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2.0-rc2 release notes


2.0-rc2 release notes

The Aegir team is pleased to announce the second release candidate for the upcoming Aegir 2.0 release.

This release mainly fixes our project makefile that, due to an error in our build process, did not pull in the latest code. As a result, installing 2.0-rc1 actually installed a 2.0-beta2 codebase. While changes between 2.0-rc1 and 2.0-rc2 have otherwise been minimal, we invite you to explore all the new features and bugfixes in 2.0-rc1.

Note that we have taken this opportunity to update our external dependencies, as well.

Known issues

Our release process is still done by hand instead of automated because we can't use our aegir distribution as core (issue #1991764).

Issue #1931000: Missing drush backend output in frontend log has been fixed, but may require a patch to Drush for the use of hosting-queued.

Subdirectory support is still very preliminary and needs those issues to be fixed before completion, see #2046167 for details.

Issue #2046783: Task dialogs won't open after clearing the cache was the result of updating our dependencies. Refreshing the page is usually sufficient to make modal dialogs work again. It looks like this was probably specific to the development environment, as we can no longer reproduce it.

A critical bug was discovered: Issue #2055949: Migrate drops wrong database when domain name changes. It has been fixed in 6.x-2.x, and a patch for 2.0-rc2 is available.

Detailed list of changes


  • Update external dependencies.




  • Add dependency on jquery_update, so we can use the more recent version of modal_dialog.
  • Enable login and nav blocks explicitly.
  • treat symlinks as existing, fixes #2046249
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