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ver 0.19 (not yet released)
* protocol
  - new commands "addtagid", "cleartagid", "listfiles", "rangeid"
  - "lsinfo" and "readcomments" allowed for remote files
  - "listneighbors" lists file servers on the local network
  - "playlistadd" supports file:///
  - "idle" with unrecognized event name fails
  - "list" on album artist falls back to the artist tag
  - "list" and "count" allow grouping
  - new "search"/"find" filter "modified-since"
  - "seek*" allows fractional position
  - close connection after syntax error
* database
  - proxy: forward "idle" events
  - proxy: forward the "update" command
  - proxy: copy "Last-Modified" from remote directories
  - simple: compress the database file using gzip
  - upnp: new plugin
  - cancel the update on shutdown
* storage
  - music_directory can point to a remote file server
  - nfs: new plugin
  - smbclient: new plugin
* playlist
  - cue: fix bogus duration of the last track
  - cue: restore CUE tracks from state file
  - soundcloud: use https instead of http
  - soundcloud: add default API key
* archive
  - read tags from songs in an archive
* input
  - alsa: new input plugin
  - curl: options "verify_peer" and "verify_host"
  - ffmpeg: update offset after seeking
  - ffmpeg: improved error messages
  - mms: non-blocking I/O
  - nfs: new input plugin
  - smbclient: new input plugin
* filter
  - volume: improved software volume dithering
* decoder:
  - vorbis, flac, opus: honor DESCRIPTION= tag in Xiph-based files as a comment to the song
  - audiofile: support scanning remote files
  - audiofile: log libaudiofile errors
  - dsdiff, dsf: report bit rate
  - dsdiff, dsf: implement seeking
  - dsf: support DSD512
  - dsf: support multi-channel files
  - dsf: fix big-endian bugs
  - dsf: fix noise at end of malformed file
  - sndfile: support scanning remote files
  - sndfile: support tags "comment", "album", "track", "genre"
  - mp4v2: support playback of MP4 files.
* encoder:
  - shine: new encoder plugin
* output
  - alsa: support native DSD playback
  - alsa: rename "DSD over USB" to "DoP"
* threads:
  - the update thread runs at "idle" priority
  - the output thread runs at "real-time" priority
  - increase kernel timer slack on Linux
  - name each thread (for debugging)
* configuration
  - allow playlist directory without music directory
  - use XDG to auto-detect "music_directory" and "db_file"
* new resampler option using libsoxr
* ARM NEON optimizations
* install systemd unit for socket activation
* Android port

ver 0.18.13 (2014/08/31)
* protocol
  - don't change song on "seekcur" in random mode

* decoder
  - dsdiff, dsf: fix endless loop on malformed file
  - ffmpeg: support ffmpeg/libav version 11
  - gme: fix song duration
* output
  - alsa: fix endless loop at end of file in dsd_usb mode
* fix state file saver
* fix build failure on Darwin

ver 0.18.12 (2014/07/30)
* database
  - proxy: fix build failure with libmpdclient 2.2
  - proxy: fix add/search and other commands with libmpdclient < 2.9
* decoder
  - audiofile: improve responsiveness
  - audiofile: fix WAV stream playback
  - dsdiff, dsf: fix stream playback
  - dsdiff: fix metadata parser bug (uninitialized variables)
  - faad: estimate song duration for remote files
  - sndfile: improve responsiveness
* randomize next song when enabling "random" mode while not playing
* randomize next song when adding to single-song queue

ver 0.18.11 (2014/05/12)
* decoder
  - opus: fix missing song length on high-latency files
* fix race condition when using GLib event loop (non-Linux)

ver 0.18.10 (2014/04/10)
* decoder
  - ffmpeg: fix seeking bug
  - ffmpeg: handle unknown stream start time
  - gme: fix memory leak
  - sndfile: work around libsndfile bug on partial read
* don't interrupt playback when current song gets deleted

ver 0.18.9 (2014/03/02)
* protocol
  - "findadd" requires the "add" permission
* output
  - alsa: improved workaround for noise after manual song change
* decoder
  - vorbis: fix linker failure when libvorbis/libogg are static
* encoder
  - vorbis: fix another linker failure
* output
  - pipe: fix hanging child process due to blocked signals
* fix build failure due to missing signal.h include

ver 0.18.8 (2014/02/07)
* decoder
  - ffmpeg: support libav v10_alpha1
* encoder
  - vorbis: fix linker failure
* output
  - roar: documentation
* more robust Icy-Metadata parser
* fix Solaris build failure

ver 0.18.7 (2014/01/13)
* playlist
  - pls: fix crash after parser error
  - soundcloud: fix build failure with libyajl 2.0.1
* decoder
  - faad: fix memory leak
  - mpcdec: reject libmpcdec SV7 in configure script
* daemon: don't initialize supplementary groups when already running
  as the configured user

ver 0.18.6 (2013/12/24)
* input
  - cdio_paranoia: support libcdio-paranoia 0.90
* tags
  - riff: recognize upper-case "ID3" chunk name
* decoder
  - ffmpeg: use relative timestamps
* output
  - openal: fix build failure on Mac OS X
  - osx: fix build failure
* mixer
  - alsa: fix build failure with uClibc
* fix replay gain during cross-fade
* accept files without metadata

ver 0.18.5 (2013/11/23)
* configuration
  - fix crash when db_file is configured without music_directory
  - fix crash on "stats" without db_file/music_directory
* database
  - proxy: auto-reload statistics
  - proxy: provide "db_update" in "stats" response
* input
  - curl: work around stream resume bug (fixed in libcurl 7.32.0)
* decoder
  - fluidsynth: auto-detect by default
* clip 24 bit data from libsamplerate
* fix ia64, mipsel and other little-endian architectures
* fix build failures due to missing includes
* fix build failure with static libmpdclient

ver 0.18.4 (2013/11/13)
* decoder
  - dsdiff: fix byte order bug
* fix build failures due to missing includes
* libc++ compatibility

ver 0.18.3 (2013/11/08)
* fix stuck MPD after song change (0.18.2 regression)

