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* Tue Mar 20 2018
- Unconditionally enable translation-update-upstream: on
  Tumbleweed, this results in a NOP and for Leap in SLE paid
  translations being used (boo#1086036).
* Mon Mar 05 2018
- Update to version 1.8.1:
  + New features:
  - Store the size of the options dialog when closing itself.
  - Remove unnecessary border lines from the options dialog tabs.
  + Bug fixes: Fix simple script system for file names with spaces.
  + Updated documentation.
  + Updated translations.
- Drop update-desktop-files BuildRequires and its macro: they are
  no longer required.
* Wed Feb 28 2018
- Modernize spec-file by calling spec-cleaner
* Mon Oct 09 2017
- Update to version 1.8.0:
  + New features:
  - Quick search can be activated by just typing a letter,
    adjustable in the options tab.
  - Option for saving/not saving the:
    . Command line history on exit.
    . Search history on exit.
  - Added a settings option for deciding if the terminal window
    should stay open when a command finishes.
  - [build]:
    . Don't use anymore.
    . Translations are now handled by upstream gettext instead of
    . New documentation infrastructure: Use yelp-tools instead of
  + Other changes:
  - Increased minimum GTK version from 2.8.0 to 2.18.0.
  - Code cleanup.
  + Bug fixes: [build] Python is now found at build time, too, when
    its version is equal to or higher than 3.x.
  + Updated documentation.
  + Updated translations.
- Add itstool: new dependency.
- Add %fdupes macro: missing macro for the already had fdupes
  BuildRequires package.
- Add conditional use for translation-update-upstream: only non
  suse distributions need it.
- Drop %glib2_gsettings_schema_* and %desktop_database_* macros:
  functionality now covered by file triggers.
- Split package into a -doc subpackage: more than half the size of
  package is documentation.
- Replace gnome-doc-utils-devel BuildRequires by yelp-tools,
  following the port to the new documentation infrastructure by
- No longer pass --disable-scrollkeeper to configure: it is no
  longer recognized after the move to yelp-tools.
- GNOME Commander project has been moved to GitHub. The new home
  page now is located at
* Sat Sep 30 2017
- Pass --without-unique to configure, ensure that we do not depend
  on libunique.
* Sun May 28 2017
- Update to version 1.6.4:
  + Other favourite apps settings not saved (bgo#779574).
  + Internal-viewer by default display incorrect code pages
  + Updated translations.
* Mon Feb 27 2017
- Update to version 1.6.3:
  + Libunique (sometimes called only 'unique') is now optional via
    configure option.
  + Updated translations.
- Drop pkgconfig(unique-1.0) BuildRequires: following upstreams
  work to make this optional and recommendation to no longer use
* Sun Nov 06 2016
- Update to version 1.6.2:
  + New features:
  - Disk free space label is shown in status bar if device list
    isn't shown (works after restarting gcmd).
  - Shortcut can be assigned for:
    . Moving the cursor up or down.
    . Viewing bookmarks of current device ("Show bookmarks of
    current device").
  + Bugs fixed:
  - Color of marked files does not change when using theme colors
  - Device list entry width is set equal to the longest string in
    the list.
  - Fixed a bug in advance rename tool when utilizing METATAGS.
  + Updated translations.
* Sat Nov 05 2016
- Update descriptions.
- Remove redundant %clean section.
* Wed Nov 02 2016
- Update to version 1.6.1:
  + Selection background color not applied when using custom
    colors (bgo#638174).
  + Compiles with gcc6 -Werror=format-security (bgo#773063).
- Changes from version 1.6.0:
  + New features:
  - Always reopen the tab which was previously closed in the
    options dialog.
  - Samba support is now optionally available via configure
  - Configurable command for sending files to a preferred
  - Button 'Edit files' accepts more than one selected file at
    the same time.
  - Device buttons and device list entries act as 'home buttons'
    for that device when it is already active.
  - Copy directory path to clipboard after right click on
  - Show/hide mainmenu can be set as keyboard shortcut now.
  - Simple plug-in system for file context menu.
  - Display of application icons in the "Open With" popup menu.
  - Write bookmark changes immediately to file, Sync bookmarks
    between all instances.
  - Storage of options is done in the dconf database now instead
    of a gnome-config file (bgo#570733).
  - Devices and fav-apps are now stored within the GKeyFile
  - File Roller plugin can use patterns of strftime when creating
    the archive name.
