Forum: FusionForge 6.0 final release available

Posted by: Roland Mas
Date: 2015-05-29 14:00
Summary: FusionForge 6.0 final release available
Project: FusionForge


After 4 release candidates, the FusionForge community is proud to announce the new major Fusionforge 6.0 final release.

The major changes in this version are:
* Immediate system actions (0-delay for new project, new repository, new SSH key...)
* Unified, concurrent SSH & HTTPS access to Git and SVN
* Technology preview : new TaskBoard plugin supporting Scrum and Kanban agile methodologies

Here is a more detailed list of visible changes:

Standard features:
* New install system (Inria)
* Reactivity: system replication is now performed immediately (rather than waiting for cron jobs) (Inria)
* SCM:
* Concurrent SSH and HTTPS access, relying on Apache mod_itk (Roland Mas and Inria)
* Allow projects to use several SCM engines in parallel (Roland Mas, for CEA)
* Support read-only access to private projects via SSH (Inria)
* Browsing support for (Git) private repositories (Roland Mas, for AdaCore)
* Anonymous read-only access through xinetd and rsync (Inria)
* System: users now use a common default group ("users") rather than per-user group; avoids conflicts with project groups (Inria)
* Docman:
* Basic Webdav write mkcol, delete, put, move support (TrivialDev)
* Add move mass actions (TrivialDev)
* Direct link to file details (TrivialDev)
* Rewrite parser using unoconv, support more file formats (Roland Mas, for CEA)
* FRS:
* Enable widget "My monitored packages" (TrivialDev)
* Provide new role settings (TrivialDev)
* Add delete packages, releases or files mass action (TrivialDev)
* Provide link to download any release as ZIP file (TrivialDev)
* Web UI:
* Drop tipsy plugin, use standard jQuery UI tooltip already provided (TrivialDev)
* FusionForge Theme & jQuery UI theme sync (TrivialDev)
* Gadgets:
* Public Area: display FRS link (TrivialDev)
* My Latest Commits: New widget to display user commits on "My Page" (TrivialDev)
* Project Latest Commits: New widget to display the 5 latest commits on the project page (TrivialDev)
* Project Latest Documents: enhancement, add actions buttons (monitor, delete) (TrivialDev)
* Tracker: enable support for multi-select extrafield in roadmap (TrivialDev)
* Forum: store the attached files on FS (TrivialDev)
* vhosts: allow customization from <config_dir>/custom/httpd.vhosts.tmpl (Inria)
* SCM SVN: Improved ViewVC integration, using external installation (Inria, TrivialDev)
* SCM Git: Activity log entry link to commit log in SCM browsing tab (TrivialDev)
* SCM Hg (Mercurial)
* Display the Repository History stats block (TrivialDev)
* Add support for project activity tab (TrivialDev)
* Activity log entry link to commit log in SCM browsing tab (TrivialDev)
* scmhook
* Update git post-receive email hook (tarent solutions GmbH, Teckids e.V.)
* Install hooks as the requesting system user (Inria)
* AuthLDAP: Support LPAP_OPT_REFERRALS option, needed by ActiveDirectory Server (TrivialDev)
* Task Board: New Agile TaskBoard supporting Scrum and Kanban methodologies (Vitaliy Pylypiv and TrivialDev)

Tracker roadmap of the 6.0 release :

Some metrics about 6.0:
* 14 months of development since 5.3
* ~ 2900 commits between 5.3 and 6.0
* 36 contributors
* 43 feature requests implemented
* 10 bugs fixed (in addition to those that were not in the tracker)

FusionForge 6.0 can be downloaded in source form from
Packages will be available in some distributions soon.

Enjoy! Your feedback to is welcome!

For more information on FusionForge, refer to

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