ver 0.18.2 (2013/11/07)
* protocol:
  - "close" flushes the output buffer
* input:
  - cdio_paranoia: add setting "default_byte_order"
  - curl: fix bug with redirected streams
* playlist:
  - pls: fix reversed song order
* decoder:
  - audiofile: require libaudiofile 0.3 due to API breakage
  - dsf: enable DSD128
* enable buffering when starting playback (regression fix)
* fix build failures due to missing includes
* fix big-endian support

ver 0.18.1 (2013/11/04)
* protocol:
  - always ignore whitespace at the end of the line
* networking:
  - log UNIX domain path names instead of "localhost"
  - open listener sockets in the order they were configured
  - don't abort if IPv6 is not available
* output:
  - alsa: avoid endless loop in Raspberry Pi workaround
* filter:
  - autoconvert: fix "volume_normalization" with mp3 files
* add missing files to source tarball

ver 0.18 (2013/10/31)
* configuration:
  - allow tilde paths for socket
  - default filesystem charset is UTF-8 instead of ISO-8859-1
  - increase default buffer size to 4 MB
* protocol:
  - new command "readcomments" lists arbitrary file tags
  - new command "toggleoutput"
  - "find"/"search" with "any" does not match file name
  - "search" and "find" with base URI (keyword "base")
  - search for album artist falls back to the artist tag
  - re-add the "volume" command
* input:
  - curl: enable https
  - soup: plugin removed
* playlist:
  - lastfm: remove defunct Last.fm support
* decoder:
  - adplug: new decoder plugin using libadplug
  - dsf: don't play junk at the end of the "data" chunk
  - ffmpeg: drop support for pre-0.8 ffmpeg
  - flac: require libFLAC 1.2 or newer
  - flac: support FLAC files inside archives
  - opus: new decoder plugin for the Opus codec
  - vorbis: skip 16 bit quantisation, provide float samples
  - mikmod: add "loop" configuration parameter
  - modplug: add "loop_count" configuration parameter
  - mp4ff: obsolete plugin removed
* encoder:
  - opus: new encoder plugin for the Opus codec
  - vorbis: accept floating point input samples
* output:
  - new option "tags" may be used to disable sending tags to output
  - alsa: workaround for noise after manual song change
  - ffado: remove broken plugin
  - httpd: support HEAD requests
  - mvp: remove obsolete plugin
  - osx: disabled by default because it's unmaintained and unsupported
* improved decoder/output error reporting
* eliminate timer wakeup on idle MPD
* fix unresponsive MPD while waiting for stream
* port of the source code to C++11

ver 0.17.6 (2013/10/14)
* mixer:
  - alsa: fix busy loop when USB sound device gets unplugged
* decoder:
  - modplug: fix build with Debian package 1:0.8.8.4-4
* stored playlists:
  - fix loading playlists with references to local files
  - obey filesystem_charset for URLs

ver 0.17.5 (2013/08/04)
* protocol:
  - fix "playlistadd" with URI
  - fix "move" relative to current when there is no current song
* decoder:
  - ffmpeg: support "application/flv"
  - mikmod: adapt to libmikmod 3.2
* configure.ac:
  - detect system "ar"

ver 0.17.4 (2013/04/08)
* protocol:
  - allow to omit END in ranges (START:END)
  - don't emit IDLE_PLAYER before audio format is known
* decoder:
  - ffmpeg: support float planar audio (ffmpeg 1.1)
  - ffmpeg: fix AVFrame allocation
* player:
  - implement missing "idle" events on output errors
* clock: fix build failure

ver 0.17.3 (2013/01/06)
* output:
  - osx: fix pops during playback
  - recorder: fix I/O error check
  - shout: fix memory leak in error handler
  - recorder, shout: support Ogg packets that span more than one page
* decoder:
  - ffmpeg: ignore negative time stamps
  - ffmpeg: support planar audio
* playlist:
  - cue: fix memory leak
  - cue: fix CUE files with only one track

ver 0.17.2 (2012/09/30)
* protocol:
  - fix crash in local file check
* decoder:
  - fluidsynth: remove throttle (requires libfluidsynth 1.1)
  - fluidsynth: stop playback at end of file
  - fluidsynth: check MIDI file format while scanning
  - fluidsynth: add sample rate setting
  - wavpack: support all APEv2 tags
* output:
  - httpd: use monotonic clock, avoid hiccups after system clock adjustment
  - httpd: fix throttling bug after resuming playback
* playlist:
  - cue: map "PERFORMER" to "artist" or "album artist"
* mapper: fix non-UTF8 music directory name
* mapper: fix potential crash in file permission check
* playlist: fix use-after-free bug
* playlist: fix memory leak
* state_file: save song priorities
* player: disable cross-fading in "single" mode
* update: fix unsafe readlink() usage
* configure.ac:
  - don't auto-detect the vorbis encoder when Tremor is enabled

ver 0.17.1 (2012/07/31)
* protocol:
  - require appropriate permissions for searchadd{,pl}
* tags:
  - aiff: support the AIFC format
  - ape: check for ID3 if no usable APE tag was found
* playlist:
  - cue: support file types "MP3", "AIFF"
* output:
  - fix noisy playback with conversion and software volume

ver 0.17 (2012/06/27)
* protocol:
  - support client-to-client communication
  - "update" and "rescan" need only "CONTROL" permission
  - new command "seekcur" for simpler seeking within current song
  - new command "config" dumps location of music directory
  - add range parameter to command "load"
  - print extra "playlist" object for embedded CUE sheets
  - new commands "searchadd", "searchaddpl"
* input:
  - cdio_paranoia: new input plugin to play audio CDs
  - curl: enable CURLOPT_NETRC
  - curl: non-blocking I/O
  - soup: new input plugin based on libsoup
* tags:
  - RVA2: support separate album/track replay gain
* decoder:
  - mpg123: implement seeking
  - ffmpeg: drop support for pre-0.5 ffmpeg
  - ffmpeg: support WebM
  - oggflac: delete this obsolete plugin
  - dsdiff: new decoder plugin
* output:
  - alsa: support DSD-over-USB (dCS suggested standard)
  - httpd: support for streaming to a DLNA client
  - openal: improve buffer cancellation
  - osx: allow user to specify other audio devices
  - osx: implement 32 bit playback
  - shout: add possibility to set url
  - roar: new output plugin for RoarAudio
  - winmm: fail if wrong device specified instead of using default device
* mixer:
  - alsa: listen for external volume changes
* playlist:
  - allow references to songs outside the music directory
  - new CUE parser, without libcue
  - soundcloud: new plugin for accessing soundcloud.com
* state_file: add option "restore_paused"
* cue: show CUE track numbers
* allow port specification in "bind_to_address" settings
* support floating point samples
* systemd socket activation
* improve --version output
* WIN32: fix renaming of stored playlists with non-ASCII names


ver 0.16.8 (2012/04/04)
* fix for libsamplerate assertion failure
* decoder:
  - vorbis (and others): fix seeking at startup
  - ffmpeg: read the "year" tag
* encoder:
  - vorbis: generate end-of-stream packet before tag
  - vorbis: generate end-of-stream packet when playback ends
* output:
  - jack: check for connection failure before starting playback
  - jack: workaround for libjack1 crash bug
  - osx: fix stuttering due to buffering bug
* fix endless loop in text file reader
* update: skip symlinks in path that is to be updated


ver 0.16.7 (2012/02/04)
* input:
  - ffmpeg: support libavformat 0.7
* decoder:
  - ffmpeg: support libavformat 0.8, libavcodec 0.9
  - ffmpeg: support all MPD tags
* output:
  - httpd: fix excessive buffering
  - openal: force 16 bit playback, as 8 bit doesn't work
  - osx: remove sleep call from render callback
  - osx: clear render buffer when there's not enough data
* fix moving after current song


ver 0.16.6 (2011/12/01)
* decoder:
  - fix assertion failure when resuming streams
  - ffmpeg: work around bogus channel count
* encoder:
  - flac, null, wave: fix buffer corruption bug
  - wave: support packed 24 bit samples
* mapper: fix the bogus "not a directory" error message
* mapper: check "x" and "r" permissions on music directory
* log: print reason for failure
* event_pipe: fix WIN32 regression
* define WINVER in ./configure
* WIN32: autodetect filesystem encoding


ver 0.16.5 (2011/10/09)
* configure.ac
  - disable assertions in the non-debugging build
  - show solaris plugin result correctly
  - add option --enable-solaris-output
* pcm_format: fix 32-to-24 bit conversion (the "silence" bug)
* input:
  - rewind: reduce heap usage
* decoder:
  - ffmpeg: higher precision timestamps
  - ffmpeg: don't require key frame for seeking
  - fix CUE track seeking
* output:
  - openal: auto-fallback to mono if channel count is unsupported
* player:
  - make seeking to CUE track more reliable
  - the "seek" command works when MPD is stopped
  - restore song position from state file (bug fix)
  - fix crash that sometimes occurred when audio device fails on startup
  - fix absolute path support in playlists
* WIN32: close sockets properly
* install systemd service file if systemd is available


ver 0.16.4 (2011/09/01)
* don't abort configure when avahi is not found
* auto-detect libmad without pkg-config
* fix memory leaks
* don't resume playback when seeking to another song while paused
* apply follow_inside_symlinks to absolute symlinks
* fix playback discontinuation after seeking
* input:
  - curl: limit the receive buffer size
  - curl: implement a hard-coded timeout of 10 seconds
* decoder:
  - ffmpeg: workaround for semantic API change in recent ffmpeg versions
  - flac: validate the sample rate when scanning the tag
  - wavpack: obey all decoder commands, stop at CUE track border
* encoder:
  - vorbis: don't send end-of-stream on flush
* output:
  - alsa: fix SIGFPE when alsa announces a period size of 0
  - httpd: don't warn on client disconnect
  - osx: don't drain the buffer when closing
  - pulse: fix deadlock when resuming the stream
  - pulse: fix deadlock when the stream was suspended


ver 0.16.3 (2011/06/04)
* fix assertion failure in audio format mask parser
* fix NULL pointer dereference in playlist parser
* fix playlist files in base music directory
* database: allow directories with just playlists
* decoder:
  - ffmpeg: support libavcodec 0.7


ver 0.16.2 (2011/03/18)
* configure.ac:
  - fix bashism in tremor test
* decoder:
  - tremor: fix configure test
  - gme: detect end of song
* encoder:
  - vorbis: reset the Ogg stream after flush
* output:
  - httpd: fix uninitialized variable
  - httpd: include sys/socket.h
  - oss: AFMT_S24_PACKED is little-endian
  - oss: disable 24 bit playback on FreeBSD


ver 0.16.1 (2011/01/09)
* audio_check: fix parameter in prototype
* add void casts to suppress "result unused" warnings (clang)
* input:
  - ffado: disable by default
* decoder:
  - mad: work around build failure on Solaris
  - resolve modplug vs. libsndfile cflags/headers conflict
* output:
  - solaris: add missing parameter to open_cloexec() cal
  - osx: fix up audio format first, then apply it to device
* player_thread: discard empty chunks while cross-fading
* player_thread: fix assertion failure due to early seek
* output_thread: fix double lock


