[RCD] Stable version 0.9.0 released

Muhammad Zamri Bin Muhamad Suharini zamri at shahputra.edu.my
Tue Apr 16 02:58:43 CEST 2013

On 2013-04-16 06:05, Thomas Bruederli wrote: 

> Hello folks
> We can proudly announce the next stable release of Roundcube. This
> version enhances the webmail experience with these new features:
> * Improved rendering of forwarded and attached messages
> * Optionally display and compose email messages a new windows
> * Unified UI for message view and composition
> * Show sender photos from contacts in email view
> * Render thumbnails for image attachments
> * Download all attachments as zip archive (using the zipdownload plugin)
> * Forward multiple emails as attachments
> * CSV import for contacts
> The major change of this version isn't really visible to the users but
> even more important for the developers: the Roundcube framework. We
> decoupled the core functions for IMAP access, SMTP email sending,
> database abstraction, caching, etc. from the webmail application in
> order to make them usable for other free software products.
> Another major change since the 0.8 series is the new database
> abstraction layer. In order to add support for SQLite3, the PEAR:MDB2
> dependency was dropped and Roundcube now uses the native PHP Data
> Objects (PDO). It's enabled by default since PHP 5.1 and is considered
> stable and well-developed. One drawback, however, is a small lack in
> the MySQL PDO driver which makes PHP 5.3 a requirement for this
> version of Roundcube when using the MySQL database.
> A minor but rather handy improvement is a complete new database update
> mechanism that makes schema changes much easier to be deployed. After
> the upgrade, simply run bin/updatedb.sh to apply the necessary changes
> to the database Roundcube connects to. In case you used
> bin/installto.sh to perform the update, the schema upgrades are done
> applied and no further actions are required.
> After lots of testing and collecting your feedback, this version is
> considered stable and it also includes the recently discovered
> vulnerability that allows an attacker to modify its users preferences
> in a way that he can then read arbitrary files from the server. We
> therefore recommend to update all productive installations of
> Roundcube.
> Download both the webmail and the framework packages from
> http://roundcube.net/download [1]
> Read the full list of changes here: http://trac.roundcube.net/wiki/Changelog [2]
> IMPORTANT: We're still getting a lot of support requests from users
> who are under the impression that Roundcube is a public service such
> as Gmail or Hotmail. Unfortunately we cannot help these people and
> thus we'd like to encourage everybody once more to enter an URL to the
> option named 'support_url' in the Roundcube config. This will be
> display a link on all screens including the login page that should
> guide your users to instructions how to get help for your specific
> email service that uses Roundcube.
> Thanks a lot for using Roundcube and for your support!
> Best,
> Thomas
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If you got this error: PHP Fatal error: Undefined class constant
'MYSQL_ATTR_FOUND_ROWS' and you're using PHP >= 5.3, pls install
pdo_mysql package. Just a reminder for everyone. 

[1] http://roundcube.net/download
[2] http://trac.roundcube.net/wiki/Changelog
[3] http://lists.roundcube.net/mailman/listinfo/dev
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