Koha 3.6.2 is now available
It is with pleasure that I announce the release of Koha 3.6.2.
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Release notes for 3.6.2 are below the fold.
Come and get it!
RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.6.2 22 Dec 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 3.6.2 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.06.02.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 3.6.2 is a bugfix/maintenance release. Highlights of 3.6.2 ====================== 7285 blocker ILSDI service AuthenticatePatron doesn't work 6740 critical can add items at ordering but not remove items 6786 critical False detection of index names in Search; make index names case insensitive 6893 critical Order from suggestion does not remove suggestion from 'accepted' list 7093 critical Placeholders for suggestion table in suggestion related mails broken 7160 critical paying fines throws error 7316 critical Missing escaping in search results 5211 major marking lost (long overdue) not charging fines 6022 major Auth_with_ldap check if categorycode is valid 6530 major item due notice label saying 'unknown' 7202 major z39.50 search on bib edit not working 7250 major stage_biblios_file.pl is missing options for encodings, wrongly passing the MARC flavour instead 7275 major Pagination lost when click in the option "Show more" of facets column Bugs fixed in 3.6.2 ====================== 2346 normal consolidate duplicate methods C4::Overdues::UpdateBorrowerDebarred and C4::Members::DebarMember 4330 normal Copyright statements out of date 5604 normal additional icons for the Seshat set 5974 normal Bogus auth check for "StaffMember" role 6291 normal Cart printing truncated in Firefox 6877 normal test for Libravatar::URL can cause scripts to abort 6894 normal Default currency on Acquisitions suggestion form 6917 normal Acquisitions reports: Dates filters doesn't work when they are not selected on row or column 6926 normal overdue_notices don't send itemcount to notification 6966 normal Update Help Files for Koha 3.6 Release 6997 normal koha-remove leaves system in inconsistent state if there is an error 7028 normal koha-conf.xml template that comes with the packages needs updating 7105 normal Bad sql request in GetSubscriptions 7108 normal Lists of "Similar" languages break display across multiple lines in both Opac and Intranet 7120 normal After deleting order from order receive page redirect fails 7124 normal Back to search wrapping in lower resolutions 7141 normal The biblio details page in the intranet doesn't work if XSLT is activated and the xsl file contains " " 7198 normal overdue report does not display patron name if firstname and/or surname are null 7215 normal callnumber versus itemcallnumber 7216 normal koha-restore doesn't set HOME 7245 normal Errors in MySQL tables population with mandatory data for italian installation 7251 normal Fields are separated by "t" when the delimiter preference is set to "tabulation" in overdue_notices.pl 7254 normal Show pending orders from baskets with closedate > 180 days 7262 normal No calendar present in holidays module when there are quotes in title or description 7268 normal Templates failing translation tests 7280 normal Can't place hold without selecting on list 7287 normal overdue notification is processed several times if some sites do not have rules 2011 enhancement Link patron extra sort fields to authorized values 3385 enhancement Add checkout date and renewal date to display list of checked out items 4051 enhancement add columns to overdues export 4877 enhancement Create and update the manual pages for the koha-* scripts. 5327 enhancement Unit tests required for all C4 modules 6303 enhancement Display Organisation and Parent Organisation names when viewing a borrower of type organisation 6663 enhancement would be nice to put ranges of dates in the calendar 6716 enhancement Database Documentation 6818 enhancement acquisitions basket groups could use some design work 6865 enhancement Replace image-based gradient backgrounds with CSS3 gradients 7008 enhancement Sometimes zebra needs a tmp directory that it doesn't create itself 7041 enhancement Sort >1000 search results with sortmax parameter in zebra config file 7073 enhancement GetCOinSBiblio should take $record, not $biblionumber 7091 enhancement Patches required to make the packages know about the 3.6 release 7135 enhancement in addbiblio, make save button floating to have it on always on screen 7139 enhancement Log circulation messags 7143 enhancement Bug for tracking changes to the about page 7159 enhancement Add branchcode to circulation.pl search 7164 enhancement add Koha history timeline tab to 'About' page 7197 enhancement ES translation of the Debian readme 7259 enhancement Show a count of items pending approval on staff client home and tools pages 7309 enhancement Add NORMARCslim2intranetDetail.xsl for detail view in intranet System requirements ====================== Changes since 3.4: * Perl 5.10 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 (Taiwan) * Danish * English (USA) * English (UK) * French (France) * German * Italian * Portuguese (Brazil) * Spanish 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 <email@example.com> Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard <firstname.lastname@example.org> Translation Manager: Frédéric Demians <email@example.com> QA Manager: Ian Walls <firstname.lastname@example.org> Bug Wranglers: MJ Ray, Marcel de Rooy, Paul Poulain, Mason James Release Maintainer (3.4.x): Chris Nighswonger <email@example.com> Release Maintainer (3.6.x): Chris Nighswonger <firstname.lastname@example.org> Credits ====================== We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 3.6: * Los Gatos Public Library * NEKLS * East Brunswick Public Library * Athens County Public Libraries * Horowhenua Library Trust * Halton Borough Council * South Taranaki District Council We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.6.2. 1 Jon Aker 2 Alex Arnaud 1 Greg Barniskis 3 Brendan 3 Jared Camins-Esakov 3 Colin Campbell 2 Frédérick Capovilla 1 Galen Charlton 16 Chris Cormack 2 Christophe Croullebois 3 Frédéric Demians 7 Nicole Engard 2 Magnus Enger 8 Katrin Fischer 2 Chris Hall 2 Mason James 2 Srdjan Jankovic 1 Henri-Damien Laurent 18 Owen Leonard 1 Frère Sébastien Marie 1 Sophie Meynieux 15 Chris Nighswonger 1 Albert Oller 1 Dobrica Pavlinusic 1 Maxime Pelletier 15 Paul Poulain 2 Liz Rea 2 Martin Renvoize 6 Marcel de Rooy 2 Adrien Saurat 5 Robin Sheat 2 Juan Sieira 4 Ian Walls We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertantly missed, please send a patch against these release notes to email@example.com. 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 3.6.x (i.e., this version of Koha and future bugfix releases) is 3.6.x. The next major feature release of Koha will be Koha 3.8.0. 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 ##### Autogenerated release notes updated last on 22 Dec 2011 22:53:23 Z #####