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Created by James Westby on 2009-07-25 and last modified on 2009-07-25
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17. By Kees Cook on 2009-01-02

* SECURITY UPDATE: command injection via dangerous terminal sequences
  (CVE-2008-2383, LP: #311983).
  - block DECRQSS, font shifting, X property changes, user-defined
    keys. Thanks to Paul Szabo and Florian Weimer.

16. By Tormod Volden on 2008-02-06

[ Stephan Hermann ]
* debian/rules:
  - changed rm -f to rm -rf .pc patches, fixes a bug when .pc is a directory
* Updated maintainer field

[ Tormod Volden ]
* debian/patches/950_ubuntu_charclass_highlight.diff:
  - enable URL highlighting (LP: #17601)

15. By Julien Cristau on 2007-08-13

* Fix typo in uxterm(1) (LP: #128136).
* New upstream release
  + undo an incorrect fix for a memory leak in patch #209
    (closes: #435858).
* Stop installing the .desktop files and adapt xterm.menu to the new menu
  structure.
* Use a separate build dir.
* Build with -Wall.

14. By Julien Cristau on 2007-07-23

[ Julien Cristau ]
* New upstream release
  + fix missing assignment for UTF-8 parsing in widget initialization
    (closes: #403360).
  + correct index expression used to set line-wrapping flag, making
    selection from scrollback work consistently (closes: #430121).
* Refresh 901_xterm_manpage.diff.

[ Brice Goglin ]
* Fix debian/rules to not be confused by ~/.quiltrc or QUILT_PATCHES,
  closes: #369920.

13. By Julien Cristau on 2007-06-18

[ Branden Robinson ]
* Remove debian/NEWS; the events it attested to (like the "upcoming 7.0
  modularization" are no longer news, and are in the past.

[ Julien Cristau ]
* Configure with --with-tty-group=tty, to prevent security problems in case
  of buggy build environment (closes: #349142).
* New upstream release.
  + fix an infinite loop when showing a 2-column character in a
    1-column screen (closes: #426863).
  + add XF86Paste and SunPaste to the default translations
    (closes: #422521, patch by Bernhard R Link).
  + improve permissions logic when closing pseudo-terminal
    (closes: #12261, patch by Nathanael Nerode, analysis by Richard
    Braakman).
  + add a check in case someone tries to call the popup-menu() action
    on a menu which is not initialized (closes: #426364).
  + fix error-checking on internal font switching for "Selection" menu
    entry (closes: #421523).
  + amend select/paste change from patch #225 by limiting it to
    non-UTF-8/non-KOI8-R encoding (closes: #420974).
  + add workaround for groff ".URL" codes which are not present in
    some commonly-used bitmap fonts (closes: #418324).
* Update reference to xlibs-data in xterm's description, refer to xbitmaps
  instead.
* Build-depend on desktop-file-utils to install the new desktop files for
  xterm and uxterm, and change debian/rules and debian/xterm.install to
  install these files and the icons.

12. By Julien Cristau on 2007-03-25

* New upstream release.
  + add initialFont resource to xterm widget, like tek-widget
    (closes: #299669).
  + amend change to boldMode from patch #223 for Debian #347790 which made
    xterm no longer match the documented behavior (closes: #412599).
* Update and complete debian/copyright.

11. By David Nusinow <email address hidden> on 2006-12-04

[ Julien Cristau ]
* New upstream release. Includes the following fixes for bugs reported in
  the Debian BTS:
  + add the Xaw scrollbar translations resource to the xterm manpage, add an
    example showing how to change the mouse button assignments
    (closes: #382225).
  + amend cell-width computation for FreeType from patch #217, which did not
    work for VT100 line-drawing characters (closes: #399638).
  + revert an optimisation in SGR_Foreground() and SGR_Background from patch
    #209 (closes: #347722).
  + fixes to make the internalBorder area not change color due to
    reverseVideo and/or related exposure events. The latter was a very old
    bug exposed in patch #196 (closes: #397624).
 * The fix for #347790 is now included upstream.

10. By Rodrigo Parra Novo <email address hidden> on 2006-08-04

* New Upstream release
* Updated xterm.faq.html to latest version available

9. By Scott James Remnant (Canonical) on 2006-07-10

* Merge from debian unstable, remaining changes:
  - install manpage in section 1, not 1x,
  - replace libxrender-dev build-depend with libxt-dev,
  - depend on x11-common,
  - character processing fix.

8. By Scott James Remnant (Canonical) on 2006-05-18

Apply patch from Debian #347722 to correct what looks rather like
an over-optimisation that causes the cursor to vanish when launching
screen. Ubuntu: #45202.

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