Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of whatsnew/3.2.21

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james (IP: 65.172.155.230)
Timestamp:
08/05/09 17:57:46 (8 years ago)
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import overview changelog for 3.2.21

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  • whatsnew/3.2.21

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    33== User Interface changes == 
    44 
     5 *   Add **reinstall** command. 
     6 *   Can include the same file in multiple config. sections. 
     7 *   Write a **usable, utf8 aware, textwrap** for "info" description and others. 
     8   * Also created a utf8 aware "character width" which is also now used instead of counting bytes. 
     9 *   When --showduplicates is on, we'll now show reinstall available versions. 
     10 *   Add **configurable color/highlighting** for list/info/groupinfo/search. 
     11 *   Add --color option, to force ANSI colors to pipe's etc. 
     12 *   Highlight list available data for newest/older/available. 
     13 *   Highlight list install "extra" packages. 
     14 *   Dynamic columns in repolist, and never truncate the repoid. 
     15 *   Add Repo line into search -v output. 
     16 *   Do the update available highlighting in yum list installed. 
     17 *   Parse arguments to grouplist, to only matches (like list/etc.). 
     18 *   check-update -v shows obsoletes. 
     19 
    520== Resource improvement changes == 
    621 
    722== API changes == 
     23 
     24 *  Add utf8_width() functions and use it to get nice output for non-en. 
     25 *   Add reinstall_available and old_available to doPackageLists(). 
     26 *  Change the default for obsoletes processing to be true. 
     27 *  Work with the latest version of MM metalink support. 
     28 
     29=== Devleoper stats. === 
     30 
     31{{{ 
     323.2.21 - 131 commits: Fri Feb 8 14:03:54 2009 -0500 
     3340 files changed,  7,044 insertions(+),  4,058 deletions(-) 
     3423 files changed,  1,301 insertions(+),    322 deletions(-) [yum rpmUtils bin *.py] 
     35}}}