[LON-CAPA-admin] 1.0.1

Guy Albertelli II guy at albertelli.com
Mon Sep 8 12:55:28 EDT 2003

New Version 1.0.1 Released

To install this update:

1) You will need to be running Redhat 7.X (preferably 7.3)
   for this release to work

2) if you haven't already download and install the 3.7 systemperl rpm

If you are running RedHat 7.X get

Install it by doing:
rpm -e `rpm -q -a | grep systemperl`
rpm --install --force --nodeps LON-CAPA-systemperl-3.7-rh7.i386.rpm

Verify it is installed by doing:

$ rpm -q LON-CAPA-systemperl

RedHat 7.X will show

3) Download the new LON-CAPA tarball from
wget http://install.lon-capa.org/versions/loncapa-1.0.1.tar.gz

and untar it

tar xzvf loncapa-1.0.1.tar.gz

4) Run the UPDATE script as root
cd loncapa-1.0.1

5) restart the system services
/etc/rc.d/init.d/loncontrol stop
/etc/rc.d/init.d/loncontrol start
/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd stop
/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd start

1) Many questions are answered at http://help.lon-capa.org
2) Defects reports, and enhancements requests can be entered at
3) Mailing lists can be joined and left at http://mail.lon-capa.org
4) Work continues on supporting Redhat 9, and 10, maybe in another
   month or so.

----Detailed List of Fixes
-SPRS has contextual help integrated
-install no longer deltes extra data from domain.tab lines
-User Load much more accurate
-updated doman.tab and hosts.tab for the production cluster
-Login screen better about multi domain machines
-Able to prt homework with status UNIT_FAIL, NO_UNIT, MISOREDER_RANK
-<problem> inside <html> shouldn't cause doubled inline remotes
-updated some help files
-Uploaded PDFs no longer cause doubled inline remotes
  - supports multiple help files joined together
  - no longer gives students access to the rest of the help system
-Course with filenames with spaces, no longer screw up when going back, or
-lonnavmaps improvements
-SPRS formulas with \ can now be edited
-SPRS better about entering and leaving single student mode
-searchcat.pl no longer updates dynamic metadata
-publisher no longer screws up scipt blocks with perl multi line quotes
-documents with <meta /> no longer through bombs when printed
-<body> inside of <problem> no longer causes doubled inline remotes
-<li> with a type argument no longer throws bombs
-<table> printing improved

guy at albertelli.com  LON-CAPA Developer  0-7-5-7-

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