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@chrisduerr chrisduerr released this Mar 29, 2020

Packaging

  • Minimum Rust version has been bumped to 1.37.0
  • Added Rust features x11 and wayland to pick backends, with both enabled by default
  • Capitalized the Alacritty.desktop file

Added

  • Live config reload for window.title

Changed

  • Pressing additional modifiers for mouse bindings will no longer trigger them
  • Renamed WINIT_HIDPI_FACTOR environment variable to WINIT_X11_SCALE_FACTOR
  • Print an error instead of crashing, when startup working directory is invalid
  • Line selection will now expand across wrapped lines
  • The default value for draw_bold_text_with_bright_colors is now false
  • Mirror OSC query terminators instead of always using BEL
  • Increased Beam, Underline, and Hollow Block cursors' line widths
  • Dynamic title is not disabled anymore when window.title is set in config

Removed

  • Config option auto_scroll, which is now always disabled
  • Config option tabspaces, which is now fixed at 8

Fixed

  • Incorrect default config path in --help on Windows and macOS
  • Semantic selection stopping at full-width glyphs
  • Full-width glyphs cut off in last column
  • Crash when starting on some X11 systems
  • Font size resetting when Alacritty is moved between screens
  • Limited payload length in clipboard escape (used for Tmux copy/paste)
  • Alacritty not ignoring keyboard events for changing WM focus on X11
  • Regression which added a UNC path prefix to the working directory on Windows
  • CLI parameters discarded when config is reload
  • Blurred icons in KDE task switcher (alacritty.ico is now high-res)
  • Consecutive builds failing on macOS due to preexisting /Application symlink
  • Block selection starting from first column after beginning leaves the scrollback
  • Incorrect selection status of the first cell when selection is off screen
  • Backwards bracket selection
  • Stack overflow when printing shader creation error
  • Underline position for bitmap fonts
  • Selection rotating outside of scrolling region
  • Throughput performance problems caused by excessive font metric queries
  • Unicode throughput performance on Linux/BSD
  • Resize of bitmap fonts
  • Crash when using bitmap font with embeddedbitmap set to false
  • Inconsistent fontconfig fallback
  • Handling of OpenType variable fonts
  • Expansion of block-selection on partially selected full-width glyphs
  • Minimize action only works with decorations on macOS
  • Window permanently vanishing after hiding on macOS
  • Handling of URLs with single quotes
  • Parser reset between DCS escapes
  • Parser stopping at unknown DEC private modes/SGR character attributes
  • Block selection appending duplicate newlines when last column is selected
  • Bitmap fonts being a bit smaller than they should be in some cases
  • Config reload creating alternate screen history instead of updating scrollback
  • Crash on Wayland compositors supporting wl_seat version 7+
  • Message bar not hiding after fixing wrong color value in config
  • Tabstops cleared on resize
  • Tabstops not breaking across lines
  • Crash when parsing DCS escape with more than 16 parameters
  • Ignoring of slow touchpad scrolling
  • Selection invisible when starting above viewport and ending below it
  • Clipboard not working after TTY switch on Wayland
  • Crash when pasting non UTF-8 string advertised as UTF-8 string on Wayland
  • Incorrect modifiers tracking on X11 and macOS, leading to 'sticky' modifiers
  • Crash when starting on Windows with missing dark mode support
  • Variables XCURSOR_THEME and XCURSOR_SIZE ignored on Wayland
  • Low resolution mouse cursor and decorations on HiDPI Wayland outputs
  • Decorations visible when in fullscreen on Wayland
  • Window size not persisted correctly after fullscreening on macOS
  • Crash on startup with some locales on X11
  • Shrinking terminal height in alt screen deleting primary screen content
Assets 17
Pre-release

@chrisduerr chrisduerr released this Mar 24, 2020

Fixed

  • Shrinking terminal height in alt screen deleting primary screen content
  • Incorrect cursor position when leaving alt screen after resize
Assets 16
Pre-release

