It is with pleasure that we announce the release of Koha 3.6.3.
The package can be retrieved from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.06.03.tar.gz You can use the following checksum and signature files to verify the download: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.06.03.tar.gz.MD5 http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.06.03.tar.gz.MD5.asc http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.06.03.tar.gz.sig Come and get it! RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.6.3 26 Jan 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 3.6.3 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.06.03.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 3.6.3 is a bugfix/maintenance release. Highlights of 3.6.3 ====================== 6627 blocker [security] insecure file creation 2830 critical Hold not removed when "trapped" item on hold shelf is checked out to a different patron in the holds queue 3651 critical Require patron login to send shelves and baskets 5533 critical marking item lost diff in two places 6292 critical Overdue notices have a bug when multiple overdues exist 7193 critical can't remove end date from subscriptions 7360 critical Importing a SQL file for frameworks based on Default Framework deletes the default framework 7370 critical Longoverdue cronjob claims Undefined subroutine &main::LostItem 7394 critical Broken detail page for last link from result page 7407 critical HidePatronName not working anymore 2012 major Add bilio crashes under no zebra 6302 major Failing to send email notices – to_address not set 7226 major Can't add tags on list 7282 major invalid language selection Bugs fixed in 3.6.3 ====================== 2307 normal Calendar widget cannot be translated 3431 normal Catalog by itemtype report pulling from holdingbranch 4300 normal Display 866z summary holdings public note in OPAC 5226 normal MARC21 field 545 missing 5369 normal se queries with paranthesis fail 6098 normal zebra conf NSB NSE indexed as space 6142 normal CanBookBeReserved function is redefined in C4/ILSDI/Utility.pm 6374 normal Use "size" as names/hash keys leads to an unexpected results when using Template::Toolkit (name of a virtual method there) 6466 normal hung socket read causes SIP tests to fail 6700 normal Better handling of version numbers in updatedatabase 6717 normal Sub total doubled up on borrower pay fines page 6885 normal Superlibrarian users can't delete items from another library when IndependantBranches 7097 normal HidePatronName not hiding in all places 7266 normal overdue.pl : filter on flags "debarred" "suspended" and "gonenoaddress" not working 7276 normal member entry Performance improvement 7277 normal keyword mapping needs spaces in the OPAC 7311 normal Error when records have UNIMARC 461$0 or 773$0 for something other than bibnumber 7313 normal Untranslatable strings in ‘search to hold' feature 7328 normal Expanded options in advanced search 7332 normal Translated title (MARC21 field 242) doesn't display 7338 normal link to serial detail wrong 7349 normal Sorting patron search result by cardnumber doesn't work 7356 normal Fix various typos and mis-spellings 7361 normal ‘Default' encoding in staged marc import breaks diacritics 7363 normal Downloading a list in CSV format doesn't work 7381 normal wrong isbn showing on the staff search results 1623 enhancement Retain history of approved comments 3184 enhancement Show creator and budget receiving a document 5327 enhancement Unit tests required for all C4 modules 5565 enhancement Default OAI UNIMARC to Dublin Core XSL adds superfluous blanks 5607 enhancement Make fields from issues table available in overdues 5729 enhancement Add coins information to the intranet 6015 enhancement Enhancing the performance test suite 6193 enhancement Use memcached cache koha-conf.xml configuration variables 6787 enhancement NORMARC needs a Fast Add framework 6990 enhancement TransformKohaToMarc enhancement 7079 enhancement Default values for German system preferences (web installer) 7143 enhancement Bug for tracking changes to the about page 7220 enhancement Add IDs to check-in message dialogs to facilitate CSS customization 7240 enhancement Cleaning up import tables and action_logs 7247 enhancement rebuild_zebra.pl -v should show all Zebra log output 7278 enhancement In the items table, make items.materials of type text, and show its contents at circulation 7324 enhancement Show alternate email as mailto link on patron summary 7326 enhancement longoverdue.pl was hardcoded to 1 year, is now a parameter 7364 enhancement Fast-Add framework doesn't always get the branch for item creation 7373 enhancement new bridge icons 7439 enhancement Mailmap for git shortlog 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
Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard Translation Manager: Frédéric Demians QA Manager: Ian Walls Bug Wranglers: MJ Ray, Marcel de Rooy, 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 3.6.3. 1 Tomas Cohen Arazi 1 Alex Arnaud 2 Marc Balmer 2 D Ruth Bavousett 6 Jared Camins-Esakov 1 Frédérick Capovilla 1 Garry Collum 15 Chris Cormack 1 Christophe Croullebois 8 Frédéric Demians 3 Connor Dewar 2 Nicole Engard 2 Magnus Enger 14 Katrin Fischer 4 Chris Hall 1 Srdjan Jankovic 1 Admin User Koha 2 Henri-Damien Laurent 12 Owen Leonard 1 Frère Sébastien Marie 1 Jesse Maseto 1 James Mason 2 Julian Maurice 3 Sophie Meynieux 5 Chris Nighswonger 1 Albert Oller 1 Dobrica Pavlinusic 10 Paul Poulain 2 Liz Rea 7 Marcel de Rooy 1 Fridolyn SOMERS 1 Sam Sanders 5 Adrien Saurat 11 Duncan Tyler 5 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 3.6.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