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Update changelog for 4.2.

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tails (4.2) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
* Dummy entry for next release.
* Major changes
- Switch to a redesigned upgrade system (Closes: #15281), which:
- removes the need for manual upgrades caused by lack of disk space
on the Tails device
- uses less RAM
- Bump snapshot of the Debian archive to 2019122802
* Security fixes
- Upgrade Linux to 5.3.15-1 (Closes: #17332)
and upgrade the aufs module to 5.3-20191223
- Upgrade Thunderbird to 1:68.3.0-2~deb10u1
- Upgrade libsasl2 to 2.1.27+dfsg-1+deb10u1
- Upgrade python3-ecdsa to 0.13-3+deb10u1
* Bugfixes
- KeePassXC:
- Open ~/Persistent/keepassx.kdbx by default again (Closes: #17212)
- Open the database specified by the user on the command-line, if any
- Fix database renaming prompt
- Upgrader:
- Ensure debugging info lands in the Journal before we refer to it
- Catch more download errors
- Upgrade amd64-microcode to 3.20191218.1, which removes firmware
updates that cause issues
-- Cyril Brulebois <> Tue, 17 Dec 2019 04:44:10 +0100
* Minor improvements and updates
- Add metadata analysis tools used by SecureDrop (Closes: #17178)
- Refresh the signing key before checking for available upgrades
(Closes: #15279)
- Port the Upgrader and perl5lib to a set of dependencies that are
faster and have a lower memory footprint (Closes: #17152)
- Ensure IUKs don't include files of our website if their content
has not changed (refs: #15290)
- Zero heap memory at allocation time and at free time (Closes: #17236)
* Build system
- Import the Upgrader and perl5lib codebases into tails.git
(part of #7036)
- lint_po: ignore pre-existing rply cache file that can cause
trouble if it's corrupted (Closes: #17359)
- Move generate-languages-list to auto/scripts
- import-translations: work around the lack of usable branches
in Tor's translation.git (Closes: #17279)
- Build released IUKs on Jenkins and verify that they match
those built locally by the Release Manager (Closes: #15287)
* Test suite
- Adapt for the "one single SquashFS diff" upgrade scheme
- Chutney: update to upstream 33cbff7fc73aa51a785197c5f4afa5a91d81de9c
(Closes: #16792)
- Fix tagging of Chutney exit relays and bridge authorities
- Tag Chutney clients as such
- Wait for all Chutney nodes to have bootstrapped before assuming
the simulated Tor network is ready
- Don't try to save tor control sockets as artifacts
- Add a crude script to generate IUKs for our test suite
-- Tails developers <> Mon, 06 Jan 2020 11:17:21 +0000
tails (4.1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
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