[LON-CAPA-dev] 0.6.2 nears release

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-dev@mail.lon-capa.org
Fri, 21 Mar 2003 14:14:13 -0500 (EST)

a 0.6.2 tarfile is on zaphod as


it is also installed on s12, I am likely to send this out later to
today on announce.

-----DRAFT EMAIL------
New Version 0.6.2 Released

This release collects together a variety of small bug fixes that
various people wanted.

To install this update I assume you have 0.6.1 installed, if not
please contact Guy Albertelli at guy@albertelli.com

1) Download the new LON-CAPA tarball from
wget http://install.lon-capa.org/versions/loncapa-0.6.2.tar.gz

and untar it

tar xzvf loncapa-0.6.2.tar.gz

2) Run the UPDATE script as root
cd loncapa-0.6.2

3) 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) We will be withdrawing support for RedHat 6.2 in the next full release
   please update your systems to RedHat 7.3

----Bug fixes included
londocs.pm 1.46 - fixes colon in title bug and leaking <form>
randomlylabel.pm 1.4-8 - works with pallatized images
                       - works with capital extensions
		       - repcopies files
		       - doesn't cause segfault
		       - leaves in info so redisplays work
randomlabel.pm 1.42 - replicates background image
lonc 1.47 - KEEPALIVE on and end connection if timeouts occur
lontexconvert.pm 1.15 - unicode in messages
loncoursedata.pm 1.44 - map follow fix
lonwrapper.pm 1.6 - permissions on uploaded HTML files
lonnavmaps 1.131  - (backport) NAV display of hidden resources
lonnet.pm 1.320 - (backport) unalbe to access current awwarded value
                  in a homework
lonparmset.pm 1.81->1.82 backport to - simply must show folder
                                              names, unusable otherwise
lonprintout.pm 1.105 - stop the reordering of problems when printing
londefdef backport of 1.110 and 1.120 - <tthoption>
lond backport of 1.113 - die fix
lonspread backport of 1.174 - cascade fix
lonspread added BUG#1295hment - section fix
lonnet backport of 1.340 - default fix
loncapafiles.lpml fixes (backport of 1.222) - add Makefile
structuretags.pm (backport of 1.156) - previous global clearing
lonplot.pm (1.80)- \fbox removal
londefdef.pm (backport of 1.107) - \fbox removal
feedback with >< fixes (bacport lontexconverte 1.18, lonmsg 1.47)
loncapafiles.lpml fixes - (backport 1.222) add Makefile
                        - (backport 1.223) add new domain images
fsu.gif - official logo
grades.pm (backport portion of 1.72 and all of 1.73) - allow multiline
                                                     comments on essays
lonspreadsheet.pm - multipart problems work with default spreadsheet now,
                    load proper student level sheet loaded
lonroles.pm (backport from 1.46 and 1.49) - seperate syllabus link on roles page
lonxml.pm (backport from 1.239) - HTML comments are thrown away when printing
lonnavmaps (multiple backports) - multipart problems display more correctly

guy@albertelli.com  LON-CAPA Developer  0-7-7-1-