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== Rivendell Change Summary ==
 
== Rivendell Change Summary ==
  
This page contains version change descriptions in summary form for Rivendell versions released in the most recent five years. Change descriptions are limited (mostly) to user-visible changes.
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This page contains version change descriptions in summary form for Rivendell versions released within at least the most recent five years (quite probably longer). Change descriptions are limited (mostly) to user-visible changes.
  
Please consult the [https://github.com/ElvishArtisan/rivendell/blob/master/ChangeLog ChangeLog] and [https://github.com/ElvishArtisan/rivendell/blob/master/NEWS NEWS] files in the [https://github.com/elvishartisan/rivendell source code] for a more complete list of changes and bug fixes.
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Please consult the [https://github.com/ElvishArtisan/rivendell/blob/master/ChangeLog ChangeLog] and [https://github.com/ElvishArtisan/rivendell/blob/master/NEWS NEWS] files in the [https://github.com/elvishartisan/rivendell source code] for a complete list of changes and bug fixes.
  
 
See the [https://github.com/elvishartisan/rivendell/issues Issues] list for current reported bugs, issues and feature requests.
 
See the [https://github.com/elvishartisan/rivendell/issues Issues] list for current reported bugs, issues and feature requests.
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=== 3.4.1 (2020-07-21) ===
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* Database verson '''317'''
 +
 +
* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Added a &lsquo;Results Report&rsquo; report in rdadmin(1)
 +
* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Removed the checkbox from the &lsquo;Delete&rsquo; right-click menu item in the &lsquo;Edit Event&rsquo; dialog in rdlogmanager(1)
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* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Modified &lsquo;RDWaveFile&rsquo; to work around known fencepost errors in WAV files generated by "Sonic Studio soundBlade" by "PME Mastering, Inc."
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* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Modified the &lsquo;Edit Event&rsquo; dialog in rdlogmanager(1) to show &lsquo;[auto]&rsquo; as the transition type for the leading event in Pre-/Post-Import lists
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in rdlibrary(1) that caused cuts to be incorrectly sorted when scheduled &lsquo;By Specified Order&rsquo;
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in the Rivendell command line apps that caused value-only arguments containing &lsquo;=&rsquo; characters to be incorrectly parsed
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in the Podcast Manager, Library Exporter and Web API that caused an error when processing multipart-mime submissions containing &lsquo;=&rsquo; characters
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) where attempting to audition an audio cart with a disabled cue output would crash the application
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a regression in rdairplay(1) that caused the &lsquo;Forced Segue&rsquo; setting in rdadmin(1) to be ignored when executing an event with a hard start attribute
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) where a paused event could not be removed by dropping the empty cart on it
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) that cause incorrect pie timer indications after adding or deleting events to a running log
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in rdlibrary(1) that would cause a crash when attempting to delete a range of cuts, one of which was in the clipboard
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a math bug in rdairplay(1) that caused the estimated stop-down times in the post point widget to be incorrect after adding or removing events from a running log
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in rdadmin(1) that made it impossible to enter useful strings in the &lsquo;WaveForm Caption&rsquo; control on the &lsquo;Edit RDLogEdit&rsquo; dialog
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in RDRenderer that caused segue transitions to be rendered without regard to the &lsquo;No Fade on Segue Out&rsquo; checkbox in the &lsquo;Edit Audio&rsquo; dialog
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in ripcd(8) that caused connections to ModbusTCP devices to fail to be properly restored by the connection watchdog
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a regression in the &lsquo;Edit Event&rsquo; dialog in rdlogmanager(1) that caused the first cart transition type to be incorrect when the &lsquo;Pre-Import Carts&rsquo; list was populated
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in the &lsquo;Add Next&rsquo; [&rsquo;PX&rsquo;] RML that failed to return an error when an invalid offset value was supplied
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in the &lsquo;Add Next&rsquo; [&rsquo;PX&rsquo;] RML that failed to honor the &lsquo;Default Trans. Type&rsquo; setting in the &lsquo;Configure RDAirPlay&rsquo; dialog in rdadmin(1)
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=== 3.4.0 (2020-05-19) ===
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* Database verson '''317'''
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a regression in rdairplay(1) that caused two events to be started by a single spacebar tap if a SoundPanel event had been played previously
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in rdlogmanager(1) that caused the initial event in an imported set to fail receive the proper time and transition type if the &lsquo;Include Import Markers in Finished Logs&rsquo; checkbox in rdadmin(1) had not been ticked
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a regression in rdexport(1) that caused exported file names to be constructed improperly
 +
* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in rdlogmanager(1) that caused &lsquo;Make Post Point&rsquo; label to be displayed without last &lsquo;t&rsquo;
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) where timer was not set properly when crossing midnight
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in the &lsquo;List GPIs&rsquo; dialog in rdadmin(1) that prevented changes in GPI assignments from being propagated to the underlying device
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in the &lsquo;Software Authority&rsquo; driver that caused autodetection of the number of GPIOs in a router to be unreliable
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a regression in &lsquo;RDEventLine&rsquo; that caused the &lsquo;Append Log&rsquo; [&rsquo;AL&rsquo;] RML to append a copy of the currently loaded log instead of the one specified in the RML command
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a bug in rdlogedit(1) that caused garbled text to appear when &lsquo;Start Immediately&rsquo; was selected in the &lsquo;Edit Log Entry&rsquo; dialog box
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* <font style="color:red">Bug fix</font>: Fixed a regression that broke the ability to scroll through Sound Panel panels by means of the mouse wheel
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* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Modified rdairplay(1) to always scroll log to the top when using the hour selector
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* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Modified rdlogmanager(1) to disable merge buttons if the selected log does not contain any import links
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* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Modified rdadmin(1) Edit Service dialog to display built-in traffic and music import template values
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* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Added "Copy To Custom" buttons to rdadmin(1) Edit Service dialog
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* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Changed the layout of the &lsquo;Editing Event&rsquo; dialog in rdlogmanager
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* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Removed the &lsquo;Post Point&rsquo; checkbox from the &lsquo;Editing Event&rsquo; dialog in rdlogmanager(1)
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* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Renamed the &lsquo;REMARKS&rsquo; field to &lsquo;USER NOTES&rsquo; in the &lsquo;Editing Event&rsquo; and the &lsquo;Edit Clock&rsquo; dialogs in rdlogmanager(1)
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* <font style="color:green">Functionality</font>: Added a &lsquo;Trans&rsquo; column to the event list in the &lsquo;Edit Clock&rsquo; and the &lsquo;List Events&rsquo; dialogs in rdlogmanager(1)
  
