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(released 2010-03-09)

The focus of this release is to fix further minor bugs affecting some users of

Prerequisites for Upgrade

Database Upgrade

You should run the update-davical-database script, particularly if you are upgrading from a release prior to, or if you use PostgreSQL versions prior to 8.3.

Versions of Other Software

  • AWL 0.42 is required.
  • PostgreSQL 8.1 or later is required.
  • PHP version 5.1 or later is required.

PDO libraries

From version 0.9.8 it is necessary to have the PDO libraries available in addition to the legacy psql libraries.

Functionality Changes

  • Insist that principal / collection names be non-blank and not contain slashes.
  • Use 'Revoke' rather than 'Delete' terminology for removing grants.
  • Localisability improvements.
  • New configuration settings (all default to off):

Bug Fixes

  • Fix PostgreSQL 8.1 problem with privileges_list() function
  • Improve response to scheduling enquiries.
  • Fix handling of <DAV::allprop> and <DAV::include> in PROPFIND & REPORT requests.
  • Correct response code to 403 for failure to modify protected properties.
  • Add DAV::error to some PROPPATCH failure responses.

Other Changes

  • Added Begin(), Commit(), Rollback(), QDo() to AwlQuery methods
  • Converted always.php to AwlQuery
  • Updated Japanese translation.
  • Updated French translation.
  • New Svenska (Swedish) translation.


Released 9th March 2010

Download links


deb lenny awm

Debian Sid

AWL and DAViCal are in Debian Sid and can be installed directly with apt-get.

The packages will work with earlier versions of Debian as long as recent versions of PostgreSQL & PHP are used.


An ebuild should be available in due course.

Source packages

RPM packages