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Month: May 2011

ChiliProject 2.0.0 RC1 Released

We are happy to announce that the first release candidate for ChiliProject 2.0.0 has been released. This is a preview release of what will be included in the final 2.0.0 release. While it has been tested already, it is not recommended for use on production websites yet.

Download ChiliProject 2.0.0 RC1

What’s included

2.0.0 RC1 includes over 15 new features and 26 bug fixes. Some major highights of this release are:

The full list of changes are below:

  • Bug #262: Fix line endings
  • Bug #341: Remove English strings from RepositoriesHelper
  • Bug #343: Review Gantt and Calender links from 07cf681
  • Bug #345: Entering large numbers for ‘Estimated Time’ fails with ‘Invalid big Decimal Value’
  • Bug #346: I18n YAML files not parsable with psych yaml library
  • Bug #383: Fix broken tests in unstable
  • Bug #389: Context menu doesn’t work in Opera
  • Bug #390: mysql2 incompatibility in WikiPage model
  • Bug #400: Review and fix the Activity event types
  • Bug #401: Move JournalsHelpers from aaj to the core
  • Bug #403: [AAJ] Attachment has it’s files and documents activity provider removed but only documents added
  • Bug #404: Move aaj/app/* to core
  • Bug #405: Move aaj/test/* to core
  • Bug #406: Check for missing Journal code from the AAJ merge
  • Bug #407: Add Journal#visible
  • Bug #408: Check IssueTest#test_saving_twice_should_not_duplicate_journal_details
  • Bug #409: [AAJ] Check that bugfix 784bbccf was merged
  • Bug #411: Issue Notes Preview
  • Bug #412: Test errors on 1.9.2 after acts_as_journalized merge
  • Bug #413: Test errors on 1.8.6 after acts_as_journalized merge
  • Bug #414: Remove returning since it causes deprecation warnings
  • Bug #415: Wikipages don’t store/show the comment correctly
  • Bug #419: Issue list context menu not working in IE9
  • Bug #422: cvs test are not working
  • Bug #423: Remove explicit render from WikiController#show
  • Bug #437: Encoding error on Ruby 1.9 in pdf exports
  • Feature #112: Provide a library function to detect the database type used
  • Feature #123: Review and Merge acts_as_journalized
  • Feature #196: Upgrade to Rails 2.3-latest
  • Feature #197: Rake task to manage copyright inside of source files
  • Feature #216: Remove the rubygems hack from boot.rb
  • Feature #217: Remove the hack to require a specific i18n version in boot.rb
  • Feature #269: Refactor lib/redmine/menu_manager.rb to increase extensibility
  • Feature #279: Optional start date on Versions
  • Feature #288: Review latest Redmine commits
  • Feature #289: Switch to helper :all
  • Feature #290: Add bundler
  • Feature #310: Option to skip mail notifications on issue updates
  • Feature #350: Setting model should use Rails.cache instead of class variable
  • Feature #416: Refactor watcher_tag and watcher_link to use css selectors for the replace action
  • Feature #436: Clean up trailing whitespace and tabs
  • Task #291: Update documentation to phase out Ruby 1.8.6

Over the next few weeks we’ll be writing about and documenting the new changes so you will be able to take advantage of them.

Contributors to 2.0.0

I’d like to thank all of the contributors to the 2.0.0 release.

  • Adam Soltys
  • Ales Zabala Alava
  • Alessio Franceschelli
  • Beat Jörg
  • Behrang Noroozinia
  • Claudio Acciaresi
  • Eric Davis
  • Etienne Massip
  • Felix Schäfer
  • Gregor Schmidt
  • Holger Just
  • Jean-Philippe Lang
  • Jens Ulferts
  • Jim Naslund
  • Jun NAITOH
  • Michal Gebauer
  • Price M
  • Simon COURTOIS
  • Tim Felgentreff
  • Tom Kersten
  • Toshi MARUYAMA
  • Wieland Lindenthal
  • Yuki Sonoda
  • Yuya Nishihara

What’s Next?

Next we need feedback from you. We are looking for feedback on our documentation like the install or upgrade process and also if you spot any bugs. Then we will release a second release candidate or the final 2.0.0 release.

Don’t forget about the upcoming BugMash

Don’t forget about the BugMash happening on June 3rd through 5th. This will be a perfect time to learn more about ChiliProject and how we develop it.

