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Minecraft 1.12 Pre-Release 5

One step closer to 1.12!

We've been working hard to squash a whole bunch of bugs this week, that we just had to get a new pre-release out there as soon as possible! Look at that list of bug fixes! It's almost 10 whole bugs long!

Changes in 1.12 pre-release 5

  • Technical: All recipe unlock advancements now have a parent of minecraft:recipes/root
  • Technical: Some recipe unlock advancements were renamed
  • Fixed bug MC-117470 - Torches and redstone torches can be placed on the side of redstone blocks and observers
  • Fixed bug MC-117625 - Executes with relative coordinates in functions doesn't work properly
  • Fixed bug MC-117626 - Cannot use right click to place items in crafting grid after clicking recipe in recipe book while holding an item
  • Fixed bug MC-117628 - Ladders can't be placed above each other/drop when receiving block update
  • Fixed bug MC-117631 - Feeding seeds to tamed parrots additionally makes them sit down / stand up
  • Fixed bug MC-117638 - Ladders only go on adjacent block
  • Fixed bug MC-117643 - Feeding parrot a cookie does not count as killing
  • Fixed bug MC-117667 - Can't feed cookies to tamed parrots
  • Added some new bugs!

Changes in 1.12 pre-release 4

  • Beds now have the correct colour on the map
  • Added new arguments to /function: if <selector> and unless <selector>
  • Fixed bug MC-115025 - Clicking on recipe or on book to close crafting help additionally clicks in inventory
  • Fixed bug MC-116622 - Sometimes blocks from creative inventory can't be placed or dropped
  • Fixed bug MC-116723 - Particles of cracks when breaking colored shulkers boxes appear with the old color
  • Fixed bug MC-117428 - /function with /execute "An unknown error occurred while attempting to perform this command"
  • Fixed bug MC-117450 - Fences and walls now connect to melons, pumpkins, and jack-o-lanterns
  • Fixed bug MC-117543 - Recipe book is inconsistent with existing UI elements
  • Fixed bug MC-117544 - Colored beds don't appear colored on maps
  • Fixed bug MC-117560 - Recipe book crashes the game upon attempting to craft
  • Fixed bug MC-117562 - Executing a function as an entity doesn't use new sender
  • Fixed bug MC-117563 - Crash when using enchanted bow to craft dispenser via recipe book
  • Fixed bug MC-117564 - Game crashes when you click "advancements" button while there is no advancement done
  • Fixed bug MC-117579 - Tools and weapons tab icon of recipe book isn't centered
  • Fixed bug MC-117580 - Recipe book doesn't update crafting grid if one of its slots already has enough items to craft as often as possible
  • Fixed bug MC-117586 - Feeding a parrot uses item in off-hand as well
  • Fixed bug MC-117589 - Feeding Parrots cookies shows "fell out of world" death message
  • Fixed bug MC-117593 - Cookies kill invulnerable parrots in survival mode
  • Fixed bug MC-117605 - Ladders can be placed on transparent blocks if a solid block is nearby
  • Added some new bugs!

