CakePHP 4.2.6 Released

The CakePHP core team is happy to announce the immediate availability of CakePHP 4.2.6. This is a maintenance release for the 4.2 branch that fixes several community reported issues.


You can expect the following changes in 4.2.6. See the changelog for every commit.

  • Updated API documentation for FrozenDate.
  • Improved Security.salt warning message.
  • Improved exception message in Collection::groupBy() when no key is used.
  • cake plugin assets can now handle symlinks on windows.
  • Fixed variadic string argument resolution in ControllerFactory.
  • Fixed ‘text file busy’ errors that can occur when deleting files on virtual machines.
  • Fixed assertMailSentToAt(0) not working correctly.

Contributors to 4.2.6

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

  • ADmad
  • Corey Taylor
  • Karma Dice
  • Mark Scherer
  • Mark Story
  • gregs
  • ndm2

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.