Revision history for Alien-Build

0.66      2017-07-17 02:46:11 -0400
  - Fix cmake helper.

0.65_01   2017-07-16 12:29:36 -0400
  - Fixed bug in Core::Download plugin which would fail if download
    was a directory tree instead of a tarball

0.64_01   2017-07-15 15:41:49 -0400
  - Merged Alien-Base-Wrapper and Alien-Build.  For the old Alien-Base-Wrapper change log
    see Changes.Alien-Base-Wrapper

0.63      2017-07-15 14:38:40 -0400
  - Extract::CommandLine plugin to use Alien::Gzip, Alien::Libbz2 and Alien::xz
    when gzip, bzip2 or xz is not provided by operating system

0.62      2017-07-13 21:27:31 +0000
  - Add support for rc file ~/.alienfile/rc.pl
  - Add start_url meta property
  - Fetch plugins use start_url property by default
  - Turn off Test2::Plugin::SRand, which seemed to be triggering an error in File::Temp
    see fd3208bfe8613aae63e4439aa1f4c78d01be086e

0.61      2017-07-13 11:10:46 +0000
  - Add passive property to Download::Negotiate plugin
  - Add passive property to Fetch::NetFTP plugin
  - Add log directive to alienfile

0.60      2017-07-12 22:26:22 -0400
  - Fix broken test t/01_use.t

0.59      2017-07-12 21:10:14 -0400
  - ACTUALLY removed Alien::Build::Plugin::Probe::GnuWin32, which
    I promised to remove two releases ago :/

0.58      2017-07-12 20:19:13 -0400
  - If PkgConfig.pm is needed, version 0.14026 will be required
    (PkgConfig.pm is a dynamic prereq on environments that do
    not have pkg-config or pkgconf).

0.57      2017-07-12 16:45:54 -0400
  - Add alienfile_ok to Test::Alien::Build
  - Fixed bug with preload and postload environment variables
  - Removed Alien::Build::Plugin::Fetch::PromptBeforeDownload
    which is now a separate distribution
  - Removed Alien::Build::Plugin::Probe::GnuWin32
    which is now a separate distribution

0.56_01   2017-07-11 16:39:38 -0400
  - Merged Test-Alien and Alien-Build.  For the old Test-Alien change log
    see Changes.Test-Alien
  - Import helpers from Aliens that are required using requires.
    (this was always the intent, but for some reason was not implemented until now).
  - Add helper_ok test to Test::Alien
  - Add interpolate_template_is test to Test::Alien
  - Add Test::Alien::Build
  - Add has_helper method to Alien::Build::Interpolate

0.55      2017-07-09 12:25:06 -0400
  - Use lib/pkgconfig and share/aclocal from any Alien::Base requires.
    Previously only Alien::Base modules build with alienfile + Alien::Build
    were used.

0.54      2017-07-07 01:28:54 -0400
  - Alien::Build::MM add alien_prop target

0.53      2017-07-06 13:04:34 -0400
  - Build::SearchDep sets CXXFLAGS (in addition to CFLAGS) for C++ projects
  - Probe::CBuilder adds aliens property
  - Probe::CBuilder adds lang property
  - Build::SearchDep adds public_I property
  - Build::SearchDep adds public_l property

0.52      2017-06-28 17:26:24 -0400
  - Enhanced Fetch::NetFTP plugin to try passive mode if active fails.

0.51      2017-06-27 15:04:19 -0400
  - Fixup ACLOCAL_PATH on Windows

0.50      2017-06-27 12:50:12 -0400
  - Update ACLOCAL_PATH for any required Alien that has a share/aclocal directory.

