Bricolage 1.8.6 Released
The Bricolage development team is pleased to announce the release of Bricolage 1.8.6. This maintenance release addresses numerous minor issues in Bricolage 1.8.5 and adds a number of improvements, including SOAP, document expiration, and bric_queued fixes. The most important changes include:
- Events in the event log are now returned (and displayed) in reverse chronological order. [David]
- The SOAP server now uses a user’s template sandbox when executing previews
(such as with
bric_soap --to-preview workflow publish). Reported by Marshall. [David]
- Bric::Biz::Workflow now caches calls to
allowed_desks(). This will allow desks to render much Faster, since most assets on a desk will list the same desks in the “Move to” select lists. [David]
- When the
PUBLISH_RELATED_ASSETSbricolage.conf directive is enabled, aliases are now also republished. Only aliases that have previously been published will be republished, and only the last published version will be republished, rather than any versions created since the last publish. Suggested by Serge Sozonoff. [David]
- A story or media document published with an expire date earlier than the scheduled publish time no longer bothers with the publish but just expires the story or media document. [David]
- Media documents without an associated media file will no longer be displayed in the search results when attempting to relate a media document to an element. Reported by Adam Rinehart. [David]
- Form validation and group management now properly work in the user profile. [David]
- The SFTP mover now works with
- Cloned stories now properly set the
undefrather than the value of the original story, thus preventing the clone from having a published version number greater than its current version number. Reported by Nate Perry-Thistle and Joshua Edelstein. [David and Nate Perry-Thistle]
- When a category is added to a story that creates a URI conflict, the new category does not remain associated with the story in the story profile after the conflict error has been thrown. Reported by Paul Orrock. [David]
- Contributor groups created in the contributor profile are no longer missing from the contributor manager search interface. Reported by Rachel Murray and Scott. [David]
- The favicon.ico works again. [David]
- Stories are now properly expired when the
BRIC_QUEUEDbricolage.conf directive is enabled. Reported by Scott. [David]
- When a template is checked out of the library and then the checkout is canceled, it is no longer left on the desk it was moved into upon the checkout, but properly reshelved. Reported by Marshall. [David]
- Super Bulk Edit now works for media as well as stories. Reported by Scott. [David]
- When a template is moved to a new category, the old version of the template is undeployed when the new version is deployed to the new category. The versions in the sandbox are properly synced, as well.
For a complete list of the changes, see the changes. For the complete history of ongoing changes in Bricolage, see Bric::Changes.
Download Bricolage 1.8.6 now from the Bricolage Web site Downloads page, from the SourceForge download page, and from the Kineticode download page.
Bricolage is a full-featured, enterprise-class content management and publishing system. It offers a browser-based interface for ease-of use, a full-fledged templating system with complete HTML::Mason, HTML::Template, and Template Toolkit support for flexibility, and many other features. It operates in an Apache/mod_perl environment and uses the PostgreSQL RDBMS for its repository. A comprehensive, actively-developed open source CMS, Bricolage has been hailed as “quite possibly the most capable enterprise-class open-source application available” by eWEEK.
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