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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

1 non-breaking changes

1.1 data-default

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

2 breaking changes

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