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66<h1>DisOrder Change History</h1>
67
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68<p>This file documents recent user-visible changes to <a
69 href="http://www.greenend.org.uk/rjk/disorder/">DisOrder</a>.</p>
70
64360021 71<h2>Changes up to version 5.0</h2>
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72
73 <div class=section>
74
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75 <h3>Server</h3>
76
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77 <div class=section>
78
fe33cfc0 79 <p>The <tt>device</tt> configuration option now works under OS X.
7cd4dd21 80 Devices may
f207f710 81 be specified either by UID or name. Fixes <a
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82 href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=27">Issue
83 27</a>.</p>
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f71fc3ab 85 <p>Gapless play should be more reliable, and playback latency over RTP
6762ac8a 86 should be a bit lower. Note though that all the sound output code has
f71fc3ab 87 been reorganized and in some cases completely rewritten, so it's possible
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88 that bugs may have been (re-)introduced. Decoding of scratches is also
89 initiated ahead of time, giving more reliable playback.</p>
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90
91 <p>The <tt>command</tt> backend now (optionally) sends silence instead
92 of suspending writes when a pause occurs or no track is playing.</p>
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94 <p>If <a href="http://www.mega-nerd.com/SRC/">libsamplerate</a> is
95 available at build time then that will be used instead of invoking
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96 <a href="http://sox.sourceforge.net/">SoX</a>. SoX support will be
97 removed in a future version.</p>
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99 <p>The libao plugin has been removed, because the plugin API is not
100 usable in libao 1.0.0.</p>
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102 <p>Playlists are now supported. These allow a collection of tracks to be
103 prepared offline and played as a unit.</p>
104
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105 </div>
106
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107 <h3>Disobedience</h3>
108
109 <div class=section>
110
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111 <p>Multiple tracks can now be dragged in the queue in a single operation.
112 Furthermore, it is now possible to drag tracks from the
113 &ldquo;Recent&rdquo;, &ldquo;Added&rdquo; and &ldquo;Choose&rdquo; tabs
114 to the queue.</p>
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116 <p>Disobedience now supports playlist editing and has a compact mode,
117 available from the <b>Control</b> menu.</p>
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119 <p>Disobedience has a <a href="disobedience/manual/index.html">new
120 manual</a>.</p>
121
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122 </div>
123
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124 <h3>Web Interface</h3>
125
126 <div class=section>
53710d44 127
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128 <p>Confirmation URLs should be cleaner (and in particular not end
129 with punctuation). (Please see <a
130 href="README.upgrades">README.upgrades</a> for more about this.)</p>
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132 </div>
133
134 <h3>RTP Player</h3>
135
136 <div class=section>
137
138 <p>There is a new <tt>--command</tt> option which allows the RTP player
139 to send audio data to a user-chosen command instead of an audio API. See
140 the man page for details.</p>
141
142 <p>The <tt>--device</tt> option to <tt>disorder-playrtp</tt> now works
143 under OS X (as above).</p>
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144
145 </div>
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146
147 <h3>General</h3>
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149 <div class=section>
150
151 <p>IPv6 should now work. Network address specifications
152 (<tt>listen</tt>, <tt>connect</tt> etc) can now be prefixed with
153 <tt>-4</tt> or <tt>-6</tt> to force use
154 of IPv4 or IPv6, though normally this should not be needed.</p>
155
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156 <p>Unicode support has been upgraded to <a
157 href="http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode5.1.0/">Unicode
158 5.1.0</a>.</p>
159
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160 <p>Various elements of the source code have been
161 rationalized.</p>
162
163 </div>
164
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165 <h3>Bugs fixed</h3>
166
167 <div class=section>
168
169 <table class=bugs>
170 <tr>
171 <th>ID</th>
172 <th>Description</th>
173 </tr>
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175 <tr>
176 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=22">#22</a></td>
177 <td>Background decoders interact badly with server reload</td>
178 </tr>
179
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180 <tr>
181 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=27">#27</a></td>
182 <td>Mac DisOrder uses wrong sound device</td>
183 </tr>
184
7cd4dd21 185 <tr>
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186 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=30">#30</a></d>
187 <td>mini disobedience interface</td>
188 </tr>
189
190 <tr>
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191 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=32">#32</a></d>
192 <td>Excessively verbose log chatter on shutdown</td>
193 </tr>
194
195 <tr>
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196 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=33">#33</a></d>
197 <td>(Some) plugins need -lm.</td>
198 </tr>
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200 <tr>
201 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=39">#39</a></d>
