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0.10.0 - 2011-12-02
- support relative paths by taking them relative to the value
of /augeas/context in all API functions where paths are used
- add aug_to_xml to API: transform tree(s) into XML, exposed as dump-xml
in aug_srun and augtool. Introduces dependency on libxml2
- fix regular expression escaping. Previously, /[\/]/ match either a
backslash or a slash. Now it only matches a slash
- path expressions: add function 'int' to convert a node value (string)
to an integer
- path expressions: make sure the regexp produced by empty nodesets from
regexp() and glob() matches nothing, rather than the empty word
- fix --autosave when running single command from command line, BZ 743023
- aug_srun: support 'insert' and 'move' as aliases for 'ins' and 'mv'
- aug_srun: allow escaping of spaces, quotes and brackets with \
- aug_init: accept AUG_NO_ERR_CLOSE flag; return augeas handle even when
intialization fails so that caller gets some details about why
initialization failed
- aug_srun: tolerate trailing white space in commands
- much improved, expanded documentation of many lenses
- always interpret lens filter paths as absolute, bug #238
- fix bug in libfa that would incorrectly calculate the difference of a
case sensistive and case insensitive regexp (/[a-zA-Z]+/ - /word/i
would match 'worD')
- new builtin 'regexp_match' for .aug files to make testing regexp
matching easier during development
- fix 'span' command, bug #220
- Lens changes/additions
* Access: parse user@host and (group) in users field; field separator
need not be surrounded by spaces
* Aliases: allow spaces before colons
* Aptconf: new lens for /etc/apt/apt.conf
* Aptpreferences: support origin entries
* Backuppchosts: new lens for /etc/backuppc/hosts, bug 233 (Adam Helms)
* Bbhosts: various fixes
* Cgconfig: id allowed too many characters
* Cron: variables aren't set like shellvars, semicolons are allowed in
email addresses; fix parsing of numeric fields, previously upper case
chars were allowed; support ranges in time specs
* Desktop: new lens for .desktop files
* Dhcpd: slashes must be double-quoted; add Red Hat's dhcpd.conf
* Exports: allow empty options
* Fai_diskconfig: new lens for FAI disk_config files
* Fstab: allow ',' in file names, BZ 751342
* Host_access: new lens for /etc/hosts.{allow,deny}
* Host_conf: new lens for /etc/host.conf
* Hostname: new lens for /etc/hostname
* Hosts: also load /etc/mailname by default
* Iptables: allow digits in ipt_match keys, bug #224
* Json: fix whitespace handling, removing some cf ambiguities
* Kdump: new lens for /etc/kdump.conf (Roman Rakus)
* Keepalived: support many more flags, fields and blocks
* Krb5: support [pam] section, bug #225
* Logrotate: be more tolerant of whitespace in odd places
* Mdadm_conf: new lens for /etc/mdadm.conf
* Modprobe: Parse commands in install/remove stanzas (this introduces a
backwards incompatibility); Drop support for include as it is not
documented in manpages and no unit tests are shipped.
* Modules: new lens for /etc/modules
* Multipath: add support for seveal options in defaults section, bug #207
* Mysql: includedir statements are not part of sections; support
\!include; allow indentation of entries and flags
* Networks: new lens for /etc/networks
* Nrpe: allow '=' in commands, bug #218 (Marc Fournier)
* Php: allow indented entries
* Phpvars: allow double quotes in variable names; accept case
insensitive PHP tags; accept 'include_once'; allow empty lines at
EOF; support define() and bash-style and end-of-line comments
* Postfix_master: allow a lot more chars in words/commands, including
* PuppetFileserver: support same-line comments and trailing whitespace,
bug #214
* Reprepo_uploaders: new lens for reprepro's uploaders files
* Resolv: permit end-of-line comments
* Schroot: new lens for /etc/schroot/schroot.conf
* Shellvars: greatly expand shell syntax understood; support various
syntactic constructs like if/then/elif/else, for, while, until, case,
and select; load /etc/blkid.conf by default
* Spacevars: add toplevel lens 'lns' for consistency
* Ssh: new lens for ssh_config (Jiri Suchomel)
* Stunnel: new lens for /etc/stunnel/stunnel.conf (Oliver Beattie)
* Sudoers: support more parameter flags/options, bug #143
* Xendconfsxp: lens for Xen configuration (Tom Limoncelli)
* Xinetd: allow spaces after '{'
0.9.0 - 2011-07-25
- augtool: keep history in ~/.augeas/history
- add aug_srun API function; this makes it possible to run a sequence of