ver 0.16 (2010/12/11)
* protocol:
  - send song modification time to client
  - added "update" idle event
  - removed the deprecated "volume" command
  - added the "findadd" command
  - range support for "delete"
  - "previous" really plays the previous song
  - "addid" with negative position is deprecated
  - "load" supports remote playlists (extm3u, pls, asx, xspf, lastfm://)
  - allow changing replay gain mode on-the-fly
  - omitting the range end is possible
  - "update" checks if the path is malformed
* archive:
  - iso: renamed plugin to "iso9660"
  - zip: renamed plugin to "zzip"
* input:
  - lastfm: obsolete plugin removed
  - ffmpeg: new input plugin using libavformat's "avio" library
* tags:
  - added tags "ArtistSort", "AlbumArtistSort"
  - id3: revised "performer" tag support
  - id3: support multiple values
  - ape: MusicBrainz tags
  - ape: support multiple values
* decoders:
  - don't try a plugin twice (MIME type & suffix)
  - don't fall back to "mad" unless no plugin matches
  - ffmpeg: support multiple tags
  - ffmpeg: convert metadata to generic format
  - ffmpeg: implement the libavutil log callback
  - sndfile: new decoder plugin based on libsndfile
  - flac: moved CUE sheet support to a playlist plugin
  - flac: support streams without STREAMINFO block
  - mikmod: sample rate is configurable
  - mpg123: new decoder plugin based on libmpg123
  - sidplay: support sub-tunes
  - sidplay: implemented songlength database
  - sidplay: support seeking
  - sidplay: play monaural SID tunes in mono
  - sidplay: play mus, str, prg, x00 files
  - wavpack: activate 32 bit support
  - wavpack: allow more than 2 channels
  - mp4ff: rename plugin "mp4" to "mp4ff"
* encoders:
  - twolame: new encoder plugin based on libtwolame
  - flac: new encoder plugin based on libFLAC
  - wave: new encoder plugin for PCM WAV format
* output:
  - recorder: new output plugin for recording radio streams
  - alsa: don't recover on CANCEL
  - alsa: fill period buffer with silence before draining
  - openal: new output plugin
  - pulse: announce "media.role=music"
  - pulse: renamed context to "Music Player Daemon"
  - pulse: connect to server on MPD startup, implement pause
  - jack: require libjack 0.100
  - jack: don't disconnect during pause
  - jack: connect to server on MPD startup
  - jack: added options "client_name", "server_name"
  - jack: clear ring buffers before activating
  - jack: renamed option "ports" to "destination_ports"
  - jack: support more than two audio channels
  - httpd: bind port when output is enabled
  - httpd: added name/genre/website configuration
  - httpd: implement "pause"
  - httpd: bind_to_address support (including IPv6)
  - oss: 24 bit support via OSS4
  - win32: new output plugin for Windows Wave
  - shout, httpd: more responsive to control commands
  - wildcards allowed in audio_format configuration
  - consistently lock audio output objects
* player:
  - drain audio outputs at the end of the playlist
* mixers:
  - removed support for legacy mixer configuration
  - reimplemented software volume as mixer+filter plugin
  - per-device software/hardware mixer setting
* commands:
  - added new "status" line with more precise "elapsed time"
* update:
  - automatically update the database with Linux inotify
  - support .mpdignore files in the music directory
  - sort songs by album name first, then disc/track number
  - rescan after metadata_to_use change
* normalize: upgraded to AudioCompress 2.0
  - automatically convert to 16 bit samples
* replay gain:
  - reimplemented as a filter plugin
  - fall back to track gain if album gain is unavailable
  - optionally use hardware mixer to apply replay gain
  - added mode "auto"
  - parse replay gain from APE tags
* log unused/unknown block parameters
* removed the deprecated "error_file" option
* save state when stopped
* renamed option "--stdout" to "--stderr"
* removed options --create-db and --no-create-db
* state_file: save only if something has changed
* database: eliminated maximum line length
* log: redirect stdout/stderr to /dev/null if syslog is used
* set the close-on-exec flag on all file descriptors
* pcm_volume, pcm_mix: implemented 32 bit support
* support packed 24 bit samples
* CUE sheet support
* support for MixRamp tags
* obey $(sysconfdir) for default mpd.conf location
* build with large file support by default
* added test suite ("make check")
* require GLib 2.12
* added libwrap support
* make single mode 'sticky'


ver 0.15.17 (2011/??/??)
* encoder:
  - vorbis: reset the Ogg stream after flush
* decoders:
  - vorbis: fix tremor support


ver 0.15.16 (2011/03/13)
* output:
  - ao: initialize the ao_sample_format struct
  - jack: fix crash with mono playback
* encoders:
  - lame: explicitly configure the output sample rate
* update: log all file permission problems


ver 0.15.15 (2010/11/08)
* input:
  - rewind: fix assertion failure
* output:
  - shout: artist comes first in stream title


ver 0.15.14 (2010/11/06)
* player_thread: fix assertion failure due to wrong music pipe on seek
* output_thread: fix assertion failure due to race condition in OPEN
* input:
  - rewind: fix double free bug
* decoders:
  - mp4ff, ffmpeg: add extension ".m4b" (audio book)


ver 0.15.13 (2010/10/10)
* output_thread: fix race condition after CANCEL command
* output:
  - httpd: fix random data in stream title
  - httpd: MIME type audio/ogg for Ogg Vorbis
* input:
  - rewind: update MIME not only once
  - rewind: enable for MMS


ver 0.15.12 (2010/07/20)
* input:
  - curl: remove assertion after curl_multi_fdset()
* tags:
  - rva2: set "gain", not "peak"
* decoders:
  - wildmidi: support version 0.2.3


ver 0.15.11 (2010/06/14)
* tags:
  - ape: support album artist
* decoders:
  - mp4ff: support tags "album artist", "albumartist", "band"
  - mikmod: fix memory leak
  - vorbis: handle uri==NULL
  - ffmpeg: fix memory leak
  - ffmpeg: free AVFormatContext on error
  - ffmpeg: read more metadata
  - ffmpeg: fix libavformat 0.6 by using av_open_input_stream()
* playlist: emit IDLE_OPTIONS when resetting single mode
* listen: make get_remote_uid() work on BSD


ver 0.15.10 (2010/05/30)
* input:
  - mms: fix memory leak in error handler
  - mms: initialize the "eof" attribute
* decoders:
  - mad: properly calculate ID3 size without libid3tag


ver 0.15.9 (2010/03/21)
* decoders:
  - mad: fix crash when seeking at end of song
  - mpcdec: fix negative shift on fixed-point samples
  - mpcdec: fix replay gain formula with v8
* playlist: fix single+repeat in random mode
* player: postpone song tags during cross-fade


ver 0.15.8 (2010/01/17)
* input:
  - curl: allow rewinding with Icy-Metadata
* decoders:
  - ffmpeg, flac, vorbis: added more flac/vorbis MIME types
  - ffmpeg: enabled libavformat's file name extension detection
* dbUtils: return empty tag value only if no value was found
* decoder_thread: fix CUE track playback
* queue: don't repeat current song in consume mode


ver 0.15.7 (2009/12/27)
* archive:
  - close archive when stream is closed
  - iso, zip: fixed memory leak in destructor
* input:
  - file: don't fall back to parent directory
  - archive: fixed memory leak in error handler
* tags:
  - id3: fix ID3v1 charset conversion
* decoders:
  - eliminate jitter after seek failure
  - ffmpeg: don't try to force stereo
  - wavpack: allow fine-grained seeking
* mixer: explicitly close all mixers on shutdown
* mapper: fix memory leak when playlist_directory is not set
* mapper: apply filesystem_charset to playlists
* command: verify playlist name in the "rm" command
* database: return multiple tag values per song


