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

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 2.85.1, Package name: calibre-2.85.1, 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: 31d880c9da01ad16a2d6f0502b41b77ff32c13a9
RMD160: 345e4c28f2ded44a88f0b06e8d18774a47535509
Filesize: 36897.738 KB

Version history: (Expand)


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   2017-05-16 15:37:24 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3) | Package updated
Log message:
Updated calibre to 2.85.1.

- version: 2.85.1
  date: 2017-05-12

  new features:
    - title: "Book details panel: Allow right click to search the internet \ 
for the current book"

    - title: "Book details panel: Allow right clicking on an author name to \ 
search the internet for works by that author"

    - title: "Book details panel: Clicking an author name now searches \ 
Goodreads by default instead of Wikipedia. Can be changed in \ 
Preferences->Look & feel->Book details"

    - title: "Kobo driver: Add support for the Kobo Auro H2O Edition 2"

  bug fixes:
    - title: "PDF Output: Fix a regression in the previous release that \ 
broke conversion to PDF for some files."

    - title: "DOCX Output: Fix lengths specified in percentage of page size \ 
not being converted correctly."

    - title: "DOCX Output: Fix some hyperlinks not working in word because \ 
the bookmark name is longer than forty characters."

    - title: "DOCX Output: Prevent images from being larger than the page \ 
size."

    - title: "Comic Input: Fix the number of colors control not allowing \ 
values less than 8"

    - title: "Kobo driver: Fix main memory and Card A being swapped on some \ 
systems"

    - title: "Kobo driver: Fix the ignore collections option being \ 
accidentally case-insensitive"

    - title: "Preferences->Toolbars: Show an error message when the user \ 
tries to remove either the Preferences or Location Manager buttons instead of \ 
just silently adding them back."

    - title: "version 2.85.1 contains a fix for a regression that cause the \ 
Open with action to go missing from the right click menu of the Book details \ 
panel"

  improved recipes:
    - Private Eye

  new recipes:
    - title: Balkanist
      author: Darko Miletic

- version: 2.84.0
  date: 2017-05-05

  new features:
    - title: "Kindle driver: Also delete book thumbnails from the system \ 
directory when deleting books."

    - title: "Conversion: Use the same regular expression engine as is used \ 
by the Edit Book tool. The new engine has much better support for Unicode \ 
characters/character classes."

    - title: "Edit Book: Add keyboard shortcuts to jump to opening and \ 
closing tags (Ctrl+{ and Ctrl+})"

    - title: "Add API to pre-process image data in recipes easily"

    - title: "fetch-ebook-metadata: add option to use only a single \ 
metadata plugin"

  bug fixes:
    - title: "E-book viewer: Fix a regression in the previous release that \ 
broke printing from inside the viewer."

    - title: "DOCX Output: When the input document contains paragraphs \ 
inside a block with a background color preserve the background color in the \ 
resulting paragraphs in the DOCX document."

    - title: "DOCX Output: Fix links to empty inline tags not working."

    - title: "DOCX Input: Fix links that point to anchors placed in empty \ 
paragraphs not working."

    - title: "PDF Output: Do not crash when unable to find page for link \ 
destination, instead use previous page."

    - title: "Edit Book: Fix sorting by language in Report->Words not \ 
working"

    - title: "Edit Book: Fix drag and drop of multiple items in the File \ 
Browser causing item order to be reversed."

    - title: "Get Books: Update Baen store plugin for website changes"

    - title: "Linux: When adding books from directories ignore files that \ 
have undecodable names."

