Meld

Meld 3.21.1 — 07 Jan 2022

Features

  • The find bar now remembers the previous search across panes (Jack)
  • We show a warning to the user if they’re trying to compare a file or folder to itself (Jack)
  • Meld no longer uses custom file chooser dialogs, improving portability and flatpak behaviour (Mario Aichinger)
  • Two pane comparisons now allow Alt+Right/Left to work in either pane (Anatoli Babenia)
  • Certain header bar actions (e.g., conflict navigation, filters) are now only shown in their appropriate comparison types (Kai Willadsen)
  • The application title no longer includes the per-comparison label (Kai Willadsen)
  • Add a preference for GTK’s dark theme support (Kai Willadsen)
  • Retain clipboard contents after exiting Meld (Kai Willadsen)

Fixes

  • Fix incorrect detection of FUSE directory comparisons as remote (mscdex)
  • Fix “Open Externally” on Windows for paths with spaces (adam0antium)
  • Fix syntax highlighting in version control by using the correct file extension (Alan Suran)
  • Move application icons into the resource bundle (Vasily Galkin)
  • Improved error reporting for invalid change actions (Anatoli Babenia)
  • Fix too-large minimum window size from status bar buttons (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix Subversion comparsion on Python 3.9 (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix bad translation source strings with multiple arguments (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix performance regression in file comparison line splitting logic (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix folder comparison sensitivity breaking when cancelling a scan (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix occasional traceback when closing comparisons (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix orphaned comparison helper process when quitting (Kai Willadsen)
  • Minor UI fixes:
    • Fix About dialog URL (TotalCaesar659)
    • Update About dialog copyright (Kai Willadsen)
    • The new comparison page now better distinguishes the “Compare” and “Blank Comparison” actions (Kai Willadsen)
    • The comparison overview map is now more responsive when dragging (Kai Willadsen)
    • The find bar now waits briefly before searching to improve responsiveness (Kai Willadsen)
    • The find bar no longer hides when it loses focus (Kai Willadsen)
    • Allow preferences dialog to be resized (Kai Willadsen)
    • Main menu can now be activated with F10
    • Find next/previous can now be activated with F3/Shift+F3 (Kai Willadsen)
  • Windows fixes:
    • Add a MeldConsole.exe executable for running Meld from the console (Kai Willadsen)
    • Update Windows build to force all-users installation (Kai Willadsen)
    • Improve default monospace font on Windows (Kai Willadsen)
    • Fix empty line height and fallback fonts by changing the Pango font backend to fontconfig on Windows (Kai Willadsen)
    • Add Meld’s install directory to the Windows PATH (Kai Willadsen)
    • Add a basic GTK settings.ini for Windows builds (Kai Willadsen)
    • Add the Meld icon to the Windows add/remove programs UI (Kai Willadsen)
    • Fix file comparison holding a directory handle after close (Kai Willadsen)
  • Issues fixed: 25, 91, 143, 354, 433, 445, 453, 459, 477, 482, 488, 491, 499, 502, 526, 530, 539, 541, 557, 561, 564, 565, 571, 579, 590, 603 Internal changes:
  • Modernise and improve the new Meson build rules (Iñigo Martínez)
  • CI + build improvements (Jason Edson, Jordan Petridis, Vasily Galkin, Kai Willadsen)
  • Nightly Meld builds now use the standard nightly icon styling (Kai Willadsen)
  • Clarify licensing in appdata (Kai Willadsen)
  • Windows build fixes (Kai Willadsen)
  • Add documentation on hosting infrastructure (Kai Willadsen)