ver 0.15.6 (2009/11/18)
* input:
  - lastfm: fixed variable name in GLib<2.16 code path
  - input/mms: require libmms 0.4
* archive:
  - zzip: require libzzip 0.13
* tags:
  - id3: allow 4 MB RIFF/AIFF tags
* decoders:
  - ffmpeg: convert metadata
  - ffmpeg: align the output buffer
  - oggflac: rewind stream after FLAC detection
  - flac: fixed CUE seeking range check
  - flac: fixed NULL pointer dereference in CUE code
* output_thread: check again if output is open on PAUSE
* update: delete ignored symlinks from database
* database: increased maximum line length to 32 kB
* sticker: added fallback for sqlite3_prepare_v2()


ver 0.15.5 (2009/10/18)
* input:
  - curl: don't abort if a packet has only metadata
  - curl: fixed endless loop during buffering
* tags:
  - riff, aiff: fixed "limited range" gcc warning
* decoders:
  - flac: fixed two memory leaks in the CUE tag loader
* decoder_thread: change the fallback decoder name to "mad"
* output_thread: check again if output is open on CANCEL
* update: fixed memory leak during container scan


ver 0.15.4 (2009/10/03)
* decoders:
  - vorbis: revert "faster tag scanning with ov_test_callback()"
  - faad: skip assertion failure on large ID3 tags
  - ffmpeg: use the "artist" tag if "author" is not present
* output:
  - osx: fix the OS X 10.6 build


ver 0.15.3 (2009/08/29)
* decoders:
  - vorbis: faster tag scanning with ov_test_callback()
* output:
  - fix stuttering due to uninitialized variable
* update: don't re-read unchanged container files


ver 0.15.2 (2009/08/15)
* tags:
  - ape: check the tag size (fixes integer underflow)
  - ape: added protection against large memory allocations
* decoders:
  - mad: skip ID3 frames when libid3tag is disabled
  - flac: parse all replaygain tags
  - flac: don't allocate cuesheet twice (memleak)
* output:
  - shout: fixed stuck pause bug
  - shout: minimize the unpause latency
* update: free empty path string (memleak)
* update: free temporary string in container scan (memleak)
* directory: free empty directories after removing them (memleak)


ver 0.15.1 (2009/07/15)
* decoders:
  - flac: fix assertion failure in tag_free() call
* output:
  - httpd: include sys/types.h (fixes Mac OS X)
* commands:
  - don't resume playback when stopping during pause
* database: fixed NULL pointer dereference after charset change
* log: fix double free() bug during shutdown


ver 0.15 (2009/06/23)
* input:
  - parse Icy-Metadata
  - added support for the MMS protocol
  - hide HTTP password in playlist
  - lastfm: new input plugin for last.fm radio (experimental and incomplete!)
  - curl: moved proxy settings to "input" block
* tags:
  - support the "album artist" tag
  - support MusicBrainz tags
  - parse RVA2 tags in mp3 files
  - parse ID3 tags in AIFF/RIFF/WAV files
  - ffmpeg: support new metadata API
  - ffmpeg: added support for the tags comment, genre, year
* decoders:
  - audiofile: streaming support added
  - audiofile: added 24 bit support
  - modplug: another MOD plugin, based on libmodplug
  - mikmod disabled by default, due to severe security issues in libmikmod
  - sidplay: new decoder plugin for C64 SID (using libsidplay2)
  - fluidsynth: new decoder plugin for MIDI files (using libfluidsynth,
    experimental due to shortcomings in libfluidsynth)
  - wildmidi: another decoder plugin for MIDI files (using libwildmidi)
  - flac: parse stream tags
  - mpcdec: support the new libmpcdec SV8 API
  - added configuration option to disable decoder plugins
  - flac: support embedded cuesheets
  - ffmpeg: updated list of supported formats
* audio outputs:
  - added option to disable audio outputs by default
  - wait 10 seconds before reopening after play failure
  - shout: enlarged buffer size to 32 kB
  - null: allow disabling synchronization
  - mvp: fall back to stereo
  - mvp: fall back to 16 bit audio samples
  - mvp: check for reopen errors
  - mvp: fixed default device detection
  - pipe: new audio output plugin which runs a command
  - alsa: better period_time default value for high sample rates
  - solaris: new audio output plugin for Solaris /dev/audio
  - httpd: new audio output plugin for web based streaming, similar to icecast
     but built in.
* commands:
  - "playlistinfo" and "move" supports a range now
  - added "sticker database", command "sticker", which allows clients
     to implement features like "song rating"
  - added "consume" command which removes a song after play
  - added "single" command, if activated, stops playback after current song or
     repeats the song if "repeat" is active.
* mixers:
  - rewritten mixer code to support multiple mixers
  - new pulseaudio mixer
  - alsa: new mixer_index option supports choosing between multiple
    identically-named controls on a device.
* Add audio archive extraction support:
  - bzip2
  - iso9660
  - zip
* the option "error_file" was removed, all messages are logged into
   "log_file"
* support logging to syslog
* fall back to XDG music directory if no music_directory is configured
* failure to read the state file is non-fatal
* --create-db starts the MPD daemon instead of exiting
* playlist_directory and music_directory are optional
* playlist: recalculate the queued song after random is toggled
* playlist: don't unpause on delete
* pause when all audio outputs fail to play
* daemon: ignore "user" setting if already running as that user
* listen: fix broken client IP addresses in log
* listen: bind failure on secondary address is non-fatal
* 24/32 bit audio support
* print available protocols in --version
* fill buffer after seeking
* choose the fallback resampler at runtime
* steps taken towards win32 compatibility
* require glib 2.6 or greater
* built-in documentation using doxygen and docbook


