Commit fa31c4f9 authored by Felix Paul Kühne's avatar Felix Paul Kühne

Merged the notes for 0.8.6g and 0.8.6h

Some wording improvements
parent 446404d0
......@@ -35,9 +35,8 @@ Important notes:
* The old access:url syntax is no longer supported. Use access://url instead.
E.g.: vlc:quit -> vlc://quit ;
udp:@239.255.12.12 -> udp://@239.255.12.12
* The ffmpeg module has been removed and replaced by the avcodec, avformat,
swscale (or imgresample if you use a swscale-less ffmpeg build) and
postproc modules.
* The ffmpeg module has been removed and replaced by avcodec, avformat, swscale
(or imgresample if you use a swscale-less ffmpeg build) and postproc modules.
Changes:
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......@@ -75,8 +74,8 @@ Input/Demuxers:
* BDA devices access module for DVB-C/S/T capture cards on Microsoft Windows
* CD+G karaoke Files support
* MXF files support
* Re-written Screen access module for Mac OS X using OpenGL
instead of QuickDraw
* Re-written Screen access module for Mac OS X
using OpenGL instead of QuickDraw
* Screen module now supports partial screen capture and mouse following on X11.
* Experimental EyeTV access module (Mac OS X only)
This requires the user to install a plugin to EyeTV.app
......@@ -173,7 +172,7 @@ Interfaces:
* Full support for meta data editing (ID3v2, Ogg/Vorbis, AAC, APEv1/2)
* Mac OS X
* Improved video output features
* Access to VideoLAN's Help Wiki within VLC
* Online access to VideoLAN's Help Wiki within VLC
* New setting to disable the "Recent Items" service
* When playing Radio (live) streams, the current track is shown correctly
* Correct appearance on Macs using Aqua's graphite theme
......@@ -188,7 +187,7 @@ Interfaces:
(Media Player Remote Interfacing specification), a common dbus control
interface for media players that intends to become an xdg standard when
finished: http://wiki.xmms2.xmms.se/index.php/Media_Player_Interfaces .
* Motion module use disk accelerometers to keep video horizontal
* Motion module using disk accelerometers to keep video horizontal
* Plugin to set Telepathy presence message using MissionControl
* Fixed VLM schedule time on Linux
......@@ -213,11 +212,55 @@ New Localizations:
* Persian
* Polish
Developpers:
Developers:
* LibVLC now supports externally built plugins properly.
A "vlc-plugin" pkg-config package is provided.
* Java bindings are now built from a separate source.
Changes between 0.8.6g and 0.8.6h:
----------------------------------
Security updates:
* Updated GnuTLS and libgcrypt on Windows and Mac OS X (CVE-2008-1948,
CVE-2008-1949, CVE-2008-1950)
* Updated libxml2 on Windows and Mac OS X (CVE-2007-6284)
Goodies:
* Updated libebml and libmatroska on Mac OS X. Reliability improvements.
* Miscellaneous bugfixes in multiple modules and in libvlc
(ftp access, record access filter, video filters, RC interface,
playlist demuxer, IP networking, MPJPEG muxer, stream outputs)
* Improved support for MPEG2 content created by Final Cut Pro
* More reliable audio reception for MPEG TS streams
* Fixed a regression in 0.8.6g where usage of the snapshot feature could lead
to an unexpected application termination
* New Serbian translation
* Updated Romanian translation
Changes between 0.8.6f and 0.8.6g:
----------------------------------
Security updates:
* Removed VLC variable settings from Mozilla and ActiveX
(CVE-2007-6683, VideoLAN-SA-0804)
* Removed loading plugins from the current directory
(CVE-2008-2147, VideoLAN-SA-0805)
* Updated libpng on Windows and Mac OS X (CVE-2008-1382)
* Fixed libid3tag denial of service (CVE-2008-2109)
* Fixed libvorbis vulnerabilities (CVE-2008-1419, CVE-2008-1420, CVE-2008-1423)
* Fixed speex insufficient boundary check (CVE-2008-1686, oCERT-2008-004)
Various bugfixes:
* Fixed various memory leaks, improving stability when running as a server
* Fixed compilation with recent versions of FFmpeg
* Correctly parses SAP announcements from MPEG-TS
* Fixed AAC resampling
* The Fullscreen Controller appears correctly on Mac OS X,
if the 'Always-on-top' video option was selected.
Changes between 0.8.6e and 0.8.6f:
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