 
=== 3.3.0 (2020-03-16) ===
 
=== 3.3.0 (2020-03-16) ===

Latest revision as of 22:57, 21 July 2020

Rivendell Change Summary

This page contains version change descriptions in summary form for Rivendell versions released within at least the most recent five years (quite probably longer). Change descriptions are limited (mostly) to user-visible changes.

Please consult the ChangeLog and NEWS files in the source code for a complete list of changes and bug fixes.

See the Issues list for current reported bugs, issues and feature requests.

3.4.1 (2020-07-21)

  • Database verson 317
  • Functionality: Added a ‘Results Report’ report in rdadmin(1)
  • Functionality: Removed the checkbox from the ‘Delete’ right-click menu item in the ‘Edit Event’ dialog in rdlogmanager(1)
  • Functionality: Modified ‘RDWaveFile’ to work around known fencepost errors in WAV files generated by "Sonic Studio soundBlade" by "PME Mastering, Inc."
  • Functionality: Modified the ‘Edit Event’ dialog in rdlogmanager(1) to show ‘[auto]’ as the transition type for the leading event in Pre-/Post-Import lists
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdlibrary(1) that caused cuts to be incorrectly sorted when scheduled ‘By Specified Order’
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in the Rivendell command line apps that caused value-only arguments containing ‘=’ characters to be incorrectly parsed
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in the Podcast Manager, Library Exporter and Web API that caused an error when processing multipart-mime submissions containing ‘=’ characters
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) where attempting to audition an audio cart with a disabled cue output would crash the application
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdairplay(1) that caused the ‘Forced Segue’ setting in rdadmin(1) to be ignored when executing an event with a hard start attribute
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) where a paused event could not be removed by dropping the empty cart on it
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) that cause incorrect pie timer indications after adding or deleting events to a running log
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdlibrary(1) that would cause a crash when attempting to delete a range of cuts, one of which was in the clipboard
  • Bug fix: Fixed a math bug in rdairplay(1) that caused the estimated stop-down times in the post point widget to be incorrect after adding or removing events from a running log
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdadmin(1) that made it impossible to enter useful strings in the ‘WaveForm Caption’ control on the ‘Edit RDLogEdit’ dialog
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in RDRenderer that caused segue transitions to be rendered without regard to the ‘No Fade on Segue Out’ checkbox in the ‘Edit Audio’ dialog
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in ripcd(8) that caused connections to ModbusTCP devices to fail to be properly restored by the connection watchdog
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in the ‘Edit Event’ dialog in rdlogmanager(1) that caused the first cart transition type to be incorrect when the ‘Pre-Import Carts’ list was populated
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in the ‘Add Next’ [’PX’] RML that failed to return an error when an invalid offset value was supplied
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in the ‘Add Next’ [’PX’] RML that failed to honor the ‘Default Trans. Type’ setting in the ‘Configure RDAirPlay’ dialog in rdadmin(1)

