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CVS commit: pkgsrc/www/opera
Module Name: pkgsrc
Committed By: obache
Date: Thu Jan 8 12:23:30 UTC 2009
pkgsrc/www/opera: Makefile Makefile.plain Makefile.rpm
Update Opera to 9.63.
XXX: Please anyone update PLIST.solaris-sparc.
Opera 9.63 for Linux Changelog
Opera 9.63 is a recommended security and stability upgrade.
Opera 9.63 incorporates the Opera Presto 2.1.1 user agent engine.
Changes and improvements since Opera 9.62
* Added opera:config > UserPrefs > DoubleclicktoCloseTab to close tabs by
double-clicking on them
Mail, News, Chat
* Added a thread button in the mail toolbar
* Removed Label button from mail toolbar
* Reverted the Subject field back to its previous behavior where it is a
text field and not a button
* Added shortcuts for follow (Ctrl/Cmd-D), ignore (Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-D) and go
to thread (D)
* Manipulating text input contents can allow execution of arbitrary code,
as reported by Red XIII. See our advisory.
* HTML parsing flaw can cause Opera to execute arbitrary code, as reported
by Alexios Fakos. See our advisory.
* Long hostnames in file: URLs can cause execution of arbitrary code, as
reported by Vitaly McLain. see our advisory.
* Script injection in feed preview can reveal contents of unrelated news
feeds, as reported by David Bloom. See our advisory.
* Built-in XSLT templates can allow cross-site scripting, as reported by
Robert Swiecki of the Google Security Team. See our advisory.
* Fixed an issue that could reveal random data, as reported by Matthew of
Hispasec Sistemas. Details will be disclosed at a later date.
* SVG images embedded using <img> tags can no longer execute Java or plugin
content, suggested by Chris Evans.
* Opera now imports .p12 private certificates
Opera 9.62 for Linux Changelog
Opera 9.62 is a recommended security upgrade. Please see the Security section.
Opera 9.62 incorporates the Opera Presto 2.1.1 user agent engine.
Changes since Opera 9.61
* Fixed an issue where History Search could be used to execute arbitrary
code, as discovered by Aviv Raff; see our advisory
* The links panel no longer allows cross-site scripting; see our advisory
Opera 9.61 for Linux Changelog
Opera 9.61 is a recommended security upgrade. Please see the Security section.
Opera 9.61 incorporates the Opera Presto 2.1.1 user agent engine.
Changes since Opera 9.6
* Fixed an issue with Opera Link which could generate duplicate bookmarks
during the synchronization process
* The image toggle button on the status bar is now a normal button, and
does not have a menu
* Fixed an issue where History Search could be used to reveal browsing
history, as reported by Roberto Suggi Liverani of Security-Assessment.com; see
* Fast Forward can no longer allow cross-site scripting, as reported by
David Bloom; see our advisory
* Prevented news feed preview from revealing the contents of unrelated news
feeds, as reported by David Bloom; see our advisory
Opera 9.6 for Linux Changelog
Opera 9.6 is a recommended security and stability upgrade. See the Security
A separate changelog listing changes since Opera 9.6 Beta 1 is available.
New and improved features in Opera 9.6
Custom search engines and typed history (typed history is only the history you
explicitly type or select from the address bar) are now joining bookmarks,
notes, personal bar and Speed Dial in Opera Link.
Now you can preview an RSS/Atom feed before subscribing.
Follow/Ignore threads and contacts
Follow and Ignore are new features for users that receive numerous messages. It
makes it easier to dismiss unimportant messages and easier to recognise
* Activate this feature by selecting Follow/Ignore in the email context
menu (or click the message subject header), then select either Follow Thread or
* Also, you can click the names in the From or To headers to enable the
following or ignoring of contacts.
Go To Thread
You can now also use "Go to thread" which means that you can view only the
messages from that thread. This is useful for those that employ flat view.
Low Bandwidth Mode
Low Bandwidth Mode is a setting on mail accounts that makes Opera Mail use as
little bandwidth as possible.