ver 0.14.2 (2009/02/13)
* configure.ac:
  - define HAVE_FFMPEG after all checks
* decoders:
  - ffmpeg: added support for the tags comment, genre, year
  - ffmpeg: don't warn of empty packet output
  - ffmpeg: check if the time stamp is valid
  - ffmpeg: fixed seek integer overflow
  - ffmpeg: enable WAV streaming
  - ffmpeg: added TTA support
  - wavpack: pass NULL if the .wvc file fails to open
  - mikmod: call MikMod_Exit() only in the finish() method
  - aac: fix stream metadata
* audio outputs:
  - jack: allocate ring buffers before connecting
  - jack: clear "shutdown" flag on reconnect
  - jack: reduced sleep time to 1ms
  - shout: fixed memory leak in the mp3 encoder
  - shout: switch to blocking mode
  - shout: use libshout's synchronization
  - shout: don't postpone metadata
  - shout: clear buffer before calling the encoder
* mapper: remove trailing slashes from music_directory
* player: set player error when output device fails
* update: recursively purge deleted directories
* update: free deleted subdirectories

ver 0.14.1 (2009/01/17)
* decoders:
  - mp4: support the writer/composer tag
  - id3: strip leading and trailing whitespace from ID3 tags
  - oggvorbis: fix tremor support
  - oggvorbis: disable seeking on remote files
* audio outputs:
  - jack: allocate default port names (fixes a crash)
* update:
  - refresh stats after update
  - save the database even if it is empty
* input_curl:
  - use select() to eliminate busy loop during connect
  - honour http_proxy_* config directives
  - fix assertion failure on "connection refused"
  - fix assertion failure with empty HTTP responses
* corrected the sample calculation in the fallback resampler
* log: automatically append newline
* fix setenv() conflict on Solaris
* configure.ac: check for pkg-config before using it
* fix minor memory leak in decoder_tag()
* fix cross-fading bug: it used to play some chunks of the new song twice
* playlist
  - fix assertion failure during playlist load
  - implement Fisher-Yates shuffle properly
  - safely search the playlist for deleted song
* use custom PRNG for volume dithering (speedup)
* detect libid3tag without pkg-config

ver 0.14 (2008/12/25)
* audio outputs:
  - wait 10 seconds before reopening a failed device
  - fifo: new plugin
  - null: new plugin
  - shout: block while trying to connect instead of failing
  - shout: new timeout parameter
  - shout: support mp3 encoding and the shoutcast protocol
  - shout: send silence during pause, so clients don't get disconnected
* decoders:
  - ffmpeg: new plugin
  - wavpack: new plugin
  - aac: stream support added
  - mod: disabled by default due to critical bugs in all libmikmod versions
* commands:
  - "addid" takes optional second argument to specify position
  - "idle" notifies the client when a notable change occurs
* Zeroconf support using Bonjour
* New zeroconf_enabled option so that Zeroconf support can be disabled
* Stop the player/decode processes when not playing to allow the CPU to sleep
* Fix a bug where closing an ALSA dmix device could cause MPD to hang
* Support for reading ReplayGain from LAME tags on MP3s
* MPD is now threaded, which greatly improves performance and stability
* memory usage reduced by merging duplicate tags in the database
* support connecting via unix domain socket
* allow authenticated local users to add any local file to the playlist
* 24 bit audio support
* optimized PCM conversions and dithering
* much code has been replaced by using GLib
* the HTTP client has been replaced with libcurl
* symbolic links in the music directory can be disabled; the default
  is to ignore symlinks pointing outside the music directory

ver 0.13.0 (2007/5/28)
* New JACK audio output
* Support for "file" as an alternative to "filename" in search, find, and list
* FLAC 1.1.3 API support
* New playlistadd command for adding to stored playlists
* New playlistclear command for clearing stored playlists
* Fix a bug where "find any" and "list <type> any" wouldn't return any results
* Make "list any" return an error instead of no results and an OK
* New gapless_mp3_playback option to disable gapless MP3 playback
* Support for seeking HTTP streams
* Zeroconf support using Avahi
* libsamplerate support for high quality audio resampling
* ID3v2 "Original Artist/Performer" tag support
* New playlistsearch command for searching the playlist (similar to "search")
* New playlistfind command for finding songs in the playlist (similar to "find")
* libmikmod 3.2.0 beta support
* New tagtypes command for retrieving a list of available tag types
* Fix a bug where no ACK was returned if loading a playlist failed
* Fix a bug where db_update in stats would be 0 after initial database creation
* New count command for getting stats on found songs (similar to "find")
* New playlistmove command for moving songs in stored playlists
* New playlistdelete command for deleting songs from stored playlists
* New rename command for renaming stored playlists
* Increased default buffer_before_play from 0% to 10% to prevent skipping
* Lots of bug fixes, cleaned up code, and performance improvements

ver 0.12.2 (2007/3/20)
* Fix a bug where clients could cause MPD to segfault

ver 0.12.1 (2006/10/10)
* Fix segfault when scanning an MP3 that has a Xing tag with 0 frames
* Fix segfault when there's no audio output specified and one can't be detected
* Fix handling of escaping in quotes
* Allow a quality of -1 to be specified for shout outputs
* A few minor cleanups

ver 0.12.0 (2006/9/22)
* New audio output code which supports:
  * A plugin-like architecture
  * Non-libao ("native") outputs:
    * ALSA
    * OSS
    * OS X
    * Media MVP
    * PulseAudio
    * Shout (Icecast or Shoutcast)
  * Playing through multiple outputs at once
  * Enabling/disabling outputs while MPD is running
  * Saving output state (enabled/disabled) to the state_file
* OggFLAC support
* Musepack support
* Gapless MP3 playback
* MP3 ReplayGain support (using ID3v2 tags only)
* Support for MP2 files if MP3 support is enabled
* Composer, Performer, Comment, and Disc metadata support
* New outputs command for listing available audio outputs
* New enableoutput and disableoutput commands for enabling/disabling outputs
* New plchangesposid command for a stripped down version of plchanges
* New addid command for adding to the playlist and returning a song ID
* New commands and notcommands commands for checking available commands
* Can now specify any supported metadata type or "any" in search, find, and list
* New volume_normalization parameter for enabling Audio Compress normalization
* New metadata_to_use parameter for choosing supported metadata types
* New pid_file parameter for saving the MPD process ID to the specified file
* The db_file parameter is now required
* The port parameter is now optional (defaults to 6600)
* Can specify bind_to_address multiple times
* New --kill argument for killing MPD if pid_file is specified
* Removed --update-db argument (use the update function in your client instead)
* New mpdconf.example
* New mpd.conf man page 
* Removed bundled libmad and libid3tag
* Lots of bug fixes, cleaned up code, and performance improvements

