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56<h1>DisOrder Change History</h1>
57
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58<p>This file documents recent user-visible changes to <a
59 href="http://www.greenend.org.uk/rjk/disorder/">DisOrder</a>.</p>
60
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61<h2>Changes up to version 4.4</h2>
62
63 <div class=section>
64
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65 <h3>Server</h3>
66
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67 <div class=section>
68
fe33cfc0 69 <p>The <tt>device</tt> configuration option now works under OS X.
7cd4dd21 70 Devices may
f207f710 71 be specified either by UID or name. Fixes <a
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72 href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=27">Issue
73 27</a>.</p>
f207f710 74
f71fc3ab 75 <p>Gapless play should be more reliable, and playback latency over RTP
6762ac8a 76 should be a bit lower. Note though that all the sound output code has
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77 been reorganized and in some cases completely rewritten, so it's possible
78 that bugs may have been (re-)introduced.</p>
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79
80 <p>The <tt>command</tt> backend now (optionally) sends silence instead
81 of suspending writes when a pause occurs or no track is playing.</p>
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82
83 <p>If <a href="http://www.mega-nerd.com/SRC/">libsamplerate</a> is
84 available at build time then that will be used instead of invoking
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85 <a href="http://sox.sourceforge.net/">SoX</a>. SoX support will be
86 removed in a future version.</p>
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88 </div>
89
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90 <h3>Disobedience</h3>
91
92 <div class=section>
93
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94 <p>Multiple tracks can now be dragged in the queue in a single operation.
95 Furthermore, it is now possible to drag tracks from the
96 &ldquo;Recent&rdquo;, &ldquo;Added&rdquo; and &ldquo;Choose&rdquo; tabs
97 to the queue.</p>
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98
99 </div>
100
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101 <h3>Web Interface</h3>
102
103 <div class=section>
53710d44 104
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105 <p>Confirmation URLs should be cleaner (and in particular not end
106 with punctuation). (Please see <a
107 href="README.upgrades">README.upgrades</a> for more about this.)</p>
108
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109 </div>
110
111 <h3>RTP Player</h3>
112
113 <div class=section>
114
115 <p>There is a new <tt>--command</tt> option which allows the RTP player
116 to send audio data to a user-chosen command instead of an audio API. See
117 the man page for details.</p>
118
119 <p>The <tt>--device</tt> option to <tt>disorder-playrtp</tt> now works
120 under OS X (as above).</p>
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122 </div>
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123
124 <h3>General</h3>
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126 <div class=section>
127
128 <p>IPv6 should now work. Network address specifications
129 (<tt>listen</tt>, <tt>connect</tt> etc) can now be prefixed with
130 <tt>-4</tt> or <tt>-6</tt> to force use
131 of IPv4 or IPv6, though normally this should not be needed.</p>
132
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133 <p>Unicode support has been upgraded to <a
134 href="http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode5.1.0/">Unicode
135 5.1.0</a>.</p>
136
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137 <p>Various elements of the source code have been
138 rationalized.</p>
139
140 </div>
141
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142 <h3>Bugs fixed</h3>
143
144 <div class=section>
145
146 <table class=bugs>
147 <tr>
148 <th>ID</th>
149 <th>Description</th>
150 </tr>
151
152 <tr>
153 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=27">#27</a></td>
154 <td>Mac DisOrder uses wrong sound device</td>
155 </tr>
156
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157 <tr>
158 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=33">#33</a></d>
159 <td>(Some) plugins need -lm.</td>
160 </tr>
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162 <tr>
163 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=39">#39</a></d>
164 <td>Double bind() non-multicast AF_INET</td>
165 </tr>
166
167 <tr>
168 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=40">#40</a></d>
169 <td>Missing stub function</td>
170 </tr>
171
172 <tr>