3.4.0 (2020-05-19)

  • Database verson 317
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdairplay(1) that caused two events to be started by a single spacebar tap if a SoundPanel event had been played previously
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdlogmanager(1) that caused the initial event in an imported set to fail receive the proper time and transition type if the ‘Include Import Markers in Finished Logs’ checkbox in rdadmin(1) had not been ticked
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdexport(1) that caused exported file names to be constructed improperly
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdlogmanager(1) that caused ‘Make Post Point’ label to be displayed without last ‘t’
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) where timer was not set properly when crossing midnight
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in the ‘List GPIs’ dialog in rdadmin(1) that prevented changes in GPI assignments from being propagated to the underlying device
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in the ‘Software Authority’ driver that caused autodetection of the number of GPIOs in a router to be unreliable
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in ‘RDEventLine’ that caused the ‘Append Log’ [’AL’] RML to append a copy of the currently loaded log instead of the one specified in the RML command
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdlogedit(1) that caused garbled text to appear when ‘Start Immediately’ was selected in the ‘Edit Log Entry’ dialog box
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression that broke the ability to scroll through Sound Panel panels by means of the mouse wheel
  • Functionality: Modified rdairplay(1) to always scroll log to the top when using the hour selector
  • Functionality: Modified rdlogmanager(1) to disable merge buttons if the selected log does not contain any import links
  • Functionality: Modified rdadmin(1) Edit Service dialog to display built-in traffic and music import template values
  • Functionality: Added "Copy To Custom" buttons to rdadmin(1) Edit Service dialog
  • Functionality: Changed the layout of the ‘Editing Event’ dialog in rdlogmanager
  • Functionality: Removed the ‘Post Point’ checkbox from the ‘Editing Event’ dialog in rdlogmanager(1)
  • Functionality: Renamed the ‘REMARKS’ field to ‘USER NOTES’ in the ‘Editing Event’ and the ‘Edit Clock’ dialogs in rdlogmanager(1)
  • Functionality: Added a ‘Trans’ column to the event list in the ‘Edit Clock’ and the ‘List Events’ dialogs in rdlogmanager(1)

3.3.0 (2020-03-16)

  • Database verson 314
  • Bug fix: Fixed regressions in the following switcher drivers that could cause deadlocks and intermittent operation
  • BroadcastTools SS16.4
  • BroadcastTools SS 4.2
  • BroadcastTools SS4.4
  • BroadcastTools SS 8.2
  • BroadcastTools ACS8.2
  • BroadcastTools ADMS 44.22
  • BroadcastTools GPI-16
  • BroadcastTools SRC-16
  • BroadcastTools SRC-8 III
  • BroadcastTools SS 4.1 MLR
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in the implementation of the ‘Set Serial Trap’ [‘SI’] RML that could cause deadlocks and intermittent operation
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) that could cause random segfaults when updating the Label Widget
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug with the ‘%y’ metadata wildcard where garbage would be returned if a valid year had not been set
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdlogmanager(1) that caused trailer whitespace to be generated in the ‘EXT_DATA’, ‘EXT_EVENT’, ‘EXT_ANNC_TYPE’ and ‘EXT_CART_NAME’ log fields when importing from a CounterPoint format log
  • Bug fix: Fixed the layout of the ‘Matching Carts’ field in rdlibrary(1)’s main window when Realtime Filtering is disabled
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) that would cause a hard-timed log event with a ‘wait’ parameter set to attempt to play the event twice
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rddbmgr(8) that threw a SQL error when attempting to modify a DB containing tables set to use character set UTF-8 to schema 297
  • Bug fix: Fixed a race in ripcd(8) that caused arguments to the ‘Run Shell Command’ [‘RN’] macro to be corrupted
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in the ‘Edit Event’ dialog in rdlogmanager(1) that caused the Transition Type dropdown to be greyed-out when the ‘IMPORT’ controls were set to use the built-in music scheduler
  • Functionality: Added a ‘delta-seconds’ modifier to Filepath Wildcards to enable positive and negative time offsets
  • Functionality: Removed support for CD-TEXT from the CD rippers
  • Functionality: Added support for ‘MusicBrainz’ CD metadata lookup
  • Functionality: Added a ‘Web Browser’ control to the ‘Edit Host’ dialog in rdadmin(1)
  • Functionality: Added support for displaying cover art in the MusicBrainz release chooser
  • Functionality: Added ‘%wm’ [‘MusicBrainz Recording ID’] and ‘%wr’ [‘MusicBrainz Release ID’] metadata wildcards
  • Functionality: Implemented the ‘%wm’ [‘MusicBrainz Recording ID’] and ‘%wr’ [‘MusicBrainz Release ID’] metadata wildcards for PyPAD
  • Functionality: Added support for the ‘%wi’, ‘%wm’ and ‘%wr’ wildcards to the ‘--metadata-pattern=’ switch in rdimport(1)
  • Functionality: Added ‘--set-string-isrc’, ‘--set-string-recording-mbid’ and ‘--set-string-release-mbid’ switches to rdimport(1)
  • Functionality: Added support for the ‘%wi’, ‘%wm’ and ‘%wr’ wildcards to the ‘--metadata-pattern=’ switch in rdexport(1)
  • Functionality: Added a ‘%wc’ [‘Industry Standard Commercial Identification (ISCI) Code’] metadata wildcard
  • Functionality: Implemented the ‘%wc’ metadata wildcard for PyPAD
  • Functionality: Added support for the ‘%wc’ wildcards to the ‘--metadata-pattern=’ switch in rdimport(1)
  • Functionality: Added ‘--set-string-isci’ switch to rdimport(1)
  • Functionality: Added support for the ‘%wc’ wildcard to the ‘--metadata-pattern=’ switch in rdexport(1)
  • Functionality: Removed the ‘RDLabel’ widget
  • Functionality: Added a ‘Disconnect All Jack Ports’ [‘JZ’] RML
  • Functionality: Added a ‘CounterPoint Traffic Reconciliation v2’ report

