It is with pleasure that I announce the release of Koha 3.4.4.
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Release notes for 3.4.4 are below the fold.
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RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.4.4 - 22 August 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 http://koha-community.org/ Koha 3.4.4 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.04.03.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 3.4.4 is a bugfix/maintenance release. Highlights of 3.4.4 ====================== 4415 critical child record only using parent's info 6269 critical can't undefine a printer profile 6611 critical patron barcode removed when editing an attribute 6634 critical manager_id not populated when paying fines 6635 critical Can't page through results in label batch 6643 critical Able to download patron card batches as an unauthorized user 6686 critical Can't delete messages 6713 critical marc import not matching 2629 major Diacritics not being ignored when searching 4873 major Debian packaging should avoid /var/run and /var/lock in the package 5131 major XSS vulnerability in the OPAC search results interface 5713 major Intranet - Circulation - Fines : debug calculation when fines are reversed then re-payed 6476 major Baker & Taylor Content Not Working after Upgrade 6614 major CSV Basket Export gives blank lines 6641 major Specially crafted URL can allow unauthorized download of MARC files from staff client 6642 major Able to download label batches as an unauthorized user Bugs fixed in 3.4.4 ====================== 1604 when doing a 'scan', "count" isn't displayed 1643 moredetail.pl allows item deletion with no warning and irrespective of independentbranches 4002 Issues with borrowernumber set as NULL 4433 $a displayed in front of topical subjects in authority search 4497 Acq > Manage suggestions contains untranslated strings 5072 Filling an order page with no budget defined causes a 500 error 5098 overdue script and csv 5660 Webinstaller should check if KohaOpacLanguage exists in staff 5737 ZOOM connection problem in merge_authority.pl when trying to do a batch merge. 6034 Shelving cart feature can wipe permanent shelving location in certain circumstances 6139 Automatic incrementation of call number does not work if given prefix contains a ' 6181 Remove CGI::scrolling_list from C4:Budgets 6235 "Saved" message in sysprefs never gets hidden on IE8 6280 Invalid SQL being passed in circulation checkout 6291 Cart printing truncated in Firefox 6369 Formatting problems on some items when printing an order form (PDF). 6373 The mandatory fields validation popup doesn't appear in IE8 6410 Returns use wrong borrower number var name 6458 incorrect parsing result in translation processing 6461 BiblioDefaultView has no impact on how record are displayed when going from results list 6468 Authorities browsing error in OPAC 6480 Koha produces a lot of apache logs for UNIMARC 6484 Due date sorter on 'my summary' missing 6521 Editing a patron fails with blank cardnumber 6578 serial items have misaligned columns in holdings table 6598 OPACFineNoRenewals syspreference does not stop user renewing in opac 6601 Dictionary items not adding to query 6632 [security] XXS on list name (on admin part) 6638 Columns misaligned on serials claims 6690 If multiple issues are received in serials-edit.pl, changing the status of any issue changes the date of the first issue. 6701 language on timeout system preference is wrong 6714 opac.css uses files in the /en/ directory when using other languages 6743 displayFacetCount not working 3605 Invalid XHTML in z3950_search.tmpl 4959 Language inconsistencies on basket groups; skip confirmation when closing basket. 5468 libyaz3 debian dependency 5662 Show control number without organization code in OPAC URLs 5663 Show control number without organization code in staff URLs 6057 Improve finding next stock number 6080 Total is wrong in acqui-home.pl 6116 Adding child patron: library not set 6135 Insert fields ordered in C4::Biblio::ModBiblioMarc 6144 Cant hide constraints when showed at subfield edition 6290 Fixing uninitialized warnings on homebranch in XSLT.pm 6311 end_patron_session always reports a non-existent error 6346 Patron search results should be valigned top 6412 notes on pay fine full of spaces 6474 Automatic incrementation of call number does not work if given prefix contains a - 6503 Variable $sth is declared 3 times (with keyword "my") in "makepayment" sub of "Accounts.pm" 6599 Don't show dictionary definition table if there are no definitions 6622 Remove closing style tag from staff-global.css 6626 Packages require sudo to work, but it's not a dependency. 6678 Fix some problems with the standard NORMARC framework 6260 Missing space in availability information of OPAC XSLT results 6527 Table striping not working on cataloguing search 6702 BiblioAddsAuthorities pref says too instead of to 5719 Update UNIMARC plugins 5922 Show waiting items for patron on return 6078 Patron with no checkout Report overload the server 6150 UNIMARC field 225 plugin: allow $a value data entry 6259 AllowHoldPolicyOverride ON causes every staff hold to require override 6309 subscription table sorter in the opac 6482 koha-create makes assumptions about the mysql username 6486 Need a quick way to access mysql as the user for a koha instance 6534 Duplicate opac renew buttons at the top of the checkouts list 6540 Add more options to koha-create 6553 Parentheses in corporate author break tracings 6612 Sort pulldown for messages in alphabetical order 6692 Change 'Set' to 'Set library' System requirements ====================== Changes since 3.2: * Template::Toolkit Documentation ====================== As of Koha 3.2, the Koha manual is now 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://koha-community.org/documentation/3-4-manual/ 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://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 3.4 is Release Manager: Chris Cormack <email@example.com> Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard <firstname.lastname@example.org> Translation Manager: FrÃ©dÃ©ric Demians <email@example.com> Release Maintainer (3.2.x): Chris Nighswonger <firstname.lastname@example.org> Release Maintainer (3.4.x): Chris Nighswonger <email@example.com> QA Manager: Colin Campbell Credits ====================== We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.4.4 Alex Arnaud Colin Campbell FrÃ©dÃ©rick Capovilla Chris Cormack Christophe Croullebois StÃ©phane Delaune FrÃ©dÃ©ric Demians Nicole C. Engard Magnus Enger Katrin Fischer Srdjan Jankovic Janusz Kaczmarek Owen Leonard FrÃ¨re SÃ©bastien Marie Ricardo Dias Marques Julian Maurice Sophie Meynieux Chris Nighswonger Paul Poulain preprod34 MJ Ray Liz Rea Marcel de Rooy Brice Sanchez Jean-AndrÃ© Santoni John Seymour Robin Sheat Juan Romay Sieira Jane Wagner Ian Walls We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertantly 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 Koha 3.4.x (i.e., this version of Koha and future bugfix releases) is 3.4.x. The next major feature release of Koha will be Koha 3.6.0. Bugs and feature requests ====================== Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug tracker at http://bugs.koha-community.org/ Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini