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27 January 2010

Confluence 3.1.1 is a recommended upgrade which fixes a number of issues.

Performance Enhancements and Fixes

This release fixes two bugs that affected configuration of Confluence's internal caches. The first bug caused an error to be thrown when a Confluence internal cache was either increased to over 5000 elements (from under 5000) or resized when it was already over 5000 elements, via the Administration Console. The second bug caused changes made to Confluence's internal caches via the Administration Console to be lost after a Confluence restart. This meant that caches could only be resized by manually editing the cache configuration files (XML).

We identified an issue where Hibernate was not cleaning up its session correctly when closed, causing memory leaks. We have changed the way that Hibernate SessionImpl objects are stored which should fix this problem and reduce memory consumption.

A system property (atlassian.user.experimentalMapping) was introduced in Confluence 2.10 to fix performance problems noted when adding a local user to a local user group. We have fixed an bug with this system property that prevented users from being removed from user groups via the Administration Console, when the system property is set.

Other Fixes

We have found a bug that periodically caused an error to display when trying to view the 'Confluence Gadgets' window. This has now been fixed.

There's a complete list of fixes below. Click a specific issue to see details of the fix.

Don't have Confluence 3.1 yet?

Take a look at the new features and other highlights in the Confluence 3.1 Release Notes.

Upgrading from a Previous Version of Confluence

Upgrading Confluence should be fairly straightforward. Please read the Confluence 3.1.1 Upgrade Notes. We strongly recommend that you back up your confluence.home directory and database before upgrading.

Updates and Fixes in this Release

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T Key Summary P Status Resolution
Bug CONF-18137 Updating Caches via Administration > Cache Statistics, will update the ehcache.xml file, but upon restart all the caches are set back to default. Blocker Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-14989 Possible net.sf.hibernate.impl.SessionImpl Memory Leaks Blocker Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-18095 macros that do not provide parameter information are rendered poorlt Critical Resolved Not a bug
Bug CONF-18030 NullPointerException thrown while browsing/searching for users (LDAP configuration only) Critical Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-17898 Index Queue flush can miss entries Critical Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-17884 QuickNav gadget login button is missing Critical Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-17246 Resizing caches does not correctly update keyArray in EhCache's MemoryStore:keyArray Critical Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-17039 Confluence upgrade failed due to database case sensitivity Critical Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-12319 Adding users to a large group is slow with default (Hibernate) user management Critical Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-18164 The log4j properties file included in builds is incorrect Major Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-18093 DefaultUserProfileService tries to modify an unmodifiable collection (PATCH) Major Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-18024 Auto support requests from 3.1 are setting "affects version" to 2.5 Major Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-17973 Link dialog history can list blog posts as pages instead Major Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-17946 Pdf export - wrong content type. Major Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-17932 Pull down menus do not appear in IE6 when the username is longer than 26 characters Major Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-17864 Drag and drop plugin on edit page causes javascript memory leak in IE Major Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-17847 When inserting a link to an attachment in IE without specifying alias it inserts \^attachment as an alias Major Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-16643 Thumbnails not working in 3.0 for the same JPEG file as still does in 2.7.3 Major Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-16176 NPE given by tasklist user picker when not logged in Major Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-14005 First install page links to email and forums when it should link to support. Major Resolved Fixed
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If you like, you can open a report on jira.atlassian.com showing all resolved and closed issues in this release.

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