@alacritty-builds alacritty-builds released this Mar 21, 2020

Fixed

  • Invisible selection being visible on first/last cell in viewport
Assets 16
Pre-release
Pre-release

@chrisduerr chrisduerr released this Mar 14, 2020

Packaging

  • Minimum Rust version has been bumped to 1.37.0
  • Added Rust features x11 and wayland to pick backends, with both enabled by default
  • Capitalized the default Alacritty.desktop file
  • Capitalized the Alacritty.desktop file

Added

  • Live config reload for window.title

Changed

  • Pressing additional modifiers for mouse bindings will no longer trigger them
  • Renamed WINIT_HIDPI_FACTOR environment variable to WINIT_X11_SCALE_FACTOR
  • Print an error instead of crashing, when startup working directory is invalid
  • Line selection will now expand across wrapped lines
  • The default value for draw_bold_text_with_bright_colors is now false
  • Mirror OSC query terminators instead of always using BEL
  • Increased Beam, Underline, and Hollow Block cursors' line widths
  • Dynamic title is not disabled anymore when window.title is set in config

Fixed

  • Incorrect default config path in --help on Windows and macOS
  • Semantic selection stopping at full-width glyphs
  • Full-width glyphs cut off in last column
  • Crash when starting on some X11 systems
  • Font size resetting when Alacritty is moved between screens
  • Limited payload length in clipboard escape (used for Tmux copy/paste)
  • Alacritty not ignoring keyboard events for changing WM focus on X11
  • Regression which added a UNC path prefix to the working directory on Windows
  • CLI parameters discarded when config is reload
  • Blurred icons in KDE task switcher (alacritty.ico is now high-res)
  • Consecutive builds failing on macOS due to preexisting /Application symlink
  • Block selection starting from first column after beginning leaves the scrollback
  • Incorrect selection status of the first cell when selection is off screen
  • Backwards bracket selection
  • Stack overflow when printing shader creation error
  • Underline position for bitmap fonts
  • Selection rotating outside of scrolling region
  • Throughput performance problems caused by excessive font metric queries
  • Unicode throughput performance on Linux/BSD
  • Resize of bitmap fonts
  • Crash when using bitmap font with embeddedbitmap set to false
  • Inconsistent fontconfig fallback
  • Handling of OpenType variable fonts
  • Expansion of block-selection on partially selected full-width glyphs
  • Minimize action only works with decorations on macOS
  • Window permanently vanishing after hiding on macOS
  • Handling of URLs with single quotes
  • Parser reset between DCS escapes
  • Parser stopping at unknown DEC private modes/SGR character attributes
  • Block selection appending duplicate newlines when last column is selected
  • Bitmap fonts being a bit smaller than they should be in some cases
  • Config reload creating alternate screen history instead of updating scrollback
  • Crash on Wayland compositors supporting wl_seat version 7+
  • Message bar not hiding after fixing wrong color value in config
  • Tabstops cleared on resize
  • Tabstops not breaking across lines
  • Crash when parsing DCS escape with more than 16 parameters
  • Ignoring of slow touchpad scrolling
  • Selection invisible when starting above viewport and ending below it
  • Clipboard not working after TTY switch on Wayland
  • Crash when pasting non UTF-8 string advertised as UTF-8 string on Wayland
  • Incorrect modifiers tracking on X11 and macOS, leading to 'sticky' modifiers
  • Crash when starting on Windows with missing dark mode support
  • Variables XCURSOR_THEME and XCURSOR_SIZE ignored on Wayland
  • Low resolution mouse cursor and decorations on HiDPI Wayland outputs
  • Decorations visible when in fullscreen on Wayland
  • Window size not persisted correctly after fullscreening on macOS
  • Crash on startup with some locales on X11

Removed

  • Config option auto_scroll, which is now always disabled
  • Config option tabspaces, which is now fixed at 8
Assets 16

