Commit cb4e2d73 authored by Bertrand Lorentz's avatar Bertrand Lorentz

release: Update NEWS for the 2.5.1 release

parent 35a2058e
Banshee 2.5.0 - 2012-08-22
Banshee 2.5.1 - 2012-09-13
Banshee 2.5.0 is the first release in the 2.5 development series leading up
to 2.6, scheduled for October 2012.
New Features:
* Lots of improvement on OS X:
* Hardware support for USB mass storage devices.
* Handle opening files directly in Finder.
* Use native file chooser dialogs for importing files.
* Improve keyboard shortcuts.
* Fix various volume issues and inconsistencies.
* Switch to gtk-mac-integration and move to cocoa API.
* Add debug and logging facility to OS X launcher.
* LastFM: Add device scrobbling support
Enable scrobbling of recent plays from a connected device.
Currently only available on devices supported by the AppleDevice
* File management options are now specific to each source
The "Copy files when importing" and "Update file and folder names"
can now be set independently for Music and Videos.
* LargeTrackInfoDisplay: Display track rating in "Now Playing" view
* MassStorage: Support the Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android phone
* Re-enable the AAC audio profile
* ThickClient: Append 'Banshee' to window title
* MassStorage: Support reading playlists from multiple folders
* Switch to 2.0 API for scrobbling and improve error handling
* LastFM: Remove invalid tracks from the queue after a scrobbling error
* Mpris: Add CanSetFullscreen and Fullscreen properties
* Replace custom volume widget with gtk's VolumeButton
Notable Bugs Fixed (59 fixed since 2.4.0):
* Migo.Syndication: Handle feeds with malformed enclosure URLs
* bgo#577396: AppleDeviceTrackInfo: Fix reading and writing rating values
* bgo#587756: MassStorage: Save playlists relative to BaseDirectory
* bgo#615219: Don't increment skip counter when restarting current track
* bgo#626659: ServiceManager: check properly if a service is required
* bgo#634063: FileSystemQueueSource: Reload when tracks are imported
* bgo#634758: PlaylistSource: Make sure the right tracks are removed
* bgo#657769: PrimarySource: Make sure AddTrackJob is marked as finished
* bgo#662909: PlaylistParser: Retry HTTP request after timeout
* bgo#666696: DapSource: Flush pending changes when quitting
* bgo#671948: DapSource: Put the playlists below the default sources
* bgo#672744: UPnPServerSource: Fix crash when getting the root object
* bgo#673037: libossifer: Fix certificate validation with libsoup 2.38
* bgo#673416: DbIteratorJob: Abort job after several consecutive failures
* bgo#676144: PlayQueueSource: Fix high memory usage when shuffling
* bgo#677288: PrimarySource: Fix pruning of artists from the database
* bgo#679260: AppleDevice: Fix a crash when deleting invalid tracks
* bgo#680679: PlayerEngine: Fix reporting of playback errors
Banshee 2.5.1 is part of the 2.5 development series leading up to 2.6,
scheduled for October 2012.
Notable Bugs Fixed:
* AmazonMp3.Store: Fix URL redirection for sign out action
* bgo#623974: BasicTrackDetailsPage: Blank year spin button when 0
* bgo#624976: Gui.Canvas.Rect: log invalid values for Width/Height
* bgo#636450: PathPattern: Limit filename length to 200 characters
* bgo#682510: Mpris: Only raise PropertiesChanged signal if value changed
* bgo#683359: SourceView: log errors in SetCellDataFunc to avoid crashing
......@@ -68,9 +21,9 @@ SOURCES / PACKAGES
* Banshee 2.5.0 Tarballs:
* Banshee 2.5.1 Tarballs:
hesitate to file bugs!
......@@ -106,17 +59,12 @@ Contributors For This Release
The following people directly contributed to the release of this version
of Banshee. Without their help, there would be no release!
Alexander Kojevnikov, Andres G. Aragoneses, Bertrand Lorentz,
David Nielsen, Diego Fernandez, Fabrice Bellet, Javon Harper,
Jensen Somers, Kevin Anthony, Olivier Dufour, Pavol Babincak,
Phil Trimble, Samuel Gyger, Timo Dörr
Andres G. Aragoneses, Bertrand Lorentz, Kevin Anthony, Roderich Schupp,
Samuel Gyger
The following people contributed updated translations to this release.
Without them, our project's reach would be much more limited.
Andika Triwidada, Andreas Nesdal, Andrej Žnidaršič, Bruno Brouard,
Cheng-Chia Tseng, Daniel Mustieles, Daniel Nylander, Daniel Winzen,
Fran Diéguez, Gianvito Cavasoli, Ioannis Zampoukas, Joe Hansen,
Kentaro KAZUHAMA, Lucas Mezencio, Marek Černocký, Martin Srebotnjak,
Matej Urbančič, Muhammet Kara, Piotr Drąg, Praveen Illa, Rūdolfs Mazurs,
Techlive Zheng, Žygimantas Beručka, Мирослав Николић
Alexandre Franke, Cheng-Chia Tseng, Daniel Mustieles, Daniel Winzen,
Filipe Gomes, Fran Diéguez, Marek Černocký, Matej Urbančič, Piotr Drąg,
Praveen Illa, Мирослав Николић
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