commands through the API
- aug_mv: report error AUG_EMVDESC on attempts to move a node into one of
its descendants
- path expressions: allow whitespace inside names, making '/files/etc/foo
bar/baz' a legal path, but parse [expr1 or expr2] and [expr1 and expr2]
as the logical and/or of expr1 and expr2
- path expressions: interpret escape sequences in regexps; since '.' does
not match newlines, it has to be possible to write '.|\n' to match any
- path expressions: allow concatenating strings and regexps; add
comparison operator '!~'; add function 'glob'; allow passing a nodeset
to function 'regexp'
- store the names of the functions available in path expressions under
- fix several smaller memory leaks
- Lens changes/additions
* Aliases: allow spaces and commas in aliases (Mathieu Arnold)
* Grub: allow "bootfs" Solaris/ZFS extension for dataset name, bug #201
(Dominic Cleal); allow kernel path starting with a BIOS device,
bug #199
* Inifile: allow multiline values
* Php: include files from Zend community edition, bug #210
* Properties: new lens for Java properties files, bug #194 (Craig Dunn)
* Spacevars: autoload two ldap files, bug #202 (John Morrissey)
* Sudoers: support users:groups format in a Runas_Spec line, bug #211;
add CSW paths (Dominic Cleal)
* Util: allow comment_or_eol to match whitespace-only comments,
bug #205 (Dominic Cleal)
* Xorg: accept InputClass section; autoload from /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d,
bug #197
0.8.1 - 2011-04-15
- augtool: respect autosave flag in oneshot mode, bug #193; fix segfault
caused by unmatched bracket in path expression, bug #186
- eliminate a global variable in the lexer, fixes BZ 690286
- replace an erroneous assert(0) with a proper error message when none of
the alternatives in a union match during saving, bug #183
- improve AIX support
- Lens changes/additions
* Access: support the format @netgroup@@nisdomain, bug #190
* Fstab: fix parsing of SELinux labels in the fscontext option (Matt Booth)
* Grub: support 'device' directive for UEFI boot, bug #189; support
'configfile' and 'background' (Onur Küçük)
* Httpd: handle continuation lines (Bill Pemberton); autoload
httpd.conf on Fedora/RHEL, BZ 688149; fix support for single-quoted
* Iptables: support --tcp-flags, bug #157; allow blank and comment
lines anywhere
* Mysql: include /etc/my.cnf used on Fedora/RHEL, BZ 688053
* NagiosCfg: parse setting multiple values on one line (Sebastien Aperghis)
* NagiosObjects: process /etc/nagios3/objects/*.cfg (Sebastien Aperghis)
* Nsswitch: support 'sudoers' as a database, bug #187
* Shellvars: autoload /etc/rc.conf used in FreeBSD (Rich Jones)
* Sudoers: support '#include' and '#includedir', bug #188
* Yum: exclude /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/versionlock.list (Bill Pemberton)
0.8.0 - 2011-02-22
- add new 'square' lens combinator
- add new aug_span API function
- augtool: short options for --nostdinc, --noload, and --noautoload
- augtool: read commands from tty after executing file with --interactive
- augtool: add --autosave option
- augtool: add --span option to load nodes' span
- augtool: add span command to get the node's span according to the input
- augtool: really be quiet when we shouldn't be echoing
- fix segfault in get.c with L_MAYBE lens; bug #180
- fix segfault when a path expression called regexp() with an invalid
regexp; bug #168
- improved vim syntax file
- replace augtest by to obviate the need for Ruby to run
- use sys_wait module from gnulib; bug #164
- Lens changes/additions
* Access: new lens for /etc/security/access.conf (Lorenzo Dalrio)
* Crypttab: new lens for /etc/crypttab (Frederic Lespez)
* Dhcpd: new lens
* Exports: accept hostnames with dashes; bug #169 (Sergio Ballestrero)
* Grub: add various Solaris extensions (Dominic Cleal); support "map"
entries, bug #148
* Httpd: new lens for Apache config
* Inifile: new lens indented_title_label
* Interfaces: allow indentation for "iface" entries; bug #182
* Mysql: change default comment delimiter from ';' to '#'; bug #181
* Nsswitch: accept various add'l databases; bug #171
* PuppetFileserver: new lens for Puppet's fileserver.conf (Frederic Lespez)
* REsolv: allow comments starting with ';'; bug #173 (erinn)
* Shellvars: autoload various snmpd config files; bug #170 (erinn)
* Solaris_system: new lens for /etc/system on Solaris (Dominic Cleal)
* Util (comment_c_style, empty_generic, empty_c_style): new lenses
* Xml: generic lens to process XML files
* Xorg: make "position" in "screen" optional; allow "Extensions"
