DSpace 1.8.2 was officially released to the public on February 24, 2012.
DSpace 1.8.2 can be downloaded immediately at either of the following locations:
All DSpace 1.8.x users should upgrade to 1.8.2
Generally we recommend all DSpace 1.8.x users upgrade to DSpace 1.8.2 to receive several bug fixes. However, if you decide that none of the bug fixes are relevant for you then there is no urgent case for upgrading.
DSpace 1.8.2 is a bug fix release to resolve any issues located within DSpace 1.8.0 or DSpace 1.8.1. As it only provides bug-fixes, DSpace 1.8.2 should constitute an easy upgrade from DSpace 1.8.x for most users. No database changes or additional configuration changes should be necessary when upgrading from DSpace 1.8.x to 1.8.2.
This small bug fix release addresses a number of issues that have cropped up since 1.8.0 and 1.8.1. These issues include:
- Several bug fixes to the AIP Backup & Restore tools
- Increase default XMLUI upload limit to 2GB max
- Fix issue with concurrent workflow task claiming in XMLUI
- Additional bug fixes to Discovery & XMLUI
For upgrade instructions for 1.8.x to 1.8.2, please see Upgrading From 1.8 to 1.8.x.
No new features in DSpace 1.8.2
A full list of all fixes that are in 1.8.2 can be found on the JIRA 1.8.2 Summary.
If ever there's an issue you'd like to see fixed, please volunteer to help us out! Just volunteer or add a patch to one of the issues in JIRA.
NOTE: See below for a list of all bugs currently fixed in the 1.8.2 codebase.
The following fixes were released in 1.8.2.
Improvements in 1.8.2 (2 issues)
|DS-949||Curation needs to document queueing with workflow configuration||Richard Rodgers||Wendy Bossons|
|DS-1124||Increase the default upload limit to the maximum allowed by cocoon (2GB)||Scott Phillips||Scott Phillips|
Bugs Fixed in 1.8.2 (8 issues)
|DS-910||Encoding of discovery facet urls||Kevin Van de Velde (@mire)||Jennifer Whalan|
|DS-918||Concurrent task claiming and editing of metadata possible for same item in submission workflow||Kevin Van de Velde (@mire)||Bill Hays|
|DS-1048||superfluous warning in dspace.log||Kevin Van de Velde (@mire)||Ivan Masár|
|DS-1107||System-wide Curation Task UI is missing a "Task" label||Tim Donohue||Tim Donohue|
|DS-1108||AIP Backup & Restore doesn't restore a Bitstream's "Sequence ID"||Tim Donohue||Tim Donohue|
|DS-1120||AIP Backup & Restore : SITE AIP has a different checksum everytime when orphaned Collection/Community groups exist||Tim Donohue||Tim Donohue|
|DS-1122||When adding a Bitstream to a Bundle, the 'bitstream_order' is always set to the 'sequence_id'||Tim Donohue||Tim Donohue|
|DS-1129||Edit Harvesting Collection Content Source tab broken||Kevin Van de Velde (@mire)||Kevin Van de Velde (@mire)|
- Release Coordinator: Tim Donohue, DuraSpace
Timeline and Proceeding
- Release Date: February 24, 2012.
Release Process will proceed according to the following Maven release process: Release Procedure