Translations

  • Anders Jonsson (sv)
  • Andika Triwidada (id)
  • Asier Sarasua Garmendia (eu)
  • Ask Hjorth Larsen (da)
  • Balázs Úr (hu)
  • Christian Kirbach (de)
  • Clay Stan (zh_CN)
  • Daniel Mustieles (es)
  • Daniel Șerbănescu (ro)
  • Dz Chen (zh_CN)
  • Emin Tufan Çetin (tr)
  • Enrico Nicoletto (pt_BR)
  • Hugo Carvalho (pt)
  • Jiri Grönroos (fi)
  • Jordi Mas (ca)
  • Julien Hardelin (fr)
  • Luna Jernberg (sv)
  • Marek Černocký (cs)
  • Matej Urbančič (sl)
  • Muhammet Kara (tr)
  • Philipp Kiemle (de)
  • Piotr Drąg (pl)
  • Rafael Fontenelle (pt_BR)
  • Rodrigo Lledó (es)
  • Yi-Jyun Pan (zh_TW)
  • Yuri Chornoivan (uk)
  • Мирослав Николић (sr)

Meld 3.20.4 — 13 Aug 2021

Fixes

  • Update Windows build to force all-users installation (Kai Willadsen)
  • Work around wrapping label allocation issues (Kai Willadsen)
  • Add the Meld icon to the Windows add/remove programs UI (Kai Willadsen)
  • Add a basic GTK settings.ini for Windows builds (Kai Willadsen)
  • Clarify licensing in appdata (Kai Willadsen)
  • Update copyright in About dialog (Kai Willadsen)
  • Issues fixed: 559, 563, 579, 588, 603

Translations

  • Alexey Rubtsov (ru)
  • Andika Triwidada (id)
  • Asier Sarasua Garmendia (eu)
  • Charles Monzat (fr)
  • Hugo Carvalho (pt)
  • Luna Jernberg (sv)
  • Piotr Drąg (pl)
  • Rafael Fontenelle (pt_BR)
  • Yuri Chornoivan (uk)
  • Мирослав Николић (sr)

Meld 3.20.3 — 13 Jan 2021

Fixes

  • Fix folder comparison sensitivity breaking when cancelling a scan (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix Subversion comparsion on Python 3.9 (Kai Willadsen)
  • Retain clipboard contents after exiting Meld (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix wrapping in notification bars (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix border width in our file selection dialog (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix occasional traceback when closing comparisons (Kai Willadsen)
  • Update links to reflect move to Discourse (Kai Willadsen)
  • Issues fixed: 432, 451, 482, 499, 502, 526

Translations

  • Andika Triwidada (id)
  • Daniel Șerbănescu (ro)
  • Sabri Ünal (tr)
  • Stephan Woidowski (de)
  • Yuri Chornoivan (uk)
  • Мирослав Николић (sr)

Meld 3.21.0 — 19 Apr 2020

Features

  • Add support for CVS in version control comparisons (gitqlt)
  • Copy selected file paths in folder comparison (WenGuoyao)
  • Improve dark theme detection so custom Meld highlighting better matches the user’s theme (Kai Willadsen)
  • Meld’s built-in GtkSourceView schemes now support syntax highlighting (Kai Willadsen)
  • Moving past the first or last change using our change navigation now alerts with the standard error bell (Kai Willadsen)
  • Support nightly Flatpak builds of Meld using GNOME’s CI (Kai Willadsen)
  • Support development using GNOME Builder’s workflow