section; bug #175 (omzkk)
0.7.4 - 2010-11-19
- augtool: new clearm command to parallel setm
- augtool: add --file option
- Fix SEGV under gcc 4.5, caused by difficulties of the gcc optimizer
handling bitfields (bug #149; rhbz #651992)
- Preserve parse errors under /augeas//error: commit 5ee81630, released
in 0.7.3, introduced a regression that would cause the loss of parse
errors; bug #138
- Avoid losing already parsed nodes under certain circumstances; bug #144
- Properly record the new mtime of a saved file; previously the mtime in
the tree was reset to 0 when a file was saved, causing unnecessary file
- fix a SEGV when using L_MAYBE in recursive lens; bug #136
- Incompatible lens changes
* Fstab: parse option values
* Squid: various improvements, see bug #46;
* Xinetd: map service names differently
- Lens changes/additions
* Aptsources: map comments properly, allow indented lines; bug #151
* Grub: add indomU setting for Debian. Allow '=' as separator in title;
bug #150
* Fstab: also process /etc/mtab
* Inetd: support rpc services
* Iptables: allow underscore in chain names
* Keepalived: new lens for /etc/keepalived/keepalived.conf
* Krb5: allow digits in realm names; bug #139
* Login_defs: new lens for /etc/login.defs (Erinn Looney-Triggs)
* Mke2fs: new lens for /etc/mke2fs.conf
* Nrpe: new lens for Nagios nrpe (Marc Fournier)
* Nsswitch: new lens for /etc/nsswitch.conf
* Odbc: new lens for /etc/odbc.ini (Marc Fournier)
* Pg_hba: New lens; bug #140 (Aurelien Bompard). Add system path on
Debian; bug #154 (Marc Fournier)
* Postfix_master: parse arguments in double quotes; bug #69
* Resolv: new lens for /etc/resolv.conf
* Shells: new lens for /etc/shells
* Shellvars: parse ulimit builtin
* Sudoers: load file from /usr/local/etc (Mathieu Arnold) Allow
'visiblepw' parameter flag; bug #143. Read files from /etc/sudoers.d
* Syslog: new lens for /etc/syslog.conf (Mathieu Arnold)
* Util: exclude dpkg backup files; bug #153 (Marc Fournier)
* Yum: accept continuation lines for gpgkey; bug #132
0.7.3 - 2010-08-06
- aug_load: only reparse files that have actually changed; greatly speeds
up reloading
- record all variables in /augeas/variables, regardless of whether they
were defined with aug_defvar or aug_defnode; make sure
/augeas/variables always exists
- redefine all variables (by reevaluating their corresponding
expressions) after a aug_load. This makes variables 'sticky' across
- fix behavior of aug_defnode to not fail when the expression evaluates
to a nonempty node set
- make gnulib a git submodule so that we record the gnulib commit off
which we are based
- allow 'let rec' with non-recursive RHS
- fix memory corruption when reloading a tree into which a variable
defined by defnode points (BZ 613967)
- plug a few small memory leaks, and some segfaults
- Lens changes/additions
* Device_map: new lens for grub's (Matt Booth)
* Limits: also look for files in /etc/security/limits.d
* Mysql: new lens (Tim Stoop)
* Shellvars: read /etc/sysconfig/suseconfig (Frederik Wagner)
* Sudoers: allow escaped spaces in user/group names (Raphael Pinson)
* Sysconfig: lens for the shell subdialect used in /etc/sysconfig; lens
strips quotes automatically
0.7.2 - 2010-06-22
- new API call aug_setm to set/create multiple nodes simultaneously
- record expression used in a defvar underneath /augeas/variables
- Lens changes/additions
* Group: add test for disabled account (Raphael Pinson)
* Grub: handle comments within a boot stanza
* Iptables: also look for /etc/iptables-save (Nicolas Valcarcel)
* Modules_conf: new lens for /etc/modules.conf (Matt Booth)
* Securetty: added handling of emtpy lines/comments (Frederik Wagner)
* Shellvars: added SuSE sysconfig puppet files (Frederik Wagner),
process /etc/environment (seph)
* Shellvars_list: Shellvars-like lens that treats strings of
space-separated words as lists (Frederik Wagner)
0.7.1 - 2010-04-21
- new primitive lens 'value' to set value of a node to a constant,
similar to 'label' for the key (see
- new builtins for printing and getting the types of a lens (see
- add unit type to lens language; allow '_' as an identifier in let's to
force evaluation for side effect only
- Various fixes for Solaris. Augeas now builds cleanly on Solaris 5.10,
and most of the tests pass. The three tests that fail all fail because
the test scripts have Linux idiosyncrasies. This needs to be addressed
in a future release. Much thanks to Dagobert Michelsen and the OpenCSW
project ( for providing me with access to their
build farm.