@chrisduerr chrisduerr released this Jan 9, 2020

Packaging

  • Added compatibility logo variants for environments which can't render the default SVG

Added

  • Terminal escape bindings with combined modifiers for Delete and Insert
  • /Applications symlink into OS X DMG for easier installation
  • Colored emojis on Linux/BSD
  • Value randr for WINIT_HIDPI_FACTOR, to ignore Xft.dpi and scale based on screen dimensions
  • Minimize key binding action, bound to cmd + m on macOS

Changed

  • On Windows, the ConPTY backend will now be used by default if available
  • The enable_experimental_conpty_backend config option has been replaced with winpty_backend

Fixed

  • URLs not truncated with non-matching single quote
  • Absolute file URLs (file:///home) not recognized because of leading /
  • Clipboard escape OSC 52 not working with empty clipboard parameter
  • Direct escape input on Windows using alt
  • Incorrect window size on X11 when waking up from suspend
  • Width of Unicode 11/12 emojis
  • Minimize on windows causing layout issues
  • Performance bottleneck when clearing colored rows
  • Vague startup crash messages on Windows with WinPTY backend
  • Deadlock on Windows when closing Alacritty using the title bar "X" button (ConPTY backend)
  • Crash on clear when scrolled up in history
  • Entire screen getting underlined/stroke out when running clear
  • Slow startup on some Wayland compositors
  • Padding not consistently visible on macOS
  • Decorations ignoring Windows dark theme
  • Crash on macOS when starting maximized without decorations
  • Resize cursor not showing up on Wayland
  • Maximized windows spawning behind system panel on Gnome Wayland

Removed

  • Support for 8-bit C1 escape sequences
Assets 17
Pre-release
Jan 9, 2020
Alacritty version 0.4.1-rc2
Pre-release

@alacritty-builds alacritty-builds released this Jan 5, 2020

Packaging

  • Added compatibility logo variants for environments which can't render the default SVG

Added

  • Terminal escape bindings with combined modifiers for Delete and Insert
  • /Applications symlink into OS X DMG for easier installation
  • Colored emojis on Linux/BSD
  • Value randr for WINIT_HIDPI_FACTOR, to ignore Xft.dpi and scale based on screen dimensions
  • Minimize key binding action, bound to cmd + m on macOS

Changed

  • On Windows, the ConPTY backend will now be used by default if available
  • The enable_experimental_conpty_backend config option has been replaced with winpty_backend

Fixed

  • URLs not truncated with non-matching single quote
  • Absolute file URLs (file:///home) not recognized because of leading /
  • Clipboard escape OSC 52 not working with empty clipboard parameter
  • Direct escape input on Windows using alt
  • Incorrect window size on X11 when waking up from suspend
  • Width of Unicode 11/12 emojis
  • Minimize on windows causing layout issues
  • Performance bottleneck when clearing colored rows
  • Vague startup crash messages on Windows with WinPTY backend
  • Deadlock on Windows when closing Alacritty using the title bar "X" button (ConPTY backend)
  • Crash on clear when scrolled up in history
  • Entire screen getting underlined/stroke out when running clear
  • Slow startup on some Wayland compositors
  • Padding not consistently visible on macOS
  • Decorations ignoring Windows dark theme
  • Crash on macOS when starting maximized without decorations
  • Resize cursor not showing up on Wayland
  • Maximized windows spawning behind system panel on Gnome Wayland

Removed

  • Support for 8-bit C1 escape sequences
Assets 15

@chrisduerr chrisduerr released this Nov 25, 2019

0.4.0

Packaging

  • Minimum Rust version has been bumped to 1.36.0
  • Config is not generated anymore, please consider distributing the alacritty.yml as documentation
  • Removed Alacritty terminfo from .deb in favor of ncurses provided one

