JIRA 5.2.8 Release Notes
7 March 2013The Atlassian JIRA team announces the release of JIRA 5.2.8. This point release contains several updates and fixes.
Upgrading to JIRA 5.2.8 is free to all customers with active JIRA software maintenance.
Don't have JIRA 5.2 yet?
Take a look at all the new features in the JIRA 5.2 Release Notes and see what you are missing out on!
Redesigned project summary for new projects
Starting a new project? You'll be greeted by a more informative screen when you next browse your empty project's summary.
The placeholder text provides guidance on what will appear on the summary, once the project has been populated. It also helps prompt users to get started creating issues and browsing the project.
Upgrading from a previous version of JIRA
If you are upgrading, please read the JIRA 5.2.8 Upgrade Notes.
Updates and fixes in this release
JIRA 5.2.8 includes the following updates and bug fixes:
|JRA-31670||JDK 1.7 incompatibility: ExtendedSystemInfoUtilsImpl.getPlugins() throws IllegalStateException||Feb 13, 2013||Feb 20, 2017||Lukasz Wlodarczyk||Dieter Greiner||Resolved||Fixed|
|JRA-31665||Upgrade JIRA 5.2.x to atlassian-plugins 2.13.2+ to get fix for PLUG-941||Feb 13, 2013||Feb 20, 2017||Lukasz Wlodarczyk||Matt Quail||Resolved||Fixed|
|JRA-29688||Spanish translation broken||Sep 12, 2012||Feb 20, 2017||Lukasz Wlodarczyk||Theodore Tzidamis||Resolved||Fixed|
|JRA-29676||Missing period in HSQL DB warning message||Sep 11, 2012||Mar 08, 2013||Lukasz Wlodarczyk||Simon Tower [Atlassian]||Resolved||Fixed|
|JRA-27437||Deleting a Directory does not Delete User/Group Information Relating to the Removed Directory||Mar 08, 2012||Feb 20, 2017||Lukasz Wlodarczyk||David Chan [Atlassian]||Resolved||Fixed|
|JRA-19556||The 'SimpleWorkflowManager.isEditable' method can throw a NPE when called with an issue without a status.||Oct 27, 2009||Feb 17, 2017||Lukasz Wlodarczyk||Brenden Bain||Resolved||Fixed|
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