- fix crash when recursive lens was used in a nonrecursive lens (bug #100)
- context free parser/recursive lenses: handle 'l?' properly (bug #119);
distinguish between successful parse and parse with an error at end of
input; do caller filtering to avoid spurious ambiguous parses with
grammars containing epsilon productions
- aug_get: return -1 when multiple nodes match (bug #121)
- much better error message when iteration stops prematurely during
put/create than the dreaded 'Short iteration'
- augtool: ignore empty lines from stdin; report error when get fails
- fix memory leak in file_info (transform.c); this was leaking a file
name every time we loaded a file (Laine Stump)
- nicer error message when typechecker spots ambiguity in atype
- libfa: handle '(a|)' and 'r{min,}' properly
- locale independence: handle a literal '|' properly on systems that lack
- bootstrap: pull in isblank explicitly (needed on Solaris)
- src/lens.c (lns_check_rec): fix refcounting mistake on error path (bug #120)
- fix SEGV when loading empty files
- improvements in handling some OOM's
- Lens changes/additions
* Approx: lens and test for the approx proxy server (Tim Stoop)
* Cgconfig: lens and tests for libcgroup config (Ivana Hutarova Varekova)
* Cgrules: new lens and test (Ivana Hutarova Varekova)
* Cobblermodules: lens + tests for cobbler's modules.conf (Shannon Hughes)
* Debctrl: new lens and test (Dominique Dumont)
* Dput: add 'allow_dcut' parameter (bug #105) (Raphael Pinson)
* Dhclient: add rfc code parsing (bug #107) (Raphael Pinson)
* Group: handle disabled passwords
* Grub: support empty kernel parameters, Suse incl.s (Frederik Wagner)
* Inittab: allow ':' in the process field (bug #109)
* Logrotate: tolerate whitespace at the end of a line (bug #101); files
can be separated by newlines (bug #104) (Raphael Pinson)
* Modprobe: Suse includes (Frederik Wagner)
* Nagisocfg: lens and test for /etc/nagios3/nagios.cfg (Tim Stoop)
* Ntp: add 'tinker' directive (bug #103)
* Passwd: parse NIS entries on Solaris
* Securetty: new lens and test for /etc/securetty (Simon Josi)
* Shellvars: handle a bare 'export VAR'; Suse includes (Frederik
Wagner); allow spaces after/before opening/closing parens for array
* Sshd: allow optional arguments in subsystem commands (Matt Palmer)
* Sudoers: allow del_negate even if no negate_node is found (bug #106)
(Raphael Pinson); accept 'secure_path' (BZ 566134) (Stuart
0.7.0 - 2010-01-14
- Support for context-free lenses via the 'let rec' keyword. The syntax
is experimental, though the feature is here to stay. See
lenses/json.aug for an example of what's possible with that.
- Support for case-insensitive regular expressions. Simply append 'i' to
a regexp literal to make it case-insensitive, e.g. /hello/i will match
all variations of hello, regardless of case.
- Major revamp of augtool. In particular, path expressions don't need to
be quoted anymore. The online help has been greatly improved.
- Check during load/save that each file is only matched by one transform
under /augeas/load. If there are multiple transforms for a file, the
file is skipped.
- New error codes AUG_ENOLENS and AUG_EMXFM
- Do not choke on non-existing lens during save
- Change the metadata for files under /augeas/files slightly: the node
/augeas/files/$PATH/lens now has the name of the lens used to load the
file; the source location of that lens has moved to
- New public functions fa_nocase, fa_is_nocase, and fa_expand_nocase in
- Various smaller bug fixes, performance improvements and improved error
- Lens changes/additions
* Cobblersettings: new lens and test (Bryan Kearney)
* Iptables: allow quoted strings as arguments; handle both negation
* Json: lens and tests for generic Json files
* Lokkit: allow '-' in arguments
* Samba: accept entry keys with ':' (Partha Aji)
* Shellvars: allow arrays that span multiple lines
* Xinetd (name): fix bad '-' in character class
0.6.0 - 2009-11-30
- Add error reporting API (aug_error and related calls); use to report
error details in a variety of places
- Path expressions: add regexp matching; add operator '|' to form union
of nodesets (ticket #89)
- Tolerate non-C locales from the environment (ticket #35); it is no
longer necessary to set the locale to C from the outside
- use stpcpy/stpncpy from gnulib (needed for building on Solaris)
- Properly check regexp literals for syntax errors (ticket #93)
- Distribute and install vim syntax files (ticket #97)
- many more bugfixes
- Lens changes/additions
