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@Mr-Dave Mr-Dave released this Oct 26, 2020

Release Notes: 4.3.2

The documentation for the 4.3.2 release can be found in the Motion 4.3.2 Guide

The following summarizes the changes implemented in version 4.3.2

  • Fixes
    • Compiler warnings for newer distos.
    • Use MHD function for url decoding
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@Mr-Dave Mr-Dave released this Apr 13, 2020 · 1 commit to 4.3 since this release

Release Notes: 4.3.1

The documentation for the 4.3.1 release can be found in the Motion 4.3.1 Guide

The following summarizes the changes implemented in version 4.3.1

  • Fixes
    • Compiler errors with GCC 10
    • Overrides to CFLAGS
    • Add maintainer mode
    • Segfault when invalid camera directory specified
    • MariaDB initializations
    • Updated guide
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Jan 14, 2020
Version 4.3.0 (#1096)

@Mr-Dave Mr-Dave released this Jan 14, 2020 · 45 commits to master since this release

Release Notes: 4.3.0

The documentation for the 4.3.0 release can be found in the Motion 4.3.0 Guide

The following summarizes the changes implemented in version 4.3.0

  • Fixes

    • Use default for non ASCII characters in drawing
    • Removed poll requirement for MHD
    • Implement revised configure and automake
    • Updated testing for travis
    • Revise MMAL to handle revisions from upstream.
    • Fix movie start times
    • Set the FPS on v4l2 devices
    • Consolidate the JPEG code processing
    • Fix substream processing for non modulo 16
    • Ignore invalid data sent from rtsp cameras.
    • Adjust the netcam handler wait and processing
    • Answer incorrect web requests.
    • Implement a delay upon excessive reconnect attempts
    • Fix filetype specified for snapshots
    • Guide updates
    • Fix vbr calculation for high frame rates
  • Enhancements

    • Updated translations
    • Implement revised directory structure
    • Implement optional decoder and encoders
    • Allow for distros that use videoio.h
    • Revise and enhance the sample service file
    • Output to the log the resulting ext pipe command
  • New Configuration Options

    • netcam_decoder
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@Mr-Dave Mr-Dave released this Feb 3, 2019

Release Notes: 4.2.2

The documentation for the 4.2.2 release can be found in the Motion 4.2.2 Guide

The following summarizes the changes implemented in version 4.2.2

  • Fixes
    • FreeBSD Compile
    • Webcontrol quit/end
    • Add stream_motion option
    • Generic tracking option
    • Delay stream when starting
    • Hostname for IPV6
    • Multiple source streams when using passthrough
    • Guide update
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@Mr-Dave Mr-Dave released this Dec 9, 2018 · 11 commits to 4.2 since this release

Release Notes: 4.2.1

The documentation for the 4.2.1 release can be found in the Motion 4.2.1 Guide

The following summarizes the changes implemented in version 4.2.1

  • Fixes
    • Stream rate calculations
    • Static library linking
    • Eliminate updates to movie_passthrough via webcontrol
    • Thread locking for movie_passthrough
    • NULL terminator for EXIF
    • Revised logging messages
    • Guide update for mobile
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@Mr-Dave Mr-Dave released this Oct 28, 2018 · 121 commits to master since this release

