Moodle 2.8.2 release notes

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Releases > Moodle 2.8.2 release notes

Release date: Not yet released

Here is the full list of fixed issues in 2.8.2.


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Functional changes

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API changes

  • In the Task API, each adhoc and scheduled task now has it's own SMTP buffer, and the legacy cron has one buffer for all tasks. Previously scheduled tasks had no buffer, and the legacy cron had a buffer only for tasks of activity modules.
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Security issues

A number of security related issues were resolved. Details of these issues will be released after a period of approximately one week to allow system administrators to safely update to the latest version.

Fixes and improvements

  • MDL-37704 - Cannot lock description field in users' profiles
  • MDL-48164 - 'Reply to email' results in out-of-office replies posted in forum
  • MDL-46472 - Upgrade to 2.7 stuck in 'upgrade database now' loop with undeletable themes
  • MDL-40241 - Default Manager and Teacher role unable to manually mark course as completed
  • MDL-14908 - Parent Role can't view courses for students that are in groups
  • MDL-47993 - Import from Microsoft calendar file issue

See also