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27. By Nate Muench (Mink)

* Merge latest upstream git tag. Fixes building on Precise
  (LP: #898289, LP: #905612)

* Items merged from Debian unstable:
  - debian/control:
    + open-vm-tools recommends open-vm-dkms. (LP: #598933)
    + open-vm-tools now suggests open-vm-toolbox. (LP: #604998)
  (From 2011.08.21-471295-1 release)
  - Updating maintainer and uploaders fields.
  - Removing vcs fields.
  - Removing references to Daniel's old email address.
  - Updating years in copyright file.
  - Updating to standards version 3.9.2.
  - Updating to debhelper version 8.
  - Switching to source format 3.0 (quilt).
  - Removing manual chrpath setting.
  - Removing exclusion from plugins from debhelper shlibs.
  - Rediffing kvers.patch.
  (From 2011.09.23-491607-1 release)
  - Marking binary architecture-dependend packages as linux and kfreebsd
  only.
  - Removing liburiparser-dev from build-depends as upstream dropped
  unity support.
  - Building with libproc-dev on amd64 again.
  - Dropping disabling of dnet support.
  (From 2011.09.23-491607-2 release)
  - Adding doxygen to build-depends for api documentation.
  - Adding libcunit1-dev to build-depends for test suites.
  - Minimizing rules file.
  - Adding open-vm-tools-dev package, containing only the api
    documentation for now.
  (From 2011.09.23-491607-3 release)
  - Sorting overrides in rules alphabetically.
  - Compacting copyright file.
  - Adding udev rule to set timeout for vmware scsi devices
  (From 2011.12.20-562307-1 release)
  - Adding patch to correct typo in upstreams dkms configuration

* Remaining Changes:
  - Remove Stable part of version numbering.
  - debian folder:
    + Re-added open-vm-dkms.postinst & open-vm-dkms.prerm.
      * Allows dkms modules to compile upon installation.
  - debian/control:
    + Re-add open-vm-source and make into a transitional package
      for open-vm-toolbox.
    + Return dependancies that were moved to open-vm-tools back to
      open-vm-toolbox.
  - debian/rules and debian/open-vm-toolbox.lintian-overrides:
    + Make vmware-user-suid-wrapper suid-root
  - debian/rules:
    + Added CFLAGS field with -Wno-deprecated-declarations
      * Will suppress issues with glib 2.31 or later.
    + Add line to copy vmware-xdg-detect-de into place.
    + Install vmware-user.desktop through toolbox package.
  - debian/open-vm-tools.init:
    + Re-add 'modprobe [-r] vmblock'.
    + Add 'modprobe [-r] vmxnet'.
      * Incase it's not loaded during boot.
    + Remove and re-add pcnet32 module
      * Will be done before (remove) and after (readd) vmxnet module
        is added.
      * If vmxnet doesn't exist (aka modules fail to build), pcnet32 can be
        still used for network connectivity.
      * Workaround until a better fix can be done.
  - Re-add gnome-session to debian/local/xautostart.conf
  - Manpages removed (from debian/manpages):
    + vmmemctl.9
    + vmxnet3.9
    + Remove references to manpages that have been removed.

26. By Colin Watson

Rebuild for libicu48.

25. By Nate Muench (Mink)

* Merge latest upstream git tag. Fixes Building on Oneiric
  (LP: #776103, LP: #807903)

* The Toolbox (GUI) has been removed.
* Changes in debian folder:
  - Contents of open-vm-toolbox.lintian-overrides have been moved to
    open-vm-tools.lintian-overrides.
  - The contents of open-vm-toolbox.manpages (excluding the first line,
    which relates to the Toolbox) have been moved to open-vm-tools.manpages.
* Changes in debian/control:
  - Convert open-vm-toolbox into a transitional package.
  - All dependencies for toolbox have been moved to open-vm-tools package.
  - Changed architecture for open-vm-toolbox package to all.
  - Added Replaces and Breaks fields to open-vm-tools.
* Changes in debian/rules:
  - Commented out references to the Toolbox (GUI), that no longer exist
    in the package itself.
  - Remaining references changed from open-vm-toolbox to open-vm-tools.
  - Added -Wno-unused-but-set-variable to CFLAGS to suppress remaining
    issues with GCC 4.6.0 or later.
* Files removed in debian/manpages:
  - vmmemctl.9 (Component no longer in package)
  - vmware-toolbox.1 (Component removed in this release)
  - vmxnet3.9 (vmxnet3 is now included in kernel itself)

24. By Christian Titze

Updated /debian/manpages/vmhgfs.9: Typo fixed and further information
was added (LP: #572335)

23. By Evan Broder

Revert debian/rules change in 2011.03.28-387002-0ubuntu2 and instead
remove debian/open-vm-toolbox.links, which was shadowing the original
/etc/xdg/autostart/vmware-user.desktop file.

22. By Serge Hallyn

debian/rules: copy the vmware-user.desktop into place. (LP: #772837)

21. By Serge Hallyn

* Merge latest upstream git tag. This has the unlocked_ioctl change
  needed to fix dkms build failures (LP: #727342)
* Changes in debian/rules:
  - work around a bug in toolbox/Makefile, where install-exec-hook is
    not happening. This needs to get fixed the right way.
  - don't install 'vmware-user' which seems to no longer exist
  - move /etc/xdg into open-vm-toolbox (which should be done using .install)
* debian/open-vm-tools.init: add 'modprobe [-r] vmblock'. (LP: #332323)
* debian/rules and debian/open-vm-toolbox.lintian-overrides:
  - Make vmware-user-suid-wrapper suid-root (LP: #332323)

20. By Nate Muench (Mink)

* Merge from Debian testing (LP: #632101), remaining changes:
  - Recommend open-vm-toolbox in open-vm-tools.
  - Rediffing vsock.patch.

19. By Stefano Rivera

Add 03-vmxnet.patch and 04-vsock.patch.
Fixes building on Maverick kernels (LP: #598542)

18. By Evan Broder <evan@mingo>

* Merge from debian testing, remaining changes:
    - Recommend open-vm-toolbox in open-vm-tools.
* Dropping la files.
* Updating rules for pvscsi removal (Closes: #581160).
* Merging upstream version 2010.04.25-253928.
* Updating packaging for upstreams pvscsi module removal.
* Removing remote_fs from initscript again (Closes: #577163).
* Updating lintian overrides for open-vm-tools.
* Updating date and version in manpage headers.
* Adding manpage for vmxnet3.
* Adding manpage for vmci.
* Fixing spelling typo in vmsync manpage.
* Adding manpage for vmsock.
* Update formating of newly added manpages.
* Adding vmware-toolbox-cmd manpage.
* Adding guestlib manpage.
* Adding libvmtools manpage.
* Renaming guestlib manpage to libguestlib.
* Including vmware-toolbox-cmd manpage in open-vm-tools package.
* Updating initscript start/stop declarations (Closes: #576843,
  #577163).
* Adding misc depends.
* Running open-vm-dkms postinst script with set -e.
* Adding remote_fs to init depends.
* Avoid including license files in open-vm-dkms.
* Marking makefiles in open-vm-dkms executable to please lintian.
* Adding make to open-vm-dkms depends.
* Also stopping in runlevel 1.
* Addding dkms support based on the work of Evan Broder
  <email address hidden> on the ubuntu package (Closes: #516251).
* Simplyfing initramfs triggers (Closes: #516355).
* Merging upstream version 2010.03.20-243334.
* Moving local Makefile to subdirectory.
* Adding build-depends to libfuse-dev.

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