Commit 930ced78 authored by Felix Paul Kühne's avatar Felix Paul Kühne

Updates and spelling improvements

Merged the 0.8.6e and the preliminary 0.8.6f release notes.
parent 4a9105dd
......@@ -21,8 +21,8 @@ Important notes:
interface lacks a few features that used to be present in VLC 0.8.6:
- "Streaming wizard". These features will be replaced
by a better alternative in the next version. If you absolutely need these
features, we advise you to keep VLC 0.8.6
* The behavior of --sout-keep has changed. It's now activated by default.
features, we advise you to keep VLC 0.8.6.
* The behavior of --sout-keep was changed. It's now activated by default.
* The marq, mosaic and logo commands in the rc interface changed. They
now require a target name as their first argument. Example:
vlc --sub-filter "marq@test{marquee=Hello}" -I rc <somevideo>
......@@ -103,18 +103,18 @@ Video output and filters:
* Adjust, Invert and Distort (now split into Wave, Ripple, Gradient and
Psychedelic) video filters can now be streamed
* New puzzle video output filter
* Rewrite motion detection video filter
* Re-written motion detection video filter
* New extract video filter (extract Red, Green and Blue components from a
video)
* New sharpen video filter (increase the contrast of adjacent pixels)
* New erase video filter (remove a logo from a video)
* Enhancements to subtitles' renderer to support bold, italic and some HTML
tags
* New erase video filter (removes logos from a video)
* Enhanced subtitles' renderer to support bold, italic and some HTML tags
(Google Summer of Code Student project)
* Support for RGBA and I420 blending. This improves Mosaic CPU usage *a lot*.
* New transparency mask video filter (for use with the mosaic_bridge module).
* New bluescreen video filter (for use with the mosaic_bridge module). This
was previously part of the mosaic module.
* Fix random characters problem in RSS filter.
* New bluescreen video filter (for use with the mosaic_bridge module).
This was previously part of the mosaic module.
* Fixed random characters problem in RSS filter.
* Add rotate-deciangle for more precision on rotate filter
* Support for Intel SSE2 instruction set in chroma converters
* Improved use of Intel MMX instruction set in chroma converters
......@@ -139,12 +139,15 @@ Interfaces:
* Windows/Linux
* Brand new interface for Linux and Windows, based on the Qt toolkit
* All
* New Simple Preferences dialogs showing the most important settings in an
end-user suitable way.
* Improved user interaction
* Improved mouse gestures
* Fastly improved Update checker
* Experimental Lua interface modules. See vlc -I lua for more info
* Ncurses:
* Correctly displays wide characters when using an UTF-8 locale, if libncursesw is available (not by default on MacOSX)
* Correctly displays wide characters when using an UTF-8 locale,
if libncursesw is available.
* Some nice colors if the terminal supports it (most do)
* Mac OS X
* Improved video output features
......@@ -179,7 +182,62 @@ New Localizations:
* Persian
* Polish
TODO: Add 0.8.6e changelog here
Changes between 0.8.6e and 0.8.6f (not-yet-released):
-----------------------------------------------------
Security updates:
* Fix subtitle buffer overflow
* Fix Real RTSP code execution problem (CVE-2008-0073)
* Fix cinepak integer overflow
Various bugfixes:
* mozilla plugin registers a usable range of mimetypes on OSX
Changes between 0.8.6d and 0.8.6e:
----------------------------------
Various bugfixes:
* Resume playback for viewing content over FTP
* Fixed XShm detection with remote X11
Security updates:
* Subtitle demuxers overflow (CVE-2007-6681)
* HTTP listener format string injection (CVE-2007-6682)
* Fixed buffer overflow in the SDL_image library (CVE-2006-4484)
* Real RTSP overflows (CVE-2008-0225, CVE-2008-0295, CVE-2008-0296,
VideoLAN-SA-0801)
* Arbitrary memory overwrite in the MP4 demuxer (CORE-2008-0130,
VideoLAN-SA-0802)
Audio filter:
* Fixed DTS to S/PDIF converter
Audio output:
* Fixed 5.1 audio on ALSA
Access:
* Fixed some RTSP hanging and user/password passing through RTSP URLs
Stream output:
* Fixed waiting for SPS/PPS problem in H.264 packetizer
Encoders:
* Improved compatibility for creating H.264 video files playable on iPhones
* Improved detection of optimal amount of threads for multi-threaded H.264
encoding on multi-cpu systems
- Note that this is used when transcode threads is set to 0 (default)
- Not supported on Windows (multiple threads require manual configuration)
Mac OS X Interface & Port:
* Restored compatibility with Mac OS X 10.3.9
* Corrected behavior of the Preferences panel
* VLC no longer crashes on quit while playing
Localization:
* Updated Romanian and Polish translations
Changes between 0.8.6c and 0.8.6d:
----------------------------------
......@@ -187,7 +245,8 @@ Changes between 0.8.6c and 0.8.6d:
Various bugfixes:
* Mozilla plugin: supports a reasonable amount of MIME types on Windows
* Linux: Fixed S/PDIF passthrough with ALSA
* Automatic recovery on unexpected stream discontinuity (clock gap) occurrences in input
* Automatic recovery on unexpected stream discontinuity (clock gap) occurrences
in input
* Use field order (top/bottom) for correct bob/linear deinterlacing
* Fix invalid free in bookmarks loading code
......@@ -200,10 +259,13 @@ Active X plugin:
Mac OS X Interface & Port:
* Apple Remote support on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard with enhanced functionality
* Improved Video Output compatibility for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
* Improved behavior of the Fullscreen Controller and mode changes between Fullscreen and Windowed Video Output
* Softened the white flash artifacts that may appear during the transition of two different movies
* Improved behavior of the Fullscreen Controller and mode changes between
Fullscreen and Windowed Video Output
* Softened the white flash artifacts that may appear during the transition of
two different movies
* Support for current Ogg file formats
NOTE: This release requires Mac OS X 10.4 or higher. Mac OS X 10.3.9 is not supported anymore.
NOTE: This release requires Mac OS X 10.4 or higher.
Mac OS X 10.3.9 is not supported anymore.
Encoders:
* Improved H.264 encoding speed on Mac OS X
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