173 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=41">#41</a></d>
174 <td>Missing includes for timeval</td>
175 </tr>
176
177 <tr>
178 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=42">#42</a></d>
179 <td>syntax error in empeg_host section</td>
180 </tr>
181
182 <tr>
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183 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=43">#43</a></d>
184 <td>decoder segfault with FLAC 1.2.1</td>
185 </tr>
186
187 <tr>
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188 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=44">#44</a></d>
189 <td>gcc 4.3.2-1ubuntu12 SUYB patch</td>
190 </tr>
191
192 <tr>
193 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=45">#45</a></d>
194 <td>disobedience doesn't configure its back end</td>
195 </tr>
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197 <tr>
198 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=48">#48</a></d>
199 <td>build-time dependency on <tt>oggdec</tt> removed</td>
200 </tr>
201
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204
205 </div>
206 </div>
207
a0e78d96 208<h2>Changes up to version 4.3</h2>
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209
210 <div class=section>
211
212 <h3>Disobedience</h3>
213
214 <div class=section>
215
216 <p>A bug was fixed in the calculation of how much of the track had
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217 played. This would lead to the counter showing incorrect values in
218 various situations.</p>
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219
220 <p>Disobedience's icons have been changed to larger, more colorful
221 ones. The SVG source is included if you want to fiddle with them.</p>
222
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223 <p>&ldquo;Select all&rdquo; is now no longer available in the choose
224 tab. Instead there is a new &ldquo;Select children&rdquo; option which
225 selects the file children of a single subdirectory.</p>
226
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228
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229 <h3>Server</h3>
230
231 <div class=section>
232
233 <p>The selection bias for newly added tracks was reduced by half. You
234 can put it back to the old very neophilic value with
235 &ldquo;<tt>new_bias 900000</tt>&rdquo; in the config file.</p>
236
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237 <p>It is now possible to &lsquo;adopt&rsquo; randomly picked tracks.
238 Disobedience and the command-line client support this but the web
239 interface does not.</p>
240
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241 <p>The default track name parsing was modified to handle filenames
242 generated by iTunes.</p>
243
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244 </div>
245
10a6c925 246 <h3>Miscellaneous</h3>
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247
248 <div class=section>
249
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250 <p><tt>disorderfm</tt> now preserves directory permissions.</p>
251
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252 <p>DisOrder is now licensed under <a
253 href="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html">GPL v3</a>. The main
254 goal is to prohibit <a
255 href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tivoization">Tivoization</a>.</p>
256
d8b95785 257 <p>The build system will now automatically cope with Fink's broken GTK+
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258 packages. There are a number of improvements to the Debian
259 packaging.</p>
d8b95785 260
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261 <p>DisOrder now builds on 64-bit Linux systems.</p>
262
e02f9807 263 <p>There are various minor fixes.</p>
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264
265 </div>
266
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267 <h3>Bugs fixed</h3>
268
269 <div class=section>
270
271 <table class=bugs>
272 <tr>
273 <th>ID</th>
274 <th>Description</th>
275 </tr>
276
277 <tr>
278 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=24">#24</a></td>
279 <td>Fails to build on ubuntu 8.10</td>
280 </tr>
281 <tr>
282 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=26">#26</a></td>
283 <td>Disobedience shows wrong track elapsed time after a pause</td>
284 </tr>
285 </table>
286
287 </div>
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290<h2>Changes up to version 4.2</h2>
291
292<div class=section>
293
294 <h3>Disobedience</h3>
295
296 <div class=section>
297
298 <p>The login window now has a 'remote' switch. If this is turned off
299 then Disobedience will connect to a local server. Formerly it would
300 always use TCP/IP.</p>
301
302 <p>The Delete and backspace keys will now remove tracks from the queue.
