Feb 17, 2017 - DJ Mountney    

GitLab 8.16.6 released

Learn more about GitLab Release 8.16.6 for GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE)

Today we're releasing version 8.16.6 for GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE).

This version resolves a number of regressions and bugs in the recent 8.16 release.

Please read on for more details.

  • CE/EE: API: Fix file downloading. (!8953)
  • CE/EE: Reduce hits to LDAP on Git HTTP auth by reordering auth mechanisms. (!8752)
  • CE/EE: Fix filtered search user autocomplete for gitlab instances that are hosted on a subdirectory. (!8891)
  • CE/EE: Fix wrong call to ProjectCacheWorker.perform. (!8910)
  • CE/EE: Remove unnecessary queries for .atom and .json in Dashboard::ProjectsController#index. (!8956)
  • CE/EE: Fix broken anchor links when special characters are used. (!8961)
  • CE/EE: Do not display deploy keys in user's own ssh keys list. (!9024)
  • CE/EE: Show merge errors in merge request widget. (!9229)
  • CE/EE: Don't delete assigned MRs/issues when user is deleted. (!8634)
  • CE/EE: Refresh authorizations when transferring projects. (!9029)
  • CE/EE: Don't use backup Active Record connections for Sidekiq. (!9001)
  • CE/EE: Check public snippets for spam. (!8911)
  • EE: Read true-up info from license and validate it. (!1159)
  • EE: Geo: send the new event type with the backfill function. (!1157)
  • EE: Move RepositoryUpdateRemoteMirrorWorker jobs to project_mirror Sidekiq queue. (!1234)
  • EE: Fixed merge request environment link not displaying. (!1154)
  • EE: Reduce queries needed to check if node is a primary or secondary Geo node. (!1178)
  • EE: Make sure ssh_keygen creates the directory first (!1249)

Upgrade barometer

This version includes a migration that adds an index concurrently 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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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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