Mar 11, 2015 - Marin Jankovski

GitLab 7.8.4 Released

Learn more about GitLab Release 7.8.4 for GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE)

Today we release GitLab 7.8.4 CE, EE and GitLab CI 7.8.4.

You might have noticed that 7.8.3 was not announced. It contained a fix for annotated tags without a message which was required for the Gitorious import on

GitLab 7.8.4 CE contains:

  • Fix for custom issue trackers where issue_tracker_id is being replaced in all links.
  • Fix for duplicate paths and names in namespaces.

Enterprise Edition 7.8.4 contains the fixes from 7.8.4 CE.

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This upgrade contains a migration that removes and updates records in the database so downtime is required.

We strongly advise creating a backup before upgrading to 7.8.4.


Omnibus-gitlab packages for GitLab 7.8.4 are now available.

To upgrade a GitLab installation from source please use the upgrader or the patch update guide.

To upgrade a GitLab CI installation from source, please use the upgrade guide.

Enterprise Edition

Omnibus packages for GitLab Enterprise Edition 7.8.4 are available for subscribers here. For installations from source, use this guide.

Interested in GitLab Enterprise Edition? For an overview of feature exclusive to GitLab Enterprise Edition please have a look at the features exclusive to GitLab EE.

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