  - Started usage of google test framework for unit tests.
  - New colour theme 'Winter'.
  - Code cleanup.
  + Removed "Open folder" command in popup menu and user actions.
  + Bugs fixed: bgo#671616, bgo#683087, bgo#742752, bgo#767158,
    bgo#769309, bgo#770062, bgo#770063.
  + Updated translations.
- Align BuildRequires with configure:
  + Removed: libexiv2-devel, libgnomeui-devel, libgsf-devel,
    libxslt, taglib-devel
  + Added (pkgconfig()-style): exiv2, glib-2.0, gmodule-2.0,
    gobject-2.0, gtk+-2.0, libgnome-2.0, libgnomeui-2.0, libgsf-1,
- Add %glib2_gsettings_schema_post/postun to the respective
  scriptlets to handle the newly installed glib schemas.
- Drop obsolete conditions for openSUSE 11.3.
* Sun Sep 18 2016
- Update to version 1.4.9:
  + bgo#764306: Spelling mistake and wrong words in strings.
  + Updated translations.
* Tue Mar 15 2016
- Update to version 1.4.8:
  + bgo#761580: Support gcc6 -Werror=format-security.
  + Updated translations.
* Sun May 31 2015
- Update to version 1.4.7:
  + bgo#745454: Segmentation fault after find files.
  + bgo#749869: Segfault on the second search.
  + bgo#734032: Clicking on .png file looks at wrong MIME type.
  + Updated translations.
* Wed May 20 2015
- Update to version 1.4.6:
  + Bugs fixed: bgo#653573, bgo#742752, bgo#746003, bgo#747771,
  + Updated translations.
- Drop gnome-commander-appdata-translation.patch: fixed upstream.
- Remove libtool BuildRequires and call to autoreconf, as we no
  longer carry any patches.
* Mon Apr 13 2015
- Add gnome-commander-appdata-translation.patch: Do not handle as a config file, but let INTLTOOL_XML_RULE handle
- Add libtool BuildRequires and call to autoreconf, as above patch
  touches the build system.
* Sun Jan 25 2015
- Update to version 1.4.5:
  + Fixed appdata missing in POT (bgo#741316).
  + Fixed Option --start-right-dir crashes gnome-commander
  + Removed python-2.6 support from gentoo ebuild.
  + Updated translations.
* Fri Nov 14 2014
- Update to version 1.4.4:
  + Migrated from gnome_execute_shell to g_spawn_async
  + Support for user's terminal different from gnome-terminal
  + Updated translations.
* Fri Jul 11 2014
- Update to version 1.4.3:
  + Fix crash when drag 'n drop objects via mouse (bgo#731557).
- Changes from version 1.4.2:
  + Switched from python-r1 to python-single-r1 in ebuild
  + bgo#367949: Corrected async_xfer_callback-results for moving
  + bgo#598161: Selecting text in internal viewer on lines with
    TANew features.
  + Text selection in int. viewer works on lines with TAB
  + Updated translations.
* Sat Apr 05 2014
- Update to version 1.4.1:
  + Fix bgo#641842: use poppler-glib instead of poppler internal
  + Fix bgo#726682: Fix for undefined reference to vtable.
  + Support for utf8 encoded creation and modification dates in
    document metadata.
  + Moved Search, Quick Search and Enable Filter from Edit to File
  + Updated translations.
- Replace libpoppler-devel for pkgconfig(poppler-glib)
  BuildRequires following upstream changes.
- Drop gnome-commander-docs.patch: Fixed upstream.
* Mon Mar 17 2014
- Update to version 1.4.0:
  + Support for tabs.
  + Revamped bookmarks dialog.
  + Revamped file properties dialog.
  + One instance mode.
  + New colour theme: green tiger.
  + User defined LS_COLORS colours.
  + Possibility to select/deselect files only.
  + Support for automatic width counters in advanced file rename.
  + Enhanced file name matching in quick search.
  + Open terminal with administrator privileges.
  + Prompt to confirm drag & drop operations.
  + Right click popup menu for copying in internal viewer.
  + --config-dir command line option for customized location of
    config files.
  + Several speed improvements including C++ rework and code
  + New python plugin: 'apply_patch'.
  + Dropped broken MIME type configuration.
  + Dropped support for cvs plugin.
