This week's qutebrowser updates

Florian Bruhin me at
Mon Oct 20 21:02:42 CEST 2014

Another week packed with useful updates! \o/


Excluding merges, 2 authors have pushed 92 commits to master and 92
commits to all branches. On master, 46 files have changed and there
have been 1,066 additions and 457 deletions.

2 Pull requests merged by 1 person
19 Issues closed by 1 person
11 Issues created by 1 person

Upgrade notes

Hopefully nothing! :)


- New option general->new-instance-open-target to configure how URLs
  from a new instance should be opened.
- New script to generate quickmarks from chromium
  bookmarks (thanks to longneck for the contribution!)
- Completion for quickmarks with ':open' and ':quickmark-load'
  (thanks to longneck for the contribution!)


- Set urgent hint when opening a tab via IPC.
- Improved crash log handling, a crash log should now always be
  written on segfaults.
- Remove existing cookies when permissions->cookies-store gets
- Performance improvements for completion.
- Update completion in background so the user can continue typing.
- Downloads: Show error messages instead of silently aborting
- Paste primary selection with Shift+Insert in the commandline.
- Make completion case-insensitive.


- Fix exception when using IPC without a mainwindow being available.
- Fix opening of new windows via IPC.
- Fix exception when using :quit with multiple windows.
- Clear favicon correctly when loading new page.
- Fix quickmarks with spaces in the name.
- Fix segfault when clicking a javascript "close window" button.
- Fix exception when a download error occurs and no window is focused.
- Fix redrawing of download view if new downloads are added.
- Hopefully fix an exception due to a race condition on shutdown.
- Draw hints correctly when the page is zoomed.
- hints: Fix replacing of {hint-url} (with ;o/;O/.o keybindings)
- Fix updating of stuff when the config changed.


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