* For IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol): Opera will only synchronise
new messages and it will not fetch message attachments unless requested
* For POP (Post Office Protocol): Opera will not fetch more than the first
100 lines of a message unless requested
Opera Scroll Marker
The new Opera Scroll Marker makes it easier to continue reading when you scroll
through a Web page. At the end of the page it will indicate the previous
position of the bottom of the screen so you can easily see where to continue
Enable Opera Scroll Marker in the Preferences dialog box. Navigate to Tools >
Preferences > Advanced > Browsing > Show scroll marker (check box).
* Check the box to enable Opera Scroll Marker
* Leave the box unchecked (default) to keep it disabled
Using the opera:config Preferences Editor
opera:config#UserPrefs|EnableScrollMarker, you can also set Opera Scroll Marker
to show every time you scroll less than a full page down or up. The options in
the drop-down menu are:
* 0 ¡½ off
* 1 ¡½ show when reaching the bottom or top of the page
* 2 ¡½ always show when scrolling
Changes since Opera 9.52
* Opera now remembers the bookmark panel position after restart
* Added a setting
opera:config#UserPrefs|ShowBookmarksInAddressfieldAutocompletion to prevent
bookmarks from showing in the Address field auto-completion drop-down
* When setting opera:config#TransferWindow|KeepEntriesDays to 0, Opera now
removes the transfer history when restarting
* Sites using HTTP Auth are now saved in typed history
* Opera now stops loading pages with iframes when closing the page or
* Page encoding in site preferences can now be reset to automatic
* Browsing Intranet sites now works after changing proxies in a running
* Improvements to Opera Link include the synchronization of search engines
and typed history
* Changed the default global history to 1000
* Added a new default speedial.ini
* Fixed sorting by progress in Transfers
* Fixed copying of multiple entries from the history manager
* Fixed a bug that could cause notes to be lost when using certain
* Fixed dataloss situation when note folders had more than one line in
* Fixed spurious highlighting when using the space character in inline find
* Fixed an issue that would prevent links in frames from being opened by
Mail, News, Chat
* Added popular Chinese providers in mailproviders.xml
* Made all top-level access points (except All Messages) selectable
* Now copes better with broken POP servers that send empty UIDLs
* The "Large font" setting is now respected for subjects
* Cache files from feeds no longer show up in Transfers
* Feeds are now detected even when served as text/html
* Fixed the synchronization of removed labels for IMAP accounts
* Fixed an issue where the signatures wouldn't change if the default
account signature ended with a space
* Fixed an issue where sent message bodies could disappear under certain
* Fixed DCC transfers in IRC
Display and Scripting
* Improved Acid3 support: The document property has been removed from
iframe objects for compatibility with Gecko, WebKit, and the Acid3 test
* Added support for the caller property on functions:
* Special characters are now displayed properly in the Address bar drop-down
* Opera Dragonfly element highlighting no longer stays on the page after
closing the developer tools window
* Script focused elements are no longer highlighted
* Fixed saving of SVG when right clicking
* Fixed an issue where custom search engines would not get a favicon
* Verisign and Comodo are now formally EV-enabled: see Yngve's blog post
* Fixed an issue where specially crafted addresses could execute arbitrary
code, as reported by Chris of Matasano Security; see our advisory
* Java applets can no longer be used to read sensitive information, as
reported by Nate McFeters; see our advisory
* Added the Opera Core version (currently "Presto/2.1.1") to the User Agent
* Improved performance with large wand.dat files
* Fixed Fast Forward on Google search results pages
* Upgrading Opera on Debian no longer resets default x-www-browser
* Fixed an issue where text with specified size suddenly disappears on Qt4
To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -r1.83 -r1.84 pkgsrc/www/opera/Makefile
cvs rdiff -r1.3 -r1.4 pkgsrc/www/opera/Makefile.plain
cvs rdiff -r1.2 -r1.3 pkgsrc/www/opera/Makefile.rpm
cvs rdiff -r1.1 -r1.2 pkgsrc/www/opera/PLIST.freebsd-i386
cvs rdiff -r1.31 -r1.32 pkgsrc/www/opera/distinfo
Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
copyright notices on the relevant files.
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