Koha 3.2.2 is now available

It is with pleasure that I announce the release of Koha 3.2.2.

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Release notes for 3.2.2 are below the fold.

Come and get it!

RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.2.2 - 22 December 2010

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

Koha 3.2.2 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.02.02.tar.gz Installation instructions can be found at: http://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Installation_Documentation Koha 3.2.2 is a bugfix/maintenance release. Highlights of 3.2.2 ====================== Some of the higher profile bugs addressed in this release are: Bug 3285 Location on "Add Subscription" should be supplied in a drop-down list (Partial fix) Bug 3575 Conflicts of template variables and the same "use" statement appearing twice in the same script Bug 4211 Acquisitions actions on suggestions now generate email Bug 4218 Staff client detail page now shows item hold status Bug 4252 Edit authorities permission now checked on 'More' list Bug 4832 Re-editing a suggestion no longer changes the item type Bug 5022 Supplements now show in serials Bug 5041 Non repeatable fields are now deletable Bug 5127 Sample suggestions notices are installed by default Bug 5154 "Patrons checking out the most" report now works as expected Bug 5484 List member search internal server errors if a borrower has an invalid category now handled gracefully Other notable fixes in this release include: * A number of template bugs * Various fixes to Koha's interface This release also contains a variety of minor enhancements improving Koha's interface and underlying scripts. Maintenance activities performed in this release include: * Language updates Bugs fixed in 3.2.2 ====================== 2170 Adding 'edititems' user-permission 2808 Hold queue not alphabetizing 2965 Allow the user to specify due dates in the past 2981 Misleading interface for selecting patron from circulation search results 3285 Location on Add Subscription should be pull down 3575 conflits of template var and 2 times the same "use" 3789 Set off Shelving Location in staff and OPAC title display 4173 Statuses not appearing in the OPAC 4211 Acquisitions actions on suggestions don't generate email 4218 Staff client detail page does not show item hold status 4252 edit authorities permission not checked on 'More' list 4449 Cannot place holds on unchecked-out missing items if AllowShelfHolds turned off 4451 Batch item tool cannot process barcode file with Windows line endings 4500 Cant edit budget because of currency formatting 4832 Re-editing a suggestion changes the item type 4851 Batch delete shouldn't show delete button if no items were found 4908 OPAC patron details page doesn't show patron's home library 4935 Batch Modify tool cannot "unset" options such as Lost status 4937 XHTML error in pagination links of saved reports results. 4977 Acq: link to Z39.50 search missing from no results page 4981 Tweak style of item listing on MARC display 4983 Add edit record / edit item links to search results 5000 Uncertain prices misses option to choose display language 5022 supplements not showing in serials 5029 Update patron deletion error page 5030 Improve handling of duplicate patrons 5033 Makefile.PL doesn't know about the xml_sax.pl fix 5041 Non repeatable fields are not deletable 5048 Error in bottom menu/submenu for select language in intranet 5051 Renewal due date doesn't always show on patron Checkout tab 5084 GetBudgetHierarchy doesn't respect the 'active' switch on budgets 5125 Cursor default location on circulation-home.pl 5127 No sample suggestions notices are installed by default 5143 Subtitles not showing on view_holdsqueue.pl 5150 Issuing should read Circulation 5154 the most Checkouts reports problem 5228 Sometimes the zebra server directories break and rebuild_zebra fails 5232 Shelfname does not display on high numbered lists 5255 document type should say item type 5269 link to patron edit form when editing turned off 5281 "Check in" then "Renew" checkboxes checked in the same time 5313 koha-create script doesn't allow libraries with a '-' in their name 5397 number of renewals not displayed consistently 5402 "add to cart" shown on checkbox hover even if cart disabled 5405 catalogue/suggest.pl is no longer used 5416 Template syntax error in moredetails.tmpl 5443 Inaccurate highlighting of fields in request for update of record email 5446 Item creation in Acquisition module doesn't control mandatory fields 5448 Boolean.pm's interface could be cleaned up 5450 Name clash between ILSDI::Utility and Reserves 5455 Fix