Changes in 2.5.1
Escaping of % in
helpers.format, which affects mpd widget
Possible deadlock of when
[contrib.openweather] New API compatibility, which requires an API key
[gmail] Authentication documentation
[mpd] Support for sending arbitrary commands
[contrib.openweather] Various new return values
Changes in 2.5.0
vicious.callfreezing awesome when used with asynchronous widget types
vicious.call_asyncasynchronous analogous to
Most of the documentation in READMEs to
Meta helpers to
Changes in 2.4.2
Feature: [hwmontemp] Bring back sysfs path cache
Changes in 2.4.1
[pkg] Fallback the number of lines before packages listing to 0. This fixes crashes on Arch, FreeBSD and Mandriva.
[mdir] Remove trailing semicolon at the end of command.
Changes in 2.4.0
volume now uses 🔉 and 🔈 instead of ♫ and ♩ to show mute state.
This BREAKS backward compatibility if users substitute custom symbols
from these default.
notmuch_all, cpu_freebsd widget types.
[cmus_all] Promote to
[wifiiw_linux] Expose BSSID.
[wifi_linux] Expose frequency and transmission power.
spawnas a fallback for
awful.spawnin case Vicious is used as a stand-alone library. This wrapper, however, does NOT provide the facilities to asynchronously spawn new processes. It also lacks a few features such as parsing
stderrand returning PID.
helpers.setasyncallto avoid writing redundant workers for asynchronous widget types. Note that these workers are only needed in case Vicious is used as a stand-alone library.
helpers.setcallfor registering functions as widget types.
headergenscript for automatic generation of copyright notices.
templatesfor the ease of adding new widget types.
CONTRIBUTING.mdwhich guide contributors through the steps of filing an issue or submitting a patch.
Deprecate the use of
io.popenin following widgets:
wifi_linux, wifiiw_linux, hwmontemp_linux, hddtemp_linux
bat_freebsd, mem_freebsd, net_freebsd, thermal_freebsd, uptime_freebsd,
cpu_freebsd, cpufreq_freebsd, fanspeed_freebsd
volume, gmail, mdir, mpd, fs
[mpd] Lua 5.3 compatibility (for real this time); also correct a typo
[mbox] Update the deprecated
[pkg,weather,contrib/btc] Allow function call without Awesome
[pkg] Use more updated front-ends for Debian/Ubuntu (apt) and Fedora (dnf)
[os] Splitted os_all into os_linux and os_bsd (and refactored to async)
.luacheckrcto suit functional style and soft-limit text width to 80
Update copyright headers for libraries and widget types
helpers.sysctl_tablewere removed in favour of
Changes in 2.3.3
Feature: Add battery widget type for OpenBSD
[mpd] Lua 5.3 compatibility
[bat_freebsd] Update battery state symbols
Changes in 2.3.2
Support stacked graphs
[hwmontemp_linux] Provide name-based access to hwmon sensors via sysfs
[mpd_all] Expose more informations and format time in [hh:]mm:ss
Improve defaults and mechanism for data caching
Escape XML entities in results by default
[weather_all] Update NOAA link and use Awesome asynchronous API
[mem_linux] Use MemAvailable to calculate free amount
[mem_freebsd] Correct calculation and switch to swapinfo for swap
[bat_freebsd] Add critical charging state
[fs_all] Fix shell quoting of option arguments
.luacheckrc was added and
README.md was refomatted
for the ease of development.
Changes in 2.3.1
widgets can be a function again (regression introduced in 2.3.0)
Changes in 2.3.0
add btc widget
add cmus widget
alsa mixer also accept multiple arguments
pkg now uses non-blocking asynchronous api
Changes in 2.2.0
moved development from git.sysphere.org/vicious to github.com/Mic92/vicious
official freebsd support
escape variables before passing to shell
support for gear timers
fix weather widget url
vicious.call()method to obtain data outside of widgets
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