Koha 3.18.2 Release
The Koha release team are proud to announce the release of Koha 3.18.2 this is a maintenance release but contains one security fix.
Everyone running 3.18.x is strongly recommended to upgraded. Please continue reading for the release notes.
RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.18.2 22 Dec 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 3.18.2 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.18.02.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 3.18.2 is a security and bugfix/maintenance release. Security bugs fixed in 3.18.2 ============================= Staff client ------------ 13425 critical XSS vulnerability in the staff catalogue search Critical bugs fixed in 3.18.2 ============================= Cataloguing ---------- 13296 critical Error when using z3950 with UNIMARC authorities 13465 critical Fields controlled by authorized values cannot be unset (Lost, damaged, not for loan status, ...) Circulation ---------- 13461 major Circ always asking for confirmation if RentalFeesCheckoutConfirmation is used Notices ---------- 13468 major Overdue notice lists all checked out books Packaging ---------- 13398 critical Perl files for rotating collections are missing in installations Patrons ---------- 13470 critical Pay fines with extended borrower attributes result in application error Searching ---------- 13428 major Fix facet deletion 13476 major Item Search feature gets datatables error and doesn't complete search Other bugs fixed in 3.18.2 ====================== Cataloguing ---------- 13331 normal Subfield does not show in cataloging editor - if subfield is disabled in OPAC/enabled in Staff, via frameworks Circulation ---------- 10051 trivial Surname and first name should have comma in overdues report Database ---------- 11706 trivial Typo "efault" in updatedatabase.pl Hold requests ---------- 13368 normal Checking out an item not on loan, but with a hold, busts the holds priority I18N/L10N ---------- 13362 minor Translate script creates dirs on update OPAC ---------- 13449 minor Syndetics TOC will not display in some cases 13469 minor Unapi path to XSLTs is wrong in OPAC Staff Client ---------- 13460 trivial Use price template toolkit plugin across all of intranet Templates ---------- 13355 normal System preferences tab value wrong in templates 12084 minor Published date for serial items not formatted according to dateformat system preference 13375 minor Syspref search highlight styling broken in Chrome Test Suite ---------- 13451 minor Holidays.t assumes default data 13456 minor Serials/Claims.t expects no subscriptions New sysprefs in 3.18.2 ====================== 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/3.18/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%) * Czech (99%) * Danish (81%) * French (96%) * German (100%) * Italian (100%) * Kurdish (64%) * Polish (82%) * Portuguese (94%) * Slovak (100%) * Spanish (100%) * Swedish (82%) * Turkish (100%) * Vietnamese (91%) 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 3.18.2 is Release Manager: Tomás Cohen Arazi <email@example.com> Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard <firstname.lastname@example.org> Translation Manager: Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel <email@example.com> QA Manager: Katrin Fischer <Katrin.Fischer@bsz-bw.de> QA Team: Galen Charlton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Jonathan Druart <email@example.com> Brendan Gallagher <firstname.lastname@example.org> Kyle Hall <email@example.com> Julian Maurice <firstname.lastname@example.org> Paul Poulain <email@example.com> Martin Renvoize <firstname.lastname@example.org> Marcel de Rooy <M.de.Rooy@rijksmuseum.nl> Bug Wranglers: Alex Sassmannshausen <email@example.com> Zeno Tajoli <firstname.lastname@example.org> Packaging Manager: Robin Sheat <email@example.com> Release Maintainer (3.16.x): Galen Charlton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Release Maintainer (3.14.x): Fridolin Somers <email@example.com> Release Maintainer (3.12.x): Kyle Hall <firstname.lastname@example.org> Credits ====================== We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 3.18.2: We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.18.2. * Alexander Cheeseman (1) * Tomás Cohen Arazi (2) * David Cook (1) * Chris Cormack (2) * Jonathan Druart (4) * Katrin Fischer (4) * Bernardo González Kriegel (1) * Mason James (1) * Owen Leonard (1) * Kyle M Hall (1) * Dobrica Pavlinusic (1) * Martin Renvoize (1) * Fridolin Somers (1) * Mark Tompsett (2) We thank the following libraries, companies, and other institutions who contributed patches to Koha 3.18.2 * ACPL (1) * BSZ BW (4) * BibLibre (5) * ByWater-Solutions (1) * Catalyst (2) * KohaAloha (1) * PTFS-Europe (1) * Prosentient Systems (1) * Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (3) * msd.govt.nz (1) * rot13.org (1) * unidentified (2) We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches for Koha 3.18.2. * Aleisha (1) * Chris Cormack (25) * Christopher Brannon (1) * David Roberts (1) * Frederic Demians (1) * Jonathan Druart (7) * Julius Fleschner (1) * Katrin Fischer (10) * Marc Véron (1) * Martin Renvoize (1) * Mason James (1) * Mirko Tietgen (2) * Nick Clemens (1) * Owen Leonard (1) * Paola Rossi (3) * wajasu (2) * Tomas Cohen Arazi (23) * Kyle M Hall (7) * Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel (1) * Marcel de Rooy (1) We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertently missed, please send a patch against these release notes to email@example.com. 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 3.18.x. The last Koha release was 3.14.10, which was released on September 4, 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 21 Dec 2014 21:03:27 Z #####