  + Adjusted keybindings.
  + Updated documentation.
  + Bugs fixed: bgo#377463, bgo#492479, bgo#617140, bgo#632064,
    bgo#632208, bgo#633107, bgo#633167, bgo#633331, bgo#634972,
    bgo#637873, bgo#638059, bgo#660043, bgo#660268, bgo#667080,
    bgo#696227, bgo#684527, bgo#660063, bgo#642178, lp#117226.
  + Updated translations.
- Add pkgconfig(gnome-keyring-1) and pkgconfig(unique-1.0)
  BuildRequires: new dependencies.
- Add gnome-commander-docs.patch: Fix installation of documentation
Version: 1.16.0-bp155.1.6
* Fri Feb 10 2023 Luciano Santos <>
- Add 96f706fa7833af79e01625c0118b36f6c83c7d44.patch: avoid the
  installation of the libgcmd static library.
- Drop find/delete command used to remove the libgcmd static
  library from the build root.
* Sun Jan 22 2023 Bjørn Lie <>
- Update to version 1.16.0:
  + New menu entry for (un)selecting only files
  + Restored internal search after it was removed in version 1.14.0
  + Migrated build system from GNU autotools to Meson
  + Bugs fixed:
  - Fix for showing wrong progress percentage when transfering
  - Get rid of several deprecated Gtk2 widgets
  - Fixes for copy/move; Fixes for canceling copy/move operations
  - Fixes for delete operation; Allow cancelling deletion of
    files; Fix for progress dialog
  - Fix for creating directory with enabled Samba support
  - Fix for disabling all plugins
  - Fix for some errors on console
  - Fix for changing the color scheme
  - Disable beeping when reaching the end of the file list
  - Various minor code improvements
  + Updated translations.
- Add meson BuildRequires and macros following upstreams port.
- Add desktop-file-utils BuildRequires, new mandatory dependency.
- Following the above, add appstream-glib and pkgconfig(gtest)
  BuildRequires and check section, run meson_test macro during
- Add devel sub-package.
- Remove new static libgcmd.a during install.
* Sun Jun 19 2022 Bjørn Lie <>
- Update to version 1.14.3:
  + Update appdata and docbook for next release.
  + Reduce logging if file was not found in the file_collection
    when it changed.
  + Remove obsolete remote-id type in metadata.xml, used in Gentoo
  + Fixing typos in the documentation, fixing indentation.
  + Adjust legacy mounting, validate input values of devices
  + Fix for legacy mounting a device: do not stop if no GMount is
  + Save empty string when device filename is null.
  + Fix when doing a file rename: Unref the correct GFile instance.
  + Do not unref GFile member of GnomeCmdDir received via
  + Do utf8 normalization before string comparison.
  + Do not use extra variable for storing file name in comparison.
  + Updated translations.
* Mon Mar 28 2022 Bjørn Lie <>
- Update to version 1.14.2:
  + Update of appdata file.
  + Fix move of directory when it is sitting on a remote.
  + Fix of size comparison: use correct getter method for
  + When sorting for size, ignore directories.
  + When copying files only step into recursive copy when not done
  + Updated translations.
* Wed Mar 02 2022 Bjørn Lie <>
- Update to version 1.14.1:
  + Update appdata file.
  + on_new_textfile_ok: Add trailing separator at the URI path of
    current directory.
  + Remove deprecated linking of python library, which was not
    working at all.
  + Remove deprecated linking of GnomeVFS library, which was not
    working at all.
  + Remove chmlib configuration option.
  + Updated translations.
- Add conditional gcc11 and gcc11-c++ BuildRequires + export: Fix
  build for 15.4.
- Drop gnome-commander-doc sub-package, and fold files into main
  package, add Provides and Obsoletes, as well as drop no longer
  needed Recommends. Helpfiles should be available in main package.
* Wed Feb 09 2022 Bjørn Lie <>
- Drop obsolete pkgconfig(gnome-vfs-2.0),
  pkgconfig(gnome-keyring-1) and chmlib-devel BuildRequires: No
  longer needed, nor used.
- Add explicit pkgconfig(gio-2.0) and generic c_compiler
  BuildRequires, configure checks for them.
