Commit dc4d60d4 authored by Simon McVittie's avatar Simon McVittie

yet more NEWS

parent faaa092f
......@@ -43,7 +43,8 @@ Enhancements:
give factual statements about it supporting async use
(fd.o #65141, Justin Lee)
· Document the contents of .service files, and the fact that
system services' filenames are constrained (fd.o #66608, Simon)
system services' filenames are constrained
(fd.o #66608; Simon McVittie, Chengwei Yang)
• Be thread-safe by default on all platforms, even if
dbus_threads_init_default() has not been called. For compatibility with
......@@ -56,6 +57,12 @@ Enhancements:
• New API: dbus_setenv(), a simple wrapper around setenv().
Note that this is not thread-safe. (fd.o #39196, Simon)
• Add dbus-send --peer=ADDRESS (connect to a given peer-to-peer connection,
like --address=ADDRESS in previous versions) and dbus-send --bus=ADDRESS
(connect to a given bus, like dbus-monitor --address=ADDRESS).
dbus-send --address still exists for backwards compatibility,
but is no longer documented. (fd.o #48816, Andrey Mazo)
• Windows-specific:
· "dbus-daemon --nofork" is allowed on Windows again. (fd.o #68852,
Simon McVittie)
......@@ -110,6 +117,9 @@ Fixes:
• Don't over-allocate memory in dbus-monitor (fd.o #69329,
Sviatoslav Chagaev)
• dbus-monitor can monitor dbus-daemon < 1.5.6 again
(fd.o #66107, Chengwei Yang)
• Unix-specific:
· If accept4() fails with EINVAL, as it can on older Linux kernels
with newer glibc, try accept() instead of going into a busy-loop.
......@@ -133,7 +143,9 @@ Fixes:
· Make autogen.sh work on *BSD by not assuming GNU coreutils functionality
(fd.o #35881, #69787; Chengwei Yang)
· dbus-monitor: be portable to NetBSD (fd.o #69842, Chengwei Yang)
  · dbus-launch: stop using non-portable asprintf (fd.o #37849, Simon)
· dbus-launch: stop using non-portable asprintf (fd.o #37849, Simon)
· Improve error reporting from the setuid activation helper (fd.o #66728,
Chengwei Yang)
• Windows-specific:
· Remove unavailable command-line options from 'dbus-daemon --help'
......@@ -151,7 +163,7 @@ Fixes:
· improve verbose-mode output (fd.o #63047, Colin Walters)
· consolidate Autotools and CMake build (fd.o #64875, Ralf Habacker)
· fix various unused variables, unusual build configurations
etc. (fd.o #65712, #65990, #66005, #66257, #69165, #69410;
etc. (fd.o #65712, #65990, #66005, #66257, #69165, #69410, #70218;
Chengwei Yang, Vasiliy Balyasnyy)
D-Bus 1.7.4 (2013-06-13)
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