202 <td>Double bind() non-multicast AF_INET</td>
203 </tr>
204
205 <tr>
206 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=40">#40</a></d>
207 <td>Missing stub function</td>
208 </tr>
209
210 <tr>
211 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=41">#41</a></d>
212 <td>Missing includes for timeval</td>
213 </tr>
214
215 <tr>
216 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=42">#42</a></d>
217 <td>syntax error in empeg_host section</td>
218 </tr>
219
220 <tr>
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221 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=43">#43</a></d>
222 <td>decoder segfault with FLAC 1.2.1</td>
223 </tr>
224
225 <tr>
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226 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=44">#44</a></d>
227 <td>gcc 4.3.2-1ubuntu12 SUYB patch</td>
228 </tr>
229
230 <tr>
231 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=45">#45</a></d>
232 <td>disobedience doesn't configure its back end</td>
233 </tr>
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235 <tr>
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236 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=46">#46</a></d>
237 <td>Sort search results in web interface</td>
238 </tr>
239
240 <tr>
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241 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=48">#48</a></d>
242 <td>build-time dependency on <tt>oggdec</tt> removed</td>
243 </tr>
244
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245 <tr>
246 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=49">#49</a></d>
247 <td>Disobedience's 'When' column gets out of date</td>
248 </tr>
249
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251 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=51">#51</a></td>
252 <td>Improved speaker process robustness</td>
253 </tr>
254
255 <tr>
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256 <td>(none)</td>
257 <td>&ldquo;found track in no collection&rdquo; messages for scratches
258 are now suppressed</td>
259 </tr>
260
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261 <tr>
262 <td>(none)</td>
263 <td>Disobedience would sometimes fail to notice when a track
264 started, leading to its display getting out of date.</td>
265 </tr>
266
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268 </div>
269 </div>
270
a0e78d96 271<h2>Changes up to version 4.3</h2>
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272
273 <div class=section>
274
275 <h3>Disobedience</h3>
276
277 <div class=section>
278
279 <p>A bug was fixed in the calculation of how much of the track had
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280 played. This would lead to the counter showing incorrect values in
281 various situations.</p>
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282
283 <p>Disobedience's icons have been changed to larger, more colorful
284 ones. The SVG source is included if you want to fiddle with them.</p>
285
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286 <p>&ldquo;Select all&rdquo; is now no longer available in the choose
287 tab. Instead there is a new &ldquo;Select children&rdquo; option which
288 selects the file children of a single subdirectory.</p>
289
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291
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292 <h3>Server</h3>
293
294 <div class=section>
295
296 <p>The selection bias for newly added tracks was reduced by half. You
297 can put it back to the old very neophilic value with
298 &ldquo;<tt>new_bias 900000</tt>&rdquo; in the config file.</p>
299
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300 <p>It is now possible to &lsquo;adopt&rsquo; randomly picked tracks.
301 Disobedience and the command-line client support this but the web
302 interface does not.</p>
303
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304 <p>The default track name parsing was modified to handle filenames
305 generated by iTunes.</p>
306
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308
10a6c925 309 <h3>Miscellaneous</h3>
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310
311 <div class=section>
312
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313 <p><tt>disorderfm</tt> now preserves directory permissions.</p>
314
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315 <p>DisOrder is now licensed under <a
316 href="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html">GPL v3</a>. The main
317 goal is to prohibit <a
318 href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tivoization">Tivoization</a>.</p>
319
d8b95785 320 <p>The build system will now automatically cope with Fink's broken GTK+
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321 packages. There are a number of improvements to the Debian
322 packaging.</p>
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324 <p>DisOrder now builds on 64-bit Linux systems.</p>
325
e02f9807 326 <p>There are various minor fixes.</p>
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328 </div>
329
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330 <h3>Bugs fixed</h3>
331
332 <div class=section>
333
334 <table class=bugs>
335 <tr>
336 <th>ID</th>
337 <th>Description</th>
338 </tr>
339
340 <tr>
341 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=24">#24</a></td>
342 <td>Fails to build on ubuntu 8.10</td>
343 </tr>
344 <tr>
345 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=26">#26</a></td>
346 <td>Disobedience shows wrong track elapsed time after a pause</td>
347 </tr>
348 </table>
349
350 </div>
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353<h2>Changes up to version 4.2</h2>
354
355<div class=section>
356
357 <h3>Disobedience</h3>
358
359 <div class=section>
360
361 <p>The login window now has a 'remote' switch. If this is turned off
362 then Disobedience will connect to a local server. Formerly it would
363 always use TCP/IP.</p>
364
365 <p>The Delete and backspace keys will now remove tracks from the queue.