* Apt_preferences: support version pin; filter out empty lines (Matt
* Cron: variables can contain '_' etc. (ticket #94)
* Ethers: new lens for /etc/ethers (Satoru SATOH)
* Fstab: allow '#' in spec (ticket #95)
* Group: allow empty password field (ticket #95)
* Inittab: parse end-of-line comments into a #comment
* Krb5: support kdc section; add v4_name_convert subsection to
libdefaults (ticket #95)
* Lokkit: add mising eol to forward_port; make argument for --trust
more permissive
* Pam: allow '-' before type
* Postfix_access: new lens for /etc/postfix/access (Partha Aji)
* Rx: allow '!' in device_name
* Sudoers: allow certain backslash-quoted characters in a command (Matt
* Wine: new lens to read Windows registry files
0.5.3 - 2009-09-14
- Match trees on label + value, not just label; see
tests/modules/pass_strip_quotes.aug for how that enables stripping
- Do not trip over symlinks to files on a different device during save;
fixes problems with writing to /etc/grub.conf on Fedora/RHEL
- API (defnode): always add the newly created node into the resulting
- Add preceding-sibling and following-sibling axes to path expressions
- augtool, augparse: add --version option (bug #88)
- Change file info recorded under /augeas/files/FILE/*: remove lens/id
and move lens/info to lens
- Properly record new files under /augeas/files (bug #78)
- aug_load: clean up variables to avoid dangling references (bug #79)
- Make Augeas work on AIX
- Ignore anything but regular files when globbing
- Add 'clear' function to language for use in unit tests
- typechecker: print example trees in tree format
- libfa: properly support regexps with embedded NUL's
- Lens changes/additions
* Xorg: revamped, fixes various parse failures (Matt Booth)
* Inetd: new lens and test (Matt Palmer)
* Multipath: new lens and test
* Slapd: also read /etc/openldap.slapd.conf (bug #85)
0.5.2 - 2009-07-13
- Make Augeas work on Mac OS/X (bug #66) (Anders Bjoerklund)
- reduce symbols exported from libfa with linker script
- add --echo option to augtool
- require Automake 1.11 (Jim Meyering)
- avoid spurious save attempts for freshly read files
- Lens changes/additions
* Inittab: schema change: use 'id' field as name of subtree for a line,
instead of a generated number. Map comments as '#comment' (Matt Palmer)
* Logrotate: make owner/group in create statement optional, allow
filenames to be indented
* Ntp: allow additional options for server etc. (bug #72)
* Shellvars: allow backticks as quote characters (bug #74)
* Yum: also read files in /etc/yum/pluginconf.d (Marc Fournier)
0.5.1 - 2009-06-09
- augeas.h: flag AUG_NO_MODL_AUTOLOAD suppresses initial loading
of modules; exposed as --noautoload in augtool
- augtool: don't prompt when input is not from tty (Raphael Pinson)
- augparse: add --notypecheck option
- path expressions: allow things like '/foo and /bar[3]' in predicates
- Lens changes/additions
* Aliases: map comments as #comment (Raphael Pinson)
* Build, Rx, Sep: new utility modules (Raphael Pinson)
* Cron: new lens (Raphael Pinson)
* Dnsmasq: process files in /etc/dnsmasq.d/* (ticket #65)
* Grub: parse kernel and module args into separate nodes; parse
arguments for 'serial', 'terminal', and 'chainloader'; allow
optional argument for 'savedefault'
* Interfaces: make compliant with actual Debian spec (Matt Palmer)
* Iptables: relax regexp for chain names; allow comment lines mixed
in with chains and rules (ticket #51)
* Logrotate: allow '=' as separator (ticket #61); make newline at end
of scriptlet optional
* Modprobe: handle comments at end of line
* Ntp: parse fudge record (Raphael Pinson); parse all directives in
default Fedora ntp.conf; process 'broadcastdelay', 'leapfile',
and enable/disable flags (ticket #62)
* Pbuilder: new lens for Debian's personal builder (Raphael Pinson)
* Php: add default path on Fedora/RHEL (Marc Fournier)
* Squid: handle indented entries (Raphael Pinson)
* Shellvars: map 'export' and 'unset'; map comments as #comment
(Raphael Pinson)
* Sudoers: allow backslashes inside values (ticket #60) (Raphael Pinson)
* Vsftpd: map comments as #comment; handle empty lines; find
vsftpd.conf on Fedora/RHEL
* Xinetd: map comments as #comment (Raphael Pinson)
0.5.0 - 2009-03-27
- Clean up interface for libfa; the interface is now considered stable
- New aug_load API call; allows controlling which files to load by
modifying /augeas/load and then calling aug_load; on startup, the
transforms marked with autoload are reported under /augeas/load
