[LON-CAPA-dev] 1.0.2 preliminary announcement

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-dev@mail.lon-capa.org
Mon, 6 Oct 2003 17:48:40 -0400 (EDT)

Looks like we will need to have 1.0.2

New Version 1.0.2 Released

Notable Bug Fixes:
- online 'exam' mode and 'don't show problem status' work correctly now

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-1.0.2.tar.gz

and untar it

tar xzvf loncapa-1.0.2.tar.gz

4) Run the UPDATE script as root
cd loncapa-1.0.2

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
- IN have more BRE priv
- Stringresponse doesn't forget settings
- all problems work better in inhibit answer mode
- bugs in the caching of STAT and CHRT data fixed
- lonnavmaps and quickgtrades no longer bleed information 
  when in no problem status mode
- IDs are now added to match/rank response
- <gnuplot> in &xmlparse() works
- <organic/reaciontresponse> accept arrays of correct answers
- <organicresponse> support more JME options

guy@albertelli.com  LON-CAPA Developer  0-7-5-6-