BuildMaster 4.5 Beta Released

Now before you upgrade, please note that ...

BuildMaster 4.5.0 is a beta release.

That said, our beta releases are quite stable (we use them internally), and we do support users who choose to upgrade sooner.

To install or upgrade, simply download BuildMaster and run the installer.

Make sure to check out the BuildMaster 4.5 Overview to learn what's in this beta, and what will be coming. Here are the specific items we changed in this beta:

  • BM-1647 - FIX: Approval required event listener does not validate against the correct environment when used a post-deployment step
  • BM-1646 - FIX: Using a PathCombine function in the target of a Synchronize Files action can fail the execution
  • BM-1645 - Allow release scheme to be changed after an application has been created
  • BM-1644 - Installer should make sure app pool is shut down before an upgrade if using IIS
  • BM-1643 - Improve usability of Schedule Execution page
  • BM-1642 - FIX: Auto-promote can erroneosly occur to first environment after a build step
  • BM-1630 - Default focus to first input field in modal dialogs
  • BM-1629 - Allow variable values to be blank
  • BM-1628 - New releases should be auto sorted based on release number scheme
  • BM-1627 - Installer should grant sufficient privileges to web application account to monitor service status
  • BM-1624 - Clarify "No permission to communicate with service" resolution
  • BM-1621 - FIX: A large number of variables in the variable editor contained on a modal page can cause the Save and Cancel buttons to align improperly

To learn more about how we distinguish between major, minor, and maintenance releases, make sure to check out KB#1059 - When should I update?