366 Escape will now dismiss the properties, users or login windows and return
367 now works in the login and properties windows.</p>
368
369 </div>
370
371 <h3>Documentation</h3>
372
373 <div class=section>
374
375 <p>Track and global preferences are now described in a new
376 <b>disorder_preferences</b>(5) man page.</p>
377
378 </div>
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380 <h3>Bugs fixed</h3>
381
382 <div class=section>
383
384 <table class=bugs>
385 <tr>
386 <th>ID</th>
387 <th>Description</th>
388 </tr>
389
390 <tr>
391 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=21">#21</a></td>
392 <td>CGI should use PATH_INFO more sensibly</td>
393 </tr>
394 </table>
395
396 </div>
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397</div>
398
399
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400<h2>Changes up to version 4.1.1</h2>
401
402<div class=section>
403
404 <p>Disobedience's &ldquo;Login&rdquo; window now works when you are logged
405 in.</p>
406
407</div>
408
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409<h2>Changes up to version 4.1</h2>
410
411<div class=section>
412
413 <h3>Disobedience</h3>
414
415 <div class=section>
416
417 <p>Disobedience has been largely rewritten:</p>
418
419 <ul>
420
421 <li>All the tabs now use native GTK+ list/tree widgets, resulting in
422 greater speed in some cases and more consistency with other GTK+
423 applications.</li>
424
425 <li>You can now use type-ahead find in the choose tab. The initiation
426 of a search is delayed slightly to avoid lots of updates when you're
427 half way through entering search terms.</li>
428
429 <li>The choose tab now shows track lengths.</li>
430
431 <li>Many buttons are now more reliably made insensitive when they can't
432 be used.</li>
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434 <li>You can now play tracks off the recent tab.</li>
435
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437
438 <p>Disobedience attempts to cope with servers from older versions, up to
439 a point, but this is not well tested and it's best to keep the server
440 fully up to date.</p>
441
442 </div>
443
444 <h3>Server</h3>
445
446 <div class=section>
447
448 <p>When a track shares a directory with its alias, the real track name is
449 now returned instead of the alias (the opposite way round to the previous
450 behaviour).</p>
451
452 </div>
453</div>
454
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455<h2>Changes up to version 4.0.2</h2>
456
457<div class=section>
458
459 <p>Corrected web browser linked from Disobedience.</p>
460
461</div>
462
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463<h2>Changes up to version 4.0.1</h2>
464
465<div class=section>
466
467 <p>Libtool and Automake now install the CGI correctly. As part of this,
468 <tt>cgidir</tt> has been renamed to <tt>cgiexecdir</tt>. The configure
469 script will report an error if you try to use the old name.</p>
470
471</div>
472
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475<div class=section>
476
477 <h3>Server</h3>
478
479<div class=section>
480
481 <p>The <tt>gap</tt> directive will no longer work. It could be
482 restored if there is real demand.</p>
483
484 <h4>Event Scheduling</h4>
485
486<div class=section>
487
488 <p>It is now possible to schedule events to occur in the future.
489 Currently the supported actions are playing a specific track, and
490 changing a global preference (thus allowing e.g. random play to be
491 turned on or off). See the <tt>schedule-*</tt>
492 commands described in disorder(1).</p>
493
494</div>
495
496<h4>Random Track Choice</h4>
497
498<div class=section>
499
500 <p>This has been completely rewritten to support new features:</p>
501
502 <ul>
503
504 <li>tracks in the recently-played list or in the queue are no longer
505 eligible for random choice.</li>
506
507 <li>there is a new <tt>weight</tt> track preference allowing for
508 non-uniform track selection. See disorder(1) for details.</li>
509
510 <li>there is a new configuration item <tt>replay_min</tt> defining
511 the minimum time before a played track can be picked at random.
