JIRA 4.4.1 Release Notes

12 September 2011

The Atlassian JIRA team announces the release of JIRA 4.4.1. This point release contains new features that give administrators the ability to manage other users' shared filters and shared dashboards, in addition to several updates and fixes.

Features and improvements in JIRA 4.4.1:

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Upgrading from a Previous Version of JIRA

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Manage Other Users' Shared Filters and Dashboards

JIRA administrators have the ability to change the ownership of or delete other user's shared filters and dashboards. A shared filter or dashboard is a filter/dashboard created (and hence, owned) by a user, which the user has then shared with others.

Since JIRA only allows the editing or modification of shared filters/dashboards by their owners, this new JIRA feature is especially helpful in situations where a user has left an organisation, but the shared filters or dashboards they created continue to be used by others within the organisation.

(info) Only users with the Create Shared Objects global permission can share their filters and dashboards with other JIRA users.

Other Improvements

  • The 'Advanced Settings' page of JIRA's Administration area now has improved validation (JRA-24974).
  • GreenHopper 5.7.1 now bundled with JIRA 4.4.1.
  • When configuring JIRA to connect to a MySQL database via the JIRA setup wizard or JIRA Configuration Tool, the sessionVariables=storage_engine=InnoDB property is now specified by default in the database URL and no longer needs to be added manually (JRA-24857).
  • Improvements to JIRA's issue importers.

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 other features you are missing out on!

Updates and Fixes in this Release

JIRA 4.4.1 includes the following updates and bug fixes:

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T Key Summary P Status
Bug JRA-24974 Validation and UI improvements of the Advanced configuration screen. Resolved
Bug JRA-25539 User can't tab out of the "Linked Issues" dropdown field to next item in "Create Issue" form in IE9. Highest Resolved
Bug JRA-25309 Viewing XML view of some issues or filters results in net.java.ao.sql.ActiveObjectSqlException Highest Resolved
Bug JRA-25374 Cannot update version custom field via SOAP on 4.4 High Resolved
Bug JRA-25362 ActiveObjects cannot encode value for unsupported column type "ntext" on MS SQL Server 2008 High Resolved
Bug JRA-25300 The issue page scrolls when user scrolls through listing in frother control. High Resolved
Bug JRA-25298 SOAP search service should have hard limit on results High Resolved
Bug JRA-25034 Multi-select custom field value handling incompatible with previous releases High Resolved
Bug JRA-24996 You should not be able to disable the "Atlassian JIRA - Plugins - Project Config Plugin" High Resolved
Bug JRA-24990 webwork's ValueStack caches class objects, preventing the GC of a plugin's classloader High Resolved
Bug JRA-24952 When Syncing with Crowd fails due to a bad user it fails for everyone after that user, this should be more robust. High Resolved
Bug JRA-24893 Webwork Configuration mechanism induces unnecessary SQL statements and hence hurts performance High Resolved
Bug JRA-23051 Auto-complete in Create Issues is painfully slow when you have many components High Resolved
Bug JRA-25348 Upgrade task for Select Custom fields in upgrade to JIRA 4.4 wipes out customer data. Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-25316 Non canonical time zone id causes IllegalArgumentExceptions Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-25299 Usability: Frother control doesn't scroll to end of the list to show the message. Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-25134 The edit pencil next to scheme names in new edit pages is ambiguous Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-25066 Decorator atl.userprofile is displaying incorrectly Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-25036 error in edit-multicheckboxes.vm Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-25009 Loading the Gadget Directory can block indefinitely waiting for the news gadget to download Medium Resolved
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