This week's qutebrowser updates

Florian Bruhin me at
Mon Apr 13 23:16:54 CEST 2015


Still no v0.2... some bug squashed and some new ones appeared -
currently 4 open issues:

Soo... v0.2 this week hopefully. Yeah, I know I already said that last
week :P

This week the overview looks quite big, thanks to the terrific work of
@nicoddemus and @hackebrot at getting qutebrowser tests converted to
pytest :)


Excluding merges, 4 authors have pushed 51 commits to master and 56
commits to all branches. On master, 131 files have changed and there
have been 9,473 additions and 8,626 deletions.

2 Pull requests merged by 2 people
1 Pull request proposed by 1 person
10 Issues closed by 2 people
14 Issues created by 6 people


- Add a new ui -> downloads-position setting to move the downloads to
  the bottom if desired.

  Thanks to Joel Torstensson for this contribution!

- Add a new ui -> hide-mouse-cursor option to hide the mouse cursor
  inside qutebrowser.


- Add startpage/default-page values to tabs -> last-close.
- Add $QUTE_HTML and $QUTE_TEXT variables for userscripts.
- Ignore invalid history entries on start.
- Add a confirmation and update notifier to the crash report dialog.
- Add an icon and various stuff needed to build an .app for OS X.


- Fix default 'ga' bindings.
- Fix default bindings to deprecated commands.
- Fix handling of commands using ;; at various places (key config,
  command parser, :bind)
- Fix various crashes when the session folder has been deleted.
- Add a timeout to pastebin HTTP replies.
- Fix splitting of flags with arguments (:bind -m/--mode).
- Fix bindings of special keys with lower-case modifiers (e.g.

Under the hood

- Ignore a Qt warning about zlib/WOFF.
- Start a CHANGELOG.
- Move FAQ/INSTALL to repo root.
- Conversion of the main test layout and many tests to pytest.
- Update pytest-mock to 0.4.3 in tox.ini.
- Various improvements to the documentation.
- Refactor EventFilter.
- Clean up logging.

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