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Press Release: [November 29, 2011]

Koha 3.6.1 is now available

It is with pleasure that I announce the release of Koha 3.6.1. The package can be retrieved from: You can use the following checksum and signature files to verify the download: Release notes for 3.6.1 are below. Come and get it! RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.6.1 29 Nov 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 Koha 3.6.1 can be downloaded from: Installation instructions can be found at: OR in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball Koha 3.6.1 is a bugfix/maintenance release. Highlights of 3.6.1 ====================== 6628 critical [security] help system use insecure REFERRER for file inclusion 4211 major Acquisitions actions on suggestions don't generate email 6824 major Basket permissions not looked up correctly 6977 major Support for repeated subfields when importing an authority into a biblio record field. 7069 major Javascript errors in tags/review 7207 major Cannot export label batches Bugs fixed in 3.6.1 ====================== 2847 normal Use HTML escape in templates where appropriate 3958 normal Standardize vendor/supplier/bookseller terminology 5072 normal Filling an order page with no budget defined causes a 500 error 5885 normal UNIMARC XSLT changes 5974 normal Bogus auth check for "StaffMember" role 6253 normal Unified Patron Search subroutine 6280 normal Invalid SQL being passed in circulation checkout 6369 normal Formatting problems on some items when printing an order form (PDF). 6390 normal Basket only visible for librarian who created it 6676 normal Acquisition basket access control trivially by-passable 6963 normal When creating a new order, the item isn't added if its barcode already exists in the items table. 3184 enhancement Show creator and budget receiving a document 4161 enhancement When adding Vendor default to active currencies 5436 enhancement Extended patron attributes display improvements 6721 enhancement Add Basket number and Invoice number search 6875 enhancement de-nesting C4 packages 7173 enhancement Detect duplicates when creating items while receiving 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 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;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 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 3.6 is Release Manager: Chris Cormack Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard Translation Manager: Frédéric Demians QA Manager: Ian Walls Bug Wranglers: MJ Ray, Marcel Roy, Paul Poulain, Mason James Release Maintainer (3.4.x): Chris Nighswonger Release Maintainer (3.6.x): Chris Nighswonger 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 3.6.1. 1 Nahuel ANGELINETTI 5 Frédérick Capovilla 12 Chris Cormack 2 Frédéric Demians 4 Katrin Fischer 6 Owen Leonard 1 Julian Maurice 1 Joy Nelson 3 Chris Nighswonger 2 Maxime Pelletier 5 Paul Poulain 2 Liz Rea 1 Marcel de Rooy 1 Salvador Zaragoza Rubio 7 Ian Walls We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertantly missed, please send a patch against these release notes to 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:// 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 Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini

Summary: Koha 3.6.1 has been released and is available for download.
Publication Year:2011
Type of Material:Press Release
Date Issued:November 29, 2011
Products: Koha
Subject: Product announcements

LTG Bibliography Record number: 16344. Created: 2011-11-29 09:04:58; Last Modified: 2022-03-17 02:28:51.