- New flag AUG_NO_LOAD for aug_init to keep it from loading files on
startup; add --noload option to augtool
- New API calls aug_defvar and aug_defnode to define variables for
path expressions; exposed as 'defvar' and 'defnode' in augtool
- Lenses distributed with Augeas are now installed in
/usr/share/augeas/lenses/dist, which is searched after
/usr/share/augeas/lenses, so that lenses installed by other packages
take precedence
- New program examples/fadot to draw various finite automata (Francis
- Report line number and character offset in the tree when parsing a
file with a lens fails
- Fix error in propagation of dirty flag, which could lead to only
parts of a tree being saved when multiple files were modified
- Flush files to disk before moving them
- Fix a number of memory corruptions in the XPath evaluator
- Several performance improvements in libfa
- Lens changes/additions
* Grub: process embedded comments for update-grub (Raphael Pinson)
* Iptables: new lens for /etc/sysconfig/iptables
* Krb5: new lens for /etc/krb5.conf
* Limits: map dpmain as value of 'domain' node, not as label
(Raphael Pinson)
* Lokkit: new lens for /etc/sysconfig/system-config-firewall
* Modprobe: new lens for /etc/modprobe.d/*
* Sudoers: more finegrained parsing (ticket #48) (Raphael Pinson)
0.4.2 - 2009-03-09
- Do not delete files that had an error upon parsing
- For Fedora/EPEL RPM's, BuildRequire libselinux-devel (bug #26)
- Bug fixes in path expressions
* for numbers, the meaning of '<' and '<=' was reversed
- Always create an entry /files in aug_init
- New builtin 'Sys' module with functions 'getenv' and 'read_file',
the latter reads a the contents of a file into a string
- Lens changes/additions
* Postfix_main: handle continuation lines
* Bbhosts, Hosts, Logrotate, Sudoers: label comment nodes as '#comment'
* Sshd: map comments as '#comment' nodes
* Squid: add all keywords from squid 2.7 and 3 (Francois Deppierraz)
* Logrotate: process unit suffixes for 'size' and 'minsize'
0.4.1 - 2009-03-02
- Remove files when their entire subtree under /files is deleted
- Various bug fixes and syntax enhancements for path expressions
(see tests/xpath.tests for details)
- Evaluate path expressions with multiple predicates correctly
- Fix incorrect setting of /augeas/events/saved
- Major cleanup of matching during get; drastically improves
performance for very large (on the order of 10k lines) config files
- Small performance improvement in the typechecker
- Reject invalid character sets like [x-u] during typecheck
- Build with compile warnings set to 'maximum' instead of 'error', so
that builds on platforms with broken headers will work out of the box
- Lens changes/additions
* Util.stdexcl now excludes .augsave and .augnew files
* Logrotate: allow 'yearly' schedule, spaces around braces
* Ntp: fix so that it processes ntp.conf on Fedora 10
* Services: lens for /etc/services (Raphael Pinson)
* Xorg: new lens and tests (Raphael Pinson)
0.4.0 - 2009-02-06
- Much improved and expanded support for path expressions in the public
API. See doc/xpath.txt and tests/xpath.tests for details.
- Solaris support: builds at least on OpenSolaris 2008.11
- Lens changes/additions
* Grub: support color and savedefault
* DarkIce: new lens for (Free Ekanayaka)
0.3.6 - 2009-01-26
- report version in /augeas/version, report legal save modes in
/augeas/version/save/mode for feature tests/version checking
- dynamically change behavior of aug_save; add noop save mode
(Bryan Kearney)
- plug memory leak, more portable SELinux test (Jim Meyering)
- fix bz #478619 - do not use abspath (Arnaud Gomes-do-Vale)
- fix segfault when branch in a union does not have a ktype
- Lens changes/additions
* Dpkg: new lens for Debian's dpkg.cfg (Robin Lee Powell)
* Limits: new lens for /etc/security/limits.conf (Free Ekanayaka)
* Soma: new lens for config
(Free Ekanayaka)
* Php, Gdm: fix minor regexp error (Marc Fournier)
expand filter for Php config files (Robin Lee Powell)
* Phpvars: whitspace fixes (Free Ekanayaka)
* Puppet: accept indented puppet.conf (ticket #25)
0.3.5 - 2008-12-23
- add an option to rewrite files by overwriting their contents instead of
putting the new file in place atomically with rename(2); file contents
are only copied after rename fails with EXDEV or EBUSY, and only if the
node /augeas/save/copy_if_rename_fails (fix #32)
- saving of backup (.augsave) files now works even if the original and
backup files are on different devices
- major refactoring of how path expressions are handled internally. Fixes
