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31 January 2012

The Atlassian team announces the release of GreenHopper 5.8.6, delivering the following enhancements to the Rapid Board:

  • Scrum support is now available via the Plan mode (currently in Labs).
  • CFD chart is now real-time and configurable.
  • Story Points field is now displayed in Work mode and Plan mode.
  • Detail View has been enhanced — new tabs (Description, Details, Comments), plus core issue information shown at top.
  • Refinements to the whole Rapid Board UI.
  • Significant performance improvements — Rapid Boards with a large number of issues will now load up to 80% faster.

Additionally, GreenHopper 5.8.6 is compatible with version 2 of the Universal Plugin Manager (UPM), meaning that you can now manage your GreenHopper license key via the UPM (if you are running UPM 2). For details please see Specifying your License Details.

The Rapid Board in Plan mode:


Note that  you will need to reindex JIRA after turning on the 'Scrum' option in Labs.

This release also includes a number of fixes.

Upgrading to GreenHopper 5.8.6 is free for all customers with an active GreenHopper license.

(info) A note for the curious: the 5.8.5 release was short-lived and was immediately replaced by 5.8.6.


Don't have GreenHopper 5.8 yet?

Take a look at all the new features in the GreenHopper 5.8 Release Notes and see what you are missing out on!

Upgrading from a Previous Version of GreenHopper

You can upgrade GreenHopper via the JIRA Plugin Manager

GreenHopper 5.8 requires an administrator to restart and reindex JIRA after the upgrade.

You can upgrade GreenHopper via the JIRA Plugin Manager. Before upgrading, please read the GreenHopper 5.8.6 Upgrade Notes.

 

 

Updates and Fixes in this Release

GreenHopper 5.8.6 includes the following updates and bug fixes:

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T Key Summary
Bug GHS-4516 Comment field on GH cards do not respect the comment visibility.
Bug GHS-4442 Cannot update from 5.8.4 to 5.8.5 in JIRA 4.4.4
Bug GHS-4421 NPE when RB is not ordered by rank
Bug GHS-4377 New Kanban RB is created without the necessary fixVersion clauses
Bug GHS-4294 Creating an issue from a non-work tab generates spinner from hell
Bug GHS-4223 Editing fields in Detail View causes error
Bug GHS-4113 Duplicate QuickCreate id in the DOM on RapidBoard, fails automation QuickCreateTest
Bug GHS-4440 Edit Saved Filter is will not change
Bug GHS-4330 Create issue using QC where result is not visible, then rank -> js errors
Bug GHS-4283 migration of labs rapid views should ignore invalid data
Bug GHS-4265 IE8: quick back and forward navigation between Work and Report modes causes errors
Bug GHS-4218 Keyboard shortcuts N and P cause errors on Work mode in Rapid Board
Bug GHS-4210 Create Project dialog from Getting Started screen doesn't render properly
Bug GHS-4202 Cannot swap issues to unreleased version when releasing a version from Planning Board
Bug GHS-3904 Greenhopper 5.8 doesn't work well with Oracle database due to ORA-01400
Bug GHS-4411 Inline editing the summary of an issue on the Plan mode detail view does not update the description on the card
Bug GHS-4362 Exception happens when shift+clicking issues after making an issue disappear from current Rapid Board
Bug GHS-4227 Error message appears when using Quick Edit from Rapid Board
Bug GHS-4220 Send To Top and Send To Bottom shortcuts select wrong issue after ranking on Rapid Board
Bug GHS-4213 Validation message for Advanced Rapid View creation doesn't render nicely
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