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2.1.2
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- Fix some crashing bugs.
- Ignore WiFis with '_nomap' suffix.
- Configure options for disabling WiFi, 3G and GPS modem sources.
- Avoid spaming the network resources for ignorable changes to network setup.
- Add some required files to distribution that we forgot in last release.

All contributors to this release:

Kalev Lember <kalevlember@gmail.com>
Ryan Lortie <desrt@desrt.ca>
Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) <zeeshanak@gnome.org>

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2.1.1
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- 3GPP-based geolocation source.
  - Uses ModemManager to get cell tower info from 3GPP modem and uses
    opencellid.org's public API to translate that into a location.
- GPS modem-based geolocation source: If your 3GPP modem has a GPS, geoclue can
  now make use of it.
- WiFi-based geolocation source
  - Uses Mozilla Location Service to find location based on nearby WiFi
    networks.
  - Refresh location on changes in WiFi networks.
  - Option in configuration file to make geoclue use Google Maps Geolocation API
    rather than Mozilla Location Service.
  - Option in configuration file to enable submission of wifi data to Mozilla
    Location Service. If this option is enabled, the data is submitted each time
    geoclue gets a GPS lock. That means, its not completely autonomous and data
    is only submitted if an application, e.g gnome-maps requests current
    location with exact accuracy.
- API for clients to specify what level of geolocation accuracy they need,
  e.g city-level, street-level or exact etc.
- API to check if geolocation service is in use. Next version of gnome-shell
  will make use of that to show an icon in the panel to indicate to user that
  their location is being accessed.
- Application authorization agent
  - Make agent completely optional. We will revert this once we have a reliable
    mechanism to identify applications.
  - Identify agent and client applications by their desktop IDs rather than
    paths of their binaries.
  - Ability for agents to dictate the accuracy level allowed for clients.
  - Maintain a whitelist of clients in configuration that do not need agent
    authorization.
- Avoid redundant queries to web services.
- Install demo applications and provide a desktop file for them.
- Many more internal fixes and clean-ups.

Dependency-related changes:

- Require libnm-glib >= 0.9.9.0 (new dependency)
- Require libmm-glib >= 1.0 (new dependency)
- Require libxml-2.0 (new dependency)

Note to package maintainers: This version drops the requirement for geoclue
binary to be given 'ptrace' capability that was introduced in last release,
2.1.0.

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2.1.0
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- Application authentication agents support:
  - API for agents to register themselves.
  - API that agents need to implement.
  - configure option to enable requirement of authorization from agent. Until
    there is at least one agent out there, this requirement is disabled by
    default.
  - A demo agent.
  - Option in ${sysconfdir}/geoclue.conf containing whitelist of all our agents.
- Don't use proxy. Seems proxy settings are per-user and system users (which
  geoclue is supposed to run as) do not have access to them.
- Add support for bus-activation via systemd service unit.
- Add mandatory 'DesktopId' property to Client interface.
- Use HTTPS to connect to geoip.fedoraproject.org. The actual resource is behind
  HTTPS so using HTTP leads to redirections and thefore redundant TCP packets.
- Fixes to build system.

Note to package maintainers: For the agent support to work, geoclue binary
need 'ptrace' capability. In near future we will try to get this through systemd
so systemd-based distributions likely not need to bother about it. Having said
that, for this release you can simply keep the agent requirement disabled.

All contributors to this release:

Colin Guthrie <colin@mageia.org>
Colin Walters <walters@verbum.org>
Kalev Lember <kalevlember@gmail.com>
Philip Withnall <philip@tecnocode.co.uk>
Stefan Bernhardsgrütter <s.bernhardsgruetter@gmail.com>
Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) <zeeshanak@gnome.org>

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2.0.0
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- Generate docs for D-Bus interface. Online version:
  http://www.freedesktop.org/software/geoclue/docs/
- Fix build against Automake 1.13.
- Two minor fixes/cleanups.

All contributors to this release:

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1.99.4
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- Correct check for whether db needs update in geoip-update.
- Fix geoip-update by direct usage of libsoup for HTTP GET.
- Don't inhibit compiler warnings in build.
- Fix various potential crashers.
- Take 'DistanceThreshold' property into account.
- Watch for and signal out location changes.
- Add configure option to specify service user.
- Add documentation comments to D-Bus interface XML.
- Fix various compiler warnings.
- Switch to Fedora's geoip server until we've our server setup.
- Minor fixes to pkgconfig file.
- Setup a glib log domain.
- Some optimizations.
- More debug logging.

Dependency-related changes:

- Require libsoup-2.4

All contributors to this release:

Bastien Nocera <hadess@hadess.net>
Dominique Leuenberger <dimstar@opensuse.org>
Kalev Lember <kalevlember@gmail.com>
Stefan Sauer <ensonic@users.sf.net>
Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) <zeeshanak@gnome.org>

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1.99.3
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- All D-Bus prop names capitalized as per general conventions.
- Expose D-Bus specification XML file in pkg-config file.
- Fix some potential crashes in error handling code.
- Remove unused build-time yelp dependency.
- Correct the libsoup dependency in pkg-config (although it doesn't affect any
  applications at the moment).
- Fix some compiler warnings.

All contributors to this release:

Evgeny Bobkin <evgen.ibqn@gmail.com>
Guillaume Desmottes <guillaume.desmottes@collabora.co.uk>
Kalev Lember <kalevlember@gmail.com>
Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) <zeeshanak@gnome.org>

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1.99.2
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- Drop client-side library.
- Add COPYING file.
- Install geoip-lookup with make install. This makes life easier for binary
  distributions that can then ship geoip-lookup in a package.
- Distribute server documentation.
- Distribute & install interface XML file.
- Add/update forgotten copyright headers.

All contributors to this release:

Kalev Lember <kalevlember@gmail.com>
Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) <zeeshanak@gnome.org>

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1.99.1
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- Move to system D-Bus.
- Import geoip code from geocode-glib.
- Add option to automatically exit on inactivity. By default it:
  - Runs indefinitely when launched manually.
  - Exits after 5 seconds of inactivity when (auto)launched by D-Bus.
- Relicense from LGPLv2+ to GPLv2+.
- Some build/installation related fixes.
- Correctly version pkg-config file.
- Fix crash on error.
- Add --version cmdline option.

Dependency-related changes:

- Remove redundant GOA dep from pkg-config.
- Drop dependency on geocode-glib.
- New dependencies:
  - json-glib-1.0 >= 0.14
  - libsoup-2.4
  - geoip >= 1.5.1 (Only needed by geoip server)

All contributors to this release:

Bastien Nocera <hadess@hadess.net>
Colin Walters <walters@verbum.org>
Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) <zeeshanak@gnome.org>

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1.99.0
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- Bump the version number

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0.0.1
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- First release (of geoclue2)