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Planned forum maintenance for weekend of May 27-29

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Steven P.    13,804

We will be making the jump from 4.1.11 to 4.1.12 this coming weekend, there are a few nice features in this release which you can view below.

 

This is a maintenance release to fix reported issues and add refinement to existing features. In addition to bug fixes and performance improvements, it includes following enhancements:

 

New Features:

 

 

Activity Stream enhancements:

 

  • The filter dropdowns now have an "Apply" button for better usability (previously you had to click outside the dropdown).
  • The "Expanded/Collapsed" toggles are now clearer.
  • Hitting back from a clicked item in any activity stream now remembers your position and loaded results.

 

Other enhancements and improvements:

 

  • The way dates are formatted can now be customised by language strings. For example, if you want to change the date format to "DD-MM-YYYY" that is now possible. With this change, the new default is US-style ("March 4, 1992") rather than the previous European-style ("4 March 1992").
  • Advertisements no longer have padding which makes them easier to position in other areas such as headers.
  • When comparing revisions of articles in Pages databases, a new browser-based diff tool is used which is more user-friendly and moves the computation from the server to the user's browser for greater performance.
  • Better indication of files pending approval in Downloads.
  • The version number for themes now displays in the AdminCP list.

 

Technical features:

 

  • If you are using the utf8 rather than utf8mb4 character set (which will mean you can't post Emoji) there is a new tool in the AdminCP to upgrade to utf8mb4.
  • System logs have been rewritten to use the database for logging where possible with a more user-friendly interface in the AdminCP.
  • Downloading files from Amazon S3 has been changed to redirect the user to a temporary download URL rather than serve the file through your server for significantly improved performance and reliability, especially with large files.
  • If it is available on the server, ImageMagick will now be used rather than GD by default. ImageMagick also has a new setting to control JPG quality.
  • APC User Cache is now supported in addition to APC.

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FiB3R    1,663

*crosses fingers*

 

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+Zlip792    482

Plan to skip directly to 4.1.12.1?

 

Released on May 27th. Contain some security fixes as well.

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LimeMaster    15,600
2 hours ago, Zlip792 said:

Plan to skip directly to 4.1.12.1?

 

Released on May 27th. Contain some security fixes as well.

I imagine they'll do it at a later date, so they can test to see if the update breaks anything first.

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+Jimmy1    10,392
1 hour ago, LimeMaster said:

I imagine they'll do it at a later date, so they can test to see if the update breaks anything first.

Well it is not 4.1.13 it is 4.1.12.1 which most likely means minor fixes rather then new things that potentially can break something.

 

At least thats what i think judging from version numbers, it would make sense....

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+John.    1,395

I always view software numbers like the following: 

 

major.minor.bugfix.takingthep*** :laugh:

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BinaryData    777

Welp, see you guys on Monday. Steven is going to break the site again. Maybe I can actually get some studying done xD

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Jack W    419
14 minutes ago, BinaryData said:

Welp, see you guys on Monday. Steven is going to break the site again. Maybe I can actually get some studying done xD

Believe in him! There's nothing too major in this update, so unless Invision have extremely bad developers... I don't see why anything should break, at least nothing major. Potentially breaking changes should always be noted; I'm not sure if Invision do this, though.

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Steven P.    13,804

Assuming the mods and everything is compatible we'll go directly to 4.1.12.1 not sure when though since I',m not the person doing it.

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LimeMaster    15,600
3 hours ago, E.worm Jimmy said:

Well it is not 4.1.13 it is 4.1.12.1 which most likely means minor fixes rather then new things that potentially can break something.

 

At least thats what i think judging from version numbers, it would make sense....

This could happen: :p

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Steven P.    13,804

The upgrade to 4.1.12.1 is happening today folks!

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Steven P.    13,804

In 4.1.12.1:

 

This includes a security patch and we recommend you upgrade as soon as possible.

This is a maintenance release to resolve the following issues:

  • Permission matrix can show incorrect permissions when using the Member > Group permission tool.
  • Using Authorize.Net Payment Gateway may result in an error.
  • A logged in member without a valid timezone set will trigger exceptions any time another members age is checked.
  • Where the upgrader can result in a fatal error due to an invalid class stored for a Pages record comment.
  • An upgrade error where reports are loaded for Pages databases that no longer exist.
  • Orphaned comments trigger an exception when search index is rebuilding.
  • An exception can occur continued upgrades: DateTime::setTimestamp() expects parameter 1 to be long, object given.
  • Recursion can occur if the core_log table doesn't exist yet (as happens during auto upgrade).
  • An issue where importing a theme can break CSS.
  • MySQL strict mode upgrade to 4.1.12 can fail.
  • Installing a new plugin via the ACP can fail.

As part of our ongoing internal security audit, this release also improves security in the following areas:

  • Possible XSS in the "hovercard" system.
  • Further hardening to the insecure file upload code.

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wakjak    17,903

Is the quote system going to get fixed or are we going to be stuck unable to quote without old quotes filling the box instead of the quote you actually quoted?

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Steven P.    13,804
Just now, wakjak said:

Is the quote system going to get fixed or are we going to be stuck unable to quote without old quotes filling the box instead of the quote you actually quoted?

what do you mean? afaik bbcode is supported again for the basics, lemme see

 

a test bbcode generated one

you can also hit 'source' and manually remove whatever quotes from the post you dont want in there.

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adrynalyne    12,122
1 hour ago, Steven P. said:

what do you mean? afaik bbcode is supported again for the basics, lemme see

 

 

 

you can also hit 'source' and manually remove whatever quotes from the post you dont want in there.

The forum regularly gives you previous quotes instead of current ones related to where you click quote. Has been going on for several months. Then you get to do the 'tap' game trying yo find the magic touch target to highlight the old quote to delete it. Lots of fun on mobile. 

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Steven P.    13,804

This has to do with the auto-save feature. If you quote someone but decide not to post, it could appear in a new post that you create or reply to. I've found that if I delete the quote (when I decide not to reply) then this no longer happens.

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wakjak    17,903

But it also happens after you've replied to quotes as well. It's just a feature that really shouldn't happen.

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Steven P.    13,804

Well that might have to do with any extensions you are using, if you are blocking anything and if you are using a dev version of a browser. The site relies a lot on javascript for the editor too, so if you are blocking that sort of thing with NoScript it could also break certain features to do with the board, and finally, this doesn't appear to be a widespread problem.

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+Gary7    7,372
1 hour ago, Steven P. said:

Well that might have to do with any extension

I have no issue with quoting,,

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Danielx64    603

What going on? I cant read anything here in any topics

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kachan64    74

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+Gary7    7,372

Is it Done?

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Jack W    419
31 minutes ago, Gary7 said:

Is it Done?

 

Upgrade is done, but has caused a couple issues. Dev's are working on them.

2 hours ago, kachan64 said:

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Fixed.

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BinaryData    777

Told you it'd break! Where's my prize for seeing the future?! ;) I'll take a Mod Position!

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Louisifer    748
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the new default is US-style ("March 4, 1992") rather than the previous European-style ("4 March 1992").

Seems like an odd decision they made considering only a small percentage of the world use MDY. :blink:

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