Archived - WebObjects 5.4.1 release notes

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This document contains an overview and download information for the WebObjects 5.4.1 Update. WebObjects 5.4.1 is primarily for developers who want to develop WebObjects applications with Mac OS X 10.5. WebObjects 5.4.1 is formally qualified and supported on the  Mac OSX Leopard/Java 5 platform .  Please note that WebObjects 5.4.1 is tested to work with the default Xcode installation location and is not guaranteed to work with other installation locations.  The upgrade installer always updates the default location for WebObjects frameworks.

This update addresses the following issues:

  • Issues with serializing/deserializing webservices data
  • Deadlock issues in EOF
  • SQL generation for various database vendors
  • Issues with WebObjects Foundation collection classes
  • Deployment tool fixes
  • Additional fixes

Installing WebObjects 5.4.1 Developer System

The WebObjects 5.4.1 Developer Update is available as an ADC download at http://developer.apple.com/tools/download/ and  http://connect.apple.com/.  It requires Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.

System requirements

  • Java 5
  • WebObjects 5.4
  • Mac OS X 10.5 or later
If you are installing a clean WebObjects 5.4 system, install the software in the following order:
  1. Run the Xcode 3.0 installer.
  2. Select the Custom Install option.
  3. Select the WebObjects install packages.
  4. Use Software Update and update to the latest Java 5
  5. Go to ADC Tools download at http://developer.apple.com/tools/download/ or http://connect.apple.com/
  6. Download the WebObjects 5.4.1 update
If you are updating from WebObjects 5.4 to WebObjects 5.4.1 Developer, install the software in the following order:
  1. Run Software Update and upgrade to the latest version of 10.5.
  2. Run Software Update and upgrade to the latest Java 5 release.
  3. Download the WebObjects 5.4.1 from http://developer.apple.com/tools/download/ or http://connect.apple.com/ and run the update installer.

Installing WebObjects 5.4.1 update for Mac OS X Server version 10.5

This update is available through the Software Update feature of Mac OS X Server.  It is part of the Mac OS X Server 10.5 update and is not an individual download.

System requirements

  • Mac OS X Server version 10.5 or later
  • Java 5
If you are updating a WebObjects 5.4 system or creating a new install on Mac OS X Server version 10.5
  1. Install Mac OS X Server version 10.5
  2. Run Software Update to update to Mac OS X Server version 10.5.2

Resolved issues

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ID

Name

Description

Workaround

1

5044578

Enum EOAttribute values should be case insensitive

Enumerated values should be case insensitive

This issue has been resolved

2

5405227

Vertical inheritance does not generate the right sequence table name

When doing vertical inheritance with sequences the table name inserted in the generated SQL is incorrect. The name inserted is the parent entity even through the parent is abstract and does not have a table name

This issue has been resolved

3

5511895

Fontbase dates are incorrectly formatted with the WebObjects 5.4 Frontbase JDBC plugin

The time segment is incorrectly formatted if the hour, minutes or seconds are only on digit i.e. 15:15:60 will work but 9:9:9 will generate 9:9:9 instead of 09:09:09

This issue has been resolved

4

5516082

Deadlock in EOF when creating multiple cooperating object stores

Deadlock in EOF when calling EOObjectStoreCoordinator.addCooperatingObjectStore()

This issue has been resolved

5

5544517

Generics API definition for NSArray.arrayByAddingObjectsFromArray() causing compile issues

The method signature for NSArray.arrayByAddingObjectsFromArray(NSArray<E> otherArray) was changed to arrayByAddingObjectsFromArray(NSArray<? extends E> otherArray).

This issue has been resolved

6

5575439

Invalid SQL generated for schema creation with some database plugin

Invalid SQL is generated for database plugin that does not overwrite createTableStatementsForEntityGroup method.

The issue has been resolved

7

5605821

ClassCastException thrown when serializing/deserializing EOAndQualifiers

A ClassCastException was thrown when serializing/deserializing EOAndQualifiers

This issue has been resolved


WODeployment


ID

Name

Description

Workaround

1

5464564

Version number on JavaMonitor page title

WebObjects version number on login page of JavaMonitor is not updated

This issue has been resolved

2

5467390

JavaMonitor migration tab should be removed.

Unsupported feature

The issue has been resolved

3

5614958

Files not appearing in JavaMonitor path wizard on Leopard Server

Files not appearing in JavaMonitor path wizard on Leopard Server

This issue has been resolved


WOExamples


ID

Name

Description

Workaround

1

5585707

The WOStats page was broken in some instances

The WOStats page was broken in some instances

This issue has been resolved


WOF


ID

Name

Description

Workaround

1

5405221

Incorrect handling of Ajax Form

WOForm is not submitted correctly for AJAX request

This issue has been resolved

2

5405486

Default class path in WSDD

The hard coded default client.wsdd refer to non existent class path

The issue has been resolved

3

5407816

PageFragmentCache is not using the set size

PageFragmentCache uses the default constructor from LinkedHashMap and never uses the pageFragmentCacheSize on WOApplication.

The issue has been resolved

4

5474379

WODless element, attribute and xml namespaces

WODless element, attribute are not properly rendered.

This issue has been resolved

5

5531460

WSDL does not includes Types declaration

The Web Service Registrar need to keep track of required types and include it in the WSDL.

The issue has been resolved

6

5567988

WebServices NSData and NSTimstamp

WebService NSData and NSTimstamp and incorrectly serialized

The issue has been resolved

7

5569244

Handling corrupted JPEG image header

Check and handle JPEG header

The issue has been resolved

8

5573199

WebObjects App unix launch script no longer platform independent

WebObjects App unix launch script no longer platform independent due to some network services detection code. This is now parameterized out for only OS X.

This issue has been resolved

9

5585621

Inconsistencies in http header key handling in WOMessage

Handle keys set in the internal header dictionary.

The issue has been resolved


WOFoundation


ID

Name

Description

Workaround

1

3325344

NSMutableArray listIterator doesn't implement set() and is broken in other ways

put(), set() should be supported on collection classes.

This issue has been resolved

2

5084986

NSMutableArray.set(int, obj) is not implemented

NSMutableArray.set(int, obj) is not implemented

This issue has been resolved

3

5278732

MSMutableArray - subList(...).clear() incorrect implementation

subList() returns a cloned version of the subList instead of a live view on the underlying array.

This issue has been resolved

4

5417143

Time stamp in WO log file

The time stamp shows GMT time with local time zone.

The issue has been resolved

5

5438593

MSMutableArray - subList(...).clear() incorrect implementation

subList() returns a cloned version of the subList instead of a live view on the underlying array.

This issue has been resolved

6

5515597

Plist deserialization does not work when not connected to the network

This is due to improper lookup of references to 'Apple Computer' instead of 'Apple, Inc' for the DTD reference

This issue has been resolved

7

5533962

NSArray( Object [] ) constructor behavior does not match documentation

The constructors for NSArray were not properly respecting/ignoring null values according to the documented specification.

This issue has been resolved

8

5578204

NSBundle class loading breaks for embedded frameworks

NSBundle class loading breaks for embedded frameworks

This issue has been resolved

9

5606848

Conversion from NSData (byte) to HEX String throws exception

Conversion from NSData (byte) to HEX String throws an IndexOutOfBoundsException.

This issue has been resolved


Last Modified: Feb 20, 2012
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