303 Escape will now dismiss the properties, users or login windows and return
304 now works in the login and properties windows.</p>
305
306 </div>
307
308 <h3>Documentation</h3>
309
310 <div class=section>
311
312 <p>Track and global preferences are now described in a new
313 <b>disorder_preferences</b>(5) man page.</p>
314
315 </div>
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317 <h3>Bugs fixed</h3>
318
319 <div class=section>
320
321 <table class=bugs>
322 <tr>
323 <th>ID</th>
324 <th>Description</th>
325 </tr>
326
327 <tr>
328 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=21">#21</a></td>
329 <td>CGI should use PATH_INFO more sensibly</td>
330 </tr>
331 </table>
332
333 </div>
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334</div>
335
336
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337<h2>Changes up to version 4.1.1</h2>
338
339<div class=section>
340
341 <p>Disobedience's &ldquo;Login&rdquo; window now works when you are logged
342 in.</p>
343
344</div>
345
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346<h2>Changes up to version 4.1</h2>
347
348<div class=section>
349
350 <h3>Disobedience</h3>
351
352 <div class=section>
353
354 <p>Disobedience has been largely rewritten:</p>
355
356 <ul>
357
358 <li>All the tabs now use native GTK+ list/tree widgets, resulting in
359 greater speed in some cases and more consistency with other GTK+
360 applications.</li>
361
362 <li>You can now use type-ahead find in the choose tab. The initiation
363 of a search is delayed slightly to avoid lots of updates when you're
364 half way through entering search terms.</li>
365
366 <li>The choose tab now shows track lengths.</li>
367
368 <li>Many buttons are now more reliably made insensitive when they can't
369 be used.</li>
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371 <li>You can now play tracks off the recent tab.</li>
372
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373 </ul>
374
375 <p>Disobedience attempts to cope with servers from older versions, up to
376 a point, but this is not well tested and it's best to keep the server
377 fully up to date.</p>
378
379 </div>
380
381 <h3>Server</h3>
382
383 <div class=section>
384
385 <p>When a track shares a directory with its alias, the real track name is
386 now returned instead of the alias (the opposite way round to the previous
387 behaviour).</p>
388
389 </div>
390</div>
391
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392<h2>Changes up to version 4.0.2</h2>
393
394<div class=section>
395
396 <p>Corrected web browser linked from Disobedience.</p>
397
398</div>
399
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400<h2>Changes up to version 4.0.1</h2>
401
402<div class=section>
403
404 <p>Libtool and Automake now install the CGI correctly. As part of this,
405 <tt>cgidir</tt> has been renamed to <tt>cgiexecdir</tt>. The configure
406 script will report an error if you try to use the old name.</p>
407
408</div>
409
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412<div class=section>
413
414 <h3>Server</h3>
415
416<div class=section>
417
418 <p>The <tt>gap</tt> directive will no longer work. It could be
419 restored if there is real demand.</p>
420
421 <h4>Event Scheduling</h4>
422
423<div class=section>
424
425 <p>It is now possible to schedule events to occur in the future.
426 Currently the supported actions are playing a specific track, and
427 changing a global preference (thus allowing e.g. random play to be
428 turned on or off). See the <tt>schedule-*</tt>
429 commands described in disorder(1).</p>
430
431</div>
432
433<h4>Random Track Choice</h4>
434
435<div class=section>
436
437 <p>This has been completely rewritten to support new features:</p>
438
439 <ul>
440
441 <li>tracks in the recently-played list or in the queue are no longer
442 eligible for random choice.</li>
443
444 <li>there is a new <tt>weight</tt> track preference allowing for
445 non-uniform track selection. See disorder(1) for details.</li>
446
447 <li>there is a new configuration item <tt>replay_min</tt> defining
448 the minimum time before a played track can be picked at random.
449 The default is 8 hours (which matches the earlier behaviour).</li>
450
451 <li>recently added tracks are biased up; see <tt>new_bias</tt> and
452 <tt>new_bias_age</tt> in disorder_config(5).</li>
453
454 </ul>
455
456</div>
457
458<h4>Web Interface</h4>
459
460<div class=section>
461
462 <p>This has been largely rewritten. The most immediate benefits are:</p>
463
464 <ul>
465
466 <li>the search page is integrated into the choose page, and
467 includes links to parent directories.</li>
468
469 <li>if you try to do something you have insufficient rights for,
470 instead of getting an error page or nothing happening, you are
471 redirected to the login page.</li>
472
473 </ul>
474
475 <p>Customizers should find their lives easier: the syntax is less onerous, it
476 is possible to define macros to avoid repetition, and the documentation is
