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August 30, 2015

Pwmd and OpenPGP status update

Filed under: projects, pwmd — bjk @ 10:54 am

Work continues making pwmd work with libgpgme. There are a couple of things remaining to do before a release. Mainly, deciding whether to make a tool to import v3.0.x data files then export to OpenPGP. Should the version then be 3.1 or 4.0? Another possibility is to rename the executable to pwmd2 with a version of 1.0 or to fork the project entirely to something new. Also, should there be any beta releases?

The tickets on the SourceForge project page contain other things needing to be done, too.


Pwmd version 3.0.17 released

Filed under: projects, pwmd — bjk @ 10:40 am

This version adds advisory locking for data files via flock(2). Now two instances of pwmd can share the same data file without risk of corruption. This version also reimplements data file ACL support and releases the data file mutex before beginning a data transfer during a command to let other clients aquire the mutex (unless locked explicitly). And a couple bug fixes.

Download it here.

Libpwmd version 7.2.2 released

Filed under: libpwmd, projects — bjk @ 10:35 am

This version fixes key file usage and expands a tilde ~ in the UDS socket parameter of pwmd_connect().

Download it here.

August 8, 2015

libpurple-pwmd plugin repository created

Filed under: libpwmd, projects — bjk @ 9:11 pm

I’ve created a git repository libpurple-pwmd on GitLab. This is a plugin for libpurple (which is bundled with Pidgin) to retrieve account details from pwmd for any instant messaging protocol supported by libpurple. It requires the development version 3.x of Pidgin/libpurple but older and deprecated patches for Pidgin can be found here.

Update git repository paths

Filed under: projects — bjk @ 9:04 pm

I kinda messed up when importing projects from Gitorious to GitLab. Each project was in it’s own group rather than my username. So I’ve moved them to the bjk group. I’ve updated the git repository and ticket/issue links here on WordPress and also on SourceForge.

August 1, 2015

Pwmd version 3.0.16 released

Filed under: projects, pwmd — bjk @ 3:46 pm

This version fixes a nasty bug that prevented opening a saved data file when the key was cached and adds a couple of features and fixes a couple of other minor bugs. See NEWS for details.

Download it here.

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