[LON-CAPA-users] New Version 1.0.2

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Sat, 11 Oct 2003 17:05:28 -0400 (EDT)

New Version 1.0.2 Released

Notable Bug Fixes:
- online 'exam' mode more useable
- dynamic metadata once again summarized properly (this has been the
   source of publication being slow on heavily used resources)

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
- resevaldata cleanup enabled
- preserve more reseval data (goesto, comesfrom)
- lond catches exceptions again
- Advanced search can be used to import resources

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