Koha 16.11.10 release

The Koha community is proud to announce the release of Koha 16.11.10.

Koha 16.11.10 can be downloaded from:

Installation instructions can be found at:

  • Koha Wiki
  • OR in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball

Koha 16.11.10 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

It includes 1 enhancements, 35 bugfixes.

 

Enhancements

Architecture, internals, and plumbing

  • [18931] Add a “data corrupted” section on the about page

Critical bugs fixed

Acquisitions

  • [18756] Users can view aq.baskets even if they are not allowed

Architecture, internals, and plumbing

  • [18966] Move of checkouts – Deal with duplicate IDs at DBMS level

MARC Bibliographic record staging/import

  • [18577] Importing a batch using a framework not fully set up causes and endless loop

OPAC

  • [18572] Improper branchcode set during OPAC renewal
  • [18955] autocomplete is on in OPAC password recovery

Test Suite

  • [18807] www/batch.t is failing
  • [18826] REST API tests do not clean up

Tools

Z39.50 / SRU / OpenSearch Servers

  • [18910] Regression: Z39.50 wrong conversion in Unimarc by Bug 18152

Other bugs fixed

Acquisitions

  • [18830] Message to user is poorly constructed

Architecture, internals, and plumbing

  • [14572] insert_single_holiday() forces a value on an AUTO_INCREMENT column, during an INSERT
  • [18771] CGI.pm: Subroutine multi_param redefined
  • [18824] Remove stray i from matching-rules.tt

Database

  • [18848] borrowers.lastseen comment typo

Documentation

  • [18554] Adjust a few typos including responsability

I18N/L10N

  • [18699] Get rid of %%] in translation for edi_accounts.tt
  • [18703] Translatability: Resolve some remaining %%] problems for staff client in 6 Files
  • [18800] Patron card images: Add some more explanation to upload page and fix small translatability issue
  • [18901] Sysprefs translation: translate only .pref files (not *.pref)

Label/patron card printing

  • [17181] Patron card creator replaces existing image when uploading image with same name

Lists

  • [18214] Cannot edit list permissions of a private list

OPAC

  • [18400] Noisy warns in opac-search.pl during itemtype sorting
  • [18634] Missing empty line at end of opac.pref / colliding translated preference sections

Patrons

  • [18858] Warn when deleting a borrower debarment

Reports

  • [11235] Names for reports and dictionary are cut off when quotes are used
  • [13452] Average checkout report always uses biblioitems.itemtype

SIP2

  • [18755] Allow empty password fields in Patron Info requests

Some SIP devices expect an empty password field in a patron info request to be accepted as OK by the server. Since patch for bug 16610 was applied this is not the case. This reinstates the old behaviour for sip logins with the parameter allow_empty_passwords=”1″

Serials

  • [18356] Prediction pattern wrong, skips years, for some year based frequencies
  • [18607] Fix date calculations for monthly frequencies in Serials
  • [18697] Fix date calculations for day/week frequencies in Serials

System Administration

  • [18934] Warns in Admin -> SMS providers

Templates

  • [17639] Remove white filling inside of Koha logo

Test Suite

  • [18748] Noisy t/db_dependent/AuthorisedValues.t
  • [18804] Selenium tests are failing

Tools

  • [18613] Deleting a Letter from a library as superlibrarian deletes the “All libraries” rule

System requirements

Important notes:

  • Perl 5.10 is required
  • Zebra is required

Documentation

The Koha manual is maintained in DocBook.The home page for Koha documentation is

As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the Koha manual is available:

The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at

Translations

Complete or near-complete translations of the OPAC and staff interface are available in this release for the following languages:

  • English (USA)
  • Arabic (99%)
  • Armenian (96%)
  • Chinese (China) (85%)
  • Chinese (Taiwan) (99%)
  • Czech (95%)
  • Danish (71%)
  • English (New Zealand) (93%)
  • Finnish (100%)
  • French (99%)
  • French (Canada) (94%)
  • German (100%)
  • German (Switzerland) (100%)
  • Greek (82%)
  • Hindi (99%)
  • Italian (100%)
  • Korean (52%)
  • Norwegian Bokmål (57%)
  • Occitan (78%)
  • Persian (59%)
  • Polish (100%)
  • Portuguese (100%)
  • Portuguese (Brazil) (86%)
  • Slovak (92%)
  • Spanish (100%)
  • Swedish (98%)
  • Turkish (100%)
  • Vietnamese (72%)

Partial translations are available for various other languages.

The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see

for information about translating Koha, and join the koha-translate list to volunteer:

The most up-to-date translations can be found at:

Release Team

The release team for Koha 16.11.10 is

Credits

We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 16.11.10:

  • Catalyst IT

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 16.11.10.

  • apirak (1)
  • root (1)
  • Aleisha Amohia (3)
  • Colin Campbell (2)
  • Nick Clemens (4)
  • Tomás Cohen Arazi (1)
  • Chris Cormack (1)
  • Christophe Croullebois (1)
  • Marcel de Rooy (14)
  • Jonathan Druart (19)
  • Katrin Fischer (3)
  • Koha instance kohadev-koha (1)
  • Mason James (2)
  • Lee Jamison (2)
  • Owen Leonard (1)
  • Julian Maurice (3)
  • Josef Moravec (1)
  • Rodrigo Santellan (1)
  • Fridolin Somers (2)
  • Mark Tompsett (3)
  • Marc Véron (5)
  • Baptiste Wojtkowski (2)

We thank the following libraries, companies, and other institutions who contributed patches to Koha 16.11.10

  • ACPL (1)
  • BibLibre (8)
  • BigBallOfWax (1)
  • BSZ BW (3)
  • bugs.koha-community.org (19)
  • ByWater-Solutions (4)
  • KohaAloha (2)
  • kohadevbox (1)
  • Marc Véron AG (5)
  • marywood.edu (2)
  • PTFS-Europe (2)
  • punsarn.asia (1)
  • Rijksmuseum (14)
  • Theke Solutions (1)
  • translate.koha-community.org (1)
  • unidentified (8)

We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches for Koha.

  • Alex Buckley (2)
  • Blou (1)
  • Chris Cormack (4)
  • Chris Kirby (1)
  • Claire Gravely (1)
  • David Kuhn (1)
  • Frédéric Demians (1)
  • Fridolin Somers (66)
  • Jonathan Druart (56)
  • Josef Moravec (17)
  • Julian Maurice (5)
  • Katrin Fischer (70)
  • Lee Jamison (11)
  • Magnus Enger (1)
  • Marc Véron (2)
  • Mark Tompsett (1)
  • Mirko Tietgen (1)
  • Nick Clemens (4)
  • Owen Leonard (2)
  • Srdjan (1)
  • Tomas Cohen Arazi (8)
  • Brendan A Gallagher (4)
  • Indranil Das Gupta (L2C2 Technologies) (1)
  • Kyle M Hall (16)
  • Marcel de Rooy (32)
  • Israelex A Veleña for KohaCon17 (1)

We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertently missed, please send a patch against these release notes to koha-patches@lists.koha-community.org.

Revision control notes

The Koha project uses Git for version control. The current development version of Koha can be retrieved by checking out the master branch of:

The branch for this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release line is 16.11.x. The last Koha release was 16.11.09, which was released on June 22, 2017.

Bugs and feature requests

Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug tracker at:

He rau ringa e oti ai. (Many hands finish the work)

Autogenerated release notes updated last on 25 Jul 2017 18:14:00.

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