[Cubicweb] CubicWeb 3.25 release
arthur.lutz at logilab.fr
Tue Apr 25 10:19:31 CEST 2017
Congrats to all the contributors and special thanks to Denis for the
integration and the release notes.
On 14/04/2017 16:48, Denis Laxalde wrote:
> I am pleased to announce the release of CubicWeb 3.25. Many thanks to
> contributors of this release which, according to Mercurial, are: Adrien
> Di Mascio, Alain Leufroy, Arthur Lutz, Christophe de Vienne, David
> Douard, Denis Laxalde, Julien Cristau, Olivier Cayrol, Philippe Pepiot,
> Rémi Cardona, Samuel Trégouët and Sylvain Thénault.
> Main changes in this release are listed below.
> New features
> * A new option `connections-pooler-enabled` (default yes) has been
> added. This
> allow to switch off internal connection pooling for use with others
> such as pgbouncer_.
> .. _pgbouncer: https://pgbouncer.github.io/
> * In `deleteconf` view (confirmation before deletion), the list of
> composite objects that would be deleted along with the primary
> entity is
> displayed (01eeea97e549).
> * The ``cubicweb.pyramid`` module now provides a Paste application
> registered as an entry point named ``pyramid_main`` and that can be
> used to
> run a Pyramid WSGI application bound to a CubicWeb repository.
> * A new configuration type ``pyramid`` has been added to create
> instances (through ``cubicweb-ctl create -c pyramid <basecube>
> This configuration bootstraps a CubicWeb instance that is essentially a
> repository plus the minimal setup to run a Pyramid WSGI application
> on top
> of it. Noticeably, it does not ship all *web* configuration but rather
> relies on configuration declared in a ``development.ini`` file for any
> Pyramid application.
> * A new way to declare workflows as simple data structure (dict/list)
> has been
> introduced. Respective utility functions live in ``cubicweb.wfutils``
> module. This handles both the creation and migration of workflows.
> * A new IDublinCore adapter has been introduced to control the
> generation of
> Dublin Core metadata that are used in several base views.
> * It is now possible to *derive* rtags using their ``derive`` method
> (0849a5eb57b8). Derived rtags keep a reference to the original rtag
> and only
> hold custom rules, allowing changes which are done in the original
> rtag after
> derivation to be still considered.
> * A new ``cubicweb-ctl scheduler <appid>`` command has been introduced
> to run
> background and periodic tasks of the repository (previously called
> tasks*). In a production environment, a process with this command
> should be
> run alongside with a WSGI server process (possibly running multiple
> processes itself).
> Backwards incompatible changes
> * As a consequence of the replacement of the old looping tasks manager
> by a
> scheduler, all cubicweb-ctl's "start" commands (i.e. ``start``,
> ``wsgi``) do not start repository *looping tasks manager* anymore,
> nor do
> they start the scheduler. Site administrators are thus expected to
> this scheduler as a separate process. Also, registering looping
> tasks (i.e.
> calling ``repo.looping_tasks()``) is a no-op when the repository has no
> scheduler set; a warning is issued in such cases. Application
> developers may
> rely on repository's ``has_scheduler`` method to determine if they
> register a looping task or not.
> * In ``cubicweb.pyramid``, function ``make_cubicweb_application`` got
> into ``config_from_cwconfig`` (950ce7d9f642).
> * Several cleanups in repository's session management have been conducted
> resulting from changes introduced in 3.19 release. Among others, the
> ``cubicweb.server.session.Session`` class has been dropped, and request
> ``session`` attribute is now tight to a web session whose
> depends on the front-end used (twisted or pyramid). Hence this
> should not be accessed from "repository side" code (e.g. hooks or
> and has lost some of his former attributes like ``repo`` which used to
> reference the repository instance. Due to this, you don't have
> anymore access
> to session's data through the connection, which leds to deprecation
> of the
> ``data`` attribute and removal of ``get_shared_data`` and
> methods which are deprecated since 3.19.
> * Support for 'https-url' configuration option has been removed
> * The `next_tabindex` method of request class has been removed
> * The `cubicweb.hook.logstats.start` hook was dropped because it's
> task would not be run in a web instance (see first point about
> * ``uicfg`` rules to hide the opposite relation of inlined form are
> not anymore
> automatically added, because this was actually done randomly and so not
> reliable, so you'll have to add them manually:
> autoform_section.tag_subject_of(('CWUser', 'use_email',
> 'main', 'inlined')
> autoform_section.tag_object_of(('CWUser', 'use_email',
> 'inlined', 'hidden')
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