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2016 Week 35 (Very Late August)
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Summary of changes from August 20, 2016 to August 26, 2016.

PhabricatorrPrP067d12d27 commits
ArcanistrARCrARC9e82ef91 commit
libphutilrPHUrPHU5fd1af82 commits
Instances (SAAS)rSAASrSAAS3e81f6e0 commits
Services (SAAS)rSERVICESrSERVICES7c8c3700 commits
Core (SAAS)rCORErCORE32ca0530 commits
  • These changes were promoted to stable.


  • The default homepage has received minor updates. See T11533 for discussion.


  • No notes in this period.


20160824.connectionlog.sql18 msPermanently destroys old Conduit connection logs.
20160824.repohint.01.hint.sql31 msAdds repository hints.
20160824.repohint.02.movebad.php11 msMigrates ancient "bad commits" table to repository hints.
20160824.repohint.03.nukebad.sql11 msRemoves ancient "bad commits" table.
20160825.ponder.sql756 msPermanently destroys old Ponder votes.

"Duration" is the duration for this install, and may not be representative.

These migrations permanently destroy two types of data:

  • Long ago, Conduit was session-oriented. Modern connections generally are not session-oriented. The connection log table worked like an access log for these sessions. New data has not been written to it in about 8 months.
  • Long ago, we supported voting on answers in Ponder. We removed this feature more than a year ago, but are now destroying the data.

Upgrading / Compatibility

  • We've added a setup warning for always_populate_raw_post_data, which can raise deprecation warnings in certain configurations. You may need to adjust your php.ini after updating to silence our warning about those warnings. See T9235 for discussion.


  • Added a new "Repository Hints" system for providing parsing and display hints about unusual commits. These situations are very rare, see Repository Hints and Rewriting Commits.
  • arc now allows you to install standard API tokens, with a stern warning.
  • The docblock parser is now slightly more flexible.
  • We are now more aggressive about rejecting sequences in phutil_utf8ize() (3-byte and 4-byte overlong encodings; UTF16 surrogate pairs).
  • Adding or removing emails now prompt for MFA.
  • Global fulltext search no longer offers document types for uninstalled applications.
  • Added a setup check for empty or misconfigured REMOTE_ADDR.
  • We no longer fail to import artificially manufactured Git commits with timestamps larger than the range of a 32-bit integer. See T11537 for discussion.
  • Customizing pinned applications on the homepage is now a little more manageable.
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