a number of bugs and oddities (e.g. tickets #7 and #23)
- fix a bug in fa_as_regexp: a '.' wasn't escaped, ultimately leading to
spurious errors from the typechecker
- Lens changes/additions
* Group: process /etc/group (Free Ekanayaka)
* Passwd: process /etc/passwd (Free Ekanayaka)
* Phpvars: process files that set PHP variables, in particular
/etc/squirrelmail/config.php (Free Ekanayaka)
* Rsyncd: process /etc/rsyncd.conf (Marc Fournier)
* Shellvars: process /etc/arno-iptables-firewall/debconf.cfg and
/etc/cron-apt/config (Free Ekanayaka), load /etc/sysconfig/sendmail
* Postfix: process postfix's and (Free Ekanayaka)
* Squid: new lens for squid.conf (Free Ekanayaka)
* Webmin: new lens (Free Ekanayaka)
* Xinetd: make sure equal sign is surrounded by spaces (#30)
* Sshd: change the structure of Condition subtrees (Dominique Dumont)
0.3.4 - 2008-11-05
- fix saving of backup files; in 0.3.3, when AUG_SAVE_BACKUP was passed
to aug_init, aug_save would always fail
0.3.3 - 2008-10-24
- restore the behavior of aug_save; in 0.3.2, aug_save broke API by
returning the number of files changed on success instead of 0
0.3.2 - 2008-10-21
- saving now reports which files were actually changed in
/augeas/events/saved; aug_save also returns the number of files
that were changed
- preserve file owner, permissions and SELinux context when changing a file.
- make saving idempotent, i.e. when a change to the tree does not result
in changes to the actual file's content, do not touch the original file
- report an error if there are nodes in the tree with a label that
is not allowed by the lens
- quietly append a newline to files that do not have one
- generate lens documentation using NaturalDocs and publish those
on the Auegas website (Raphael Pinson)
- Lens changes/additions
* Grub: support the 'password' directive (Joel Nimety)
* Grub: support 'serial' and 'terminal' directives (Sean E. Millichamp)
* Samba: change default indentation and separators (Free Ekanayaka)
* Logrotate: process tabooext, add dateext flag (Sean E. Millichamp)
* Sshd: Cleaner handling of 'Match' blocks (Dominique Dumont)
* Monit: new lens (Free Ekanayaka)
* Ldap: merge with Spacevars (Free Ekanayaka)
* Shellvars: support /etc/default (Free Ekanayaka)
* Shellvars: handle space at the end of a line
0.3.1 - 2008-09-04
- Major performance improvement when processing huge files, reducing some
O(n^2) behavior to O(n) behavior. It's now entirely feasible to
manipulate for example /etc/hosts files with 65k lines
- Handle character escapes '\x' in regular expressions in compliance with
Posix ERE
- aug_mv: fix bug when moving at the root level
- Fix endless loop when using a mixed-case module name like MyMod.lns
- Typecheck del lens: for 'del RE STR', STR must match RE
- Properly typecheck the '?' operator, especially the atype; also allow
'?' to be applied to lenses that contain only 'store', and do not
produce tree nodes.
- Many new/improved lenses
* many lenses now map comments as '#comment' nodes instead of just
deleting them
* Sudoers: added (Raphael Pinson)
* Hosts: map comments into tree, handle whitespace and comments
at the end of a line (Kjetil Homme)
* Xinetd: allow indented comments and spaces around "}" (Raphael Pinson)
* Pam: allow comments at the end of lines and leading spaces
(Raphael Pinson)
* Fstab: map comments and support empty lines (Raphael Pinson)
* Inifile: major revamp (Raphael Pinson)
* Puppet: new lens for /etc/puppet.conf (Raphael Pinson)
* Shellvars: handle quoted strings and arrays (Nahum Shalman)
* Php: map entries outside of sections to a '.anon' section
(Raphael Pinson)
* Ldap: new lens for /etc/ldap.conf (Free Ekanayaka)
* Dput: add allowed_distributions entry (Free Ekanayaka)
* OpenVPN: new lens for /etc/openvpn/{client,server}.conf (Raphael Pinson)
* Dhclient: new lens for /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf (Free Ekanayaka)
* Samba: new lens for /etc/samba/smb.conf (Free Ekanayaka)
* Slapd: new lens for /etc/ldap/slapd.conf (Free Ekanayaka)
* Dnsmasq: new lens for /etc/dnsmasq.conf (Free Ekanayaka)
* Sysctl: new lens for /etc/sysctl.conf (Sean Millichamp)
0.3.0 - 2008-08-07
- Add aug_mv call to public API
- Do not clobber symlinks, instead write new files to target of symlink
- Fail 'put' when tree has invalid entries
- Set exit status of augtool
- Avoid picking special characters, in particular '\0', in examples (libfa)
- Store system errors, using strerror, in the tree during writing of files
