[compiz] Compiz released

Dmitry Shachnev mitya57 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 13:16:36 UTC 2019

Compiz has been officially released today.

Major changes in this release include:

- Development has switched from Bazaar (back) to Git [1].
- CCSM has been ported to PyGObject, GTK 3 and Python 3.
- compizconfig-python has been ported from Pyrex to Cython.
- Restored the Color Filter plugin by porting it to the new plugin API.
- Added support for loading configuration from multiple files.
- Docks and splashscreens now appear focused.
- Fixed build errors with GCC 8.
- Removed KDE (4.x) support code.
- Compiz now needs cmake ≥ 3.10.0 and pkg-config ≥ 0.29.1 to build.
- gtk-window-decorator now needs libmetacity ≥ 3.22.0 to build.

Also, some bugs have been fixed. See NEWS [2] for a list of them.

The tarball for the new release can be downloaded at [3].
Please report any bugs you have found to our bug tracker [4].

I would like to thank Alberts Muktupāvels, Marco Trevisan, Auboyneau Vincent,
Samuel Thibault, Colomban Wendling, Eleni Maria Stea and other people who have
contributed to this release.

[1]: https://code.launchpad.net/compiz
[2]: https://git.launchpad.net/compiz/tree/NEWS
[3]: https://launchpad.net/compiz/0.9.14/
[4]: https://bugs.launchpad.net/compiz/

Dmitry Shachnev
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