Add repository of Gerrit type to support verifying changes/patchsets from a Gerrit server.
Avoid creating build requests to check for changes if a branch is not changed since last check when Git repository is set to build against a set of branches. This behavior can be turned off via option Queue Changed Branches Only in configuration advanced setting.
Improve Git repository to continue with build even if changes can not be calculated (for instance when the branch is rebased).
Add Record Changes step to record changes of specified repository without checking it out.
Submit If Successful of Perforce shelve support can be scripted.
Run perforce reconcile command before build instead of after build if reconcile option is enabled for the repository. This is useful to leave workspace untouched for diagnostics purpose after running a build.
Perforce shelve support is improved to leverage the -e switch when submitting perforce shelved changes. This option has the advantage of also removing the shelved changes at developer side if the change is submitted by QuickBuild.
Integrate JFrog Artifactory to publish artifacts and resolve build dependencies.
Able to persist unprocessed build requests upon system shutdown, and resume to process persisted build requests after system is started.
Add step condition if the build is cancelled and execute as long as the build is not cancelled to control whether or not a step should be executed upon build cancellation.
Sync Maven build version after running maven build step in order to pick up version changes in pom file modified by maven release plugin.
Improve grid system to check agent connectivity periodically during a build and cancel all build steps running in the grid when agent connection loss is detected.
Pause action in system setting page now simply pauses build requests instead of failing them.
Add options in configuration advanced settings to execute specified scripts upon deleting configurations and builds.
Audit logging of builds triggered by other builds.
Single sign-on support by trusting user name in specified http header, which can be configured via security setting page.
Able to define permission sets in administration page and assign permission sets to groups.
Able to run as arbitrary user from user management page if current user has administrative rights.
Manually associated groups at QuickBuild side to a LDAP user will remain associated even after a LDAP group refresh.
Able to find overrides and usages in descendant configurations for steps/repositories/variables/notifications/aggregations/promotions.
Able to view step log before build finishes.
Improve build live log to display log entries more accurately when parallel steps are involved.
Improve build live log to pause refreshing if user scrolls back.
Able to aggregate SCM changes to display overall SCM changes and statistics of descendant configurations.
Provide the option of not matching specified criteria when filter active grid nodes.
Able to copy current configuration to selected parent at right top side of the screen.
Able to display custom banner via system setting page.
Able to render html tags in custom request/build column.
Display schedule information in configuration search page.
Configuration search is now case insensitive.
Able to display links to failed dependency build in step status graph.
Node link now points to node detail page on step status graph for consistence with other node links, and a separate workspace link is added to lead user to node workspace page on step status graph.
Adds an option in configuration advanced settings to control whether or not to display configuration links in build pipelines page.
RESTful API can now list promoted builds if specific build via /rest/builds/<build id>/promotedTo.
Able to create/update/delete grid resources via RESTful API.
Able to add custom tabs to details of a particular grid node via extension point NodeTabContribution.
Improve MiscUtils.sendMail to be able to specify bcc list.
Return a http status code of 204 (no content) for file listing RESTful API of specified path does not exist.
Velocity template of email notification can now use #include/#parse directive to include contents under the publish directory of current build.
Add metrics of new arriving build requests.
Apache commons codec is updated to latest version to make it working with groovy http client.
EC2 node can go offline right after it is picked for running a step.
Running agent/server on Mac OSX Yosemite prints error message of "illegal option – o" (requires re-installing of build agent).
Mac OSX Yosemite is incorrectly identified as 32bit although it is 64bit (requires re-installing of build agent).
Large build log can cause read timeout exception to make build logs not available after build.
Hibernate exception of illegally attempted to a proxy with two open sessions can be raised when requesting a manual build.
Audit log does not contain changes made to alert and custom stats settings.
Http basic authentication information is not URL encoded when cloning a Git repository.
Perforce commit dates is incorrect if timezone of QuickBuild server and Perforce server is different.
Perforce client can be re-created in some cases when shelve support is enabled.
Agent token can get lost at server side to cause agent not being able to connect with server.
Mail timeout setting does not have effect.
BACKWARD COMPATIBILITY ISSUES
Since 5.0.14, RESTful APIs for fetching changes and issues are changed, especially for configuration param, the notable changes are, when you specify configuration path before 5.0.14, you need add PATH: as a prefix, now, you can specify the configuration path directly.
Groovy is upgraded from 1.7.9 to 1.8.9 and this may affect some existing scripts.
When upgrading to QuickBuild 5.0.14, you may need reinstall QuickBuild for JIRA plugin, as the old plugin is not compatible with the new REST API supplied by QuickBuild.