./misc/calibre, E-book library management application

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 2.81.0, Package name: calibre-2.81.0, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

calibre is a ebook library management application. Its features are
divided into the following categories:

* Library Management
* Format conversion (all major ebook formats can be converted from)
* Syncing to ebook reader devices
* Fetching news from the web and converting it into ebook form
* Viewing many different ebook formats
* Giving you access to your book collection over the internet using
just a browser

Required to run:
[sysutils/desktop-file-utils] [sysutils/py-dbus] [textproc/py-elementtree] [textproc/icu] [print/poppler] [graphics/libwmf] [databases/shared-mime-info] [fonts/fontconfig] [net/py-dns] [devel/chmlib] [devel/py-setuptools] [devel/libusb] [time/py-dateutil] [databases/py-sqlite3] [www/py-beautifulsoup] [devel/libmtp] [x11/py-sip] [textproc/py-lxml] [sysutils/hal] [misc/xdg-utils] [www/py-mechanize] [print/podofo] [lang/python27] [www/py-cherrypy] [textproc/py-cssutils] [net/py-netifaces] [textproc/py-cssselect] [sysutils/py-psutil] [graphics/py-Pillow] [x11/qt5-qtbase] [databases/py-apsw] [print/poppler-qt5] [x11/py-qt5]

Required to build:
[pkgtools/x11-links] [x11/glproto] [x11/renderproto] [x11/xproto] [x11/xf86vidmodeproto] [x11/xf86driproto] [x11/damageproto] [x11/inputproto] [x11/xextproto] [x11/randrproto] [x11/dri2proto] [print/poppler-includes] [x11/xcb-proto] [x11/fixesproto4] [sysutils/dbus-python-common] [pkgtools/cwrappers]

Master sites:

SHA1: ec829de8a2d5b4c5136def5d4dda691728047c94
RMD160: 6477501ac7e126be64c85dd8509ba435a2a2e201
Filesize: 37911.891 KB

Version history: (Expand)

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   2017-03-12 21:30:37 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3) | Package updated
Log message:
Updated calibre to 2.81.0.

- version: 2.81.0

  date: 2017-03-10

  new features:
    - title: "Amazon metadata download: Allow downloading amazon metadata \ 
from multiple sources. You can now configure the Amazon plugin via \ 
Preferences->Metadata download to use either the amazon servers, or various \ 
search engine caches to get the metadata. Should help with the recent CAPTCHA \ 
problems when downloading metadata from amazon"

    - title: "Kobo driver: Add support for new firmware"

    - title: "Edit Book: Spell Check dialog: Always add the original word \ 
as one of the spelling corrections, so that small edits to the word can be made \ 

    - title: "Edit Book: Saved searched Dialog: Allow re-arranging the \ 
saved searches using drag and drop."

    - title: "Implement auto update of builtin metadata download plugins, \ 
just as for recipes and Get Books plugins. Needed as the websites they get data \ 
from often change."

    - title: "Edit Book: When inserting full screen images, use the actual \ 
image dimensions in the generated SVG code, when available"

    - title: "Linux installer: Check that the umask is suitable before \ 
running the installer. Should fix breakage on systems where users have changed \ 
the user umask but neglected to also alter it for sudo"

    - title: "Bulk metadata edit: Remove the control to delete specific \ 
formats as it is redundant. This functionality is already present by right \ 
clicking the Remove books button"

  bug fixes:
    - title: "TXT Input: When detecting the encoding of txt files only use \ 
the first four kilobytes of text. Fixes excessively slow conversion of very \ 
large text files."

    - title: "Get Books: Fix price not being displayed for books from \ 
Amazon dues to website changes"

    - title: "GetBooks: Update Google Books plugin for website changes"

    - title: "E-book viewer: Fix slow startup when recently opened files \ 
are on a slow/malfunctioning networked filesystem."

    - title: "Google metadata download: Fix metadata not being found when \ 
the title of the book includes a sub-title"

    - title: "Improve downloading of covers from the google books metadata \ 

    - title: "News download: Fix a bug that could cause a crash when \ 
downloading an SVG image."
    - title: "Edit book: Fix a regression that caused pasting copied text \ 
from programs that generate both HTML and plain text when copying to paste the \ 
HTML in preference to the plain text"

  improved recipes:
    - tyzden
    - The Economist
    - Kansas City Star
    - NYTimes
    - The Spectator
   2017-03-07 23:47:40 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3) | Package updated
Log message:
Updated calibre to 2.80.0.

- version: 2.80.0
  date: 2017-02-24

  new features:
    - title: "Add support for sideloading of KFX files created with the \ 
third-party KFX calibre plugin"

    - title: "Edit book: Allow drag and drop of image files, stylesheets \ 
and html files into the editor to insert the appropriate <img> and \ 
<link> tags and add the files to the book automatically."

