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Plugger changelog

Changes since version 5.1.2

  • Bugfixes in compilation
  • Bugfixes in openoffice support
  • Workaround for a mozilla bug, preventing some crashes

Changes since version 5.0

  • Many bug fixes
  • Make install now installs plugger correctly for most browsers, including plugger-controller
  • Rewrote gobble routine to be faster and use less cpu
  • Added an openoffice helper script which makes OO 1.1 integrate much better with plugger
  • Now using autoconf to make installation easier
  • Plugger now uses m4 to allow macro-processing in pluggerrc
  • Added more status information to Help->About->About Plugins
  • Pluggerrc updated with all the latest applications
  • Mplayer integration fixed
  • No more zombie processes (I hope)

Changes since version 4.0

  • More mime types: OGG, openoffice, gimp files and many more
  • Added play/pause/stop controls for most audio mime types.
  • Made compilation much easier by including the npapi sources from Mozilla.
  • Changed all streaming handling to be handled by external applications since Mozilla and Opera can't stream data to a plugin unless the plugin always ready to read infinite amounts of data.
  • Use mplayer to view most video types.
  • Should hopefully work better with Opera.
  • Many bug fixes.

Changes since version 3.3

  • Shows more mime types, including word, excel and pdf documents.
  • Updated pluggerrc to include applications for more platforms.
  • Now has the ability to use X applications *without* $window
  • New configuration keywords: swallow, fill, maxaspect, nokill (See 'man plugger' for details)
  • Moved some Plugger functionality into an external program for more reliable operation.
  • Fixed a bug which made Plugger incompatible with Opera.
  • older changelog entries

Changes since 3.3

  • Shows more mime types, including word, excel and pdf documents.
  • Updated pluggerrc to include applications for more platforms.
  • Now has the ability to use X applications *without* $window
  • New configuration keywords: swallow, fill, maxaspect, nokill (See 'man plugger' for details)
  • Moved some plugger functionality into an external program for more reliable operation.
  • Fixed a bug which made plugger incompatible with Opera.

Changes since 3.2

  • Made the buffering code better
  • Included some patches to maybe allow plugger to work with Netscape 6. (Some reports also state that plugger may work with Mozilla 0.8)
  • Supports more platforms

Changes since version 3.0

  • Fixed an annoying bug which caused $file to contain the path twice.
  • Compiled plugger for many more platforms.
  • Cleaned up make file to make it easier to compile on more platforms.
  • Plugger now has a logo (in the top right corner of this page). Thanks to Paul Lowe.

Changes since version 2.2

  • There is now a config file, now you don't need to re-compile plugger to change which applications are used.
  • Plugger is now better at preventing infinite loops because of corrupt data and/or buggy helper applications.

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