[LON-CAPA-dev] Preview of 2.3.3

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-dev@mail.lon-capa.org
Mon, 19 Mar 2007 22:08:43 -0400 (EDT)

Hi All,

Trying to get a 2.3.3 together to cleanup some annoyances.

(Let me know if I missed any bugs that people really need included in
a 2.3.3)

New Version 2.3.3 Released

This is a bugfix release. It's a good idea to be installed.

Notable Changes from 2.3.2:
- scantron grading of exams that use the number format and 10 bubbles
  would not grade bubble 10 corectly
- advanced search of domains works a again
- correct icons appear on resource with non-lowercase filenames
- corrections to internal caching system (results in some noticable
  speedups, especially in the PARM screen and courses with long
  resource paths)
- gnuplot in imageresponse no longer generates spurious dependencies
- publishing was incorrectly handling metadata tags with _ in them
- gnuplot support for Polar grids
- task can control the location that grading information is displayed using
  <QuestionGradeInfo />

To install this update:

1) You will need to be running Fedora Core 5 or 6, RHEL (AS|ES) 4,
   SUSE 9.3 or 10.1, SLES 9 or 10
     (Fedora Core 4 or 3 should continue to work but are deprecated.)

2) If running Fedora, use yum to update your machine and then install
      LONCAPA-prerequisites (if not already installed).

yum update
yum install LONCAPA-prerequisites

    If running SUSE 9.3 or SLES 9, use you to update your machine.
    If running SUSE 10.1 or SLES 10, use rug to update your machine.
    if running RHEL, use up2date to update your machine.

3) Download the new LON-CAPA tarball from
wget http://install.lon-capa.org/versions/loncapa-2.3.3.tar.gz

and untar it

tar xzvf loncapa-2.3.3.tar.gz

4) stop the Lon-CAPA system services

/etc/rc.d/init.d/loncontrol stop

5) stop the webserver:

/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd stop

/etc/init.d/apache stop

SUSE 10.1/SLES 10:
/etc/init.d/apache2 stop

6) Run the UPDATE script as root
cd loncapa-2.3.3

7) restart the Lon-CAPA system services
/etc/rc.d/init.d/loncontrol start

8) restart the webserver:

/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd start

/etc/init.d/apache start

SUSE 9.X /SLES 10.1:
/etc/init.d/apache2 start

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