OJS 2.4.0 Recommended Patches

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The following patches are recommended for OJS 2.4.0.

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Applying Patches

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 #7848: Both medra and datacite plugins include duplicate classes e.g. DOIExportPlugin
Bug #7855: Cannot reindex with external helper programs
Bug #7856: ABNT plugin calls nonexistent getDOI function
Bug #7864: Unquoted field in query - filterStatus when browsing subscriptions
Bug #7876: Submission editing DB syntax error
Bug #7882: Submission file downloads fail for editors in review stage
Bug #7883: UserXMLParser calls nonexistent insertInterests function
Bug #7912: func_get_args should not be used as parameter in PHP<5.3
Bug #7931: Uploading a layout file for submissions generates a fatal error
Bug #7933: viewing payments generates a fatal error
Bug #7936: AbntCitationPlugin.inc.php uses undefined constant String
Bug #7937: no or empty identify types shouldn nott be considered in the browse plugin
Bug #7941: Link to article page fails to redirect to login
Bug #7943: Some help pages missing Request object