OJS 2.4.2 Recommended Patches
The following patches are recommended for OJS 2.4.2.
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Patches can be applied to the codebase using the GNU Patch Tool (available on most *NIX platforms, and as a free download for Windows-based systems).
Each entry below links to the Bugzilla record for the bug in question. Patches are linked from there. Patches against OJS should be applied with the -p1 option from within the OJS installation directory; patches against the PKP library should be applied with the -p1 option from within the lib/pkp subdirectory.
Note that security-related and other critical patches will be clearly identified as such; otherwise, patches should not be considered critical.
- Bug #8143: Lucene fixes/improvements patch
- Bug #8144: PayPal payments never complete with site restriction enabled patch
- Bug #8154: Incorrect column name causes error during Editor search patch
- Bug #8160: Call to a member function getRouter() on a non-object patch
- Bug #8173: Browse by Author fix patch
- Bug #8185: PubMed export does not allow for eLocation page ranges patch
- Bug #8190: Correct urlencoding of DOIs patch
- Bug #8210: One-click reviewer access not validating patch
- Bug #8225: Cannot create submission notes patch
- Bug #8233: Purchased issue should grant access to individual articles patch
- Bug #8241: Language entry discarded in QuickSubmit plugin patch
- Bug #8264: Upgrade bug with article_files transition and "temp" file type patch
- Bug #8248: Unable to create index on article_settings with postgres patch
- Bug #8252: Non-standard sequence naming leads to PostgreSQL error patch
- Bug #8310: Boolean true mistakenly used in upgrade query instead of string 'true' patch
- Bug #8338: 2.4.0 upgrade scripts disrupt 2.3.x upgrade scripts patch
- Bug #8343: Fix copyediting highlight status patch
- Bug #8396: File manager with path_info_disabled can explore outside files dir patch
- Bug #8420: Submission email log assoc_id clobbered in 2.4.0 upgrade patch
- Bug #8151: Investigate APC bug workaround patch
- Bug #8247: Relax "not null" constraint for review_round_id for PostgreSQL updates patch
- Bug #8431: Form locale selection does not work in Announcements or Announcement Types forms patch
- Bug #8272: Corrections to es_ES locale (First name, middle name, last name) patch
- Bug #8226: Corrections to it_IT countries listing patch
- Bug #8468: Custom article identifiers incorrectly ascribed to issue objects on native import patch