Koha 3.14.12 released


22 déc. 2014

Koha is the first free and open source software library automation package (ILS). Development is sponsored by libraries of varying types and sizes, volunteers, and support companies from around the world.

The website for the Koha project is http://koha-community.org and Koha 3.14.12 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.14.12.tar.gz

Installation instructions can be found at http://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Installation_Documentation or in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball

Koha 3.14.12 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

Table of contents

Critical bugs fixed in Koha 3.14.12

Hold requests

  • Hold priorities incorrect, when waiting status was reversed (major – bug 12086)


  • Saved reports tabs not working (major – bug 12432)


  • Slip Print Problem in Chrome (major – bug 11014)


  • Inventory tool fails with “Could not reads headers”, or sometimes a timeout (critical – bug 12025)
  • Tools/export.pl fix to forbid adding of invalid records (critical – bug 12229)

Other bugs fixed in Koha 3.14.12


  • Crash when selecting an authority with 200$x or 200$y (minor – bug 7442)


  • Location facet not working in UNIMARC (normal – bug 10893)
  • Search links on callnumber fails on intranet results page (minor – bug 12405)

System Administration

  • Circulation rule cant be edited if itemtype contains a space character (minor – bug 12451)


  • Wrong home link in bootstrap opac-auth (minor – bug 12211)

New system preferences in Koha 3.14.12

System requirements

Important notes:

  • Perl 5.10 is required
  • Zebra is required


The Koha manual is maintained in DocBook. The home page for Koha documentation is http://koha-community.org/documentation

As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the Koha manual is available at http://manual.koha-community.org/3.14.12/en/

The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at http://git.koha-community.org/gitweb/?p=kohadocs.git;a=summary


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 (100%)
  • Czech (100%)
  • Danish (88%)
  • French (97%)
  • German (99%)
  • Greek (51%)
  • Italian (100%)
  • Kurdish (70%)
  • Polish (62%)
  • Portuguese (99%)
  • Slovak (100%)
  • Spanish (100%)
  • Swedish (89%)
  • Turkish (99%)
  • Vietnamese (99%)

Partial translations are available for various other languages.

The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see http://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Translating_Koha

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

The most up-to-date translations can be found at http://translate.koha-community.org

Release Team

The release team for Koha 3.14.12 is

Release Manager: Galen Charlton <gmc@esilibrary.com>

Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard <nengard@gmail.com>

Installation Documentation Managers:

  • Samuel Desseaux <samuel.desseaux@ecp.fr>
  • Mason James <mtj@kohaaloha.com>

Translation Manager: Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel <bgkriegel@gmail.com>

QA Manager: Katrin Fischer <Katrin.Fischer@bsz-bw.de>

QA Team:

  • Chris Cormack <chrisc@catalyst.net.nz>
  • Marcel de Rooy <M.de.Rooy@rijksmuseum.nl>
  • Jonathan Druart <jonathan.druart@biblibre.com>
  • Brendan Gallagher <brendan@bywatersolutions.com>
  • Kyle Hall <kyle@bywatersolutions.com>
  • Mason James <mtj@kohaaloha.com>
  • Paul Poulain <paul.poulain@biblibre.com>

Bug Wranglers: Magnus Enger <magnus@enger.priv.no>

Packaging Manager: Robin Sheat <robin@catalyst.net.nz>

Live CD Manager: Nguyen Quoc Uy <nguyenquocuy_1102@yahoo.com>

VM Manager: Samuel Desseaux <samuel.desseaux@ecp.fr>

Release Maintainer (3.12.x): Tomás Cohen Arazi <tomascohen@gmail.com>

Release Maintainer (3.14.x): Fridolin Somers <fridolin.somers@biblibre.com>

Release Maintainer (3.16.x): Galen Charlton <gmc@esilibrary.com>

Release Maintainer (3.18.x): Chris Cormack <chrisc@catalyst.net.nz>


We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 3.14.12:

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.14.12:

  • Galen Charlton (3)
  • David Cook (1)
  • Stéphane Delaune (1)
  • Jonathan Druart (1)
  • Kyle M Hall (4)
  • Mathieu Saby (1)
  • Fridolin Somers (3)
  • Fridolyn SOMERS (2)

We thank the following libraries, companies, and other institutions who contributed patches to Koha 3.14.12:

  • BibLibre (7)
  • ByWater-Solutions (4)
  • Equinox (3)
  • Prosentient Systems (1)
  • Université Rennes 2 (1)

We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches for Koha 3.14.12:

  • Christopher Brannon (2)
  • Frédéric Demians (2)
  • Fridolin Somers (14)
  • Galen Charlton (16)
  • Jonathan Druart (2)
  • Katrin Fischer (8)
  • Liz Rea (1)
  • Mark Tompsett (1)
  • Owen Leonard (2)
  • Tomas Cohen Arazi (8)
  • Kyle M Hall (2)
  • Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel (3)
  • Marcel de Rooy (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 git://git.koha-community.org/koha.git

The branch for this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release line is 3.14.x.

The last Koha release was 3.8.21, which was released on January 2, 2014.

Bugs and feature requests

Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug tracker at http://bugs.koha-community.org

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

##### Autogenerated release notes updated last on 22 déc. 2014 16:36:37 Z #####