Jul 11, 2016 - Robert Speicher  

GitLab 8.9.6 released

Learn more about GitLab Release 8.9.6 for GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE)

Today we are releasing version 8.9.6 for GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE).

Please read on for more details.

  • EE: Avoid adding index for key fingerprint if it already exists. (!539)
  • CE/EE: Fix importing of events under notes for GitLab projects. (!5154)
  • CE/EE: Fix log statements in import/export. (!5129)
  • CE/EE: Fix commit avatar alignment in compare view. (!5128)
  • CE/EE: Fix broken migration in MySQL. (!5005)

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This version has no 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.


To update, check out our update page.

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