Fixes

  • CI and build system fixes (Michael Behrisch, Frank Dana, Piotr Drąg, Vasily Galkin)
  • Fix running uninstalled from non-project-base folder (Vasily Galkin)
  • Fix file comparison closing after file save (Vasily Galkin)
  • Fix file comparison handling of certain line breaks (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix folder comparison display of large file sizes (andre)
  • Fix folder comparisons with pre-epoch timestamps (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix folder comparisons not handling ignore blank lines + text filters (Kai Willadsen)
  • Handle file deletion better on NFS mounts (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix handling of bad filter regular expressions (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix push action on missing changes in three way comparison (Kai Willadsen)
  • Default file chooser encoding to autodetect (Kai Willadsen)
  • Minor UI fixes:
    • Statusbar now correctly sets default encoding & file type for empty files (Kai Willadsen)
    • Statusbar tries to keep a constant width for the cursor label (Kai Willadsen)
    • Folder comparisons set sensitivity correctly for empty rows (Kai Willadsen)
    • Give commit dialog message area a reasonable height (Kai Willadsen)
    • Fix long file name wrapping in info bar notifications (Kai Willadsen)
    • Fix long file name ellipsization in file comparisons (Kai Willadsen)
  • Windows fixes:
    • Fix crash when started with unexpected environment (Vasily Galkin)
    • Fix dbus support for single-instance behaviour (Vasily Galkin)
    • Fix internationalisation building from source (ThunderEX)
    • Fix SVG icon display (Kai Willadsen)
    • Support logging to a file on Windows for debugging (Kai Willadsen)
    • Default file encoding to UTF-8 to avoid Windows-specific locale issues (Kai Willadsen)
  • Typo fixes (luzpaz)
  • Localisation fixes (Piotr Drąg) Internal changes:
  • Add Meson build system support; setuptools is still supported for Windows and Mac OS builds, but Linux distributions should switch to building with Meson (Bilal Elmoussaoui, Kai Willadsen)
  • Move from GtkUIManager to GAction-based actions
  • Move all UI-file-constructed widgets from custom Python wrapper classes to using real GtkWidget templates
  • Move UI templates, menus, custom icons and CSS to be resource-loaded
  • Move to pre-commit using flake8 and isort for CI linting
  • Move to new GtkSourceView 4 API
  • Modernised Python GObject API usage, including signal and property usage
  • Fix some deprecated GTK API usage
  • Support Python 3.8
  • Updated dependencies:
    • Python 3.6
    • GTK+ 3.20
    • GLib 2.48
    • GtkSourceView 4.0
    • pygobject 3.30
    • pycairo 1.15
  • Issues fixed: 62, 78, 119, 170, 240, 265, 265, 267, 279, 290, 313, 314, 316, 321, 322, 337, 341, 342, 344, 344, 350, 351, 359, 419, 432, 439, 442, 451

Translations

  • Alan Mortensen (da)
  • Anders Jonsson (sv)
  • Asier Sarasua Garmendia (eu)
  • Ask Hjorth Larsen (da)
  • Balázs Meskó (hu)
  • Balázs Úr (hu)
  • Daniel Mustieles (es)
  • Daniel Șerbănescu (ro)
  • Emin Tufan Çetin (tr)
  • Fran Dieguez (gl)
  • Guillaume Bernard (fr)
  • Jiri Grönroos (fi)
  • Kukuh Syafaat (id)
  • Marek Černocký (cs)
  • Matej Urbančič (sl)
  • Milo Casagrande (it)
  • Piotr Drąg (pl)
  • Rafael Fontenelle (pt_BR)
  • Ryuta Fujii (ja)
  • Sabri Ünal (tr)
  • sicklylife (ja)
  • Wolfgang Stöggl (de)
  • Yuri Chornoivan (uk)

Meld 3.20.2 — 16 Feb 2020

Fixes

  • Fix crash when launched from external process on Windows (Vasily Galkin)
  • Fix single-instance behaviour on Windows (Vasily Galkin)
  • Fix display of large file sizes (Andrey Efremov)
  • Set file chooser encoding to autodetect by default (Kai Willadsen)
  • Always use UTF-8 as user’s “current” encoding on Windows (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix ignoring blank lines on text-filtered files in folder comparison (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix expand/collapse actions for missing folders (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix some incorrect action sensitivity settings (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix height of commit dialog (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix install support for Python 3.8 (Kai Willadsen)
  • Add support for file debug logging on Windows (Kai Willadsen)
  • Fix icon display on Windows (Kai Willadsen)
  • Issues fixed: 267, 279, 314, 322, 337, 341, 342, 350, 351, 359

Translations

  • Anders Jonsson (sv)
  • Andika Triwidada (id)
  • Asier Sarasua Garmendia (eu)
  • Balázs Úr (hu)
  • Daniel Mustieles (es)
  • Marek Černocký (cs)
  • Milo Casagrande (it)
  • Piotr Drąg (pl)
  • Rafael Fontenelle (pt_BR)