Funnelback 8.0.2 release notes

Released : 2nd April 2009

Upgrade issues

  • Any existing tagging databases will need to be exported, and then reimported into the new database format.

  • New CSS files will be copied to search.css.dist, instead of to search.css. Changes can be merged manually if desired.

New Features

  • Allow throttling of filecopy requests (to reduce load on the target server).

  • Allow ignoring of text copy protection on gathered PDF files (off by default).

Selected bugfixes and improvements

  • Include updated Davisor text filtering framework (Publishor 5.2)

  • Thesaurus tag expansion feature fixed.

  • Use lower priority for text extraction on Windows to reduce load on search server.

  • Filecopy user authentication was moved to the core filecopy settings.

  • Documentation improvements.

  • Fix filecopy gathering of documents with uppercase extensions.

  • Fix fluster "by site" listing for filecopy collections.

  • Fix XML parsing error with cached pages for docx files.

  • Ignore Microsoft Office temporary files when filecopy gathering.

  • Report accurate document sizes for gathered binary documents in filecopy collections.

  • Fix click feedback for filecopy collections.

  • More useful result summaries for filecopy collections.

  • Neaten the display of filecopy URLs.

  • Neaten the display of filecopy titles.

  • Search and tagging look and feel updates.

  • Improve summaries for docx documents.

  • Do not display spelling suggestions for expanded queries.

  • Fix warning output by updating shipped Regexp::Common.

  • Fix reporting bug where data displayed was for a particular month only.

  • Remove blank lines from CSV exported query reports.

  • Prevent htpasswd.pl creating multiple accounts with the same name.

  • Fix tag feedback for filecopy collections.

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