[BRLTTY] 6.3 has been released.
Dave at mielke.cc
Thu Jan 28 08:21:23 EST 2021
brltty-6.3 has been released. Here's a summary of the most important changes
that it contains:
The CLIP_NEW command when performed via a keyboard table no longer crashes.
Message localization now works on Windows and Android.
Non-UTF8 consoles on Linux and Windows are now supported.
Command line option changes:
--start-message no longer has a short option (was -Y).
--stop-message no longer has a short option (was -Z).
--prompt-patterns no longer has a short option (was -z).
The short option for --privilege-parameters is now -z (was -y).
The --stay-privileged [-Z] option has been added.
Setting the unprivileged user to :STAY-PRIVILEGED: is no longer supported.
The override-preference option has been renamed to override-preferences.
The --locale-directory option has been added.
The Systemd and Udev wrapper scripts are now in libexec/ (not lib/brltty/).
BRLTTY now has a .pc (pkgconfig) file.
The revision identifier for the build is now stored within the tarball.
The brlapi group is created during boot if it doesn't already exist.
FreedomScientific braille driver changes:
Focus models: The SETMARK an GOTOMARK commands have been bound.
XWindow braille driver changes:
A backspace key has been added.
SpeechDispatcher speech driver changes:
The name= parameter has been added.
The version is now 0.8.2 (it was 0.8.1).
Some locking issues have been resolved.
Contraction table changes:
The cldr directive has been renamed to emoji.
Emoji translation is no longer applied to (some) non-emoji characters.
A (rare) problem that could cause an infinite loop has been resolved.
The versioned symbolic link for libbrlapi.so is now created by make api.
The run-* scripts now work when the build and source trees aren't the same.
The run-brltty script now uses the message catalogs within the build tree.
The msgtest command has been added.
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