Weechat v2.9 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-07-18 // over 2 years ago
  • ๐Ÿ†• New features

    • core: add bar option "color_bg_inactive": color for window bars in inactive window (issue #732)
    • ๐Ÿ‘ core: add Alacritty title escape sequence support (issue #1517)
    • core: display notify level for current buffer with command /buffer notify (issue #1505)
    • core: count only visible nicks in bar item "buffer_nicklist_count", add bar items "buffer_nicklist_count_groups" and "buffer_nicklist_count_all" (issue #1506)
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ core: set default size for input bar to 0 (automatic) (issue #1498)
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ core: add default key Alt+Enter to insert a newline (issue #1498)
    • core: add flag "input_multiline" in buffer (issue #984, issue #1063)
    • core: add a scalable WeeChat logo (SVG) (issue #1454, issue #1456)
    • core: add base 16/32/64 encoding/decoding in evaluation of expressions with "base_encode:base,xxx" and "base_decode:base,xxx"
    • core: add case sensitive wildcard matching comparison operator (==* and !!*) and case sensitive/insensitive include comparison operators (==-, !!-, =-, !-) in evaluation of expressions
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ core: add default key Alt+Shift+N to toggle nicklist bar
    • ๐ŸŒฒ core: add command line option "--stdout" in weechat-headless binary to log to stdout rather than ~/.weechat/weechat.log (issue #1475, issue #1477)
    • ๐Ÿ”ง core: reload configuration files on SIGHUP (issue #1476)
    • api: add pointer "_bar_window" in hashtable sent to hook focus callback (issue #1450)
    • api: add info_hashtable "focus_info" (issue #1245, issue #1257)
    • api: rename function hook_completion_get_string to completion_get_string and hook_completion_list_add to completion_list_add
    • ๐Ÿ†• api: add functions completion_new, completion_search and completion_free
    • api: add hdata "completion_word"
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ buflist: add default key Alt+Shift+B to toggle buflist
    • buflist: add options enable/disable/toggle in command /buflist
    • buflist: evaluate option buflist.look.sort so that sort can be customized for each of the three buflist bar items (issue #1465)
    • ๐Ÿ‘ irc: add support of UTF8MAPPING (issue #1528)
    • irc: display account messages in buffers (issue #1250)
    • python: add WeeChat sharedir python directory to PYTHONPATH (issue #1537)
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ relay: increase default limits for IRC backlog options
    • relay: add command "handshake" in weechat relay protocol and nonce to prevent replay attacks, add options relay.network.password_hash_algo, relay.network.password_hash_iterations, relay.network.nonce_size (issue #1474)
    • relay: add command "completion" in weechat relay protocol to perform a completion on a string at a given position (issue #1484)
    • relay: add option relay.network.auth_timeout
    • โšก๏ธ relay: update default colors for client status
    • relay: add status "waiting_auth" in irc and weechat protocols (issue #1358)
    • trigger: evaluate arguments of command when the trigger is created (issue #1472)

    ๐Ÿ› Bug fixes

    • core: fix command /window scroll_beyond_end when buffer has fewer lines than chat height (issue #1509)
    • core: force buffer property "time_for_each_line" to 0 for buffers with free content (issue #1485)
    • core: don't collapse consecutive newlines in lines displayed before the first buffer is created
    • ๐Ÿšš core: don't remove consecutive newlines when pasting text (issue #1500)
    • core: don't collapse consecutive newlines in bar content (issue #1500)
    • ๐Ÿ— core: fix WEECHAT_SHAREDIR with CMake build (issue #1461)
    • core: fix memory leak in calculation of expression on FreeBSD (issue #1469)
    • core: fix resize of a bar when its size is 0 (automatic) (issue #1470)
    • ๐Ÿ†“ api: fix use of pointer after free in function key_unbind
    • api: replace plugin and buffer name by buffer pointer in argument "modifier_data" sent to weechat_print modifier callback (issue #42)
    • buflist: add "window" pointer in bar item evaluation only if it's not NULL (if bar type is "window")
    • exec: fix use of same task id for different tasks (issue #1491)
    • fifo: fix errors when writing in the FIFO pipe (issue #713)
    • guile: enable again /guile eval (issue #1514)
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ irc: use new default chantypes "#&" when the server does not send it
    • irc: add support of optional server in info "irc_is_nick", fix check of nick using UTF8MAPPING isupport value (issue #1528)
    • irc: fix add of ignore with flags in regex, display full ignore mask in list of ignores (issue #1518)
    • ๐Ÿšš irc: do not remove spaces at the end of users messages received (issue #1513)
    • irc: fix realname delimiter color in WHO/WHOX response (issue #1497)
    • irc: reuse a buffer with wrong type "channel" when a private message is received (issue #869)
    • python: fix crash when invalid UTF-8 string is in a WeeChat hashtable converted to a Python dict (issue #1463)
    • relay: add missing field "notify_level" in message "_buffer_line_added" (issue #1529)
    • relay: fix slow send of data to clients when SSL is enabled
    • trigger: only return trigger's return code when condition evaluates to true (issue #592)
    • trigger: fix truncated trigger command with commands /trigger input|output|recreate
    • trigger: do not hide values of options with /set command in cmd_pass trigger

    ๐Ÿ“š Documentation

    • โž• add includes directory
    • ๐Ÿ”€ merge 53 auto-generated files into 11 files
    • ๐Ÿ›  fix broken literal blocks in Japanese docs with Firefox (issue #1466)

    โœ… Tests

    • ๐Ÿ‘ท core: add CI with GitHub Actions, move codecov.io upload to GitHub Actions
    • ๐Ÿ‘• core: switch to Ubuntu Bionic on Travis CI, use pylint3 to lint Python scripts
    • โœ… core: run tests on plugins only if the plugins are enabled and compiled
    • โœ… irc: add tests on IRC color and channel functions

    ๐Ÿ— Build

    • ๐Ÿ— javascript: disable build by default and remove Debian packaging of JavaScript plugin (issue #360)
    • core: make GnuTLS a required dependency
    • ๐Ÿ— core: fix build with CMake 3.17.0
    • ๐Ÿ— core: fix build with cygport on Cygwin