462 issue attempting to remove a user who doesnt exist in the database. Minor
UP-3501 New User link takes you to a page that doesn't allow you to create an account Minor
UP-3449 Cannot create empty group of portlets Minor
UP-3639 Multiple bindings found for slf4j Minor
UP-3545 Validation on PortletDescriptorKeyImpl webapp name / framework-portlet-ness Minor
UP-4339 build.xml must be edited to change uPortal war filename to something else Minor
UP-4406 Event Aggregation and Entity Pags can throw java.lang.IllegalStateException: No ServletRequestAttributes or PortletRequestAttributes available from the RequestContextHolder Minor
UP-4385 long-running ant initdb runs event aggregation process Minor
UP-4369 Focus on portlet should only match portlets in content area of layout (not regions) Minor
UP-4323 Portlet parameter changes don't take effect unless cache cleared/tomcat restarted Minor
UP-4335 Errored resource request appends prior auth to thread name Minor
UP-4308 ant dbtest fails when uportal.docbase in pom.xml has been changed Minor
UP-4157 Impersonation using various themes fails Minor
UP-4031 tmp files not cleaned up after deploy-ear Minor
UP-3915 Import/Export portlet -- Poor positive response on Admin upload/download in Respondr Minor
UP-3907 EventAggregator fail when changing a portlet Fname from the portlet manager Minor
UP-3903 Bogus warnings written to logs for users who have no tabs Minor
UP-3894 PAGS testers over-assume in casts Minor
UP-3686 Cannot add a filesystem group as member in Groups Administration portlet Minor
UP-3497 Tabs and channels won't switch on iPad Minor
UP-3318 Extra user attribute input in admin UI not injection checked Minor
UP-3326 No maximum length limit for custom tab name Minor
UP-3303 NPE when 'Add to my layout' without checking a radio box. Minor
UP-4281 Disabled pager buttons look like enabled pager buttons Trivial
UP-4274 Build process steals focus under MacOS Trivial
UP-4267 uPortal footer references old Jasig and uPortal URLs Trivial
UP-4596 If providing username and password on URL, get NPE because DB has no password Trivial
UP-3528 Portlets in guest view incorrectly get the deletable and movable classses Trivial
UP-4314 Tips portlet looks awful under mUniversality ootb Trivial
UP-3489 PORLTET_DEF_ID column name typo Trivial
UP-3337 Description missing for Import Export Portlet in search results Trivial
UP-3379 Image file sort.png missing that is referenced from portlet.css Trivial
UP-3385 Border obscures last letter of longest portlet name in tab listing Trivial
UP-4318 RDBMDistributedLayoutStore NPE on null portlet def param value Trivial
UP-4301 missing NOT in source comment re PortletRenderingInitiationStAXComponent getCacheKey() Trivial
UP-4302 confusing comment in WindowStateSettingsStAXComponent Trivial
UP-4300 WindowStateSettingsStAXComponent cache key generation Trivial
UP-4176 4.1.0 Maven project site under-reports test coverage Trivial
UP-4001 LoginController NPE opportunity on null session Trivial
UP-3891 uPortal does not support Runtime option javax.portlet.actionScopedRequestAttributes Trivial
UP-3674 Portlet title overflows tab dropdown Trivial
UP-3244 Dynamic portlet titles not working. Trivial
UP-4292 typo alternativeMaximixedLink in SharedParameters.cpd.xml Trivial
UP-3261 CSS text-transform:capitalize on buttons is wrong for many languages (including french) Trivial