[ckan-announce] CKAN patch releases 2.3.2 and 2.4.1 now available

Adrià Mercader adria.mercader at okfn.org
Wed Sep 2 12:11:00 UTC 2015

And now with working links!

* Package upgrade:


* Source upgrade:


* Release policy:


Sorry about that,


On 2 September 2015 at 13:02, Adrià Mercader <adria.mercader at okfn.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> We are happy to announce that the new patch releases for CKAN 2.3.x
> and 2.4.x are now available to download and install.
> These patch releases fix important bugs and security issues, so users
> are strongly encouraged to upgrade to the latest patch release for the
> CKAN version they are using.
> Patch release upgrades are very straight-forward and do not contain
> any backwards incompatible changes or involve any change in the
> requirements, database or Solr schema. In this particular occasion we
> had to include some changes that have a slim chance of causing
> breakages:
> #2554 fixes a regression where `group_list` and `organization_list`
> were returning extra additional fields by default, causing performance
> issues. This is now fixed, so the output for these actions no longer
> returns `users`, `extras`, etc. as it did on 2.4.0. Also, on the
> homepage template the `c.groups` and `c.group_package_stuff` context
> variables are no longer available, but its very unlikely that you are
> using them.
> As stated in the release policy [1], the latest patch release is the
> only one officially supported.
> For details on how to upgrade, see the following links depending on
> your install method:
> * Package upgrade:
> http://docs.ckan.org/en/latest/upgrade-package-to-patch-release.html
> * Source upgrade:
> http://docs.ckan.org/en/latest/upgrade-source.html
> If you find any problem, let us know in the mailing list or the IRC channel.
> Thanks,
> Adrià
> [1] http://docs.ckan.org/en/latest/upgrading.html#ckan-releases

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