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Revision 1027 - (show annotations)
Sun Nov 8 13:01:13 2009 UTC (13 years, 2 months ago) by michael
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- Move old 7.3 sources to branches/ircd-hybrid-newconf

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2 -- ircd-hybrid-7.3beta1 RELNOTES
3 o) Brand new modular conf system. Various possible frontends
4 (e.g. traditional ircd.conf, 7.x ircd.conf, MySQL etc.).
5 o) Support for *.dll modules on win32.
6 o) WATCH command is now implemented.
7 o) contrib/recode.c - adds a "codepage" option to listen{} blocks.
8 o) contrib/safe_reboot.c - a module which allows complete ircd restart
9 (even after recompiling to a new version etc.) without dropping a
10 single client/server connection, i.e. almost all the state is kept.
11 o) contrib/mysql_auth.c - draft for authorization against a MySQL DB.
12 o) Added oper_override to contrib
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14
15 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2 RELNOTES
16 o) Fixed broken operwall = yes;
17 o) Added 'umode' directive to oper{}. List of modes to get on /OPER.
18 o) Fixed a WHOIS bug
19 o) Fixed bug where we would increase Count.invisi even
20 if invisible_on_connect is turned off
21 o) Removed invite_ops_only, controlled by paranoid (+p) now
22 o) Better DDoS protection
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24
25 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2rc1 RELNOTES
26 o) ircd can now dynamically change all its client/fd limits at runtime
27 o) Added epoll as the primary I/O engine under Linux
28 o) Local channels will not show up in remote /WHOIS
29 o) Added hidden_name which allows customized hidden server names
30 o) Added restrict_channels to define a static channel set
31 o) Added --disable-gline-voting to disable G-Line votes
32 for small networks or people who don't want it.
33 o) Allow accumulating more ip= entries in an exempt{} block
34 o) Various improvements and bugfixes
35 o) Make win32 build usable
36 o) Fixed ban caching bug
37 o) Cosmetical fixes to TIME
38 o) Get "KLINE nick" to work with clients that have a spoof
39 o) Fixed RESV/XLINE bug in conjunction with names that include escaped
40 characters such as \*, \?, \#.
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42
43 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2beta1 RELNOTES
44 o) Usermode +G, like +g, but allow messaging from people on common channels
45 o) Usermode +D - "deaf", don't receive channel messages
46 o) RXLINE and RKLINE - commands for setting regexp K/X lines
47 o) Join flood is now detected and reported to +b opers
48 o) Re-added REJECT_HOLD - lock clients for a while before throwing away
49 o) ping_warning, a class{} option to notify opers before "Ping timeout"
50 o) New hooking system, modularised: usermodes, iauth, message filtering etc.
51 o) Network I/O speedups
52 o) Various cleanups and bugfixes
53 o) Support for client SSL
54 o) Support for services (contrib/m_services.c)
55 o) IP cloaking module (contrib/ip_cloaking.c)
56 o) Native win32 build
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59
60 This is a beta version of ircd-hybrid-7.3.
61
62 NOTE: This is still BETA code. Run it at your own risk. By running this
63 code you assume FULL responsibility for any problems it may cause. We do
64 NOT recommend that you run BETA code on production IRC networks such
65 as EFnet.
66
67 BUGS: Major bugs in this release are listed in BUGS
68
69 BUG REPORTS: If you run this code and encounter problems, you must report
70 the bug in one of the following ways:
71 a) By EMAIL to bugs@ircd-hybrid.org.
72 b) On http://forum.ircd-hybrid.org/
73 Please include a gdb backtrace and a copy of your setup.h, defaults.h, and
74 ircd.conf with any report (with passwords and other sensitive
75 information masked).
76
77 DISCUSSION: There is a mailing list for discussion of hybrid issues,
78 including betas. To subscribe, use this link:
79 https://lists.ircd-hybrid.org/mailman/listinfo/hybrid
80 This is the proper place to discuss new features, bugs, etc. Posting here
81 is much more likely to get something done than ranting on #TZ.
82 You can also use Hybrid forums at http://forum.ircd-hybrid.org/
83
84 TESTING: This code is under active development, and a lot changes from beta
85 to beta. As the user of this code, we request that you help us test things
86 which have changed recently, and which would benefeit from being tested
87 much as possible.
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89
90 Questions/comments directed to bugs@ircd-hybrid.org
91
92 Please read doc/whats-new.txt for information about what is in this release
93
94 Other files recommended for reading: BUGS, README.FIRST, INSTALL
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