3.2.1 (2020-01-24)

  • Database verson 311
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdcatch(1) that threw a SQL error when clicking 'OK' on the ‘Edit Cart Event’ dialog
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdimport(1) that caused null characters to be written to cart metadata fields when importing files containing an ‘AIR1’ RIFF chunk
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdcatch(1) that caused the ‘Source’ dropdown in the ‘Edit Recording’ dialog to fail to be populated properly
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in the cart selector dialog that caused default focus to be lost on the ‘Filter’ control after second and subsequent invocations
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdcatchd(8) that broke audio metering
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdcatchd(8) that could cause download events to hang in an active state
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdcatch(1) that caused DOW flags to fail to be updated correctly on the event list after making a change
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdcatchd(8) that failed to send a MODIFY notification at the end of a Record or Download event
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdconvert that caused a segfault at startup
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdexport(1) that caused output filenames containing multi-byte UTF-8 characters to be corrupt
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdgpimon(1) that caused GPIO cart displays to fail to accurately reflect current state
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdgpimon(1) that caused incorrect state indications to be displayed after switching to a different page
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdimport(1) that caused non-Latin1 characters to be corrupted when using standard input
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdimport(1) that caused UTF-8 multibyte characters in filenames to be corrupted
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdlogmanager(1) that caused spurious log events to be inserted when generating a log
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in ripcd(8) that caused input and output counts to be calculated incorrectly for Software Authority protocol devices containing holes in the input and/or output lists
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in the ‘pypad-shoutcast1.py’ script that threw an exception when processing PAD containing multi-type UTF-8 characters
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in the ‘pypad_xds.py’ PyPAD script that could cause it to emit duplicate CIC updates
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in the ‘rivwebcapi’ validate_tm() function that caused dates containing ‘29 February’ to always fail regardless of leap-year validity
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in the rdxport service that could cause MODIFY notifications to fail to be sent by the ‘SaveLog’ WebAPI call
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdadmin(1) that caused controls to be hidden in the ‘Edit Report’ dialog
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdlogmanager(1) that caused incorrect logged start times to be generated for imported events
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in the rdxport service that caused the ListCuts WebAPI call to return corrupt data
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in the Web API that caused the and/or corrupt in served XML documents
  • Functionality: Implemented support for non-realtime library filtering in the ‘Editing Event’ dialog in rdlogmanager(1)
  • Functionality: Added a ‘Show Start Time As’ control to the ‘Edit Log’ dialog in rdlogedit(1)
  • Functionality: Made the rdlogedit(1) main window and ‘Edit Log’ dialog window sizes persistent
  • Functionality: Added a work-around in the ‘PyPAD.Receiver().__openDb()’ method to work with versions of MySQLdb that do not support the ‘password=’ parameter in ‘MySQLdb.connect()’
  • Functionality: Added ‘Repetitions=’ and ‘RepetitionDelay=’ directive to the configuration of the ‘pypad_xds.py’ PyPAD script
  • Functionality: Added ‘Username=’ and ‘Password=’ directives to the ‘pypad_httpget.py’ script for use for HTTP Basic Authentication
  • Functionality: Added the ability to view a report at time of generation in rdlogmanager(1)
  • Functionality: Adjusted the position of the ‘Matching Carts’ readout on the main window of rdlibrary(1)
  • Functionality: Changed the ‘Time’ column in the ‘Full Log Widget’ in rdairplay(1) to ‘Sch. Time’
  • Functionality: Implemented a work-around for importing CartChunk data containing a buggy ENCO implemention of the ‘AUD’ CartChunk timer
  • Functionality: Modified the Full Log widget in rdairplay(1) to display logged start times even when the referenced cart does not exist
  • Functionality: Tweaked the ‘LogLineBox::mouseMoveEvent()’ method in rdairplay(1) to require a cursor movement of at least 20 pixels before generating a cart drag

