Hawkpost v1.3.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-04-08 // over 3 years ago
  • ๐Ÿš€ This release updates several components to more recent versions, adds better flow to set up self-hosted instances and adds many small improvements to the overall software package.
    Logged users can now add their email to sent messages.

    Major Changes

    • โœ‚ Removed server sign experimental feature, since it had several compatibility issues #289
    • โž• Added reply_to field to messages sent by logged in users #290

    ๐Ÿ›  Minor Changes and bug fixes

    • ๐Ÿ”„ Changed the development workflow to use pipenv #281
    • โšก๏ธ Updated development environment setup instructions #81
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix box description multi-line issue #280
    • โšก๏ธ Update OpenPGP.js to version 3 #284
    • โž• Added meta description and alt text to home page #283
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed missing contact information on closed box page #287

    โšก๏ธ How to update from previous version

    Since the dependency management of the project changed. You will need to change the instruction you usually do to run the project. This time you will need to run the following commands after fetching the new code changes:

    • $ pipenv install
    • ๐Ÿ— $ gulp build
    • $ pipenv run python manage.py collectstatic

    ๐Ÿš€ The deployment commands (such as celery and gunicorn) should now be preceded by pipenv run.


Previous changes from v1.2.0

  • ๐Ÿš€ This release brings more control to the user key state, automating reminders of expiration for all keys and letting the user audit recent key changes. Also several annoying issues were fixed and more clear instructions were added to the front-end.

    Major changes:

    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improved key verification. Now all users are notified, more than once, when their key is about to expire. #274
    • ๐ŸŒฒ Key change log. In order to improve transparency and control to the user, all changes to their "public key" field are record and shown in the settings page. #275

    ๐Ÿ›  Minor changes and bug-fixes:

    • โšก๏ธ Updated the project dependencies (some with vulnerabilities) #256, #261
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed settings overlapping button issue #252
    • โž• Added instructions to first time users, when the box list is empty #246
    • โšก๏ธ Users can now update their passwords (those who signed up using email+password) #254
    • โž• Added instance information to the about page #262
    • โž• Added custom error pages #265
    • Re-factor of the key verification function (key_state) #266
    • When generating the submit page, the owner key is verified #267
    • โšก๏ธ Updated openpgp.js to v2.5.3 #268 (solves the extended expiration problem described here)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix syntax error caused by an invalid translation block #276

    โšก๏ธ How to update from previous version

    ๐Ÿ‘ In this version SUPPORT_NAME and SUPPORT_EMAIL environment variables are now required. So before going through any of the following steps add them to your environment or .env file.

    โšก๏ธ To update from the previous version, you need to run the following commands after fetching the new code changes:

    • $ pip install -r requirements/requirements.txt
    • ๐Ÿ— $ gulp build
    • $ python manage.py collectstatic