This release was mostly done to iron out issues in the release script and the documentation:
- Update the path to lightsc.py in the post-installation instructions for Arch Linux and Debian;
- Fix Debian installation/build instructions;
- Fix generated Homebrew formulae;
- Update to the LIFX product list (closes GH-23).
Check out the new docs at https://docs.lightsd.io/.
A pre-built package might be available for your computer at https://downloads.lightsd.io/.
This release doesn't have any new user-facing feature for lightsd but packs a
bunch of fixes and improvements, both in the code but also the documentation and
However, this release sees the start of a Python client library for lightsd
which you'll find in the
clients directory of the lightsd repository. This
library is currently used to build another child project of lightsd: monolight,
an user-interface for the Monome grid. Both project should end up on
Also worth noting, is the full continuous integration pipeline that has been
setup behind the scenes. Most of the work for this release went into it. It will
hopefully make it a lot easier to work on lightsd.
- Discovery now works properly on computers with multiple network interfaces
- Correctly support optional arguments in the JSON-RPC API;
- A couple of crash/security fixes, one being in the jsmn JSON parser which has
been upgraded to its latest version;
- FreeBSD build (more BSD fixes to come though, see #16);
get_light_statenow returns a valid target for the bulb's label (the bulb
id) when it doesn't have a label set.