Added

  • Block selection mode when Control is held while starting a selection
  • Allow setting general window class on X11 using CLI or config (window.class.general)
  • Config option window.gtk_theme_variant to set GTK theme variant
  • Completions for --class and -t (short title)
  • Change the mouse cursor when hovering over the message bar and its close button
  • Support combined bold and italic text (with font.bold_italic to customize it)
  • Extra bindings for F13-F20
  • Terminal escape bindings with combined modifiers
  • Bindings for ScrollToTop and ScrollToBottom actions
  • ReceiveChar key binding action to insert the key's text character
  • New CLI flag --hold for keeping Alacritty opened after its child process exits
  • Escape sequence to save and restore window title from stack
  • Alternate scroll escape sequence (CSI ? 1007 h / CSI ? 1007 l)
  • Print name of launch command if Alacritty failed to execute it
  • Live reload font settings from config
  • UTF-8 mouse mode escape sequence (CSI ? 1005 h / CSI ? 1005 l)
  • Escape for reading clipboard (OSC 52 ; <s / p / c> ; ? BEL)
  • Set selection clipboard (OSC 52 ; <s / p> ; <BASE64> BEL)

Changed

  • On Windows, query DirectWrite for recommended anti-aliasing settings
  • Scroll lines out of the visible region instead of deleting them when clearing the screen

Fixed

  • GUI programs launched by Alacritty starting in the background on X11
  • Text Cursor position when scrolling
  • Performance issues while resizing Alacritty
  • First unfullscreen action ignored on window launched in fullscreen mode
  • The window is now filled with the background color before displaying
  • Cells sometimes not getting cleared correctly
  • X11 clipboard hanging when mime type is set
  • On macOS, Alacritty will now fallback to Menlo if a font specified in the config cannot be loaded
  • Debug ref tests are now written to disk regardless of shutdown method
  • Cursor color setting with escape sequence
  • Override default bindings with subset terminal mode match
  • On Linux, respect fontconfig's embeddedbitmap configuration option
  • Selecting trailing tab with semantic expansion
  • URL parser incorrectly handling Markdown URLs and angled brackets
  • Intermediate bytes of CSI sequences not checked
  • Wayland clipboard integration
  • Use text mouse cursor when mouse mode is temporarily disabled with shift
  • Wayland primary selection clipboard not storing text when selection is stopped outside of the window
  • Block URL highlight while a selection is active
  • Bindings for Alt + F1-F12
  • Discard scrolling region escape with bottom above top
  • Opacity always applying to cells with their background color matching the teriminal background
  • Allow semicolons when setting titles using an OSC
  • Background always opaque on X11
  • Skipping redraws on PTY update
  • Not redrawing while resizing on Windows/macOS
  • Decorations none launching an invisible window on Windows
  • Alacritty turning transparent when opening another window on macOS with chunkwm
  • Startup mode Maximized having no effect on Windows
  • Inserting Emojis using Super+. or compose sequences on Windows
  • Change mouse cursor depending on mode with Wayland
  • Hide mouse cursor when typing if the mouse.hide_when_typing option is set on Wayland
  • Glitches when DPI changes on Windows
  • Crash when resuming after suspension
  • Crash when trying to start on X11 with a Wayland compositor running
  • Crash with a virtual display connected on X11
  • Use \ instead of \\ as path separators on Windows for logging config file location
  • Underline/strikeout drawn above visual bell
  • Terminal going transparent during visual bell
  • Selection not being cleared when sending chars through a binding
  • Mouse protocols/encodings not being mutually exclusive within themselves
  • Escape CSI Ps M deleting lines above cursor when at the bottom of the viewport
  • Cell reset not clearing underline, strikeout and foreground color
  • Escape CSI Ps c honored with a wrong Ps
  • Ignore ESC escapes with invalid intermediates
  • Blank lines after each line when pasting from GTK apps on Wayland

Removed

  • Bindings for Super/Command + F1-F12
  • Automatic config generation
  • Deprecated scrolling.faux_multiplier, the alternate scroll escape can now be used to disable it
    and scrolling.multiplier controls the number of scrolled lines
Assets 17
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