ANNOUNCE: tracker 0.9.3 released (unstable)

tracker 0.9.3 is now available for download from:

664baf4cf18f28dfa4420fbc81bb95cf  tracker-0.9.3.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:

  * Fixed miner desktop files so they have trailing ; for Categories
  * Added structural view design document
  * Added queries for contact data generation scripts
  * Added queries for message data generation scripts
  * Added debugging to libinotify to assist in fixing GB#615965
  * Updated data generation scripts and templates quite heavily
  * Disable inotify and tracker-storage for coverage reports

  * Added nco:contactLocalUID property

  Functional Tests:
  * Fixed query used for getting image metdata
  * Fixed signal handling in miner file operations test
  * Fixed performance scripts to not use isStoredAs
  * Updated contact related performance queries
  * Updated message related performance queries
  * Added writeback support for PNG, TIFF, MP4

  * Removed tracker_power_get_battery_percentage(), it's unused
  * Port from libdevkit-power-gobject to libupower-glib

* Added tracker:uri-is-parent SQLite functions (for crawling improvements) * Added tracker:uri-is-descendant SQLite functions (for crawling improvements)
  * Define a maxium size for each DBusMessage

  * Added fn:lower-case function

  * Improve crawling queries (3693 dirs, 27678 files, was 651s, now 166s)

  * Added initial test cases

* Fixed cursor iteration to make sure it is done in the thread that prepared the query
  * Fixed memory corruption, using DBusGMethodInvocation after freed
* Create DBusMessages without dbus-glib to avoid memory duplication/fragmentation

  * Fixed man page for -d
  * Fixed double free in Vorbis extractor, caused timeouts in miner-fs logs
  * Added tracker_getline() API for platforms without it

  * Use new libupower API in tracker-common

* Added new miner for Flickr web service thanks to the work from Adrien Bustany

  * Fixed double free in taglib module

  * Fixed race condition

  * Removed --service (old 0.6 option which is unused)
  * Added support for starting queries using command line arguments


  * GB#615930 - crash in evolution caused by tracker plugin
  * GB#616493 - Remove unzip dependency from the OASIS extractor
* GB#615836 - tracker:available doesnt work: wrong dataSource for removeable drives
  * GB#579051 - provide getline() if not found
  * NB#166080 - extraction of copyright for jpg image is partially correct
* NB#164958 - tracker-search for a default song doesn't work for "beautif" and "beautifu"


  * Updated cs: Petr Kovar
  * Updated sl: Andrej Žnidaršič



29 April 2010
Tracker team

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