0.49      2017-06-26 17:18:25 -0400
  - Fix: set runtime_prop version instead of runtime_prop
    based on archive version number

0.48      2017-06-26 16:09:29 -0400
  - Gather::IsolateDynamic skip directories that do not exist

0.47      2017-06-24 17:21:57 -0400
  - Fixed windows + autoconf regression

0.46      2017-06-22 13:02:52 -0400
  - Added Alien::Build::Plugin::Fetch::PromptBeforeDownload
  - Fixed typo in Alien::Build::Plugin::GnuWin32

0.45      2017-06-16 13:36:36 -0400
  - Documentation improvements

0.44      2017-06-12 10:52:08 -0400
  - Decode::HTML plugin unescapes URI encoded filenames, as it should (kiwiroy++ gh#17)

0.43      2017-06-11 21:23:55 -0400
  - Fix documentaton coverage for Alien::*::Install::Files
  - Additional fixes for Alien::*::Install::Files support

0.42      2017-06-11 09:09:55 -0400
  - Added Gather::IsolateDynamic plugin
  - This version includes The Answer to Life, the Universe and Everything.

0.41      2017-06-10 19:03:49 -0400
  - Added (undocumented so far) ffi option to Build::Autoconf plugin

0.40      2017-06-10 13:15:33 -0400
  - Added ffi block for alienfile.
  - Deprecate patch_ffi, build_ffi and gather_ffi directives.

0.39      2017-06-10 06:40:45 -0400
  - Added patch_ffi keyword for alienfile missing in previous release

0.38      2017-06-10 06:28:21 -0400
  - Added build_ffi and gather_ffi stages

0.37      2017-06-09 17:04:21 -0400
  - Generate ::Install::Files module for use with Inline, if cflags or libs are detected.

0.36      2017-04-13 04:05:45 -0400
  - Add runtime property: alien_build_version

0.35      2017-03-30 18:02:45 -0400
  - Add Build::SearchDep plugin
  - Add PkgConfig::MakeStatic plugin

0.34      2017-03-30 11:19:48 -0400
  - Add install property: old.prefix
  - Add install property: old.runtime

0.33      2017-03-29 20:38:56 -0400
  - Add runtime property: perl_module_version
  - Fix important typos

0.32      2017-03-28 14:14:52 -0400
  - Add documentation Alien::Build::Manual::AlienUser
  - Fixup compiler and linker flags when not doing a double staged install

0.31      2017-03-24 15:27:19 -0400
  - Better negotiation between pkg-config and cbuilder plugins (again)

0.30      2017-03-24 14:04:27 -0400
  - Better negotiation between pkg-config and cbuilder plugins

0.29      2017-03-24 12:57:13 -0400
  - Improved diagnostics
  - Fixed libpkgconf cache'ing bug

0.28      2017-03-21 17:10:43 -0400
  - Removed Alien::Build::Wrapper.  The same interface now exists as
    Alien::Base::Wrapper in a separate dist.

0.27      2017-03-16 21:00:02 -0400
  - %{cwd} helper uses / on windows instead of \

0.26      2017-03-16 15:03:53 -0400
  - Fixed bug where LWP FTP download could require either DirListing or HTML
    for decode.
  - Add %{cwd} helper

0.25      2017-03-10 15:05:03 -0500
  - You may now abreviate %{alien.foo.bar} as %{.foo.bar}

0.24      2017-03-10 02:23:40 -0500
  - Added Alien::Build::Wrapper

0.23      2017-03-09 22:02:41 -0500
  - Can store values using \'%{alien.install.foo}' notation
    with scalar command sequence
  - Filled out the AlienAuthor manual

0.22      2017-03-09 14:18:39 -0500
  - Add subplugin method to Alien::Build::Plugin
  - Filled out the FAQ

0.21      2017-03-06 00:09:33 -0500
  - Net::FTP plugin doesn't require trailing / in URL

0.20      2017-03-04 18:52:11 -0500
  - Remove experimental Alien::Base2.  Use Alien::Base 0.036 or better
    instead!

0.19      2017-03-01 08:53:14 +1100
  - Fix some platform and environment specific bugs in the test suite

0.18      2017-02-21 18:12:28 +1100
  - download hook gets called, even if you are using the fetch,
    decode, prefer hooks.