Release Notes: 4.2

The documentation for the 4.2 release can be found in the Motion 4.2 Guide

The following summarizes the changes implemented in version 4.2

  • New Configuration Options:
    • lightswitch_frames
    • movie_passthrough
    • native_language
    • sql_query_stop
    • stream_cors_header
    • stream_grey
    • stream_preview_method
    • stream_tls
    • threshold_maximum
    • track_generic_move
    • vid_control_params
    • webcontrol_auth_method
    • webcontrol_cert
    • webcontrol_cors_header
    • webcontrol_key
    • webcontrol_tls
  • Renamed Configuration Options (old name -> new name)
    • lightswitch -> lightswitch_percent
    • logfile -> log_file
    • ffmpeg_bps -> movie_bps
    • ffmpeg_video_codec -> movie_codec
    • ffmpeg_duplicate_frames -> movie_duplicate_frames
    • extpipe -> movie_extpipe
    • use_extpipe -> movie_extpipe_use
    • max_movie_time -> movie_max_time
    • ffmpeg_output_movies -> movie_output
    • ffmpeg_output_debug_movies -> movie_output_motion
    • ffmpeg_variable_bitrate -> movie_quality
    • rtsp_uses_tcp -> netcam_use_tcp
    • exif_text -> picture_exif
    • output_pictures -> picture_output
    • output_debug_pictures -> picture_output_motion
    • quality -> picture_quality
    • process_id_file -> pid_file
    • switchfilter -> roundrobin_switchfilter
    • text_double -> text_scale
    • ffmpeg_timelapse_mode -> timelapse_mode
    • motion_video_pipe -> video_pipe_motion
    • webcontrol_html_output -> webcontrol_interface
    • ipv6_enabled -> webcontrol_ipv6
  • Depreciated Configuration Options
    • brightness (use vid_control_params)
    • contrast (use vid_control_params)
    • hue (use vid_control_params)
    • power_line_frequency (use vid_control_params)
    • saturation (use vid_control_params)
    • stream_limit
    • stream_motion
    • substream_port
  • Revised functionality
    • Distributed configuration files only have a subset of the options (see guide)
    • Passthrough movie recording for many IP cameras
    • All vl42 control parameters for camera can be set via the vid_control_parms
    • Significant changes to webcontrol interface and streams (see guide)
    • Additional conversion specifiers
    • Functionality for generic tracking cameras
    • Additional scaling for text on images
    • Multiple language support
  • Fixes
    • 422p palette support
    • ppm file output
    • image capture timing for network cameras
    • various other bug fixes
  • Known Issues:
    • Shutdown when out of space (#605)
  • Updates to documentation
    • Additional building instructions
  • Updates to required libraries
    • Additional requirement for libmicrohttpd (mandatory)
    • Optional gettext for native language support
    • Additional requirement for webp (disable with the --without-webp configuration option)
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@Mr-Dave Mr-Dave released this Nov 12, 2017 · 7 commits to 4.1 since this release

Release Notes: 4.1

The documentation for the 4.1 release can be found in the Motion 4.1 Guide

The following summarizes the changes implemented in version 4.1

  • New or revised configuration options:
    • flip_axis (mirrors the image)
    • mask_privacy (blocks out areas of image)
    • netcam_highres (dual stream processing)
    • on_camera_found (script execution)
    • substream_port (low resolution output stream)
    • webcontrol_parms (Control what parameters are included on webcontrol)
    • ffmpeg_timelapse renamed to timelapse_interval
    • ffmpeg_timelapse_mode renamed to timelapse_mode
    • timelapse_fps (fps for the resulting video)
    • timelapse_codec (container/codec for timelapse)
    • sdl_threadnr removed
  • Revised functionality
    • Removed v4l1 functionality
    • Added support for RTMP and additional v4l2 palette options
    • Added support for network cameras on macOSX
    • Added additional conversion specifiers
    • Added flood control for Motion log
    • Revised INF/DBG message logging
    • Log IP of failed authentication attempts
  • Fixes
    • Movie playback issues
    • ffmpeg 3.1 warnings
    • v4l2 mjpg image corruptions
    • various other bug fixes/refactoring
  • Known Issues:
    • Recovery for sqlite from watchdog time out (#521)
    • Timing on images for round-robin devices (#363)
    • Unresponsive thread killing (#366)
  • Updates to documentation
    • Additional building instructions
    • Links to configuration options at top of documentation
    • Multiple rewrites for configuration options
  • Updates to required libraries
    • Added requirement for libavdevice
    • Removed requirement for libsdl
    • Removed requirement for libv4l
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@Mr-Dave Mr-Dave released this Oct 25, 2016

Release Notes: 4.0.1

The documentation for the 4.0.1 release can be found in the Motion 4.0.1 Guide

The following summarizes the changes implemented in version 4.0.1

  • Packaging fix on version script to remove git dependency
  • Typo fix in manual

The following summarizes the changes implemented in version 4.0

  • Updates to documentation
    • New project home page links
    • Crosswalk of configuration options across versions
  • New configuration options:
    • mmalcam_name
    • mmalcam_control_params
    • camera_name
    • camera_id
    • camera_dir
  • Enhanced functionality
    • Support for the PI/MMAL camera
    • Quality of movies via the ffmpeg_variable_bitrate option
    • Automatic resize of mask to match image size
    • Link addresses of images on web control page.
  • Fixes
    • Locking/freeing/corruptions for RTSP cameras.
    • IPV6 addresses
    • Movie FPS
    • Timelapse corruptions
    • Cross thread image corruptions
    • configure and makefile fixes
  • Known Issues:
    • Build for MacOSX is not functional
    • ffmpeg version 3.1 depreciation warnings
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