* Sat Feb 05 2022 Bjørn Lie <>
- Update to version 1.14.0:
  + Selectable default action when drag-n-drop files with the mouse
  + Optional usage of the trash can instead of permanent file
  + Removed internal file search dialog, instead use external
    command for file search
  + Name of connected remote server is shown in the directory
  + New menu entry for (un)selecting only files
  + Bugs fixed: glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#3,
    glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#5, glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#13,
    glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#16, glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#19,
    glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#28, glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#33,
    glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#39, glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#41,
    glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#45, glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#46,
    glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#47, glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#51,
    glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#52, glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#57,
    glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#59, glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#74,
    glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#75, glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#76,
    glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#107, glgo#GNOME/gnome-commander#115.
  + Updated translations.
- Add flex BuildRequires: New dependency.
* Sun Nov 21 2021 Bjørn Lie <>
- Update to version
  + Bug fixes: Fixed issue: Make check fails on s390x.
  + Updated translations.
- Move some docs to doc subpackage.
* Sat Nov 20 2021 Bjørn Lie <>
- Update to version 1.12.3:
  + Bug fixes:
  - Fixed issue: Crash after right click on file
  - File-roller plugin: Add run error handling
  + Updated translations.
* Mon Sep 20 2021 Stanislav Brabec <>
- Remove obsolete translation-update-upstream support
* Wed Jun 02 2021 Bjørn Lie <>
- Update to version 1.12.2:
  + Bugs fixed: Segmentation fault when pressing Ctrl+Right /
    Ctrl+Left / Ctrl+Shift+.
  + Updated translations.
* Fri May 28 2021 Dominique Leuenberger <>
- Do not own /usr/share/help and /usr/share/help/C: those
  directories are owned by the filesystem package.
* Fri Apr 30 2021 Dominique Leuenberger <>
- Update to version 1.12.1:
  + Fix a mystery bug that the 'execute' popup item does not show.
- Changes from version 1.12.0:
  + New features:
  - Gnome Commander depends on GIO now. Migration away from
    GnomeVFS is ongoing.
  - Use GIO instead of Gnome-VFS for opening files with default
  - Use GIO instead of Gnome-VFS for filtering the file list, and
    on various other parts of the program.
  + Updated translations.
* Fri Jun 19 2020 Bjørn Lie <>
- Update to verson 1.10.3:
  + New features:
  - InternalViewer: Show metadata file information by default
  - Minor memory management improvements
  + Bug fixes:
  - Fixed issue: Migrate deprecated GnomeFileEntry to
  - Fixed issue: Get rid of deprecated libgnome and libgnomeui
  - Fixed issue: Search options: 'copy file name' does not work
  - Fixed issue: Switch from nautilus-sendto to xdg-email as
    default send-to command
  + Updated translations.
- Drop no longer needed, nor used pkgconfig(libgnome-2.0),
  pkgconfig(libgnomeui-2.0) and python-devel BuildRequires.
- Add explicit pkgconfig(gnome-vfs-2.0) BuildRequires, needed now
  that libgnome no longer pulls it in.
- Replace gcc-c++ for generic c++_compiler BuildRequires.
- Slightly modernice spec, use modern macros.
* Thu Jan 30 2020 Dominique Leuenberger <>
- No longer recommend -lang: supplements are in use
* Fri May 17 2019 Bjørn Lie <>
- Update to version 1.10.2:
  + Fix for compilation error with exiv2 0.27.1.
  + Updated translations.
- Changes from version 1.10.1:
  + New features:
  - Menu entry for (un)selecting files with the same filename
  - Search window can be optionally minimized or moved below the
    main window.
  + Bugs fixed:
  - List of bookmarks is synchronized between Gnome Commander
  - Removed gnome-config references.
  + Updated documentation.
  + Updated translations.
* Sun Mar 31 2019 Bjørn Lie <>
- Update to version 1.10.0:
  + New features:
  - Gnome Commander icon and internal viewer icon refreshed.
  - Gnome Commander settings are now completely migrated to
    GSettings under the key `org.gnome.gnome-commander`.
  - Settings in `~/.gnome2/gnome-commander` and in
    `~/.gnome-commander/*` are migrated automatically.
  - Script and plugin folder in `~/.gnome-commander` is moved
    into `~/.config/gnome-commander`.
  + Bugs fixed:
  - Various warnings at compile time have been fixed
  - Several code improvements and memory leaks have been fixed
  + Updated translations.