477 less monolithic (see disorder.cgi(8) as a starting point).</p>
478
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479 <p>Mail is now sent via the system sendmail program, though it remains
480 possible to use TCP to connect to an SMTP server. See <tt>sendmail</tt> and
481 <tt>smtp_server</tt> in disorder_config(5).</p>
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483 <p>The web interface is now installed automatically. If you don't want it,
484 use <tt>./configure --without-cgi</tt>. If you want it in a non-default
485 location, or no location for it is detected, set <tt>cgidir</tt>
486 and <tt>httpdir</tt> on the <tt>./configure</tt> command line.</p>
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489
490</div>
491
492<h3>Disobedience</h3>
493
494<div class=section>
495
496 <p>There is now a new user management window. From here you can add and
497 remove users or modify their settings.</p>
498
499 <p>Relatedly, the server will only allow remote user management if you set
500 <tt>remote_userman</tt> to <tt>yes</tt>.</p>
501
502</div>
503
504<h3>Miscellaneous</h3>
505
506<div class=section>
507
508 <p><tt>scripts/setup</tt> now honors command line options, and can
509 set up network play as well as the local default sound device.</p>
510
511</div>
512
513<h3>Bugs Fixed</h3>
514
515<div class=section>
516
517 <table class=bugs>
518 <tr>
519 <th>ID</th>
520 <th>Description</th>
521 </tr>
522
523 <tr>
524 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=2">#2</a></td>
525 <td>Search results should link to directories</td>
526 </tr>
527
528 <tr>
529 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=6">#6</a></td>
530 <td>Schedule tracks for a particular time</td>
531 </tr>
532
533 <tr>
534 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=10">#10</a></td>
535 <td>Non-uniform track selection</td>
536 </tr>
537
538 <tr>
539 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=11">#11</a></td>
540 <td>Bias random selection to newly added tracks</td>
541 </tr>
542
543 <tr>
544 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=13">#13</a></td>
545 <td>Default encoding for debian setup scripts</td>
546 </tr>
547
548 <tr>
549 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=16">#16</a></td>
550 <td>Cookie expiry causes user to be silently logged out and not
551 subsequently redirected to login page</td>
552 </tr>
553
554 <tr>
555 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=20">#20</a></td>
556 <td>Broken aliasing rules</td>
557 </tr>
558
559 </table>
560
561</div>
562
563</div>
564
565<h2>Changes up to version 3.0.2</h2>
566
567<div class=section>
568
569 <p>Builds <tt>--without-server</tt> should work again.</p>
570
571 <p>The web interface is a bit more liberal in the cookie value
572 syntax it will accept.</p>
573
574 <p>Clients fail more gracefully if no password is available.</p>
575
576</div>
577
578<h2>Changes up to version 3.0.1</h2>
579
580<div class=section>
581
582 <p>Debian upgrades from 2.0.x should now work better.</p>
583
584</div>
585
586<h2>Changes up to version 3.0</h2>
587
588<div class=section>
589
590 <p><b>Important</b>! See <a
591 href="README.upgrades">README.upgrades</a> when upgrading.</p>
592
593 <h3>Platforms And Installation</h3>
594
595<div class=section>
596
597 <p>Mac OS X and FreeBSD are somewhat supported. There is now a bash
598 script in <tt>scripts/setup</tt> which will automate the setup after
599 <tt>make install</tt>.</p>
600
601</div>
602
603<h3>Server</h3>
604
605<div class=section>
606
607 <p>Users are now stored in the database rather than a configuration
608 file.</p>
609
610 <p>The server now has a built-in list of stopwords and players, so
611 only additions to these need be mentioned in the configuration file.</p>
612
613 <p>The default inter-track gap is now 0s.</p>
614
615 <p>How sound is played is now controlled via the new <tt>api</tt>
616 configuration command. This also controls how the volume is set,
617 which now works with ALSA as well as OSS.</p>
618
619 <p>A bug in the MP3 decoder was fixed (also in 2.0.4).</p>
620
621</div>
622
623<h3>Web Interface</h3>
624
625<div class=section>
626
627 <p>The web interface now uses cookies to remember user identity, and
628 allows online registration of new users. Also it is no longer
629 necessary to manually specify the URL of the web interface (but you
630 can override it if you don't like the value it figures out).</p>
631
632 <p>It is possible to allow users to register via the web interface.</p>
633
634 <p>The web interface's browser support has been improved. It has
635 been tested with Firefox 2, Safari 3, Konqueror 3, Internet Explorer
636 7 and Opera 9.</p>
637
638</div>
639
640<h3>Disobedience</h3>
641
642<div class=section>
643
644 <p>A bug which would cause a crash if you attempt to rearrange the
645 queue while no track was playing has been fixed. There is a new
646 'deselect all tracks' option, mirroring 'select all tracks.</p>
647
648</div>
649
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