23 juil. 2019

Koha is the first free and open source software library automation package (ILS). Development is sponsored by libraries of varying types and sizes, volunteers, and support companies from around the world. The website for the Koha project is:

Koha 19.05.02 can be downloaded from:

Installation instructions can be found at:

Koha 19.05.02 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

It includes 1 enhancements, 30 bugfixes.


System Administration

Critical bugs fixed



Hold requests

Installation and upgrade (command-line installer)


This enhancement changes the Mana registration form to make it easier for organizations to register. It now only requires name and email address, rather than first name, last name and email address.




Other bugs fixed

Architecture, internals, and plumbing


This fixes an error that occurs when an account with full circulate permissions (but not super librarian permissions) clicks on 'Checkout notes pending' and is then automatically logged out with the message "Error: you do not have permission to view this page. Log in as a different user".


Installation and upgrade (web-based installer)


Sponsored by The National Library of Finland

This fix updates the alternative Mana KB server URL in
etc/koha-conf.xml to If the updated URL is used the account creation request is successful and doesn't cause any error messages.





System Administration


Test Suite


System requirements

Important notes:


The Koha manual is maintained in Sphinx. The home page for Koha documentation is

As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the Koha manual is available:

The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at


(sorry translation website was down).

Partial translations are available for various other languages.

The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see

For information about translating Koha, and join the koha-translate list to volunteer:

The most up-to-date translations can be found at:

Release Team

The release team for Koha 19.05.02 is

We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 19.05.02:

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 19.05.02.

We thank the following libraries, companies, and other institutions who contributed patches to Koha 19.05.02

We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches for Koha.

We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertently missed, please send a patch against these release notes to

Revision control notes

The Koha project uses Git for version control. The current development version of Koha can be retrieved by checking out the master branch of:

The branch for this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release line is 19.05.x.

Bugs and feature requests

Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug tracker at:

He rau ringa e oti ai. (Many hands finish the work)

Autogenerated release notes updated last on 23 juil. 2019 13:03:46.