Taskwarrior 2.4.2 Released

Taskwarrior 2.4.2 is released. This is primarily a bug fix release to address a bad hook problem that prevented on-modify hooks from modifying tasks.

Additionally, the new context command is included, as are updated themes with higher contrast. Although this is a minor release, there are significant bug fixes and new features make this a recommended upgrade. Changes include:

  • New context command. See the online documentation for full details.
  • Theme fixes, eliminating the very low contrast problems reported
  • Minor built-in report changes
  • Assorted color fixes
  • Recur column now properly suppressed when there is no data
  • UDA values now accessible via DOM reference
  • Fixed some code that was not UTF8-aware
  • Removed pthreads linkage
  • Fixed hooks problem
  • info command now shows virtual tags
  • Several bug fixes

For full details, see the ChangeLog file included in the release.

The release is immediately available as a source tarball. Binary packages will soon be available via your Operating System’s package manager.