GitLab 8.6.3 Released

Apr 1, 2016

Today we are releasing version 8.6.3 for GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE).

This version includes, once again many fixes and improvements.

Read on for all the details!

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This release includes two minor database migrations for CE. All the migrations can be run without causing 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.


To update, check out our update page.

Enterprise Edition

Interested in GitLab Enterprise Edition? Check out the features exclusive to EE.

Access to GitLab Enterprise Edition is included with a subscription. No time to upgrade GitLab yourself? Subscribers receive upgrade and installation services.

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