Released: February 11, 2023
The transformation views’ URLs were updated to always specify which content object’s transformations are being manipulated. This ensures the permission system work correctly on all situations such as when deep ACLs are used to grant access to transformation from a document type.
The transformation and decoration links were updated to take advantage of the new link dynamic attributes features.
Support for Python 3.7 and Python 3.8 was dropped for the version 4.4 release. Python 3.9 is now the minimum version supported. This change happened in version 4.4 but was not documented.
The transformation and decoration links were updated to take advantage of the new link dynamic attributes features. Redaction access control now works properly on complex access control scenarios.
Move transformation and redactions links to either their own
links.pymodule. In the case of the
documentsapp, the module is named
Improve transformation and redaction link testing.
Remove deprecated management commands:
Follow the solutions outlined in the troubleshooting section: After upgrade to version 4.1
Backward incompatible changes¶
The cabinet create permission is now required to create parent as well as child cabinets. This change replaces requiring the edit permission to create child cabinets via the HTTP views.
A new permission was added to change the type of a document. When support for changing the type of a document was added, it was considered a property and controlled via the document property edit permission.
Since changing the type of a documents now causes a cascade of other changes, it was isolated as an individual class of event along with its own permission.
The new document change type permission is required for the document being changed and for the document type to which the document will be changed into.
Download files are now associated to a specific users and not to a parent object. Delete, download, and view permissions were added to allow users to share a download file.
The OCR backend code is now executed under a new method called
_execute to avoid subclasses not calling the super class.
The base backend class now prepares the image to be processed for OCR and passes the file object to the subclass.
In addition to the search system refactor, new search indexes were added. The search backend needs to be reindexed to ensure these new indexes are populated.
The default secret key value is now only used if the secret key file is not found not just if the secret key file is present but unreadable.
home_view setting was removed from the default Template context.
Template instances need to include their own context using the new
The Cabinet API serializer field named
parent, will be removed in version 5.0. Use the
parent_idinstead which is functionally identical.
indexwill be removed in version 5.0. Use fields
index_idwhich are functionally identical.
workflow_template_urlwill be removed in version 5.0. Use the
urlattribute of the
GitLab issue #1137 Mayan requires python 3.9 or higher since version 4.4