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GNU Health Hospital Management 4.0.3 patchset released

Item posted by Luis Falcon <meanmicio> on Sat 02 Apr 2022 02:48:53 PM UTC.

Dear community

GNU Health 4.0.3 patchset has been released !

Priority: High

Table of Contents

  • About GNU Health Patchsets
  • Updating your system with the GNU Health control Center
  • Summary of this patchset
  • Installation notes
  • List of other 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.

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 HMIS kernel and modules using the GNU Health control center

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

Update Python dependencies

  • vobject: We have removed the version pinning on this library, using the current, latest version.

  • Update gnuhealth-control and gnuhealth-setup

  • Fixed issue on stock and nursing due to an old method on default health professional.


Installation Notes

You must apply previous patchsets before installing this patchset. If your patchset level is 4.0.2, then just follow the general instructions. You can find the patchsets at GNU Health main download site at (

In most cases, GNU Health Control center (gnuhealth-control) takes care of applying the patches for you.

Pre-requisites for upgrade to 4.0.3: None

Now follow the general instructions at

After applying the patches, make a full update of your GNU Health database as explained in the documentation.

When running "gnuhealth-control" for the first time, you will see the following message: "Please restart now the update with the new control center" Please do so. Restart the process and the update will continue.

  • Restart the GNU Health server

List of other issues and tasks related to this patchset

  • bug #62240: trytond-console: ValueError due to old vobject version
  • bug #62235: Traceback on default health professional

 Detailed information about each issue:
 Information about each task:

 For detailed information you can read about Patches and Patchsets

Happy and healthy hacking !


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