512 The default is 8 hours (which matches the earlier behaviour).</li>
513
514 <li>recently added tracks are biased up; see <tt>new_bias</tt> and
515 <tt>new_bias_age</tt> in disorder_config(5).</li>
516
517 </ul>
518
519</div>
520
521<h4>Web Interface</h4>
522
523<div class=section>
524
525 <p>This has been largely rewritten. The most immediate benefits are:</p>
526
527 <ul>
528
529 <li>the search page is integrated into the choose page, and
530 includes links to parent directories.</li>
531
532 <li>if you try to do something you have insufficient rights for,
533 instead of getting an error page or nothing happening, you are
534 redirected to the login page.</li>
535
536 </ul>
537
538 <p>Customizers should find their lives easier: the syntax is less onerous, it
539 is possible to define macros to avoid repetition, and the documentation is
540 less monolithic (see disorder.cgi(8) as a starting point).</p>
541
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542 <p>Mail is now sent via the system sendmail program, though it remains
543 possible to use TCP to connect to an SMTP server. See <tt>sendmail</tt> and
544 <tt>smtp_server</tt> in disorder_config(5).</p>
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546 <p>The web interface is now installed automatically. If you don't want it,
547 use <tt>./configure --without-cgi</tt>. If you want it in a non-default
548 location, or no location for it is detected, set <tt>cgidir</tt>
549 and <tt>httpdir</tt> on the <tt>./configure</tt> command line.</p>
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552
553</div>
554
555<h3>Disobedience</h3>
556
557<div class=section>
558
559 <p>There is now a new user management window. From here you can add and
560 remove users or modify their settings.</p>
561
562 <p>Relatedly, the server will only allow remote user management if you set
563 <tt>remote_userman</tt> to <tt>yes</tt>.</p>
564
565</div>
566
567<h3>Miscellaneous</h3>
568
569<div class=section>
570
571 <p><tt>scripts/setup</tt> now honors command line options, and can
572 set up network play as well as the local default sound device.</p>
573
574</div>
575
576<h3>Bugs Fixed</h3>
577
578<div class=section>
579
580 <table class=bugs>
581 <tr>
582 <th>ID</th>
583 <th>Description</th>
584 </tr>
585
586 <tr>
587 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=2">#2</a></td>
588 <td>Search results should link to directories</td>
589 </tr>
590
591 <tr>
592 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=6">#6</a></td>
593 <td>Schedule tracks for a particular time</td>
594 </tr>
595
596 <tr>
597 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=10">#10</a></td>
598 <td>Non-uniform track selection</td>
599 </tr>
600
601 <tr>
602 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=11">#11</a></td>
603 <td>Bias random selection to newly added tracks</td>
604 </tr>
605
606 <tr>
607 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=13">#13</a></td>
608 <td>Default encoding for debian setup scripts</td>
609 </tr>
610
611 <tr>
612 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=16">#16</a></td>
613 <td>Cookie expiry causes user to be silently logged out and not
614 subsequently redirected to login page</td>
615 </tr>
616
617 <tr>
618 <td><a href="http://code.google.com/p/disorder/issues/detail?id=20">#20</a></td>
619 <td>Broken aliasing rules</td>
620 </tr>
621
622 </table>
623
624</div>
625
626</div>
627
628<h2>Changes up to version 3.0.2</h2>
629
630<div class=section>
631
632 <p>Builds <tt>--without-server</tt> should work again.</p>
633
634 <p>The web interface is a bit more liberal in the cookie value
635 syntax it will accept.</p>
636
637 <p>Clients fail more gracefully if no password is available.</p>
638
639</div>
640
641<h2>Changes up to version 3.0.1</h2>
642
643<div class=section>
644
645 <p>Debian upgrades from 2.0.x should now work better.</p>
646
647</div>
648
649<h2>Changes up to version 3.0</h2>
650
651<div class=section>
652
653 <p><b>Important</b>! See <a
654 href="README.upgrades">README.upgrades</a> when upgrading.</p>
655
656 <h3>Platforms And Installation</h3>
657
658<div class=section>
659
660 <p>Mac OS X and FreeBSD are somewhat supported. There is now a bash
661 script in <tt>scripts/setup</tt> which will automate the setup after
662 <tt>make install</tt>.</p>
663
664</div>
665
666<h3>Server</h3>
667
668<div class=section>
669
670 <p>Users are now stored in the database rather than a configuration
671 file.</p>
672
673 <p>The server now has a built-in list of stopwords and players, so
674 only additions to these need be mentioned in the configuration file.</p>
675
676 <p>The default inter-track gap is now 0s.</p>
677
678 <p>How sound is played is now controlled via the new <tt>api</tt>
679 configuration command. This also controls how the volume is set,
680 which now works with ALSA as well as OSS.</p>
681
682 <p>A bug in the MP3 decoder was fixed (also in 2.0.4).</p>
683
684</div>
685
686<h3>Web Interface</h3>
687
688<div class=section>
689
690 <p>The web interface now uses cookies to remember user identity, and
691 allows online registration of new users. Also it is no longer
692 necessary to manually specify the URL of the web interface (but you
693 can override it if you don't like the value it figures out).</p>
694
695 <p>It is possible to allow users to register via the web interface.</p>
696
697 <p>The web interface's browser support has been improved. It has
698 been tested with Firefox 2, Safari 3, Konqueror 3, Internet Explorer
699 7 and Opera 9.</p>
700
701</div>
702
703<h3>Disobedience</h3>
704
705<div class=section>
706
707 <p>A bug which would cause a crash if you attempt to rearrange the
708 queue while no track was playing has been fixed. There is a new
709 'deselect all tracks' option, mirroring 'select all tracks.</p>
710
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712
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