CakePHP 3.8.6 Released

The CakePHP core team is happy to announce the immediate availability of CakePHP 3.8.6. This is a maintenance release for the 3.8 branch that fixes several community reported issues.


You can expect the following changes in 3.8.6. See the changelog for every commit.

  • Microseconds are no longer dropped when creating Time and FrozenTime instances from other datetime objects.
  • Improved API documentation and deprecated tags.
  • Time::__debugInfo() has been aligned with the implementation in chronos.
  • Http\Client now reads cookies from the correct subdomain when handling cross subdomain redirects.
  • Dates before 1600 are now accepted by Validation::dateTime().
  • FormHelper::dateTime() now correctly handles empty options that are incompletely defined arrays.
  • Validation::compareFields() now works with null.

Contributors to 3.8.6

Thank you to all the contributors that helped make this release happen:

  • ADmad
  • Corey Taylor
  • Edgaras JanuĊĦauskas
  • Iftekhar Ahmed Eather
  • Mark Scherer
  • Mark Story
  • detinkin
  • itosho

As always, we would like to thank all the contributors that opened issues, created pull requests or updated the documentation.

Download a packaged release on github.