Released: October 15, 2023
This version includes fixes backported from series 4.5.
Improved how caches and proxies are calculated to allow more configurations of PYPI and APT caches. Added support for upstream Docker image mirroring. These changes greatly speed up Docker image building directly and via GitOps.
Updated the Docker builder image from version 20.10.21-dind to 23.0.6-dind. Updated the base Debian image from version debian:11.7-slim to debian:11.8-slim.
Updated the Docker image
entrypoint.sh to skip changing the ownership
of files if
MAYAN_COMMON_DISABLE_LOCAL_STORAGE is set to any truthy
value (True, true, T, t, Yes, yes, Y, y, 1).
Updated Django from version 3.2.20 to 3.2.22. Updated PIP from version 22.2 to 23.2.1. Updated PyYAML from version 6.0 to 6.0.1.
Backported periodic task import checking to ensure only valid periodic tasks are created.
Fixed editing of existing metadata workflow actions.
add_filemethod for the
Update the GitLab CI deployment stage to not install the Docker runtime.
Remove deprecated management commands:
Follow the solutions outlined in the troubleshooting section: troubleshooting-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