[ANN] Release of Bugzilla 4.1.2, 4.0.1, 3.6.5, and 3.4.11
mkanat at bugzilla.org
Thu Apr 28 03:48:30 UTC 2011
Today we are releasing 4.0.1, 3.6.5, 3.4.11, and the unstable
development snapshot 4.1.2.
Many users had difficulty installing Bugzilla 4.0, 3.6.4, and 3.4.10,
due to a bug related to the "Math::Random::Secure" library. These
releases fix that bug among other issues.
Note that 4.1.2 is an unstable development release and should not
be used in production environments. However, we are getting very close
to feature freeze for 4.2, so now is the time to give us feedback on
4.1.2 if you want its behavior to change significantly before we
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To see a list of all changes between your version of Bugzilla and
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