GNU Xnee 3.06 ('Dio') released

We are pleased to announce the availability of GNU Xnee 3.06 ('Dio')

GNU Xnee is a suite of programs that can record, replay and distribute
user actions under the X11 environment. Think of it as a robot that can
imitate the job you just did. GNU Xnee can be used to:
    Automate tests
    Demonstrate programs
    Distribute actions
    Record and replay 'macro'
    Retype the content of a file

Getting the Software
====================

   http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xnee/xnee-3.06.tar.gz
   http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xnee/xnee-3.06.tar.gz.sig


or one of the mirror sites as found in:

   http://www.gnu.org/prep/ftp.html

Checksums
===========

  md5sum:
	1e68436f4be1ccb896f6db5e38957d1e

  cksum:
        809144464 1598910


New in this release
===================

   * New logo:
       pixmap/512x512/xnee-new.png

   * Build changes:
       configure bails out when building any gui
       and no pkg-config installed

   * Test changes:
       Separated tests:
       * make check  - does not need an X server to connect to
       * make xcheck - needs an X server to connect to

   * Fixed bugs as reported on bug-xnee@gnu.org:
       "crash in xnee_key2string when verbose"
       "cnee causing segfault"

   * New options:
        --no-reparent-recording

   * Options that didn't make it: (added and removed since last 3.05)
        --force-reparent-recording



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Preparing GNU Xnee 3.06 (and testing new XI2 features)

It’s been a while since the RECORD problems was found. Anyhow, now they’re solved (in Xorg) and GNU Xnee is now working as it should (given you’re using CVS HEAD and the latest Xorg server). I’ll start preparing a GNU Xnee 3.06 right away.

If you’re checking out the branch: xinput2-support ( http://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/xnee/?root=xnee&pathrev=xinput2-support ) you should be able to see the latest happenings when it comes to supporting XInput Extension (especially multiple input devices). I’ve just finished testing 8 (faked using swinput) faked “mouses”. Some 300 000 events were sent and all went fine so we’re actually making some progress here as well.