Feb 24, 2016 - GitLab

GitLab 8.5.1 Released

Today we are releasing version 8.5.1 for GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE).

This version includes several fixes for merge requests, todos, as well as many UI fixes and improvements.

Read on for all the details!

  • EE: Fix adding pages domain for a project in a group (!211)
  • CE/EE: Fix group projects styles (!2714)
  • CE/EE: Show Crowd login tab when sign in is disabled and Crowd is enabled (!2749)
  • CE/EE: Fix a set of small UI glitches in project, profile, and wiki pages (!2758)
  • CE/EE: Restrict permissions on public/uploads (!2764)
  • CE/EE: Fix the merge request side-by-side view after loading diff results (!2880)
  • CE/EE: Fix the look of tooltip for the "Revert" button (!2910)
  • CE/EE: Add when the Builds & Runners API changes got introduced (!2912)
  • CE/EE: Fix error 500 on some merged merge requests (!2917)
  • CE/EE: Fix an issue causing the content of the issuable sidebar to disappear (!2919)
  • CE/EE: Fix error 500 when trying to mark an already done todo as "done" (!2926)
  • CE/EE: Fix an issue where MRs weren't sortable (!2935)
  • CE/EE: Issues can now be dragged & dropped into empty milestone lists. This is also possible with MRs (!2935)
  • CE/EE: Changed padding & background color for highlighted notes (!2937)
  • CE/EE: Re-add the newrelic_rpm gem which was removed without any deprecation or warning (!2943)
  • CE/EE: Update sentry-raven gem to 0.15.6 (!2947)
  • Omnibus GitLab: Push Raspbian repository for RPI2 to packagecloud (!655)
  • Omnibus GitLab: Update GitLab pages daemon to v0.2.0 (!656)
  • Omnibus GitLab: Unset env variables that could interfere with gitlab-rake and gitlab-rails commands (!658)

Re-introduction of the newrelic_rpm gem

This release re-introduces the newrelic_rpm which was removed without any deprecation notice or warning. We are really sorry about that. Our goal in the long term is to replace the proprietary NewRelic solution with InfluxDB (MIT License), and Grafana (Apache 2.0 License). We are already using this alternative on GitLab.com and are very happy with it. That being said, it still needs proper documentation and built-in dashboards to be a drop-in replacement for NewRelic.

Upgrade barometer

This version does not include any new migrations, and should not require any downtime.

Please be aware that by default the Omnibus packages will stop, run migrations, and start again, no matter how “big” or “small” the upgrade is. This behavior can be changed by adding a /etc/gitlab/skip-auto-migrations file.

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