RT 4.0.12 released

It’s my pleasure to announce RT 4.0.12 is now available for download.


SHA1 sums
779ae82d1847aea23afe28e54a982c59f93b4953 rt-4.0.12.tar.gz
8ef461c88486fa551985323ef6ed56e626176258 rt-4.0.12.tar.gz.sig

This release of RT repairs a regression in 4.0.11. If you use the Rich
Text Editor, the red background on Reply was missing due to the update
of CKEditor to support IE10. It also includes a database upgrade, so
please make sure to run ‘make upgrade-database’.


  • Date and DateTime Custom Fields now have the same ‘smart’ date parsing
    that core RT date fields have.
  • Improved logging when the sending of a Correspond or Comment fails.
  • The Quick Search preferences page now has Select/Clear All buttons.
  • Unprivileged users can now change Language and Time Zone.
  • Warn MySQL users if their max_allowed_packet is dangerously low.


  • Repair 4.0.11 regression where red background on Reply with the
    RichText Editor was lost.
  • Quiet warnings in the verbose user format.
  • Allow changing the case of a Group’s name (prevented by earlier code
    stopping you from having two groups with the same name).
  • Allow changing the case of a Class’s name.
  • Avoid warnings when using empty Templates.
  • Update our InnoDB checks for MySQL 5.6 compatibility.
  • Clarification of when SetOutgoingMailFrom and OverrideOutgoingMailFrom
    are available.
  • Improve layout of collection lists in IE.
  • Fix Attach more files button in Self Service.
  • Set caching headers on autocomplete endpoints.
  • Restore and improve prematurely deleted documentation for
  • Correct the encoding of Dashboard email Subject headers.
  • Fix the default roles on User->WatchedQueues.
  • Document the need to grant SeeCustomField in UPGRADING-3.4.
  • Nudge menus below the shadows in aileron.
  • Fix missing headers and a syntax error in the
    /REST/1.0/attachment/NN endpoint.


  • Improve the display of numbers when using the French localization.
  • Built in components and searches (such as Bookmarked Tickets) are now
  • Use PostgreSQL error codes in the full-text-indexer instead of
    matching on error messages that may be in a non-english language.
  • Localize ‘Dashboard’ during creation.
  • Mark ‘Modify this user’ as localizable.


  • Test can now be run against a remote DB server.
  • Install etc/upgrade to make some rt-setup-database actions easier
    without requiring access to the install directory.
  • RT_TEST_PARALLEL_NUM controls the -j param in make parallel-test
  • Work around a git bug in git archive when packaging releases.
    This caused the third party sources to bloat the 4.0.11 tarball.
  • Fix examples in the CreateTickets documentation.
  • RT Ticket types (ticket, approval, reminder) are now always forced to
    lower case.
  • Allow the use of ‘NOT IN’ in Limits (assuming a new enough

A complete changelog is available from git by running:
git log rt-4.0.11…rt-4.0.12
or visiting
Comparing rt-4.0.11...rt-4.0.12 · bestpractical/rt · GitHub

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