uninitialized-warnings on authorities.pl 5457 gather_print_notices.pl requires explicit stylesheet 5460 AutoEmailPrimaryAddress set to invalid value in sysprefs.sql 5467 LDR pos 6 o = Kit should not show as visual material 5475 Wrong messages date formating on Check Out page 5479 Update packaging scripts to account for the new version number 5484 Routing list member search internal server errors if a borrower has an invalid category Commits in 3.2.2 without a referenced bug report: * Fix some compile time errors reported in test suite * Fixing formatting and links in the history document * Adding 3.2.1 release to the history * Add BSZ to Koha's About page * Ergonomy improvement in smart rule management * Updating test for systprefs to give more useful output * Adding another developer to the Koha history, 120 now! * Update Debian changelog for 3.2.1 release * Variable redeclared in same scope * Fix for intranet-tmpl had one /TMPL_IF to many * Revert "Ergonomy improvement in smart rule management" * Add .packages file for Ubuntu 10.10 System requirements ====================== Changes since 3.0: * The minimum version of Perl required is now 5.8.8. * There are a number of new Perl module dependencies. Run ./koha_perl_deps.pl -u -m to get a list of any new modules to install during upgrade. Upgrades ====================== The structure of the acquisitions tables have changed significantly from 3.0.x. In particular, the budget hierarchy is quite different. During an upgrade, a new database table is created called fundmapping that contains a record of how budgets were mapped. It is strongly recommended that users of Koha 3.0.x acquisitions carefully review the results of the upgrade before resuming ordering in Koha 3.2.x. Documentation ====================== As of Koha 3.2, the Koha manual is now maintained in DocBook. The home page for Koha documentation is
As of the date of these release notes, several translations of the Koha manual are available: English: http://koha-community.org/documentation/3-2-manual/ Spanish: http://koha-community.org/documentation/3-2-manual-es/ French: http://koha-community.org/documentation/3-2-manual-fr/ 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: * Chinese * Danish * English (New Zealand) * English (USA) * French (France) * French (Canada) * German * Greek * Hindi * Italian * Norwegian * Portuguese * Spanish * Turkish Translations updated in 3.2.2: * English (United Kingdom) * French * French (Canada) * German * Italian * Japanese * Portuguese * Portuguese (Brazil) * Russian * Spanish * Tetun * Ukrainian Translation related commits new to 3.2.2: * 2307 Calendar widget cannot be translated * 5142 Untranslatable strings in tag review template * 5208 Language chooser missing on Batch item deletion/modification * 5444 Installaling translation fails for 'standard' installed Koha * 5506 Translation Process Simplification Partial translations are available for various other languages. The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see http://www.kohadocs.org/usersguide/apb.html 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 3.2 is Release Manager: Galen Charlton <gmcharlt@gmail.com> Documentation Manager: Nicole Engard <nengard@gmail.com> Translation Manager: Chris Cormack <chris@bigallofwax.co.nz> Release Maintainer (3.0.x): Henri-Damien Laurent <henridamien.laurent@biblibre.com> Release Maintainer (3.2.x): Chris Nighswonger <cnighswonger@foundations.edu> Credits ====================== We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.2.2: Nahuel Angelinetti Colin Campbell Galen Charlton Garry Collum Chris Cormack Frédéric Demians Nicole Engard Katrin Fischer Srdjan Jankovic Owen Leonard Chris Nighswonger Liz Rea Marcel de Rooy Jean-André Santoni Robin Sheat Jane Wagner Ian Walls Jesse Weaver We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertantly missed, please send patch against these release notes to koha-patches@lists.koha-community.org. The 3.2.x Release Maintainer especially thanks the 3.4 Release Team and all who participated in QA for their diligent labors in testing and pushing well over 180 patches since the 3.2.0 relese. Their continued work very much makes possible the release of 3.2.2 on its announced schedule. 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 Koha 3.2.x (i.e., this version of Koha and future bugfix releases) is 3.2.x. The next major feature release of Koha will be Koha 3.4.0. Bugs and feature requests ====================== Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug tracker at http://bugs.koha-community.org/ Naku te rourou, nau te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi.