Q7Z Changelog

New in version 0.9.1

January 10th, 2011
  • Added the ability to toggle the Auto-Quit state
  • Enhanced the information notification techniques
  • Improvements were made to the update checking code
  • Made several minor changes to the code structure

New in version 0.9.0 (December 16th, 2010)

  • Upgraded the source code for Python v3 support
  • Custom volume sizes can be specified and saved
  • Added MRU lists to text fields for convenience
  • Contents of MRU lists can be cleared if desired
  • Moved 'Name' fields to add room for 'Dir' fields
  • The dialog box sizes are now fully adjustable
  • Dialog widgets are now auto-spaced for clarity
  • The main form size is remembered between sessions
  • The Makefile enforces building before installing
  • Made some structural improvements to the Makefile
  • Added basic build and installation instructions
  • Deprecated distribution-specific build scripts
  • Improved the clarity of the licensing conditions
  • Added a link to each license in the 'Help' menu
  • Made several minor changes to the code structure

New in version 0.8.0 (April 23rd, 2009)

  • All:
  • Main dialog: redesigned to reduce clutter
  • Switches option: to add custom command-line arguments
  • Icons: borrowed from the Oxygen theme when possible
  • Menu entries: added 'Verbose' and 'Review' for debugging
  • Verbose mode: now more consistently implemented
  • Tarball option: removed to simplify the execution code
  • Code structure: several minor changes
  • Linux:
  • Options files: to choose preferred external apps
  • Autopackage script: is now available for all distributions
  • Help menu: added a link to the Autopackage website
  • XZ format: is now also available for compression
  • KDE4 Service Menus: now feature the proper separators again
  • GNU Tar: is now used to create BZip2 and GZip archives
  • Permissions: are now preserved when extracting archives
  • Destination folder: is now created before archiving
  • Python processes: now use the new 'subprocess' module

New in version 0.7.5 (December 4th, 2008)

  • Paths: Now looks beneath "~/.config/" for 'Lists' and 'Profiles'
  • KDE config script: now used to find user paths
  • Makefile: now checks for existence of dependencies
  • Context menu: initial integration in Gnome and Xfce
  • Documentation: now available in HTML thanks to Zim
  • KDE 4: improved support for Dolphin and Konqueror
  • KDE 3: is no longer officially supported
  • Write access: to source dir for packaged installations
  • Help menu: added a link to the Zim website
  • Extraction: UDF, XAR, LZMA and DMG/HFS archives are now recognised
  • Cron jobs: worked around new Qt 4.4 event-loop limitation
  • Licensing: Now using the GNU General Public License v3
  • Dependencies raised: due to bugs below Qt 4.4.1 and PyQt 4.4.3
  • Recommendation: everyone should switch to Arch Linux