[Koha] Koha 3.2.5 is now available
cnighswonger at foundations.edu
Fri Feb 25 10:22:43 NZDT 2011
Please note: This release is a security release. It is strongly recommended
that users apply this upgrade immediately to production systems. If you are
installing a new system, please use this version rather than earlier
It is with pleasure that I announce the release of Koha 3.2.5.
The package can be retrieved from:
You can use the following checksum and signature files to verify the
Release notes for 3.2.5 are below.
Come and get it!
RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.2.5 - 24 February 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 3.2.5 can be downloaded from:
Installation instructions can be found at:
Highlights of 3.2.5
NOTE: This release is a security release. It is strongly recommended
that users apply
this upgrade immediately to production systems. If you are installing
a new system, please
use this version rather than earlier versions.
Bugs fixed in 3.2.5
1953 remove possible SQL injection attacks
2742 Wrong language name in the preferences
5745 overdues with fines not showing titles
5759 When printing a borrowers information the secondary email
address is not printed
5769 notice tab disappearing on edit patron
Changes since 3.0:
* The minimum version of Perl required is now 5.8.8.
* There are a number of new Perl module dependencies.
Run ./koha_perl_deps.pl -u -m to get a list of
any new modules to install during upgrade.
The structure of the acquisitions tables have changed significantly
from 3.0.x. In particular, the budget hierarchy is quite different.
During an upgrade, a new database table is created called fundmapping
that contains a record of how budgets were mapped. It is strongly
recommended that users of Koha 3.0.x acquisitions carefully review
the results of the upgrade before resuming ordering in Koha 3.2.x.
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, several translations of the
Koha manual are available:
The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at
Complete or near-complete translations of the OPAC and staff
interface are available in this release for the following languages:
* English (New Zealand)
* English (USA)
* French (France)
* French (Canada)
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:
The release team for Koha 3.2 is
Release Manager: Galen Charlton <gmcharlt at gmail.com>
Documentation Manager: Nicole Engard <nengard at gmail.com>
Translation Manager: Chris Cormack <chris at bigallofwax.co.nz>
Release Maintainer (3.0.x):
Henri-Damien Laurent <henridamien.laurent at biblibre.com>
Release Maintainer (3.2.x):
Chris Nighswonger <cnighswonger at foundations.edu>
We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.2.5:
marcel at libdevelop.rijksmuseum.nl
We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertantly missed,
please send patch against these release notes to
koha-patches at lists.koha-community.org.
The 3.2.x Release Maintainer especially thanks the 3.4 Release Team and all
who participated in QA for their diligent labors in testing and pushing well
over 330 patches since the 3.2.0 relese. Their continued work very much makes
possible the release of 3.2.5 on its announced schedule.
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
The branch for Koha 3.2.x (i.e., this version of Koha and future bugfix
releases) is 3.2.x.
The next major feature release of Koha will be Koha 3.4.0.
Bugs and feature requests
Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug
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