3.2.0 (2019-10-31)

  • Database verson 311
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rddbmgr(8) that caused a segfault when processing a SQL error
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdimport(1) that caused it to throw an exception when given a ‘--metadata-pattern’ of less than three characters
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdimport(1) that caused a segfault when invoked with the ‘--metadata-pattern’ and ‘--log-syslog’ switches
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) that caused space bar presses to start the next event in the Main Log even when ‘Space Bar Action’ was set to ‘None’
  • Bug fix: Fixed bugs in 'RDWaveFile' that caused strings of null characters to be written into unfilled CartChunk string fields
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in 'rdxport.cgi' that caused a check of the Rivendell services to be triggered each time a WebAPI function was invoked
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdsoftkeys(1) that threw a segfault at startup
  • Functionality: Added the ability to configure the caption displayed for the first and third voicetrack waveforms in the Voicetracker dialog in rdlogedit(1)
  • Functionality: Reworked the font management system to permit the fonts used in the UI to be specified in rd.conf(5).
  • Functionality: Added support for posting podcast content via SFTP
  • Documentation: Added manual pages for rd.conf(5) and rdsoftkeys(1)

3.1.0 (2019-09-19)

  • Database verson 310
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdairplay(1) and rdvairplayd(8) where only the first log machine set to ‘load specified log’ would do so
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdlogedit(1) that caused hard start log items to have the Hour field doubled
  • Bug fix: Refactored the Python ‘pypad.Update.shouldBeProcessed()’ method to work correctly when using try: blocks in a PyPAD script
  • Bug fix: Refactored the PyPAD scripts to route updates properly in accordance with log directives in their configuration file
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug that broke dropbox logging to individual files
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in caed(8) that broke timescaling support
  • Bug fix: Fixed bugs in rdlibrary(1) that broke CD ripping
  • Functionality: Refactored rdalsaconfig(1) to be more robust and intuitive
  • Functionality: Added a ‘pypad_httpget.py’ PyPAD script
  • Functionality: Updated CDDB code to use protocol level 6 (UTF-8 enabled)
  • Functionality: Added an ‘%l’ wildcard to Filepath Wildcards for ‘unpadded month’

3.0.3 (2019-08-05)

  • Database verson 308
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in ripcd(8) that broke the 'Connect Jack Ports' ['JC'] and 'Disconnect Jack Ports' ['JD'] RMLs

3.0.2 (2019-07-31)

  • Database verson 308
  • Bug fix: Fixed a problem with the Local Audio Adapter switcher driver that caused incorrect operation with the 'Switch Add' ['SA'], 'Switch Remove' ['SR'] and 'Switch Take' ['ST'] RMLs
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdlibrary(1) that caused macro carts entries to turn red after being viewed
  • Bug fix: Fixed regressions that made operations with serial devices unreliable
  • Functionality: Added support for switchers using the Grass Valley 7000 series protocol

3.0.1 (2019-07-16)

  • Database verson 308
  • Bug fix: Rivendell is now Unicode UTF-8 clean
  • Bug fix: Qt4 is now used throughout Rivendell instead of Qt3
  • Functionality: The Rivendell Loadable Modules system for processing PAD data has been completely replaced by PyPAD, allowing PAD processing plug-ins to be written in the popular Python scripting langauge. Backward compatible replacement scripts for many of the RLM plug-ins supplied in Rivendell v2.x are included
  • Functionality: Added a compatibility library to facilitate the use of the Rivendell Web API in external applications
  • Functionality: A system of virtual log machines has been added, allowing play-out of up to 23 logs simultaneously
  • Functionality: Rivendell is now fully systemd compatibile
  • Functionality: The Windows ports of rdlogedit(1) and rdlogmanager(1) have been removed
  • Documentation: The Rivendell Operations and Administration Guide has been updated and enhanced with more details about running a Rivendell system
  • Documentation: New manual pages have been added for Rivendell command that previously did not have them

See this message on the Rivendell Dev mailing list for more details about installing and upgrading Rivendell.

