Koha 3.8.13 released
It is with great pleasure the Koha community announce the release of Koha 3.8.13 this a maintenance release and contains many bugfixes. It is available for download from download.koha-community.org
This is my last release as release maintainer for the 3.8.x branch. I would like to thank all those who wrote patches, tested, signed off, and did QA, as well as of course Jared the release manager.
Please read below for full release notes.
RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.8.13 23 May 2013 ======================================================================== 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 3.8.13 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.08.13.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 3.8.13 is a bugfix/maintenance release. Highlights of 3.8.13 ====================== Acquisitions ---------- 7228 major can't order more than 1 when importing all from staged file 9923 major correction of a bug due to bz 7129 Staff Client ---------- 9591 blocker Set Library changes after viewing Holds Queue >> reserves item Tools ---------- 8264 major local cover images not working in IE8 Bugs fixed in 3.8.13 ====================== Cataloging ---------- 9019 minor ILS-DI: GetRecords should return item fields in marcxml I18N/L10N ---------- 9266 normal Untranslated strings in tags moderation Installation and upgrade (command-line installer) ---------- 42 normal installer.pl could prompt user to send testing results in 156 normal in Install.pm the marc21 refers to /script/ instead of /scripts/ 9812 normal Several files shouldn't be exposed or browseable through a URL MARC Bibliographic data support ---------- 9804 trivial Fix name for NORMARC biblio-koha-indexdefs.xml OPAC ---------- 93 trivial Minor HTML Template error Patrons ---------- 22 normal autoMemberNum doesn't work with Add Child 33 normal autoMemberNum set to 1 by default 225 normal Add member ignores parameters set in categories 9484 minor userid not generated consistently (different editing pages) Staff Client ---------- 107 normal templates for intranet are still in old includes/templates location 8895 minor Warning in systempreferences.pl: Use of uninitialized value in length... Templates ---------- 9613 minor items namespace missing in XSLT 9957 trivial Missing cancel link on subfield editing page Enhancements in 3.8.13 ====================== ---------- New sysprefs in 3.8.13 ====================== 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/3.8.13/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: * English (USA) * Arabic (100%) * Armenian (100%) * Chinese (Taiwan) (75%) * Danish (93%) * English (New Zealand) (100%) * French (99%) * French (Canada) (76%) * German (100%) * German (Switzerland) (99%) * Greek (95%) * Italian (100%) * Norwegian Bokmål (67%) * Portuguese (100%) * Portuguese (Brazil) (99%) * Slovak (100%) * Spanish (100%) * Turkish (100%) 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 3.8.13 is Release Manager: Paul Poulain <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> QA team: Marcel de Rooy <M.de.Rooy@rijksmuseum.nl>, Jonathan Druart <firstname.lastname@example.org> Mason James <email@example.com> Bug Wranglers: Katrin Fischer, Magnus Enger Release Maintainer (3.4.x): Chris Nighswonger <firstname.lastname@example.org> Release Maintainer (3.6.x): Jared Camins-Esakov <email@example.com> Release Maintainer (3.8.x): Chris Cormack <firstname.lastname@example.org> Credits ====================== We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 3.8.13: * Universidad Nacional de Córdoba We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.8.13. * 3 Tomas Cohen Arazi * 1 Edmund Balnaves * 1 Stefano Bargioni * 1 D Ruth Bavousett * 1 David Cook * 4 Chris Cormack * 2 Christophe Croullebois * 1 Magnus Enger * 3 Owen Leonard * 1 Julian Maurice * 3 Fridolyn SOMERS * 1 Adrien Saurat * 1 Marc Veron We thank the following companies who contributed patches to Koha 3.8.13 * 3 ACPL * 7 Biblibre * 2 BigBallOfWax * 2 Catalyst * 1 Libriotech * 2 Prosentient Systems * 1 pusc.it * 4 unidentified * 1 veron.ch We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches for Koha 3.8.13. * 10 Jared Camins-Esakov * 1 David Cook * 23 Chris Cormack * 1 Srikanth Dhondi * 2 Jonathan Druart * 1 Nicole C. Engard * 2 Magnus Enger * 9 Katrin Fischer * 4 Kyle M Hall * 1 Mason James * 1 Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel * 3 Owen Leonard * 2 Paul Poulain * 2 Marcel de Rooy * 3 Mathieu Saby * 1 Mirko Tietgen 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 this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release line is 3.8.x. The last Koha release was 3.6.11, which was released on December 27, 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 ##### Autogenerated release notes updated last on 23 May 2013 04:34:05 Z #####