Download ChiliProject 2.0.0 RC1

ChiliProject 1.4.0 Released

The 1.4.0 release of ChiliProject is now finished and ready to be downloaded. This release is the fourth release in our 1.x stable line of code and is suitable for use on production websites.

Download ChiliProject 1.4.0

What’s included

1.4.0 includes 12 bug fixes and 4 small features. It is recommended that all production websites are upgraded.

  • Bug #81: Replace favicon
  • Bug #311: Update the watcher list on “watch”-link click
  • Bug #322: reposman.rb doesn’t work with Rubygems >= 1.6.0
  • Bug #340: Properly format blockquotes in HTML mails
  • Bug #357: Wrap long text fields properly in PDF exports
  • Bug #360: Set autocomplete=off for some fields in user form
  • Bug #373: Issue auto completion returns duplicates
  • Bug #374: HTML-escaped URLs in JavaScript
  • Bug #379: Help controller headings rendered differently in Ruby 1.9
  • Bug #380: Wiki-Help Page
  • Bug #424: Loading issue context menu causes two identical AJAX requests
  • Bug #425: Deprecation warning when using ChiliProject with Rake 0.9
  • Feature #202: Adding the theme used on chiliproject.org to the repository
  • Feature #304: Add a helper to format user lists
  • Feature #361: [Cleanup] Removing code comment, by answering the implied question in wikitoolbar_for helper
  • Feature #362: Introduce Help controller to dynamically generate wiki help pages

Contributors to 1.4.0

I’d like to thank all of the contributors to the 1.4.0 release.

  • Emilio Carlos da Palma
  • Enderson Maia
  • Eric Davis
  • Felix Schäfer
  • Gregor Schmidt
  • Holger Just
  • Hugo Ferreira
  • Price M.
  • Alf Gaida

Migrating from Redmine

We have tested migrating several different Redmine sites from and have documented an easy upgrade process on our wiki. This release is also compatible with existing Redmine themes and plugins. If you have any questions or need help with the migration, please come by our IRC channel or forums.

What’s Next?

We are getting the first release candidate ready for 2.0.0 this weekend. If everything goes as planned, 1.4.0 will be our last release in the 1.x release series and 2.0.0 will be ready for production use next month. If you’re interested in participating or helping out the development, please leave a comment below or post to our forums.

Download ChiliProject 1.4.0

Development meeting May 20th – Come join us!

We will be having a development meeting for May 20th at 1600 UTC in IRC

You can read about how the meetings are run here.

The topic list for the meeting is on the wiki page and is focused around finalizing the 2.0 release, and planning the 3.0 release. The meeting will last for about 1 hour, though some discussion happens after the official meeting.

If you’ve never been on IRC, please come early so we can help you out, some more information on IRC is on this page.

The meetings are public and open to everyone so if you’re going to attend, please add yourself to the attendees list. Even if you don’t have a lot to add right now, we would love to have you!

ChiliProject 1.3.0 Released

The 1.3.0 release of ChiliProject is now finished and ready to be downloaded. This release is the third release in our 1.x stable line of code and is suitable for use on production websites.

Download ChiliProject 1.3.0

What’s included

1.3.0 includes only 3 bug fixes but one of them is a potential security vulnerability. It is recommended that all production websites are upgraded as soon as possible.

  • Bug #309 The login screen after lost_password redirects back to lost_password after you login
  • Bug #347 Potential Security Vulnerability – Execution After Redirect
  • Bug #352 Errorpage should be modified

Contributors to 1.3.0

I’d like to thank all of the contributors to the 1.3.0 release.

  • Eric Davis
  • Adam Doupé
  • Robert Chady

We would also like to especially thank Adam Doupé for reporting and providing a patch to the potential Execution After Redirect security vulnerability.

Migrating from Redmine

We have tested migrating several different Redmine sites from and have documented an easy upgrade process on our wiki. This release is also compatible with existing Redmine themes and plugins. If you have any questions or need help with the migration, please come by our IRC channel or forums.

What’s Next?

We will be continuing to support the 1.x release series with monthly bug-fix releases until 2.0 is ready. Development on 2.0 is progressing nicely and we might be able to have an early release. 2.0 will include updates to Ruby on Rails (2.3.11), updates to other underlying libraries used by ChiliProject, and some new features. If you’re interested in participating or helping out the development, please leave a comment below or post to our forums.

Download ChiliProject 1.3.0