The Koha release team are proud to announce the release of 3.6.10. This is a maintenance and security release, and contains a lot of useful bug fixes, as well as fixing several serious security vulnerabilities. Everyone running an earlier version of Koha 3.6 is strongly encouraged to update to 3.6.10.
Please read on for the release notes.
RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.6.10 23 Oct 2012 ======================================================================== 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 3.6.10 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.06.10.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 3.6.10 is a bugfix/maintenance release. Highlights of 3.6.10 ====================== 7589 blocker tinymce editor broken in .deb packages - in 'en' templates 8071 blocker link beween bib and authorities with the authid 3652 critical XSS vulnerabilities 8162 critical packaging scripts create user incorrectly 8447 critical can't save new records / indicator error 8497 critical Strange behavior when modifying the 'timeout' system preference. 8576 critical Software error on authority edition when using merge 8743 critical ZOOM error when merging authority change to biblios 6976 major User hold limit can be avoided by users in OPAC 7068 major autobarcode not working when duplicating patrons 8172 major Missing dereference marker for buildQuery parameter in addbooks.pl 8678 major XSLT stylesheets output XML, but HTML is needed Bugs fixed in 3.6.10 ====================== 3782 normal delivered z39.50 targets wrong for NY Public Library and NY University Library 4064 normal Uninitialized variable errors in opac-search.pl 6037 normal Invalid markup, missing breadcrumbs on Keyword to MARC Mapping page 7628 normal Required format is not enforced for Patron Categories 8275 normal xml parsing error when the webservice GetPatronInfo/show_loans is called 8350 normal Searching for a 10 or 13 digit string (with a number in it) that does not exist in one's catalog will fail to affect SQL statement correctly in C4::Breeding 8455 normal Check ins processed through "Check Out" tab of the Patron Record ignore Circulation System Preferences 8594 normal A report containing a subquery that has a 'limit' will have that limit stripped out 8659 normal Inactive funds in neworderempty not disabled in IE/Opera 8702 normal System preferences search does not allow accented letters 8705 normal Software error on help of main page 8716 normal Reordering of routing list entries doesn't work 8744 normal Thesaurus in authorities should not lock fields 8796 normal patron cards not starting on designated card 8810 normal Opac: Cart should display branchname instead of branchcode 7690 minor hidelostitems not working in Normal Display 8339 minor div id="login" should be id="login_controls" in header.inc 8421 minor patron images fail when barcode for patron has a + 8533 minor Non-numeric cardnumbers screw up autoMemberNum 8646 minor Certain search terms cause browser "script taking too long" error 8677 minor table overlapping to the right on holds waiting 8721 minor typo in AllowItemsOnHoldCheckout 8730 minor browse overlaying powered by 6655 trivial Sorting order of serial issues in OPAC 7143 trivial Bug for tracking changes to the about page 8012 trivial defaultSortOrder and OPACdefaultSortOrder are set to "ascending" on install 8713 trivial Warning message triggered by clicking keyword to marc mapping. 8714 trivial Poorly ordered and triggers warning in marctagstructure.pl 8772 trivial Uninitialized variable triggers error log entry in smart_rules.pl 8806 enhancement Debian packaging updates System requirements ====================== Important notes: * Perl 5.10 is required * Zebra is required 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://manual.koha-community.org/3.6/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: * Chinese (China) (95%) * Chinese (Taiwan) (99%) * Danish (99%) * English (New Zealand) (99%) * English (USA) * English (United Kingdom) (63%) * French (99%) * French (Canada) (94%) * German (100%) * Greek (93%) * Italian (100%) * Norwegian Bokmål (62%) * Portuguese (Brazil) (98%) * Spanish (99%) * Tetun (52%) 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 3.6 is Release Manager: Chris Cormack <firstname.lastname@example.org> Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard <email@example.com> Translation Manager: Frédéric Demians <firstname.lastname@example.org> QA Manager: Ian Walls <email@example.com> Bug Wranglers: MJ Ray, Marcel de Rooy, Paul Poulain, Mason James Past Release Maintainer (3.6.x): Chris Nighswonger <firstname.lastname@example.org> Release Maintainer (3.6.x): Jared Camins-Esakov <email@example.com> Credits ====================== We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.6.10. 1 D Ruth Bavousett 6 Jared Camins-Esakov 1 Colin Campbell 1 David Cook 3 Chris Cormack 1 Elliott Davis 1 Jonathan Druart 1 Nicole Engard 1 Katrin Fischer 1 Chris Hall 1 Kyle M Hall 1 Mason James 3 Owen Leonard 1 Melia Meggs 1 Maxime Pelletier 1 Paul Poulain 1 Meenakshi R 1 MJ Ray 7 Fridolyn SOMERS 5 Robin Sheat 7 Mark Tompsett 3 Marc Veron We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches for Koha 3.6.10. 1 Tomas Cohen Arazi 51 Jared Camins-Esakov 1 Galen Charlton 1 David Cook 54 Chris Cormack 1 Elliott Davis 5 Jonathan Druart 2 Nicole C. Engard 2 Magnus Enger 2 Katrin Fischer 4 Kyle M Hall 1 Mason James 1 Doug Kingston 7 Owen Leonard 1 Melia Meggs 34 Paul Poulain 3 Marc Veron 3 wajasu 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 this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release line is 3.6.x. The last Koha release was 3.8.6, which was released on October 22, 2012. 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