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[Health-announce] GNU Health 3.2.3 patchset released

From: Luis Falcon
Subject: [Health-announce] GNU Health 3.2.3 patchset released
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:47:13 +0100

Dear community

GNU Health 3.2.3 patchset has been released !

(Original post can be found at )


= Table of Contents =

* About GNU Health Patchsets
* Updating your system with the GNU Health control Center
* Installation notes
* List of issues related to this patchset

= About GNU Health Patchsets =

We provide "patchsets" to stable releases. Patchsets allow applying bug
fixes and updates on production systems. Always try to keep your
production system up-to-date with the latest patches.

Patches and Patchsets maximize uptime for production systems, and keep
your system updated, without the need to do a whole installation. 

For more information about GNU Health patches and patchsets you can

NOTE: Patchsets are applied on previously installed systems only. For
new, fresh installations, download and install the whole tarball (ie,

= Updating your system with the GNU Health control Center =

Starting GNU Health 3.x series, you can do automatic updates on the GNU
Health and Tryton kernel and modules using the GNU Health control
center program. 

Please refer to the administration manual section
( ) 

The GNU Health control center works on standard installations (those
done following the installation manual on wikibooks). Don't use it if
you use an alternative method or if your distribution does not follow
the GNU Health packaging guidelines.

= Summary of this patchset =

Version 3.2.3 provides the updated gnuhealth-control and
gnuhealth-setup programs, the latter including the bcrypt library. It
also fixes a duplicated field on the tree view for the prescription

Refer to the List of issues related to this patchset for a
comprehensive list of fixed bugs.

= Installation Notes =

You must apply previous patchsets before installing this patchset. If
your patchset level is 3.2.2, then just follow the general
instructions. You can find the patchsets at GNU Health main download
site at (

Follow the general instructions at 

Additionally, if you are applying the patch (not a new installation)
you need to install locally the bcrypt package. 

Login as the "gnuhealth" admin user, and execute :

* Stop the GNU Health Tryton instance
* Install the Bcrypt package

$ pip3 install --user bcrypt

* Restart the GNU Health Tryton server

= List of issues and tasks related to this patchset =

* bug #52020: Missing bcrypt dependency in gnuhealth-setup
* bug #52038: Field history is repeated in the tree view of the
  prescription line

 For detailed information about each issue, you can visit For detailed information
 about each task, you can visit


Dr. Luis Falcon, M.D., BSc
President, GNU Solidario
GNU Health: Freedom and Equity in Healthcare
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