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Release info

Created by: xjm
Created on: 6 Jan 2016 at 22:46 UTC
Last updated: 24 Feb 2016 at 19:56 UTC
Core compatibility: 8.x
Release type: Bug fixes

Release notes

This is a patch release of Drupal 8 and is ready for use on production sites. See the CHANGELOG.txt for an extensive summary of changes and improvements since Drupal 7! Learn more about Drupal 8.

This release only contains bug fixes, along with documentation and testing improvements. Translators should take note of a handful of minor string changes since 8.0.1.

The following critical issues were discovered after 8.0.0 and are resolved in 8.0.2 (in addition to the dozens of major and minor issues listed further below):

Known issues

Several outstanding critical issues have been discovered after the 8.0.1 release but have not been fixed yet. Fixes for these issues will be targeted for a future patch release:

The following issues may affect people running Drupal 8.0.2 on specific hosting environments:

  • Installs on php-fpm environments may see fatal errors on enabling modules, due to #2572293: Do not rebuild router in kernel.terminate.
  • There is not yet per-commit testing for MySQL 5.7.9 or MariaDB 10.1.8 (both released October 2015), but there are no known issues with them. We intend to add per-commit testing on one of these databases soon.
  • Particular Apache configurations may have issues with serving public file assets. Issue: #2619250: Disabling -MultiViews in .htaccess can cause 500 errors
  • Installs running on PHP7 with the apcu extension, but with out the APC backwards compatibility extension will get fatal errors from Symfony's classloader[#2646100]

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