GitLab 5.3 released

20 June 2013

GitLab 5.3 released

Hi everyone!

Today we release GitLab v5.3. We were mostly concentrated on bugs fixes and usability improvements in this version. But we also added some new features like: Repository Graphs, Campfire/HipChat services integration, Code Snippet for users etc.

The 3 most important improvements in GitLab 5.3

  1. Repository Graph

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  2. HipChat/Campfire Services integration with your projects

  3. Code Snippets now available for personal use. Create own snippets. Share public snippets with your colleagues

    screenshot

This release most valuable person (MVP) is Karlo Nicholas T. Soriano for contributing the Repository Graph feature, thanks Karlo!

Changes

New Features:

  • Repository Graph
  • HipChat/Campfire services integration
  • Advanced snippets: public/private, project/personal
  • Rename repository

Security:

  • Generate the Rails secret token on first run

Fixed:

  • Fixed bug with LDAP + git over http
  • Fixed bug with google analytics code being ignored
  • Respect newlines in wall messages
  • Fix project events duplicate on project page
  • Fix postgres error when displaying network graph.
  • Fix dashboard event filter when navigate via turbolinks
  • Fix dashboard lost if comment on commit
  • Fix bug with team assignation on project from #4109
  • Init.d: remove gitlab.socket on service start
  • Fixes issue with –depth option

API:

  • Api: Prevent blob content being escaped
  • Api: added teams api
  • Api: Smart deploy key add behaviour
  • Api: projets/owned.json return user owned project

This release should be an easy upgrade from 5.2. Please use the upgrade guide doc :)


Links

For full list see CHANGELOG

For new setup follow Setup Guide

For update instructions see Update Guide

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