0.17      2017-02-16 08:28:19 +1100
  - Can now store the output of a command into a property using
    a scalar reference, like this:
    [ 'command', '--flags', \'%{alien.runtime.foo}' ]

0.16      2017-02-15 20:07:05 +1100
  - Add prefix to %{configure} helper for Build::Autoconf plugin
  - Add hook_prop to Alien::Build
  - Add system method to Alien::Build

0.15      2017-02-09 14:08:46 -0500
  - Fixed bug where requires sometimes did not return a hash reference

0.14      2017-02-09 02:07:09 -0500
  - Add meta directive to alienfile.
  - Use .pc files from dependant Aliens that used Alien::Build
  - Work around for elder Perls 5.8.7 and earlier

0.12      2017-02-08 15:39:56 -0500
  - Added Probe::GnuWin32 plugin

0.11      2017-02-08 07:56:08 -0500
  - Fixed regression in architecture logic for Alien::Build::MM
  - Fix bug where compile error wouldn't throw exception from
    Alien::Build->load

0.10      2017-02-06 05:24:25 -0500
  - Add heuristic to determine version from filename using
    Prefer::SortVersions plugin
  - Add log method to Alien::Build
  - Fixed bug in probe where first 'share' would be accepted (gh#7)

0.09      2017-02-04 17:31:00 -0500
  - Using an undefined property in command interpolation is now an
    error.
  - Added patch support.
  - Add meta property platform.compiler_type to flag Microsoft
    Visual C++ ("microsoft") compared with everything else ("unix")

0.08      2017-02-04 11:33:01 -0500
  - Fixed prereq bug introduced in 0.07

0.07      2017-02-04 11:21:13 -0500
  - The namespace Alien::Build::Plugin::Core is reserved for plugins
    that are automatically loaded for all instances of Alien::Build
  - Major refactor of Alien::Base2.  Please do not use it.
  - Improved documentation
  - Added Alien::Build::Plugin::Fetch::Local
  - Added support for ALIEN_BUILD_POSTLOAD
  - Fixed bug where PkgConfig negotiator plugin could cause prereqs
    to get added inappropriately
  - Make PkgConfig.pm a prereq on platforms that do not provide
    pkg-config or pkgconf.

0.06      2017-02-02 22:00:38 -0500
  - Added support for ALIEN_BUILD_PRELOAD
  - Legacy Alien::Base compatibility bug fixes
  - json files now use pretty formatting which is much easier
    to read

0.05      2017-02-02 12:06:36 -0500
  - Fixed bug in Alien::Base2 runtime
  - Added meta property "arch"
  - install state file is now called "state.json" to differentiate
    from runtime file "alien.json"

0.04      2017-02-01 17:19:10 -0500
  - Improved documentation

0.03      2017-02-01 11:56:07 -0500
  - Fixed interpolator bug expressed in older versions of Perl
  - Add patch hook to Alien::Build
  - Add patch directive to alienfile
  - Fixes for Microsoft Windows / Strawberry Perl
  - Removed dangerous autosave option from Alien::Build
  - Fixed error when trying to load modules without a $VERSION
  - test suite now runs correctly if ALIEN_INSTALL_TYPE is set
  - The Fetch::HTTPTiny and Fetch::LWP plugins now add the necessary
    SSL modules if the URL is of the https scheme.

0.02      2017-01-31 13:22:29 -0500
  - Extensive documentation improvements
    (documentation is still fairly incomplete).
  - Removed alienfile#prop
  - Added alienfile#meta_prop
  - Fixed a bug in Download::Negotiate and Prefer::SortVersions that
    expressed itself in Perl 5.14, 5.16 (and probably older Perls).
  - make distclean is less noisy now with Alien::Build::MM

0.01      2017-01-30 22:26:05 -0500
  - initial version