Commit 3ec1359d authored by Simon McVittie's avatar Simon McVittie

Update NEWS

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dbus 1.13.8 (UNRELEASED)
dbus version control is now hosted on's Gitlab
installation, and bug reports and feature requests have switched from
Bugzilla bugs (indicated by "fd.o #nnn") to Gitlab issues ("dbus#nnn")
and merge requests ("dbus!nnn"). See README and for
more details.
• Rewrite to reflect the current setup
(dbus!8, Simon McVittie)
• Tarball releases no longer contain pre-2007 changelogs and are now
compressed with xz, so they should be somewhat smaller
(fd.o #107630; Francesco Turco, Simon McVittie)
......@@ -15,14 +24,27 @@ Enhancements:
• Allow --enable-relocation in combination with absolute paths for
--exec-prefix, --libdir (fd.o #107662, Simon McVittie)
• Improve CMake build system parity with Autotools
(dbus#57, dbus#117, dbus#193, dbus#227; Ralf Habacker, Simon McVittie)
• Remove __attribute__((__malloc__)) attribute on dbus_realloc(),
which does not meet the criteria for that attribute in gcc 4.7+,
potentially leading to miscompilation (fd.o #107741, Simon McVittie)
• Parse section/group names in .service files according to the syntax
from the Desktop Entry Specification:
· reject control characters and non-ASCII in section/group names
· backslash escapes are not interpreted in section/group names
(dbus#208; David King, Simon McVittie)
• Fix some small O(1) memory leaks (fd.o #107320, Simon McVittie)
• Fix build warnings with recent gcc (dbus#208, dbus#225; David King)
• Fix build warnings without libX11 (dbus#228, Simon McVittie)
Tests and CI:
• Add Travis-CI builds for 64-bit Windows using mingw-w64
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