JIRA 4.4.4 Release Notes

13 December 2011


The Atlassian JIRA team announces the release of JIRA 4.4.4. This point release contains several updates and fixes, plus an important bug fix (JRA-26172). This bug lead to a database lock, which typically occurred when custom plugins create issues in a high-load environment (specifically inside the same thread where another issue is being updated). 

JIRA 4.4.4 is of course free to all customers with active JIRA software maintenance.

Don't have JIRA 4.4 yet?

Take a look at all the new features in the JIRA 4.4 Release Notes and see what you are missing out on!

Upgrading from a Previous Version of JIRA

If you are upgrading, please read the JIRA 4.4.4 Upgrade Notes.

Updates and Fixes in this Release

JIRA 4.4.4 includes the following updates and bug fixes:

T Key Summary P Status
Bug JRA-26240 Need to upgrade AO to a version that fixes AO-217 Blocker Resolved
Bug JRA-25981 Fix compatibility changes introduced by backporting 5.0 mail handler code to 4.4 Blocker Resolved
Bug JRA-25794 On some flavours of Linux, when the automated JIRA Linux installer is executed with root-level privileges, the 'jira' user account is not created. Blocker Resolved
Bug JRA-26362 Stalker bar does not work on FF8 windows (works on OSX) Critical Resolved
Bug JRA-26184 GH data is left in the database after a restore. Critical Resolved
Bug JRA-26183 Cannot use GreenHopper RapidBoards 5.7.x or 5.8.x on Oracle11g Critical Resolved
Bug JRA-25880 View Status page takes a long time to load if you have lots of statuses and lots of Workflows Critical Resolved
Bug JRA-25468 Configuring the 'jira.issue.actions.order' property on JIRA's Advanced Settings page (AdvancedApplicationProperties.jspa) has no effect. Critical Resolved
Bug JRA-25319 Fix source distribution plan so that a source distribution build is tested correctly. Critical Resolved
Bug JRA-26172 Creating an issue from a transition can lock the database under load. Major Resolved
Bug JRA-26070 Slow down in the rendering of issue navigator when the logged in user is not in the first user directory Major Resolved
Bug JRA-26030 On the Project Summary page (in JIRA admin mode), change the 'Configure Application Links' link wording (which is misleading and incorrect) to 'Configure Project Links'. Major Resolved
Bug JRA-25928 Buttons in the Projects, Issues in progress, Assigned to me gadgets do not work in Firefox 7.0.1 Major Resolved
Bug JRA-25907 Cannot change password on Internal Users with Global setting "External User Management = true" Major Resolved
Bug JRA-25817 Update STP (support tools plugin) to 2.9.3 Major Resolved
Bug JRA-25797 Ampersand Does Not Render Appropriately in View Issue Screen Major Resolved
Bug JRA-25588 Logging Confusion with New Implementaion of Mail Templates Major Resolved
Bug JRA-25574 Assignee characters are messed up in email Major Resolved
Bug JRA-25570 Broken link to the SimpleDateFormat JDK documention on the View and Edit Look and Feel admin pages Major Resolved
Bug JRA-25558 IssueInputParameters API is not compatible with the timetracking changes made in JIRA 4.2 Major Resolved
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