Xmonad/Notable changes since 0.11

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This page is for keeping a record of significant changes in darcs xmonad and xmonad-contrib since the 0.11 releases (Jan 1, 2013). See darcs changes in the source repositories for the patches and more details covering documentation and bug fixes not noted here.

xmonad-contrib 0.11.1 was a release to address a build falure with X11-1.6.1. 0.11.2 addresses a security where window titles sent on to XMonad.Hooks.DynamicLog could contain <action="command"></action> tags, which potentially are executed by xmobar or dzen. 0.11.3 addresses a build failure with ghc-7.8.2

non-breaking changes

data-default

Use of data-default allows using def where previously you had to write defaultConfig, defaultXPConfig default...


breaking changes

XMonad.Actions.UpdatePointer.updatePointer arguments changed. This allows having elements of the TowardsCentre and Relative methods going on at the same time.