2.19.3 (2018-10-31)

  • Database verson 275
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug that caused the ‘Switcher Matrix’ and ‘Switcher Output’ dropdowns to populate incorrect values when selecting a non-local ‘Switcher Host’ in the ‘Configure RDCatch’ dialog in rdadmin(1)
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdlogmanager(1) that caused the initial transition type specified in the ‘IMPORT’ section of the ‘Editing Event’ dialog to be applied to both the parent log link and the first imported event when the ‘PRE-IMPORT CARTS’ list was empty and no Timed Start was enabled
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in ripcd(8) that caused process of the ‘Air Gate’ [‘AG’] RML to fail
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdimport(1) that would throw a spurious SQL error when using the ‘--to-cart=’ switch with an already existing cart [Issue #000217]
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression that caused rdimport(1) to return a ‘no free carts available in specified group’ when invoked without the ‘--to-cart=’ option
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in rdairplay(1) that caused carts Added or Copied to a log to have a PLAY transition regardless of the default transition type set in rdadmin(1)
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in ‘RDTextValidator’ that failed to catch banned characters added to the interior of existing strings
  • Bug fix: Various other bugs fixed
  • Functionality: Added a ‘TranscodingDelay=’ parameter to the ‘[Tuning]’ section of rd.conf(5)
  • Functionality: Added a Switcher/GPIO driver for the BroadcastTools SS 2.1 switcher
  • Functionality: Added support for GPIO on AudioScience adapters to the 'Local Audio Adapter' Switcher/GPIO driver
  • Functionality: Renamed the 'Add Next' ['PX'] RML to 'Insert Cart' ['PX'] and added two optional arguments to allow specification of the insertion position and transition type
  • Functionality: Added support for Spinitron v2 to the 'spinitron_plus' RLM
  • Functionality: Added an ‘ExportedFileMode=’ parameter to the ‘[Tuning]’ section of rd.conf(5) to permit permission mode of exported audio files to be specified
  • Documentation: Documented GPIO support for AudioScience cards in the ‘Local Audio Adapter’ section of the Operations Guide

2.19.2 (2018-04-14)

  • Database verson 275
  • Bug fix: Fixed a regression in the HPI support layer that broke audio capture with adapters lacking DMA bus-mastering support

2.19.1 (2018-03-27)

  • Database verson 275
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdlogmanager(1) that caused DB corruption when a clock was deleted while still being assigned to a grid.
  • Functionality: Implemented support for DMA bus-mastering for AudioScience HPI devices. This release supports the latest ASI cards that require DMA bus-mastering support. You may also need to update the hpklinux driver to v4.20.10 or later. RPMs for CentOS 7 are available at Paravel’s website.
  • Functionality: Removed rdhpiinfo(8). Replaced by the stand-alone ‘hpiinfo’ package.
  • Functionality: Removed the event time check for Playout events in rdcatch(1), as there is no sane way to determine a consistently ‘free’ playout time in the face of shifting cut lengths.

2.19.0 (2018-02-22)

  • Database verson 275
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug in rdlibrary(1) that caused evergreen carts/cuts to fail to be highlighted in the correct color
  • Functionality: Added the ability to specify automatic log deletion on the basis of either the Creation Date or Air Date of the log
  • Functionality: Log Importation Changes. Changed music and traffic importation so that parent link events are still visible in linked logs
  • Functionality: Log Locking: implemented a system-wide protocol to prevent changes made to a log on one host from being inadvertently overwritten from another host

2.18.2 (2017-12-29)

  • Database version 272
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug that caused creation of new clocks in rdlogmanager(1) to fail to initialize music scheduler components correctly in the database

2.18.1 (2017-12-22)

  • Database version 272
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug that caused creation and initialization of a new Rivendell database to fail

2.18.0 (2017-12-21)