- New lenses
* Generic inifile module (Raphael Pinson)
* logrotate (Raphael Pinson)
* /etc/ntp.conf (Raphael Pinson)
* /etc/apt/preferences (Raphael Pinson)
* bbhosts for Big Brother [] (Raphael Pinson)
* php.ini (Raphael Pinson)
0.2.2 - 2008-07-18
- Fix segfault in store.put on NULL values
- Properly move default lens dir with DATADIR (Jim Meyering)
- Fix 'short iteration' error on get/parse of empty string; this bug
made it impossible to save into a new file
- Add 'insa' and 'insb' primitives to allow insertion from
put unit tests
- aug_insert: handle insertion before first child properly
- New lenses
* /etc/exports: NFS exports
* /etc/ Debian's dput (Raphael Pinson)
* /etc/aliases: don't require whitespace after comma (Greg Swift)
0.2.1 - 2008-07-01
- Address some compilation issues found on Ubuntu/Debian unstable
- Fix segfault when aug_init/close are called multiple times
- Man page for augparse
- New lenses
* /etc/sysconfig/selinux
* Bugfixes for grub.conf
0.2.0 - 2008-06-05
- Augeas is now much more portable
* Pull in gnulib on non-glibc systems
* Augeas now builds and runs on FreeBSD (possibly others, too)
- Various fixes for memory corruption and the like
(Jim Meyering, James Antill)
- New lenses
* vsftpd.conf
* various bugfixes in existing lenses
0.1.1 - 2008-05-16
- Add subtraction of regexps to the language, for example
let re = /[a-z]+/ - /(Allow|Deny)Users/
- Report errors during get/put in the tree; added subnodes to
/augeas/files/PATH/error for that purpose
- Many many bugfixes:
* plugged all known memory leaks
* fixed typecheck for lens union (l1 | l2) which was plain wrong
* reduce overall memory usage by releasing unused compiled regexps
* further performance improvements in libfa
* check that values match the regexps in STORE when saving
- libfa can now convert an automaton back to a regular expression
- New lenses
* /etc/fstab
* /etc/xinetd.conf and /etc/xinetd.d/*
0.1.0 - 2008-05-01
- Various changes to public API:
* Remove aug_exists from public API, and merge functionality into aug_get
* Do not hide pointer behind typedef; instead Augeas 'handle' type is now
struct augeas, typedef'd to augeas (Jim Meyering)
* Const-correctness of public API, return error indication
from aug_print (Jim Meyering)
* Make buildable on Debian Etch (remove -fstack-protector from compiler
- Public API is now stable, and existing calls will be supported without
further changes
- New schema:
* /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-* (Alan Pevec)
* Assorted other files from /etc/sysconfig (the ones that just set
shell variables)
* /etc/apt/sources.list and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/* (Dean Wilson)
- Man page for augtool (Dean Wilson)
0.0.8 - 2008-04-16
- Complete rewrite of the language for schema descriptions
0.0.7 - 2008-03-14
- Typecheck lenses; in particular, discover and complain about ambiguous
concatenation and iteration
- Enable typechecking for augparse by default, and for augtool via the
'-c' flag
- Fixed lens definitions in spec/ to pass typechecking. They contained
quite a few stupid and subtle problems
- Greatly improved libfa performance to make typechecking reasonably
fast. Typechecking cmfm.aug went from more than two hours to under two
0.0.6 - 2008-03-05
- Make it possible to overwrite files when saving with and without
- Take the filesystem root as an optional argument to aug_init
- Expose these two things as command line options in augtool
0.0.5 - 2008-03-05
- Changed public API to contain explicit reference to augeas_t
structure. This makes it easier to write threadsafe code using Augeas
- Added libfa, finite automata library, though it's not yet used by
0.0.4 - 2008-02-25
- package as RPM and make sure Augeas can be build on Fedora/RHEL
0.0.3 - 2008-02-25
- further rework; file processing now resembles Boomerang lenses much
more closely
- major revamp of the internal tree representation (ordered tree where
multiple children can have the same label, including NULL labels)
- move away from LL(1) parsing in favor of regular languages, since they
enable much better ahead-of-time checks (which are not implemented yet)
0.0.2 - 2008-01-29:
- completely reworked
- processing of files is now based on a textual description of the
structure of the files (basically a LL(1) grammar)
0.0.1 - 2007-12-01:
- First release.
- Public API and basic tree data structure.
- Record scanning works.
- Providers for pam.d, inittab and /etc/hosts
- Simple tests and test driver