Koha 3.2.5 is now available

Please note: This release is a security release. It is strongly recommended
that users apply this upgrade immediately to production systems. If you are
installing a new system, please use this version rather than earlier versions.
It is with pleasure that I announce the release of Koha 3.2.5.

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Release notes for 3.2.5 are below the fold.

Come and get it!

RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.2.5 - 24 February 2011

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 3.2.5 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.02.05.tar.gz Installation instructions can be found at: http://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Installation_Documentation Highlights of 3.2.5 ====================== NOTE: This release is a security release. It is strongly recommended that users apply this upgrade immediately to production systems. If you are installing a new system, please use this version rather than earlier versions. Bugs fixed in 3.2.5 ====================== 1953 remove possible SQL injection attacks 2742 Wrong language name in the preferences 5745 overdues with fines not showing titles 5759 When printing a borrowers information the secondary email address is not printed 5769 notice tab disappearing on edit patron 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 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 3.2.5: Owen Leonard Chris Nighswonger marcel@libdevelop.rijksmuseum.nl Paul Poulain 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 330 patches since the 3.2.0 relese. Their continued work very much makes possible the release of 3.2.5 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.