    - title: "Kobo driver: Add support for updated firmware"

    - title: "Edit Book: Spell Check: If there are no suggestions fill the \ 
suggested word box with the original word."

    - title: "Viewer: add a shortcut (Ctrl+F11) to show/hide toolbars."

  bug fixes:
    - title: "PDF Output: Fix courier font not being rendered when \ 
converting on windows."

    - title: "E-mail delivery: Add a Message-ID header when sending emails. \ 
Reduces probability of mails sent from calibre being marked as spam"

    - title: "Save to disk: Fix path shortening being applied to entire \ 
save template even when saving to singe directory."

    - title: "Get Books: Update the Virualo and Publi store plugins for \ 
website changes"

    - title: "Viewer: Fix regression that caused slow opening of some books \ 
with missing font/css/image files"

    - title: "Viewer: Pressing Ctrl+F in fullscreen mode should show the \ 

    - title: "Edit book: Do not allow creating multiple new files whose \ 
names differ only by case."

    - title: "Viewer: Use heuristics to try to detect comics encoded as \ 
fixed layout EPUBs to ensure they are displayed as intended."

  improved recipes:
    - The Atlantic
    - The Financial Times

  new recipes:
    - title: Various new and improved Belgian news sources
   2017-02-20 18:00:37 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (30)
Log message:
Switch py-dateutils to plain DEPENDS.

It supports both python 2 and 3 nowadays.
   2017-02-17 16:43:43 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (4) | Package updated
Log message:
Updated calibre to 2.79.1.


New Features

    Windows: Make recently opened books show up in the jump lists for the \ 
standalone viewer and editor programs
    OS X/Linux: Show an informational popup message when an Android device is \ 
plugged in that needs the user to tap Allow for the connection to work.
    Conversion: Log options that are different from the defaults separately, for \ 
easy reference

Bug Fixes

    2.79.1 fixes a regression in 2.79.0 that broke the file open dialogs on \ 
windows vista
    Conversion: Fix regression that broke conversion of some epub files when \ 
using the 'Remove first image' option.
    Get Books: Update Kobo plugin for website changes
    Windows MTP driver: Fix error when enumerating device storage not being \ 
reported during debug device detection
    Tag Browser: When dragging and dropping a book onto a series increment the \ 
series number.
    Fix crash when generating covers with Qt 5.8 on linux
    Fix Get Books result list and jobs list not being populated on Qt 5.8
    Fix importing rules in the coloring/icon rules dialog not enabling the apply \ 
   2017-02-12 07:26:18 by Ryo ONODERA | Files touched by this commit (1451)
Log message:
Recursive revbump from fonts/harfbuzz
   2017-02-06 14:56:14 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (1452)
Log message:
Recursive bump for harfbuzz's new graphite2 dependency.
   2017-02-05 19:34:09 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3) | Package updated
Log message:
Updated calibre to 2.78.0.

Use included versions of chardet and html5lib.
chardet: not sure if included copy is modified.
html5lib: included copy is definitely modified.

New Features

    View button: Add an action to the right click menu that always opens the \ 
book with the calibre viewer, regardless of the preferences
    Kobo driver: Update to support the newest firmware from Kobo
    E-book viewer: Allow opening a specific item from the Table of Contents via \ 
the --open-at command line parameter.
    Closes tickets: 1656573
    Amazon metadata download: Add support for downloading from amazon.ca

Bug Fixes

    Edit Book: Do not condense CSS rules when saving AZW3 files regardless of \ 
the value of Preferences->Common Options->Look & Feel->Expand CSS
    EPUB Output: Fix a duplicate id created in rare circumstances when splitting \ 
on page breaks.
    Closes tickets: 1658744

    DOCX Input: Fix error when converting documents that have images pointing to \ 
web resources.
    Closes tickets: 1659142

    E-book viewer: Fix a regression that caused an increase in load times when \ 
loading the individual HTML files inside an EPUB book.
    Closes tickets: 1658578

    Fix setting a similar books search to use the formats field in \ 
Preferences->Searching resulting in an error.
    Closes tickets: 1658386

    Kobo driver: Fix incorrect cover size being uploaded to the Glo HD
    E-book viewer: Fix 'View Image' right click menu action not available for \ 
svg files included via <img> tags.
    Closes tickets: 1657717

    HTML Input: Remove the # character from input filenames, for maximum \ 
    Closes tickets: 1656833

    Edit Book: Fix spell check treating the unicode hyphen (U+2010) differently \ 
from the normal hyphen (U+002d).
    Closes tickets: 1656319

New news sources

    The Sunday Times Magazine by Bobby Steel

Improved news sources

    FOX News
    Oriental Daily
    The Times
    Echo Online
    The Hindu
   2017-01-27 11:24:56 by Klaus Klein | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
pyPdf hasn't been used by calibre since 2012, neither in bundled (removed)
nor in dependency form.

Noted by Eli Schwartz.