Changes in 1.12 pre-release 3

  • Added resistance to "how did we get here?" hidden challenge
  • Gave "how did we get here?" hidden challenge a big experience reward
  • Added more food items to "a balanced diet" challenge
  • Changed parrots to be fed with seeds, not cookies
  • Advancements will now remember the tab you last selected
  • The tutorial hints will be a little more smarter about deciding if now is a good time to learn how to punch wood
  • Allowed parrots to spawn in old jungles
  • Added new keybinding for opening advancements (default L)
  • Huge optimizations to both recipe book & creative inventory searching
  • Some optimizations to advancements
  • Technical: Changed requirements of advancements to an AND of ORs
  • Technical: Functions should now use file extension .mcfunction
  • Technical: Functions should not prefix commands with / (forwards slash)
  • Technical: Functions should only use # to comment (not //)
  • Technical: Functions should recurse as expected, even whilst mixing /function and /execute
  • Fixed bug MC-92916 - Player teleporting to unloaded chunks causing current chunks to be unloaded is removed from loaded entities list and not tracked by EntityTracker anymore resulting in client side desync
  • Fixed bug MC-96555 - Wolves, ocelots and parrots can teleport in all non-full cube blocks near owner including path, lava, fire...
  • Fixed bug MC-103067 - The unit for "Minutes Played" statistic is not always minutes
  • Fixed bug MC-108304 - "Level Requirement" message is not translateable
  • Fixed bug MC-108343 - Minecraft crashes with "java.lang.NullPointerException: Ticking screen" while pinging server on multiplayer server list (previously due to network issues, now more frequent)
  • Fixed bug MC-110243 - Sneaking + Hit = Moved Wrongly / No Knockback
  • Fixed bug MC-111054 - Invalid lang in options.txt leads to connection error
  • Fixed bug MC-111859 - Movement Validation Wrong
  • Fixed bug MC-112017 - The anvil rename field accepts 31 characters but the server rejects it if it is over 30
  • Fixed bug MC-112425 - Hitting rabbits with fire aspect sword: Couldn't smelt 0xtile.air@0 because there is no smelting recipe
  • Fixed bug MC-112765 - hoverEvent JSON with specified color does not share among new lines
  • Fixed bug MC-113255 - Server does not test if some files exist before trying to interact with them
  • Fixed bug MC-113429 - Wither can break piston extension and end gateway
  • Fixed bug MC-114110 - Constructor for playerlist header and footer packet (SPacketPlayerListHeaderFooter) is missing footer parameter
  • Fixed bug MC-114281 - MutableBlockPos leak
  • Fixed bug MC-115033 - Recipes for certain item subtype are unlocked for any subtype of item
  • Fixed bug MC-115404 - Items can duplicate if the item entity gets modified
  • Fixed bug MC-115407 - Loot entries serialise incorrectly
  • Fixed bug MC-116373 - Glazed terracotta blocks can be pulled with slime blocks
  • Fixed bug MC-116409 - Popup instructions for new players invasive for experienced users
  • Fixed bug MC-116422 - Fires put out by splash water bottles do not cause block update
  • Fixed bug MC-116425 - Invalid Map Can Crash Server
  • Fixed bug MC-116505 - Other sneaking players appear lower than you in multiplayer
  • Fixed bug MC-116533 - Glazed terracotta can't be pushed by branched slimeblock
  • Fixed bug MC-116663 - Empty advancement file crashes server when loading world
  • Fixed bug MC-116667 - Advancement GUI loading random textures if no background is defined
  • Fixed bug MC-116735 - "Previous Output" in command blocks shows under textbox
  • Fixed bug MC-116808 - @s is described as "target yourself" in a command block
  • Fixed bug MC-116905 - Dispenser Recipe uses Enchanted Bow
  • Fixed bug MC-116924 - Invalid advancement frame type crashes server
  • Fixed bug MC-116925 - Messages for Narrator library are not logged properly
  • Fixed bug MC-116926 - Advancement file containing only "null" crashes server
  • Fixed bug MC-116927 - Server crashes with "null" as advancement title or description value
  • Fixed bug MC-116934 - advancement trigger changed_dimension ignores end to overworld
  • Fixed bug MC-116973 - /fill only supports block entity tags for one of the filled blocks
  • Fixed bug MC-116982 - Block particles displayed in corner of area when using destroy option in fill command
  • Fixed bug MC-117009 - Some blocks can't trigger placed_block of advancements
  • Fixed bug MC-117012 - placed_block trigger doesn't detect corresponding block from buckets (but does detect the bucket item itself)
  • Fixed bug MC-117022 - /fill does not always send block updates
  • Fixed bug MC-117035 - Selected Advancement tab is forgotten when menu is closed
  • Fixed bug MC-117117 - Parrots disappear when entering the back of a boat
  • Fixed bug MC-117138 - "Loaded 'X' advancements" console spam
  • Fixed bug MC-117197 - Message for non-existent team specified in entity NBT data is logged as info instead of warning or error
  • Fixed bug MC-117223 - /reload feedback does not mention functions
  • Fixed bug MC-117268 - /function feedback says "commands" despite functions being able to contain only one command
  • Fixed bug MC-117313 - Advancements inherit "hidden": "true" field from their parent and cannot be overwritten
  • Fixed bug MC-117318 - Advancement title is not highlighted in hover text of advancement announcement in chat
  • Fixed bug MC-117319 - execute/selectors are broken
  • Fixed bug [MC-117321]( - [Functions] Anything commands executed relative to anything doesn't doesn't run the command
  • Fixed bug MC-117331 - Tripwire Hooks and Ladders can be placed on blocks that they should not be able to
  • Fixed bug MC-117332 - gamerule sendCommandFeedback and commandBlockOutput doesn't stop /functions from writing errors
  • Fixed bug MC-117341 - "How Did We Get Here?" Does not require the resistance effect
  • Fixed bug MC-117352 - Advancements misaligned offscreen
  • Fixed bug MC-117382 - "How did we get here" advancement does not give the reward
  • Fixed bug MC-117402 - Recipe book does not correctly add items to already placed but offset items in crafting grid invalidating recipe
  • Fixed bug MC-117419 - Advancement conditions with nbt data do not work correctly for inventory_changed
  • Fixed bug MC-117428 - /function with /execute "An unknown error occurred while attempting to perform this command"
  • Fixed bug MC-117450 - Fences and walls now connect to melons, pumpkins, and jack-o-lanterns
  • Fixed bug MC-117471 - Obtaining charcoal unlocks Block of Coal recipe
  • Fixed bug MC-117481 - Cannot place levers on hoppers anymore
  • Fixed bug MC-117518 - Recipe Book "Click and hold for more" option does not default to items you have in your inventory
  • Fixed bug MC-117543 - Recipe book is inconsistent with existing UI elements
  • Fixed bug MC-117545 - Recipe book tabs are cut off/misaligned
  • Added some new bugs!
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