loggerhead 1.6

The 1.6 release of Loggerhead fixes many long-standing bugs, changed the default theme completely, and reduced the dependencies to the very minimum, as well as almost eliminating the need for caches and improving performance.

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Project:
loggerhead
Series:
1.6
Version:
1.6
Released:
2008-08-15  
Registrant:
Martin Albisetti
Release registered:
2008-08-15
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1.6 [15Aug2008]
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    - Download a diffs between revisions. (Martin Albisetti)

    - Modified templates to make loggerhead's theme easier to
      change. (Paul Hummer)

    - Default sqlite interface is now sqlite3. (Robert Collins)

    - New ninja theme sponsored by Canonical (Martin Albisetti)

    - Added COPYING file and clarified copyright headers (John Arbash Meinel)

    - Remove the .py extension requiered by the Debian Policy.
      (Jelmer Vernooij)

    - New startup script serve-branches will serve Loggerhead without
      the need of configuration, and allow you to browse through directories
      and branches. (Michael Hudson)

    - Loggerhead is no longer a TurboGears application, but rather a
      WSGI application built using Paste (see http://wsgi.org/ and
      http://pythonpaste.org/ for more about WSGI and Paste).

    - URLs now use revision numbers instead of revision ids (Martin Albisetti)

    - The scripts no longer insist on Python 2.4 -- loggerhead works
      fine with 2.5.

    - Bazaar as of version 1.5 has improved in performance enough that
      the revision cache no longer gave any noticeable benefit, so it
      was removed (the files-changed cache is still useful).

    - The templates were rewritten in Zope's TAL markup, powered by
      the simpleTAL library -- improving both the performance and
      memory consumption of rendering by a factor of around 3 for
      large pages over the old Kid templates.

    - Loggerhead's poorly performing text index was disabled. bzr-search
      is now used if the plugin is installed and a text index is present
      on the branch being viewed. (Martin Albisetti, Robert Collins).

    - Loggerhead no longer depends on bzrlib functions deprecated in
      Bazaar 1.5 and removed in 1.6 (Martin Albisetti).

    - The daemonization code was made more regular, fixing bugs
      #139161 ("Starting loggerhead process may not close its stdin
      and stdout properly") and #211526 ("Codebrowse log directory has
      unnecessarily permissive permissions")

    - Some confusion about what the 'file_id' query argument means was
      cleared up: filter_file_id now means "filter revisions to those
      that affect this file" in all views and file_id means "examine
      this file/directory" in the annotate and inventory views.

    - Dates are present more compactly.

    - The loggerhead.conf file can specify which network interface to
      bind to (Mattias Eriksson)

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