Revelation 0.4.5
Posted on: 08/26/2005 04:29 AM

Revelation is a password manager for the GNOME 2 desktop, released under the GNU GPL license. It stores all your accounts and passwords in a single, secure place, and gives you access to it through a user-friendly graphical interface.

This release adds import/export of data files for PasswordSafe 2.x and 1.x, GPass 0.5.x, MyPasswordSafe, and Password Gorilla. It also fixes a few bugs including a crash when searching with non-Unicode character set, a couple of crashes on 64-bit systems, and an incorrect magic string in the MIME-type entry for the data file. The gnomemisc module also gives more informative error messages when something goes wrong.

New features:
- added Password Safe 2.x import/export
- added Password Safe 1.x import/export
- added GPass 0.5.x import/export
- added MyPasswordSafe import/export
- added MyPasswordSafe import/export for old file format
- added Password Gorilla import/export

Bugfixes:
- fix crash when searching with non-Unicode locale
- fix crashes in applet and with drag/drop on 64-bit systems
- encode data as Unicode when loading from files
- more informative error messages for gnomemisc module
- fix incorrect magic string in MIME-type entry
- fixed a bug when importing GPass 0.4.x files with empty note
- GPass importer handles multi-line notes correctly
- GPass importer skips hostnames containing only http://
- set correct app version number in datafile header
- default lock timeout for applet set to 10 minutes

Code changes:
- check for necessary python modules at configure-time
- don't use unnecessary defsfiles when building gnomemisc module
- improved the applet name and description

Project website:
http://oss.codepoet.no/revelation/

Download:
ftp://oss.codepoet.no/revelation/revelation-0.4.5.tar.bz2



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