ver 0.11.5 (2004/11/1)
1) New id3v1_encoding config option to configure the id3v1 tag encoding (patch
from dottedmag)
2) Strip '\r' from m3u playlists (thank you windows)
3) Use random() instead of rand() for playlist randomizing
4) Fix a bug trying skipping some commented lines in m3u playlist files
5) Fix a bug when fetching metadata from streams that may cause certain
weirdnesses
6) Fix a bug where replaygain preamp was used on files w/o replaygain tags
7) Fix a busy loop when trying to prebuffer a nonexistant or missing stream
8) Fix a bug in forgetting to remove leading ' ' in content-type for http
streams
9) Check for ice-name in http headers
10) Be sure the strip all '\n' chars in tags
11) Set $HOME env variable when setuid'ing, this should fix the /root/.mcop
errors triggered by arts/libao

ver 0.11.4 (2004/7/26)
1) Fixed a segfault when decoding mp3's with corrupt id3v2 tags
2) Fixed a memory leak when encountering id3v2 tags in mp3 decoder

ver 0.11.3 (2004/7/21)
1) Add support for http authentication for streams
2) Added replaygain pre-amp support
3) Better error handling for fread() in inputStream_file
4) Fixed a bug so that when a freeAllInterfaces is called, it sets
max_interface_connections to 0.  This prevents potential segfaults and other
nastiness for forked processes, like the player and update-er (do to
interfacePrintWithFD()).
5) Allow blockingWrite() to handle errors more gracefully (for example, if the
disc is full, and thus the write() fails or can't be completed, we just skip
this write() and continue, instead of getting stuck in an infinite loop until
the write() becomes successful)
6) Updated mpdconf.example from sbh/avuton
7) If "user" is specified, then convert ~ in paths to the user's home path
specified by "user" config paramter (not the actual current user running mpd).

ver 0.11.2 (2004/7/5) 
1) Work around in computing total time for mp3's whose first valid mpeg frame is
not layer III
2) Fix mp3 and mp4 decoders when seeking past the end of the file
3) Fix replaygain for flac and vorbis
4) Fix memory leaks in flac decoder (from normalperson)
5) Fix Several other bugs in playlist.c and directory.c (from normalperson)

ver 0.11.1 (2004/6/24)
1) Fix a bug that caused "popping" at the beginning of mp3's
2) Fix playlistid command
3) Fix move commands so they don't mess up the song id's
4) Added support for HTTP Proxy
5) Detect and skip recursive links in the music directory
6) Fix addPathToDB() so updating on a specific path doesn't exist correctly adds
the parent directories to the DB

ver 0.11.0 (2004/6/18)
1) Support for playing mp3 and Ogg Vorbis streams
2) Non-blocking Update
3) Replaygain support for Ogg Vorbis and FLAC (by Eric Moore aka AliasMrJones)
4) audio_output_format option that allows for all audio output to be converted
to a format compatible with any sound card
5) Own routines for to always support UTF-8 <-> ISO-8859-1 conversion
6) Added "Id" and "Pos" metadata for songs in playlist
7) Added commands: plchanges, currentsong, playid, seekid, playlistid, moveid,
swapid, deleteid
8) UTF-8 validation of all tags
9) Update specific files/directories (for fast, incremental updating)
10) Added ACK error codes
11) Mod file support
12) Added command_list_ok_begin
13) Play after stop resumes from last position in the playlist
14) Play while pause resumes playback
15) Better signal handling by mackstann
16) Cleanup decoder interface (now called InputPlugins)
17) --create-db no long starts the daemon
18) --no-daemon outputs to log files
19) --stdout sends output to stdout/stderr
20) Default port is now 6600
21) Lots of other cleanups and Bugfixes

ver 0.10.4 (2004/5/26)
1) Fix configure problems on OpenBSD with langinfo and iconv
2) Fix an infinte loop when writing to an interface and it has expired
3) Fix a segfault in decoding flac's
4) Ingore CRC stuff in mp3's since some encoders did not compute the CRC
correctly
5) Fix a segfault in processing faulty mp4 metadata

ver 0.10.3 (2004/4/2)
1) Fix a segfault when a blanck line is sent from a client
2) Fix for loading playlists on platforms where char is unsigned
3) When pausing, release audio device after we say pause is successful (this
makes pause appear to not lag)
4) When returning errors for unknown types by player, be sure to copy the
filename
5) add --disable-alsa for disabling alsa mixer support
6) Use select() for a portable usleep()
7) For alsa mixer, default to "Master' element, not first element

ver 0.10.2 (2004/3/25)
1) Add suport for AAC
2) Substitute '\n' with ' ' in tag info
3) Remove empty directories from db
4) Resume from current position in song when using state file
5) Pause now closes the music device, and reopens it on resuming
6) Fix unnecessary big endian byte swapping
7) If locale is "C" or "POSIX", then use ISO-8859-1 as the fs charset
8) Fix a bug where alsa mixer wasn't detecting volume changes
9) For alsa and software mixer, show volume to be the same as it was set (even
if its not the exact volume)
10) Report bitrate for wave files
11) Compute song length of CBR mp3's more accurately

ver 0.10.1 (2004/3/7)
1) Check to see if we need to add "-lm" when linking mpd
2) Fix issues with skipping bad frames in an mp3 (this way we get the correct
samplerate and such)
3) Fix crossfading bug with ogg's
4) Updated libmad and libid3tag included w/ source to 0.15.1b

ver 0.10.0 (2004/3/3)
1) Use UTF-8 for all client communications
2) Crossfading support
3) Password Authentication (all in plaintext)
4) Software mixer
5) Buffer Size is configurable
6) Reduced Memory consumption (use directory tree for search and find)
7) Bitrate support for Flac
8) setvol command (deprecates volume command)
9) add command takes directories
10) Path's in config file now work with ~
11) Add samplerate,bits, and channels to status
12) Reenable playTime in stats display
13) Fix a segfault when doing: add ""
14) Fix a segfault with flac vorbis comments simply being "="
15) Fix a segfault/bug in queueNextSong with repeat+random
16) Fix a bug, where one process may segfault, and cause more processes to spawn
w/o killing ones that lost their parent.
17) Fix a bug when the OSS device was unable to fetch the current volume,
it would close the device (when it maybe previously closed by the exact same
code)
18) command.c cleanup by mackstann
19) directory.c and command.c cleanup by tw-nym

ver 0.9.4 (2004/1/21)
1) Fix a bug where updated tag info wasn't being detected
2) Set the default audio write size to 1024 bytes (should decrease cpu load a
bit on some machines).
3) Make audio write size configurable via "audio_write_size" config option
4) Tweak output buffer size for connections by detecting the kernel output
buffer size.

