alacritty v0.4.1-dev Release Notes

  • Packaging

    • โž• Added compatibility logo variants for environments which can't render the default SVG

    โž• Added

    • Terminal escape bindings with combined modifiers for Delete and Insert
    • /Applications symlink into OS X DMG for easier installation
    • ๐Ÿง Colored emojis on Linux/BSD

    ๐Ÿ”„ Changed

    • ๐Ÿ On Windows, the ConPTY backend will now be used by default if available
    • The enable_experimental_conpty_backend config option has been replaced with winpty_backend

    ๐Ÿ›  Fixed

    • URLs not truncated with non-matching single quote
    • Absolute file URLs (file:///home) not recognized because of leading /
    • Clipboard escape OSC 52 not working with empty clipboard parameter
    • ๐Ÿ Direct escape input on Windows using alt
    • Incorrect window size on X11 when waking up from suspend
    • Width of Unicode 11/12 emojis
    • ๐Ÿ Minimize on windows causing layout issues
    • ๐ŸŽ Performance bottleneck when clearing colored rows
    • ๐Ÿ Vague startup crash messages on Windows with WinPTY backend
    • ๐Ÿ Deadlock on Windows when closing Alacritty using the title bar "X" button (ConPTY backend)
    • Crash on clear when scrolled up in history
    • Entire screen getting underlined/stroke out when running clear
    • Slow startup on some Wayland compositors
    • ๐ŸŽ Padding not consistently visible on macOS

    โœ‚ Removed

    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support for 8-bit C1 escape sequences