  • Database version updated to 272
  • Bug fix: Various bug fixes. See the ChangeLog for details
  • Functionality: Group Cut Expiration Policy: Added the ability to set a default End Date/Time for new cuts on a per-group basis
  • Functionality: Host Short Name: Added a Short Name parameter to Host profiles
  • Functionality: Macro Carts: It is now possible to use filepath wildcards in macro carts
  • Functionality: New Host Wildcards: Added two host wildcards: %r for Rivendell Host Name, and %R for Rivendell Short Name
  • Functionality: Provisioning Support: Added four new directives and to the [Provisioning] section of /etc/rd.conf
  • Functionality: MySQL Configuration: Added three parameters to the [mySQL] section of /etc/rd.conf
  • Functionality: Dropbox Enhancements: Added the ability to specify creation of default Segue Markers when processing files via dropbox
  • Functionality: RDImport/DropBox Enhancements: Added the ability to specify start and end datetimes via metadata pattern
  • Functionality: RDCatch Event Filtering: Added the ability to filter by event type in RDCatch
  • Functionality: Log Searching: A search filter (similar to that employed for seaching for carts) has been added to the List Logs dialogs
  • Functionality: Service Filtering in RDLogEdit: Added the ability to limit the visible set of logs in RDLogEdit by user
  • Functionality: Log Purge/Deletion Changes: Logs created manually (in rdlogedit(1) or rdairplay(1)) are now assigned a default purge/deletion date in accordance with the setting in RDAdmin->ManageServices
  • Functionality: Log Importation Changes: Changed music and traffic importation so that parent link events are still visible in linked logs
  • Functionality: Web API Changes: Added ‘FILTER’ and ‘RECENT’ call parameters to the ‘ListLogs’ Web API call
  • Documentation: Documentation Overhaul: The Rivendell Operations and Administration Guide has been exapanded and incorporated as part of the base Rivendell source in docs/opsguide. This guide is available as a separate CentOS package: rivendell-opsguide
  • Documentation: Rivendell APIs: The various application programming interfaces (notably the web API) is now documented and is included with the standard distribution

2.17.0 (2017-10-11)

  • Database version updated to 268
  • Bug fix: Web API: Many fixes and enhancements to improve operation
  • Bug fix: Many other bug fixes; see the ChangeLog for all the details (search for 2.17.0 and work your way backward through the list of changes)
  • Functionality: Dropboxes: Added the ability to force imports to be imported as mono, also added the ability to reset individual dropboxes
  • Functionality: New Switcher/GPIO Devices: Support has been added for the following Switcher/GPIO devices:
  • Broadcast Tools Universal 4.1 MLR>>Web Switcher
  • WheatNet LIO
  • WheatNet SLIO
  • Functionality: Macros: Added the ‘Air Gate’ [‘AG’] RML to permit conditional execution of RML on the basis of the status of the On-Air flag
  • Functionality:
  • Functionality: User Authentication: It is now possible to configure RDLogin to require entry of the user-name, rather than picking the name off of a list. See the ‘Show User List in RDLogin’ checkbox in RDAdmin->SystemSettings
  • Functionality: Log Rendering (EXPERIMENTAL): It is now possible to ‘render’ a log as a single audio object (file or cart/cut) without the need to play it out while capturing the audio in realtime. Render support is available through the ‘Render’ button in RDLogEdit and through the command-line rdrender(1) utility. See the rdrender(1) man page for details
  • Functionality: Provisioning Support. Added a [Provisioning] section to rd.conf(5) with directives to facilitate the automatic provisioning of Rivendell instances. See the comments in the [Provisioning] section of the sample rd.conf(5) file
  • Artwork: New Icons: Implemented a new icon set, with individualized icons for each Rivendell module

2.16.0 (2017-06-02)

  • Database version updated to 263
  • Bug fix: Many bug fixes; see the ChangeLog for all the details (search for 2.16.0 and work your way backward through the list of changes)
  • Functionality: Audio Store Hashing. Rivendell now automatically generates a SHA1 hash for each file in the audio store and records this value in the database, thus permitting automated recovery of audio in the event of loss or damage to the audio store's filesystem directory
  • Functionality: Added switcher support for Kernel GPIO devices, such as the GPIO interface on the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3
  • Functionality: Added switcher support for Modbus TCP devices
  • Functionality: Added an rdconvert(1) utility
  • Functionality: It is now possible to delegate authentication of Rivendell users by means of a PAM module, thus permitting ‘single sign-on’ integration with systems such as ActiveDirectory and FreeIPA
  • Functionality: Added various methods to the Rivendell Web API to permit integration with external audio and log editors

2.15.3 (2017-03-24)

  • Database version 259
  • Bug fix: Fixed bugs in MP3 file importation that caused files with variable bit rate (VBR) to be truncated during import.
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug that caused dynamically loaded codec libraries to fail to be detected if the corresponding library’s so-called -devel package was not installed.
  • Functionality: Added an RLM for generating TagStation RLM events for NextRadio.
  • Functionality: Added AddLog, DeleteLog and SaveLog calls to the web API, along with general cleanup and correction of the overall Web API subsystem.