ver 0.9.3 (2003/10/31)
1) Store total time/length of songs in db and display in *info commands
2) Display instantaneous bitrate in status command
3) Add Wave Support using libaudiofile (Patch from normalperson)
4) Command code cleanup (Patch from tw-nym)
5) Optimize listing of playlists (10-100x faster)
6) Optimize interface output (write in 4kB chunks instead of on every '\n')
7) Fix bug that prevented rm command from working
8) Fix bug where deleting current song skips the next song
9) Use iconv to convert vorbis comments from UTF-8 to Latin1

ver 0.9.2 (2003/10/6)
1) Fix FreeBSD Compilation Problems
2) Fix bug in move command
3) Add mixer_control options to configure which mixer control/device mpd
controls
4) Randomize on play -1
5) Fix a bug in toggling repeat off and at the end of the playlist

ver 0.9.1 (2003/9/30)
1) Fix a statement in the middle of declarations in listen.c, causes error for
gcc 2.7

ver 0.9.0 (2003/9/30)
1) Random play mode
2) Alsa Mixer Support
3) Save and Restore "state"
4) Default config file locations (.mpdconf and /etc/mpd.conf)
5) Make db file locations configurable
6) Move songs around in the playlist
7) Gapless playback
8) Use Xing tags for mp3's
9) Remove stop_on_error
10) Seeking support
11) Playlists can be loaded and deleted from subdirectories
12) Complete rewrite of player layer (fork()'s only once, opens and closes
audio device as needed).
13) Eliminate use and dependence of SIGIO
14) IPv6 support
15) Solaris compilations fixes
16) Support for different log levels
17) Timestamps for log entries
18) "user" config parameter for setuid (patch from Nagilum)
19) Other misc features and bug fixes

ver 0.8.7 (2003/9/3)
1) Fix a memory leak.  When closing a interface, was called close() on the fd
instead of calling fclose() on the fp that was opened with fdopen().

ver 0.8.6 (2003/8/25)
1) Fix a memory leak when a buffered existed, and a connection was unexpectedly
closed, and i wasn't free'ing the buffer apropriatly.

ver 0.8.5 (2003/8/17)
1) Fix a bug where an extra end of line is returned when attempting to play a
non existing file.  This causes parsing errors for clients.

ver 0.8.4 (2003/8/13)
1) Fix a bug where garbage is returned with errors in "list" command

ver 0.8.3 (2003/8/12) 
1) Fix a compilation error on older linux systems
2) Fix a bug in searching by title
3) Add "list" command
4) Add config options for specifying libao driver/plugin and options
5) Add config option to specify which address to bind to
6) Add support for loading and saving absolute pathnames in saved playlists
7) Playlist no longer creates duplicate entries for song data (more me
efficient)
8) Songs deleted from the db are now removed for the playlist as well

ver 0.8.2 (2003/7/22)
1) Increased the connection que for listen() from 0 to 5
2) Cleanup configure makefiles so that mpd uses MPD_LIBS and MPD_CFLAGS
rather than LIBS and CFLAGS
3) Put a cap on the number of commands per command list
4) Put a cap on the maximum number of buffered output lines
5) Get rid of TIME_WAIT/EADDRINUSE socket problem
6) Use asynchronious IO (i.e. trigger SIGIO instead so we can sleep in
select() calls longer)

ver 0.8.1 (2003/7/11)
1) FreeBSD fixes
2) Fix for rare segfault when updating
3) Fix bug where client was being hungup on when done playing current song
4) Fix bug when playing flac's where it incorrectly reports an error
5) Make stop playlist on error configurable
6) Configure checks for installed libmad and libid3tag and uses those if found
7) Use buffer->finished in *_decode's instead of depending on catching signals

ver 0.8.0 (2003/7/6)
1) Flac support
2) Make playlist max length configurable
3) New backward compatible status (backward compatible for 0.8.0 on)
4) listall command now can take a directory as an argument
5) Buffer rewritten to use shared memory instead of sockets
6) Playlist adding done using db
7) Add sort to list, and use binary search for finding
8) New "stats" command
9) Command list (for faster adding of large batches of files)
10) Add buffered chunks before play
11) Useful error reporting to clients (part of status command)
12) Use libid3tag for reading id3 tags (more stable)
13) Non-blocking output to clients
14) Fix bug when removing items from directory
15) Fix bug when playing mono mp3's
16) Fix bug when attempting to delete files when using samba
17) Lots of other bug fixes I can't remember

ver 0.7.0 (2003/6/20)
1) use mad instead of mpg123 for mp3 decoding
2) volume support
3) repeate playlist support
4) use autoconf/automake (i.e. "configure")
5) configurable max connections

ver 0.6.2 (2003/6/11)
1) Buffer support for ogg
2) new config file options: "connection_timeout" and "mpg123_ignore_junk"
3) new commands: "next", "previous", and "listall"
Thanks to Niklas Hofer for "next" and "previous" patches!
4) Search by filename
5) bug fix for pause when playing mp3's

ver 0.6.1 (2003/5/29)
1) Add conf file support
2) Fix a bug when doing mp3stop (do wait3(NULL,WNOHANG|WUNTRACED,NULL))
3) Fix a bug when fork'ing, fflush file buffers before forking so the
child doesn't print the same stuff in the buffer.

ver 0.6.0 (2003/5/25)
1) Add ogg vorbis support
2) Fix two bugs relating to tables, one for search by title, and one where we
freed the tables before directories, causing a segfault
3) The info command has been removed.

ver 0.5.0-0.5.2
Initial release(s).  Support for MP3 via mpg123

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