tracker 0.9.5 released (unstable)
Posted on: 05/21/2010 09:20 AM

tracker 0.9.5 is now available for download

efa96293c45984593658899de380b785 tracker-0.9.5.tar.gz

What is it?
All-in-one indexer, search tool and metadata database.

Where can I find out more?
You can visit the project web site:


What's New?

A lot of these changes have also been back-ported to the 0.8 branch!

Improvements / New:

* Added support for libunistring and libicu thanks for the work from Aleksander Morgado
* Fixed building with VPATHS where $srcdir != $builddir

* Added tracker:id function to return the integer ID used as last sort key in queries

* Added secondary index on nmo:communicationChannel

* Create new contexts per tripple now, improves variable handling
* Added support for secondary indexes, creates a 2 column index in SQLite

* Fixed word breaking (if using libicu or libunistring)
* Fixed word normalization (if using libicu or libunistring)
* Fixed word case folding (if using libicu or libunistring)
* Support multi language extraction per file (if using libicu or libunistring)

* Fixed IRI cache
* Fixed mtime cache for config directories themselves
* Added TrackerNetworkProvider for miners which need to know about connection status

* Check idle handler after
* Use exclusive thread for TTL imports, fixes remaining table locked issues

* Handle single null terminated strings in UCS2 and UTF-16 in mp3 extractor
* Don't do word breaking to limit FTS extraction by words, instead use bytes, faster
* Added specific GIF file extractor

* Fixed segfault when entering text while categories are selected


* NB#163155 - tracker-extract is crashing while extracting album art of a mp3 file
* NB#169254 - GLIB CRITICAL ** GLib - g_utf8_strdown: assertion `str != NULL' failed
* NB#169105 - GLIB CRITICAL ** Tracker - tracker_iptc_new: assertion `len > 0' failed
* NB#169119 - GLIB CRITICAL ** GLib-GObject - g_object_unref: assertion `G_IS_OBJECT (object)' failed
* GB#619061 - add search history and auto-completion
* GB#616535 - miner-fs stops after crawling a little (no crash). maybe non-utf8 locale related.
* GB#614870 - Open t-s-t on left click
* GB#614610 - config behaviour regarding xdg-user-dirs doesn't work properly
* GB#618821 - Wrong X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Components for desktop files
* GB#618544 - Only install tracker-search-bar man page when enabled
* GB#618011 - UI problems with tracker tray icon
* GB#616808 - dist tarball fails to build twice in a row if --enable-gtk-doc is selected
* GB#491850 - Allow option to ignore stopwords
* GB#503366 - Cannot search number in text files
* GB#579756 - Unicode Normalization is broken in Indexer and/or Search
* GB#616836 - Use libunistring's u8_normalize() instead of GLib's g_utf8_normalize()



20 May 2010
Tracker team

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