Commit 586232ba authored by Mattia Rizzolo's avatar Mattia Rizzolo

Changelog for v87

Signed-off-by: Mattia Rizzolo's avatarMattia Rizzolo <>
parent e07585a8
diffoscope (87) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
* WIP: changelog will be generated right before releasing, don't add
[ Juliana Oliveira Rodrigues ]
* tests/presenters:
+ skip html_visuals test if 'sng' binary is not available.
* comparators:
+ utils:
- compare: fix comparison between container types.
- container: add get_path_name() method, aiming at preventing hitting
OS' max filename length.
+ gzip: replace dest_path generation with self.get_path_name().
+ bzip2: replace dest_path generation with self.get_path_name().
* tests:
+ presenters:
- skip html_visuals test if 'sng' binary is not available.
+ comparators:
- test_cointainers: new tests to test cross-container comparisons.
- add
[ Chris Lamb ]
* comparators:
+ utils:
- file: correct reference to path_apparent_size.
+ fonts: loosen matching of file(1)'s output to ensure we correctly also
match TTF files under file 5.32.
+ binwalk:
- new comparator to deal with (e.g.) concatenated CPIO archives using
the new optional python module 'binwalk'. Closes: #820631
* diffoscope.diff: Correct reference to self.buf.
* debian/rules: run flake8 during the tests, and fail the build in case the
"underfined name" flake8's check fails.
* tests/comparators:
+ test_cpio: check we identify all CPIO fixtures.
* main:
+ print a debugging message if we are reading diff from stdin.
* presenters:
+ html: use's lazy argument interpolation.
* debian/control: bump Standards-Version to 4.1.0.
* Code style improvements across all of the codebase.
[ Mattia Rizzolo ]
* debian/changelog: retroactively close a bug in an old changelog entry.
* add a check to prevent people from installing diffoscope under
python < 3.5 (i.e. python2) and give them a usable error message otherwise.
* Code style improvements across all of the codebase.
[ Ximin Luo ]
* comparators:
+ add a fallback_recognizes() method to work around file(1)'s bug #876316.
Closes: #875282
+ add a --force-details flag for debugging.
+ deb:
- if --force-details then don't skip files with identical md5sums either.
* presenters:
+ html:
- prune all descendants properly. Closes: #875281
- don't show pointer-cursor when jquery is disabled.
* config:
+ force-set a value if it must be less than another, and it was not set on
purpose. Closes: #875451
* readers: convert bytes to str in the right place.
* diff: use diff_split_lines everywhere.
* difference:
+ in fmap/map_lines, don't forget about self._visuals.
+ also copy self._comment properly, compare self._visuals in equals().
* tests/comparators:
+ test_deb: make test_md5sums less brittle.
-- Mattia Rizzolo <> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:59:36 +0200
-- Mattia Rizzolo <> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:25:33 +0200
diffoscope (86) unstable; urgency=medium
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