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Comment: Migration of unmigrated content due to installation of a new plugin


We now offer the Release Testing Helper to help you test the upgrade to OpenMRS 1.9.0 using your existing data. You can get more information about this module by reading ?Release Testing Helper Module on the OpenMRS Wiki. A video recording of how to use the Release Testing Helper is available on YouTube.


titleNon-Backwards-Compatible Changes for Developers

OpenMRS 1.9 includes a few non-backwards-compatible changes from version 1.8:

  • Form no longer has the xslt and template properties. Use the new FormResource API.
  • Encounter provider is no longer a mere person but has to be in the new provider tables. So a provider may not be a person. And each encounter provider has to be associated with an encounter role.
  • Hibernate upgraded.  See  See ?Non-backwards-compatible changes to Hibernate's Type API