2.15.2 (2017-01-13)

  • Database version 259
  • Documentation: Document the interfaces for inserting inline traffic breaks and for inserting voice track markers (also add an example in docs/examples/)
  • Bug fix: in rdadmin/createdb.cpp that caused obsolete fields in the 'SERVICES' table to be included when creating a new database.
  • Bug fix: in lib/rdwavefile.cpp that caused RDXL chunks to be written with odd chunk lengths.
  • Bug fix: in lib/rdsimpleplayer.cpp that caused RDAirPlay to freeze when attempting to audition an expired cart.
  • Functionality: Added a LockRdairplayMemory= parameter to the [Hacks] section.
  • Functionality: Modified the LiveWire Multicast GPIO driver to generate GPO events using the 'I' event type.

2.15.1 (2016-08-05)

  • Database version 259
  • Bug fix: fixed WAV file export code to enhance compatibility with third-party applications

2.15.0 (2016-07-29)

  • Bug fix: complete support for the MySQL/MariaDB InnoDB database engine (for better transaction processing of database updates)
  • Functionality: enhancements to rdexport that include full metadata in RDXML format
  • Functionality: add CLI command rdclilogedit that enables editing of Rivendell Logs from the command line (without a GUI app)
  • Functionality: Update the database to version 259.

2.14.1 (2016-06-11)

  • Database version 258
  • Bug fix: additional fixes for newer versions of MySQL (and MariaDB)

2.14.0 (2016-06-10)

  • Database version 258
  • Functionality: add the ability to capture real-time events in RDCatch recordings and replay the events in sync with the captured audio
  • Functionality: add RML Macro Cut Event (CE) for placing real-time event markers into active RDCatch recordings
  • Functionality: add support for specifying precise start time and length parameters for Traffic events that are embedded in Music events
  • Bug fix: fixed a bug in RDAdmin that could cause creation of a new database to fail
  • Bug fix: fix issues that prevent compilation under newer versions of the GNU C compiler suite
  • Bug fix: various enhancements and fixes to the new(ish) rdexport utility
  • Bug fix: initial support for newer versions of MySQL (and MariaDB)
  • Bug fix: add code to allow embedded traffic breaks to be specified with start time and length in the music schedule.

2.13.0 (2016-05-10)

  • Database version 255
  • Functionality: add RLM plugin for the Paravel Systems WallTime clock
  • Functionality: add new CLI command rdexport to export Carts with metadata
  • Functionality: new report: Cut Log that includes the Description field for played events
  • Bug fix: fixed a crash in RDLibrary when attempting to open multiple Carts
  • Bug fix: fixed RDLogEdit to improve performance when saving and updating logs
  • Bug fix: fixed a bug that caused marker data to be deleted when exporting a Cut

2.12.0 (2016-04-14)

  • Database version 254
  • Functionality: add support for sequential Cut play-out - you can now configure carts to play cuts in a fixed, sequential order rather than by weight value
  • Functionality: add support for Broadcast Tools switchers
  • Functionality: add RML macro Copy Cut (CP) to copy cuts between carts
  • Functionality: add option to show only “recent” logs in RDLogEdit
  • Functionality: add new web API methods related to Scheduler Codes
  • Bug fix: fixed a bug that caused issues with Services containing the “-” (dash) character

2.11.0 (2015-09-18)

  • Database version 252
  • Functionality: add RDCatch upload/download protocols sftp and scp
  • Functionality: add support to import MP4/AAC files
  • Functionality: add support for the Ross NK series video switcher
  • Functionality: add support for PCM24 in the core audio library code
  • Bug fix: re-wrote the CD ripper code to make it faster and more reliable
  • Bug fix: fixed several bugs related to audio data and buffering
  • Bug fix: Normalized service clock data from the 'SERVICES' to the 'SVC_CLOCKS' table

2.10.3 (2015-02-24)

  • Database version 242
  • Functionality: add RLM (plugin) for Live365 streaming service (which is defunct as of Summer 2016)
  • Functionality: add “MrMaster” and “Spin Count” reports
  • Functionality: add support for audio switcher devices that use the “Software Authority” protocol
  • Functionality: add ability to set segue markers in the CLI app rdmarkerset
  • Bug fix: fixed a bug that caused issues with Services containing a <Space> character in the service name

2.10.2 (2014-11-25)

  • Database version 242
  • Functionality: CLI rdimport enhancement: add two date-related options to the command
  • Functionality: add column for ELR data in RDLogEdit
  • Bug fix: fixed a bug in the Audio Science adapter for cards with only AES3 ports

2.10.1 (2014-11-04)

  • Database version 242
  • Functionality: add “DSP utilization and profiling” info for Audio Science adapters
  • Functionality: add the column “EXT DATA” to the “Edit Log” screen in RDLogEdit
  • Bug fix: fixed a memory fault (crash) in RDLogEdit when dropping a cart that was being used in a log