Koha 3.16.4 released
The Koha community is pleased to announce the release of version 3.16.4 of the Koha library automation system.
Koha 3.16.4 is a bugfix/maintenance release. Some of the bugs fixed are serious; users of earlier releases of Koha 3.16.x are urged to upgrade as soon as possible.
It can be downloaded from download.koha-community.org. Debian packages of Koha 3.16.4 will be available shortly.
RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.16.4 01 Oct 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/ Koha 3.16.4 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.16.04.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 3.16.4 is a bugfix/maintenance release. Some of the bugs fixed are serious; users of earlier releases of Koha 3.16.x are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. It includes 0 features, 3 enhancements and 19 bugfixes. Enhancements in 3.16.4 ====================== Architecture, internals, and plumbing ---------- 12151 Remove remaining uses of the Perl smartmatch operator Circulation ---------- 11703 Convert checkouts table to ajax datatable Packaging ---------- 12492 Package dependency changes to account for bug 12393 Critical bugs fixed in 3.16.4 ====================== Acquisitions ---------- 12619 major Shipment date gets lost on finishing the invoice Hold requests ---------- 12873 critical Reserve can be cancelled by any logged in user Notices ---------- 12717 critical Library no longer receiving overdue email for patrons without email address OPAC ---------- 12371 critical Links in every patron self-registration email points to a single borrower Reports ---------- 12432 major Saved reports tabs not working Searching ---------- 12593 critical Search facets die with regex error if biblio has square brackets in fields Templates ---------- 10519 major Suggestions: 'Organize by' and correct display of tab descriptions broken 12963 major Columns misplaced in moremember.tt Other bugs fixed in 3.16.4 ====================== Acquisitions ---------- 12438 minor Bad encoding in acquisition basket Cataloging ---------- 12419 normal Not for loan items are not listed Circulation ---------- 12729 normal Overdue items won't show as overdue in red in circulation 12811 normal Patron 'Details' and 'Check out' pages not working properly for staff users which don't have renewal override permissions 12899 normal Row grouping in checkouts table is alphabetical and layout depends on words chosen in translation Hold requests ---------- 12876 normal Reserve in waiting/transfer status may be cancelled by user MARC Bibliographic data support ---------- 12465 normal XSLT: Missing punctuation between 710$a and $b Searching ---------- 12788 normal Refine search displays 4xx fields from authority records 12405 minor Search links on callnumber fails on intranet results page 12600 trivial Duplicated use statement in Search.pm Templates ---------- 12429 normal Patron seeing fines codes 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 http://koha-community.org/documentation/ As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the Koha manual is available: http://manual.koha-community.org/3.16/en/ The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at http://git.koha-community.org/gitweb/?p=kohadocs.git;a=summary 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 (100%) * Chinese (China) (99%) * Chinese (Taiwan) (100%) * Czech (99%) * Danish (86%) * English (New Zealand) (81%) * French (95%) * French (Canada) (83%) * German (100%) * German (Switzerland) (99%) * Italian (99%) * Kurdish (68%) * Norwegian Bokmål (65%) * Polish (85%) * Portuguese (99%) * Portuguese (Brazil) (88%) * Slovak (99%) * Spanish (100%) * Swedish (86%) * Turkish (100%) * Vietnamese (85%) 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: http://lists.koha-community.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/koha-translate The most up-to-date translations can be found at: http://translate.koha-community.org/ Release Team ====================== The release team for Koha 3.16.4 is Release Manager: Tomás Cohen Arazi
Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard Translation Manager: Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel QA Manager: Katrin Fischer QA Team: Galen Charlton Chris Cormack Marcel de Rooy , Jonathan Druart , Brendan Gallagher Kyle Hall Julian Maurice Paul Poulain Martin Renvoize Module Maintainers: Jared Camins-Esakov Chris Cormack Galen Charlton Marcel de Rooy , Jonathan Druart , Brendan Gallagher Kyle Hall Chris Nighswonger Fridolin Somers Bug Wranglers: Magnus Enger Alex Sassmannshausen Packaging Manager: Robin Sheat Database Documentation Manager: Zeno Tajoli Release Maintainer (3.12.x): Kyle Hall Release Maintainer (3.14.x): Fridolin Somers Release Maintainer (3.16.x): Galen Charlton Credits ====================== We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 3.16.4: * Universidad Nacional de Cordoba We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.16.4. * 4 Jacek Ablewicz * 11 Tomas Cohen Arazi * 1 Colin Campbell * 3 Jonathan Druart * 1 Katrin Fischer * 3 Kyle M Hall * 3 Rafal Kopaczka * 1 Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel * 3 Owen Leonard * 2 Dobrica Pavlinusic * 1 Robin Sheat * 2 Fridolin Somers We thank the following companies who contributed patches to Koha 3.16.4 * 3 ACPL * 1 BSZ BW * 5 BibLibre * 3 ByWater-Solutions * 1 Catalyst * 1 PTFS-Europe * 4 biblos.pk.edu.pl * 3 poczta.onet.pl * 2 rot13.org * 12 unidentified We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches for Koha 3.16.4. * 3 Aleisha * 34 Tomas Cohen Arazi * 3 Christopher Brannon * 34 Galen Charlton * 4 Nick Clemens * 3 David Cook * 2 Chris Cormack * 5 Jonathan Druart * 1 Nicole C. Engard * 22 Katrin Fischer * 6 Kyle M Hall * 2 Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel * 2 Owen Leonard * 1 Liz Rea * 1 Martin Renvoize * 3 Marcel de Rooy * 1 Paola Rossi We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertently missed, please send a patch against these release notes to firstname.lastname@example.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 3.16.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)