Require Python 3.6 and later.
01 Feb 2018
Added new module
realpathbackport from issue9949-v4.patch.
04 Jan 2018
jaraco.windows.api.filesystemnow relies on
ctypes.wintypes.WIN32_FIND_DATAW, avoiding conflict with scandir.
29 Dec 2017
#10: Added new method to
samefile: backport of os.path.samefile from Python 3.2 with Windows support for Python 2.7.
26 Dec 2017
Fixed AttributeError in
26 Apr 2017
Update reference to
path.Pathfor compatibility with
Configured project to use AppVeyor for tests.
27 Aug 2016
Re-release using pypi.org to avoid caching issues.
27 Aug 2016
Issue #8: Correct argtype to
GlobalAlloc. Better aligns with advertised API and improves Python version support.
21 Jul 2016
Issue #7: Added declarations of arguments and result types to some ctypes calls, correcting intermittent test failures.
29 Jan 2016
Moved hosting to Github.
18 Nov 2015
Issue #6: Fix TypeError in os.readlink.
Updated project skeleton to include documentation and wheel releases.
16 Jun 2015
08 May 2015
26 Feb 2015
Dropped dependency on jaraco.util in favor of smaller packages.
26 Oct 2014
Correct invocation of enver.
13 Aug 2014
Added clipboard.get_image helper.
12 Aug 2014
Substantial fixes on Python 3.
Fixed regression in clipboard module.
Restored changes from 2.16, unintentionally omitted from 3.0.
10 Aug 2014
Moved many of the API definitions to the
19 Jul 2014
Allow enver to be invoked with python -m jaraco.windows.environ
Add nominal support for credential vault.
01 Dec 2013
Fixed constants around
26 Jun 2013
Improved Python 3 support including working gclip and pclip commands.
21 Apr 2013
Added py2exe support to the package.
13 Apr 2013
Improvements to file change handling, reducing duplicates.
20 Dec 2012
Added no_sleep context manager to the power module.
17 Dec 2012
Added add method to the environ RegisteredEnvironments. Use it to add a value to a list of values but only if it’s not already present.
07 Dec 2012
Fixed issue in set_unicode_text.
07 Dec 2012
23 Nov 2012
Fixed issue where MemoryMap wouldn’t read null bytes.
22 Nov 2012
Added mmap module with MemoryMap class. This class allows the client to specify SECURITY_ATTRIBUTES, which the Python mmap module does not.
Added security module with support for security descriptors and security attributes.
28 Sep 2012
Added vpn module with support for creating PPTP connections.
03 Apr 2012
26 Jan 2012
Fixed import issue in jaraco.windows.filesystem on Python 3.
Added cookie module from jaraco.net.
Fixed issue in filesystem.islink() where a call against a nonexistent file could raise an Exception.
01 Nov 2011
Moved timers module from jaraco.util.
Added jaraco.windows.cred with initial support for Windows Credential Manager.
22 Aug 2011
Moved filechange notification from jaraco.util.
15 Jun 2011
Added services module for working with Windows Services (currently uses pywin32).
22 May 2011
Fixes by wkornewald for issue #1 - Symlink relative path deficiencies.
Fixed issue where environment changes would stall on SendMessage.
SendMessage now uses the correct type for lParam, but will still accept string types.
17 Mar 2011
Added jaraco.windows.user module (with get_user_name function).
Added get_unicode_text to clipboard module.
06 Dec 2010
Added clipboard.set_text function for a simple routine for setting clipboard text.
Added support for editing environment variables in a text-editor.
Added clipboard.get_html and clipboard.HTMLSnippet for supporting the HTML format from the clipboard.
25 Aug 2010
Fixed issue with clipboard handling of null-terminated strings
03 Aug 2010
Added eventlog utility
Added support for other clipboard formats (including DIB and DIBV5), and now clipboards to proper memory locking while reading the resource
Added registry module
Moved office module to jaraco.office project
10 Apr 2010
Added 2to3 build support - now installs on Python 3
Removed default import of jaraco.windows.net into jaraco.windows
Fixed division operator issue in jaraco.windows.reparse.
Added option to enver to remove values from a path or other semi- colon-separated value.
Added privilege module.
Made jaraco.windows.error.WindowsError a subclass of __builtin__.WindowsError.
Added office module with MS Word based PDF Converter.
Added early implementation of clipboard support.
Added delay option to xmouse.
Added monkeypatch for os.symlink and os.readlink.
Added find-symlinks command.
NB!! Switched the order of the parameters for symlink and link to match the signature found in the
osmodule. This will absolutely break any implementations that worked with
jaraco.windowsprior to 1.5.
Added more robust support for symlink support (including a symlink traversal routine that works even when the target is locked). This method uses explicit reparse point parsing, using the new reparse module.
Added support for hardlinks.
Added jaraco.windows.lib for locating loaded modules.
Added command line parameters to environ to allow override of default append/replace behavior.
Added power monitoring utilities.
Began work on GUI testing objects in jaraco.windows.gui.test, based on watsup.
Added filesystem.SHFileOperation (useful for sending items to a Recycle Bin).
Updated enver to support appending to a non-existent variable.
Added a ‘show’ option to xmouse
Added routines to support the Microsoft Data Protection API (DPAPI).
Added -U option to enver
Added this documentation
Updated the project website to use PYPI directly.
Improved deployment support (fixes issues with easy_install)
Fixed issue with PATH and PATHEXT handling in enver.
Added support for persistent environment variable setting (inspired by enver.py)
Includes xmouse script for enabling/disabling focus-follows-mouse