[Koha] Koha 3.4.1 is now available

Chris Nighswonger cnighswonger at foundations.edu
Tue May 24 15:41:03 NZST 2011

It is with pleasure that I announce the release of Koha 3.4.1.

The package can be retrieved from:


You can use the following checksum and signature files to verify the download:


Come and get it!

RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.4.1 - 22 May 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 3.4.1 can be downloaded from:


Installation instructions can be found at:


    OR in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball

Koha 3.4.1 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

Highlights of 3.4.1

5995 Glitch with checkauth
6001 batchRebuildBiblioTables.pl crashes when GetMarcBiblio fails.
6257 MARC documentation links cause javascript error
6263 shelf browser doesn't work in 3.4
6265 Search for records linked to an authority not exact in OPAC
6282 HomeOrHoldingBranchReturn syspref missing from *.pref file

Bugs fixed in 3.4.1

2941 Transfers cannot be canceled once initiated.
3543 Spine labels - NLM call numbers not splitting
5445 Acq: No way back to order from z39.50 result page
6153 Imprint subfields displayed out of order on OPAC
6194 Empty Parens on Serials pages
6295 misaligned columns in opac suggestions list
6320 Generate Next button doesn't generate next issue
3202 Creating new "child" category patrons - library not defaulting to
the correct branch
6152 Authority-zebra-indexdefs.xsl should indicate it's automatically generated
6218 patron login gets an initial dot added when no first name
6228 Show active currency in system preferences
6330 holds saying on hold 'until' instead of 'since'
6315 depreciation warnings in C4::Serials in new perls
6312 login/password shouldn't be labeled as 'opac'

System requirements

    Changes since 3.2:

    * Template::Toolkit


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



Complete or near-complete translations of the OPAC and staff
interface are available in this release for the following languages:

  * Chinese
  * Danish
  * English (New Zealand)
  * English (USA)
  * French (France)
  * French (Canada)
  * German
  * Greek
  * Hindi
  * Italian
  * Norwegian
  * Portuguese
  * Spanish
  * Turkish

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 3.4 is

Release Manager:        Chris Cormack <chrisc at catalyst.net.nz>
Documentation Manager:  Nicole C Engard <nengard at gmail.com>
Translation Manager:    Frédéric Demians <frederic at tamil.fr>
Release Maintainer (3.2.x):
                        Chris Nighswonger <cnighswonger at foundations.edu>
Release Maintainer (3.4.x):
                        Chris Nighswonger <cnighswonger at foundations.edu>
QA Manager:             Colin Campbell


We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to
Koha 3.4.1.

Jared Camins-Esakov
Colin Campbell
Fernando Canizo
Galen Charlton
Chris Cormack
Frédéric Demians
Nicole C. Engard
Magnus Enger
Katrin Fischer
Owen Leonard
Matthias Meusburger
Chris Nighswonger
Ian Walls

We regret any omissions.  If a contributor has been inadvertantly missed,
please send a patch against these release notes to
koha-patches at lists.koha-community.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


The branch for Koha 3.4.x (i.e., this version of Koha and future bugfix
releases) is 3.4.x.

The next major feature release of Koha will be Koha 3.6.0.

Bugs and feature requests

Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug
tracker at


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