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836. By Chris Coulson on 2013-06-26

debian/rules: Disable tcmalloc on all component builds, not just on
arm builds

835. By Chad Miller on 2013-06-21

* New stable release 28.0.1500.52
* Add new build-dep, "chrpath".

834. By Chad Miller on 2013-06-20

* New stable release 28.0.1500.45
* New stable release 27.0.1453.110:
  - CVE-2013-2855: Memory corruption in dev tools API.
  - CVE-2013-2856: Use-after-free in input handling.
  - CVE-2013-2857: Use-after-free in image handling.
  - CVE-2013-2858: Use-after-free in HTML5 Audio.
  - CVE-2013-2859: Cross-origin namespace pollution.
  - CVE-2013-2860: Use-after-free with workers accessing database APIs.
  - CVE-2013-2861: Use-after-free with SVG.
  - CVE-2013-2862: Memory corruption in Skia GPU handling.
  - CVE-2013-2863: Memory corruption in SSL socket handling.
  - CVE-2013-2864: Bad free in PDF viewer.
    safe-browsing-sigbus.patch
    dont-assume-cross-compile-on-arm.patch
    struct-siginfo.patch
    ld-memory-32bit.patch
    dlopen_sonamed_gl.patch
* Exclude included XDG files even if they are built.
* Use NEON instructions on ARM, optionally. This might use run-time checks
  for hardware capability, but even if it doesn't we can add it later.
* Clean up difference checks in debian/rules that make sure that all files
  that the build makes are used in packages, and no longer hide any, and no
  longer consider it an error if some are unused. Treat it as a warning,
  not a fatality.
* Use legible shell instead of make-generated shell in setting the rpath
  in rules.

833. By Chad Miller on 2013-06-03

About 32-bit component libraries, fix a libdir path bug in
debian/chromium-browser.sh.in .

No longer try to use system libraries. Generally, Security Team would
hate bundled libraries because they provide a wide liability, but
Chromium Project is pretty good about maintaining their bundled-source
libraries. We can not pull cr-required lib versions forward in older
Ubuntus, and we can't guarantee all the distro versions of libraries work
with chromium-browser. The default security policy might be worse. Bundled
libraries is less work overall.

832. By Chad Miller on 2013-06-01

Reenable dyn-linking of major components of chromium for 32-bit machines.

831. By Chad Miller on 2013-06-01

* New stable release 27.0.1453.93:
  - CVE-2013-2837: Use-after-free in SVG.
  - CVE-2013-2838: Out-of-bounds read in v8.
  - CVE-2013-2839: Bad cast in clipboard handling.
  - CVE-2013-2840: Use-after-free in media loader.
  - CVE-2013-2841: Use-after-free in Pepper resource handling.
  - CVE-2013-2842: Use-after-free in widget handling.
  - CVE-2013-2843: Use-after-free in speech handling.
  - CVE-2013-2844: Use-after-free in style resolution.
  - CVE-2013-2845: Memory safety issues in Web Audio.
  - CVE-2013-2846: Use-after-free in media loader.
  - CVE-2013-2847: Use-after-free race condition with workers.
  - CVE-2013-2848: Possible data extraction with XSS Auditor.
  - CVE-2013-2849: Possible XSS with drag+drop or copy+paste.
* Drop unneeded patches,
  safe-browsing-sigbus.patch
  dont-assume-cross-compile-on-arm.patch
  struct-siginfo.patch
  ld-memory-32bit.patch
* Update webapps patches.
* Update arm-neon patch, format-flag patch, search-credit patch,
  title-bar-system-default patch.
* Make get-orig-source nicer. Package tarball contents from upstream
  correctly.

830. By Chad Miller on 2013-05-20

Work around SEGV on ARMHF that's caused by tcmalloc.

829. By Chad Miller on 2013-05-10

* Add a lp:app-install-data-ubuntu flag that names the package. Update
  debian/chromium-browser.desktop .
* Remove full path from freedesktop default-apps file. Update
  debian/chromium-browser.xml .

828. By Chad Miller on 2013-05-08

* Use more system libraries, libxml, libjpeg, bzip2, libxslt, v8, flac,
  libevent, protobuf, speex, xdg_utils, yasm, but not a few others -- in
  particular,
    - libpng causes render hangs,
    - sqlite causes link failures.
* GCC doesn't allow -Wno-format with hardening -Werror=format-security .
  Add debian/patches/format-flag.patch .
* Since we're Depending on xdg-settings, don't try to install one from
  upstream. Change debian/chromium-browser.install .
* Invert sense of a quantal+ test so that we don't have to track things
  forever. Name things we know about, instead of things that don't exist
  yet. Update debian/rules .
* Drop old unused sizes of icons to install from debian/rules .
* Always default chromium to using the system title bar. Add
  debian/patches/title-bar-default-system.patch .

827. By Chad Miller on 2013-05-04

* Work arround missing Apparmour feature. Set environment explicitly
  to disallow breaking out of apparmor protection. (LP: #1045986)
* Use system libv8.
  - Build-depend on specific version or greater. Update debian/control .
* Use more system libraries, libxml, libjpeg, bzip2, libxslt, v8.
  but not a few others in particular,
    - libpng causes render hangs
    - sqlite causes link failures
  Updating debian/rules, and dropping the removed ones from debian/control .
* debian/rules:
  - Use actual original upstream tarball. No SVN snapshots, no gclient.
  - Rip out compiler-targeting. All versions should work.
  - Always use sandbox. It shouldn't be an option. Nothing works without it
    any more.
* Drop build-dep on subversion. Not required with pristing orig.tar
  get-original-source.
* Simpify debian/rules and use the built-in parameter for telling GYP config
  to include debug symbols.
* Include upstream patch debian/patches/ld-memory-32bit.patch that makes
  32 bit machines more likely to use BDF linker and include parameters
  that make it more memory efficient.

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