Koha 3.22.17 release

The Koha community is proud to announce the release of Koha 3.22.17

It is a bugfix/maintenance release and it includes 23 bugfixes. See below for details

Koha 3.22.17 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.22.17.tar.gz

Installation instructions can be found at:

  • Koha Wiki
  • OR in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball

Critical bugs fixed

Authentication

  • [17775] Add new user with LDAP not works under Plack

Cataloging

  • [17922] Default value substitution for month and day should be fixed length

Circulation

  • [8361] Issuing rule if no rule is defined
  • [16387] Incorrect loan period calculation when using decreaseLoanHighHolds feature

Label/patron card printing

  • [18044] Label Batches not displaying

Patrons

  • [17782] Patron updated_on field should be set to current timestamp when borrower is deleted

Serials

  • [15030] Certain values in serials’ items are lost on next edit

Z39.50 / SRU / OpenSearch Servers

  • [17871] Can’t retrieve facets (or zebra::snippet) from Zebra with YAZ 5.8.1

Other bugs fixed

Architecture, internals, and plumbing

  • [18136] Content of ExportRemoveFields is not picked to pre-fill field list

Cataloging

  • [17512] Improve handling dates in C4::Items

Hold requests

  • [11450] Hold Request Confirm Deletion

MARC Authority data support

  • [17909] Add unit tests for authority merge
  • [17913] Merge three authority merge fixes

MARC Bibliographic data support

  • [4126] bulkmarcimport.pl allows -b and -a to be specified simultaneously
  • [17788] (MARC21) $9 fields not indexed in authority-linked fields

OPAC

  • [17823] XSLT: Add label for MARC 583 – Action note

Reports

  • [8306] Patron stats, patron activity : no active doesn’t work

Searching

  • [16115] JavaScript error on item search form unless NOT_LOAN defined
  • [17838] Availability limit broken until an item has been checked out
  • [18047] JavaScript error on item search form unless LOC defined

Staff Client

  • [18026] URL to database columns link in system preferences is incorrect

Test Suite

  • [18009] IssueSlip.t test fails if launched between 00:00 and 00:59

Z39.50 / SRU / OpenSearch Servers

  • [17487] Improper placement of select/clear all in Z39.50/SRU search dialog

New sysprefs

  • AuthorityMergeMode

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

As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the
Koha manual is available:

The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at

Translations

Complete or near-complete translations of the OPAC and staff
interface are available in this release for the following languages:

  • English (USA)
  • Arabic (98%)
  • Armenian (99%)
  • Chinese (China) (93%)
  • Chinese (Taiwan) (97%)
  • Czech (97%)
  • Danish (77%)
  • English (New Zealand) (98%)
  • Finnish (99%)
  • French (99%)
  • French (Canada) (91%)
  • German (100%)
  • German (Switzerland) (99%)
  • Greek (80%)
  • Hindi (100%)
  • Italian (99%)
  • Korean (57%)
  • Kurdish (54%)
  • Norwegian Bokmål (63%)
  • Occitan (94%)
  • Persian (64%)
  • Polish (99%)
  • Portuguese (99%)
  • Portuguese (Brazil) (94%)
  • Slovak (99%)
  • Spanish (100%)
  • Swedish (95%)
  • Turkish (100%)
  • Vietnamese (78%)

Partial translations are available for various other languages.

The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see

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

The most up-to-date translations can be found at:

Release Team

The release team for Koha 3.22.17 is

Credits

We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored
new features in Koha 3.22.17:

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.22.17.

  • Blou (2)
  • radiuscz (2)
  • Maxime Beaulieu (1)
  • Nick Clemens (2)
  • Tomás Cohen Arazi (2)
  • David Cook (1)
  • Frédéric Demians (1)
  • Jonathan Druart (5)
  • Magnus Enger (1)
  • Luke Honiss (1)
  • Mason James (2)
  • Karen Jen (1)
  • Julian Maurice (6)
  • Josef Moravec (1)
  • Chris Nighswonger (1)
  • Dobrica Pavlinusic (1)
  • Adrien Saurat (1)
  • Zoe Schoeler (1)
  • Lari Taskula (1)
  • Marcel de Rooy (5)

We thank the following libraries, companies, and other institutions who contributed
patches to Koha 3.22.17

  • BibLibre (7)
  • bugs.koha-community.org (5)
  • ByWater-Solutions (2)
  • centrum.cz (2)
  • Foundations (1)
  • jns.fi (1)
  • KohaAloha (2)
  • Libriotech (1)
  • Prosentient Systems (1)
  • Rijksmuseum (5)
  • rot13.org (1)
  • Solutions inLibro inc (3)
  • Tamil (1)
  • Theke Solutions (2)
  • unidentified (3)
  • wegc.school.nz (1)

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

  • Baptiste Wojtkowski (1)
  • Christopher Brannon (1)
  • Colin Campbell (1)
  • Grace McKenzie (1)
  • Hugo Agud (1)
  • Jonathan Druart (13)
  • Josef Moravec (15)
  • Julian Maurice (40)
  • Katrin Fischer (27)
  • Liz Rea (1)
  • Mark Tompsett (5)
  • Mason James (7)
  • Nick Clemens (6)
  • Owen Leonard (1)
  • Tomas Cohen Arazi (2)
  • Kyle M Hall (26)
  • Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel (1)
  • Marcel de Rooy (9)

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:

The branch for this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release
line is 3.22.x.

Bugs and feature requests

Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug
tracker at:

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

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