Version 0.4.2 ()

Version 0.4.2 is available!

Among the new features:

- rename binary from "weechat-curses" to "weechat" (with symbolic link "weechat-curses" for compatibility)
- add secured data (encryption of passwords or private data), new command /secure, new file sec.conf
- search of regular expression in buffer with text emphasis, in prefixes, messages or both
- add option "scroll_beyond_end" for command /window
- add optional buffer context in bar items (for example to display bitlbee nicklist in a root bar)
- new options weechat.look.hotlist_{prefix|suffix}
- new option weechat.look.key_bind_safe to prevent any key binding error from user
- new option weechat.network.proxy_curl to use a proxy when downloading URLs with curl
- display day change message dynamically
- support of wildcards in IRC commands (de)op/halfop/voice
- new option irc.look.notice_welcome_redirect to redirect channel welcome notices to the channel buffer
- new option irc.look.nick_color_hash: new hash algorithm to find nick colors (variant of djb2)
- add info about things defined by a script in the detailed view of script (/script show)
- support of "enchant" library in aspell plugin
- many bugs fixed.

For complete list of new features and bugs fixed, please look at development blog or ChangeLog.


Happy birthday WeeChat, 10 years old! ()

10th birthday for WeeChat!

Happy birthday!


New design for weechat.org ()

An important refresh has been made for site weechat.org: new design, and new logo!

Hope you enjoy the new version :)


Version 0.4.1 ()

Version 0.4.1 is available!

Among the new features:
- multiple layouts support
- nick prefix/suffix are now dynamic (and managed by core instead of irc plugin)
- unmask irc join if nick speaks some minutes after the join
- new option irc.look.display_join_message to disable some messages after joining a channel
- new option irc.look.pv_buffer to automatically merge private buffers
- add support of UHNAMES
- add DH-AES encryption method for SASL
- multiple irc servers allowed on same port for irc protocol in relay plugin
- add WebSocket server support (RFC 6455) in relay plugin (for irc and weechat protocols)
- send nicklist difference in relay plugin (weechat protocol)
- add control of autoload for scripts
- optimizations in aspell plugin
- many bugs fixed.

For complete list of new features and bugs fixed, please look at development blog or ChangeLog.


Debian/Raspbian repositories ()

A Raspbian repository has been added for Raspberry Pi (thanks to Nils G. for building the packages every night).

The existing Debian repositories have been moved from flashtux.org to weechat.org, like the new Raspbian one.

A new section has been added on download page with a summary of all repositories: Debian/Raspbian repositories.


Version 0.4.0 ()

Version 0.4.0 is available!

Among the new features:
- add option "diff" for command /set, display default values in output of /set
- add color support in prefix options
- add command /eval, use expression in conditions for bars
- connect by default with IPv6 to servers with fallback to IPv4
- add aspell suggestions
- add support of tags in irc messages and "server-time" capability
- add irc command /quiet
- add support of IPv6 in relay plugin
- add backlog for irc protocol in relay plugin
- display remote IP address for DCC chat/file in xfer plugin
- add git version in build
- many bugs fixed.

For complete list of new features and bugs fixed, please look at development blog or ChangeLog.


Version 0.3.9.2 (security release) ()

Version 0.3.9.2 is available, it fixes a security problem: untrusted command for function hook_process could lead to execution of commands, because of shell expansions.
Upgrade is highly recommended for all users.

More information on the page with security issues.


Mailing list for security advisories ()

A new mailing list has been added for the security advisories.
To be warned immediately when a security vulnerability is found in WeeChat, just subscribe to the list.


Version 0.3.9.1 (security release) ()

Version 0.3.9.1 is available, it fixes a security problem (buffer overflow when decoding IRC colors in strings).
Upgrade is recommended for all users.

More information on the page with security issues.


Checksum and GPG signature ()

Checksum (SHA1, 160-bit) is now displayed for source packages and some binary packages on download page. GPG signature is available for each stable release (the two source packages). You can find instructions to verify packages on download page.

This should help you to verify that downloaded packages have not be corrupted in any way.

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