    - title: "AZW3: Preserve the primary-writing-mode EXTH header field \ 
when round-tripping AZW3 files. Should fix editing/conversion of RTL AZW3 files \ 
causing page turning to become left-to-right on the Kindle"

    - title: "AZW3 Output: Set the primary-writing-mode EXTH header when \ 
the input document has page-progression-direction set to RTL as this is \ 
apparently required on newer Kindle firmware for right-to-left page \ 
turning"

    - title: "Fix a misbehaving wireless device connection can cause \ 
calibre to hang when opening the Connect/Share menu."

  improved recipes:
    - Private Eye
    - Die Zeit
    - NYTimes Tech Beat

  new recipes:
    - title: First Things
      author: John Hutson
   2017-05-02 15:37:33 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (44)
Log message:
Recursive bump for poppler-0.54.0
   2017-04-22 23:04:05 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (670) | Package updated
Log message:
Revbump after icu update
   2017-04-18 15:51:24 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3) | Package updated
Log message:
Updated calibre to 2.83.0.

- version: 2.83.0
  date: 2017-04-15

  new features:
    - title: "PDF Output: Default to generating PDFs with a page size of \ 
letter instead of taking the page size from the output profile."
      description: 'This avoids user confusion/bug reports about PDF Output \ 
having "too large fonts". There is a new option "Use profile \ 
size" to have the conversion use the output profile page size instead.'

    - title: "PDF/DOCX Output: Add separate, pdf/docx specific, page margin \ 
settings that override the common settings."
      description: "Useful because page margin settings for page oriented \ 
formats, such as PDF and DOCX are usually different than those for reflowable \ 
formats such as EPUB"

    - title: "Table of Contents tool: Add an undo button"

    - title: "Metadata jacket: Show custom rating columns using stars"

    - title: "Metadata jacket: Change formatting of series to match that \ 
used by the book details panel. Also allow access to the raw series name and \ 
number when customizing the jacket template."

    - title: "calibredb check_library: Vacuum database when running the \ 
check"

    - title: "Check Book: Add a check for empty identifier elements"

  bug fixes:
    - title: "Edit book/Book polishing: When adding a cover to an EPUB 3.0 \ 
file set the svg property if a SVG cover wrapper is used"

    - title: "Refresh the book list when a User Category is added/edited."

    - title: "EPUB metadata: Fix deleting ISBN from EPUB file could result \ 
in an EPUB file without a package identifier if the ISBN was used as the package \ 
identifier."

    - title: "Amazon metadata download: Fix title and author names being \ 
bold in the downloaded comments when using bing to get amazon metadata."

    - title: "PDF Output: Fix a regression that broke PDF Output for \ 
documents containing mathematics."

    - title: 'E-book viewer: Fix a regression that broke the "Clear \ 
recently read books" action in the viewer'

  improved recipes:
    - Go Comics
    - Die Zeit (subscription)
    - Pagina12
    - New York Magazine

  new recipes:
    - title: Jacobin magazine
      author: Darko Miletic
   2017-04-04 14:07:25 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3) | Package updated
Log message:
Updated calibre to 2.82.0.

- version: 2.82.0
  date: 2017-03-18

  new features:
    - title: "Edit Book: Saved Searches: Add keyboard shortcut (Alt+Up/Down \ 
Arrow) to move selected searches"

  bug fixes:
    - title: "Fix a typo in the previous release that caused dynamically \ 
updated metadata source plugins to stop working."
      tickets: [1673884]

    - title: "Catalog generation: Ignore tags with commas in them when \ 
generating genres"

    - title: "News download: Do not use Microsoft user agents as more and \ 
more websites are serving JPEG XR images to these browsers"

    - title: "Amazon metadata download: Fix spurious results when searching \ 
for books that are not present on amazon using a search engine."

    - title: "Get Books: Fix free samples being detected as independent \ 
books when searching OPDS based stores such as Feedbooks."
      tickets: [1672500]

    - title: "Edit Book: Saved Searches: Preserve selection when using \ 
arrows to move multiple items"

    - title: "Fix template formatter functions not being reloaded after a \ 
check library operation"

    - title: "Fix an error during shutdown caused by some library closed \ 
plugins"

  improved recipes:
    - The Economist
    - Telegraph UK

  new recipes:
    - title: The Morning Paper
      author: Darko Miletic
   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 \ 
easily."

    - 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 \ 
source"

    - 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 \ 
controls."

    - 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.