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Change Logs

* Mon Aug 16 2021 Michael Vetter <>
- Update to 4.3.0:
  * Give freeimage backend preceedence over libjpeg
  * Fix lack of X11 window deletion event handling
  * Scale fonts correctly for high-DPI wayland
  * Suppress annoying TIFF error messages
  * Fix missing -lm dependency for imv-msg
  * Fix image skipping when reading slow filesystems
  * Add a contrib directory
  * Add contrib/imv-folder
  * Fix zoom speed dependence on buffer/image width
  * Improve stat error handling when loading directories
  * Fix double-free when backend libjpeg is used
  * Fix -n option not working for symbolic links
  * List image/heif as a supported mime type
  * Fix flickering bug in high-DPI wayland
* Mon Aug 16 2021 Michael Vetter <>
- Update to 4.2.0:
  * Switched to meson build system
  * Added HEIF backend
  * Added rotate and flip commands
  * Added colour support for overlay
  * Added some missing command/config documentation
  * Read directories in alphabetical order
  * Fixed several memory leaks
  * Improved compatibility with non glibc systems
  * Fixed several window management bugs for Wayland
  * Fixed bug when selecting first/last image
* Mon Aug 16 2021 Michael Vetter <>
- Update to 4.1.0:
  * Added libsngif backend
  * Added command history to console
  * Added proper UTF-8 support to the console
  * Fixed name of libjpeg-turbo backend
  * Fixed reading images from stdin
  * Increased maximum supported PNG file size
  * Added Keywords to imv.desktop
  * Set NoDisplay in imv.desktop
  * Simplified async logic in backends
  * Fixed typo in manpages
  * Fixed name of the LGPL
* Mon Aug 16 2021 Michael Vetter <>
- Update to 4.0.1:
  * Documented default binds in man page
  * Added icon to imv.desktop
  * Added builtin aliases to provide backwards compatibility for removed commands
  * Added warning when legacy bind syntax is detected
* Mon Aug 16 2021 Michael Vetter <>
- Update to 4.0.0:
  * Fixed keyboard layout handling, changing bind syntax
  * Renamed many commands (select_rel -> next/prev, select_abs -> goto, etc.)
  * Temporarily removed autoresize option
  * Dropped SDL2 dependency, implementing Wayland and X11 support natively
    through imv-wayland and imv-x11 binaries
  * Added support for displaying SVGs at native resolution regardless of zoom
  * Added hidpi support on Wayland
  * Added '-c' argument to specify commands to run at startup
  * Added 'bind' command to add new binds at runtime
  * Added 'background' command to change background colour at runtime
  * Added 'upscaling' command to modify upscaling method at runtime
  * Added optional argument to close command to specify an index or all images
  * Added initial_pan option to configure which part of an image is initially
    focused on
  * Added support for aliases passing arguments to underlying their commands
  * Added imv-msg program to send commands to a running instance of imv
  * Added $imv_pid environment variable
  * Allowed imv to remain open with no images open
  * Improved unicode support in overlay
  * Fixed typo in $imv_slideshow_duration environment variable
  * Added new crop scaling method, which will zoom in until an image completely
    fills the window
  * Fixed a bug where 16-bit greyscale images would not load
  * Fixed a memory corruption bug in generic list implementation
  * Fixed several memory leaks
Version: 3.1.2-bp152.1.12
* Mon Jul 01 2019
- Update to 3.1.2:
  * Fix manpage packaging regression introduced in v3.1.1
- Remove imv-fixbuild.patch: upstreamed
* Mon Jun 24 2019
- Update to 3.1.1:
  * Adjusted Makefile to improve packaging on BSDs
- Add imv-fixbuild.patch: fixing build by creating man dirs
* Tue Jun 18 2019
- Update to 3.1.0:
  * Added support for multiple image loaders, allowing imv to use libraries other
    than FreeImage. This adds support for SVGs, and in the future, other formats
    as required.
  * Loaders added for libpng, libtiff, librsvg, libturbojpeg.
  * Added support for binding multiple commands to a single key
  * Support for hidpi rendering with SDL >= 2.0.10
  * Added -v flag to show version number
  * Allow 'Escape' to be bound, changing bind abort sequence to 2x'Escape'
  * Fixed bug where path list from stdin would sometime be truncated
  * New releases only published under the MIT license, with FreeImage optionally
    used under the FIPL
  * Fixed several memory leaks
  * Miscellaneous code cleanup and documentation fixes
* Mon Jan 28 2019
- Create package imv 3.0.0 for openSUSE