Release Notes for TYPO3 CMS 8.7.0 / TYPO3 CMS 8 LTS
This document contains information about TYPO3 CMS 8.7.0 which was released on April 4th, 2017.
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- Before you update any instance to 8.7, have a backup in place.
- Now download the new core and present it to your instance (by symlink or copied files)
- Use the install tool to run the upgrade wizards
- Use the install tool to clear each and every cache you can find, even opcode.
- When you encounter compatibility problems with your extensions, look for the git versions around in order to find one already upgraded.
The usual upgrading procedure applies as well.
TYPO3 Release Packages (the downloadable tarballs and zip files) as well as Git tags are signed using PGP signatures during the automated release process. Besides that, MD5 and SHA2-256 hashes are being generated for these files. Find more details on verifying signatures and hashes in the infrastructure guide.
Example of verifying integrity of tar.gz package of current release:
wget --content-disposition https://get.typo3.org/8.7.0/tar.gz wget --content-disposition https://get.typo3.org/8.7.0/tar.gz.sig gpg --verify typo3_src-8.7.0.tar.gz.sig typo3_src-8.7.0.tar.gz