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1 michael 974 -- ircd-hybrid-7.3 RELNOTES
2 michael 1018 o) Fixed bug where unregistered clients were not able to complete registration
3     process with /quote PONG <ping_cookie> in case the client was assigned a
4     zero value ping-cookie. This may only happen with general::ping_cookie
5     being enabled.
6     o) "STATS z" now shows the actual amount of memory consumption being
7     used by channel bans/excepts/invites.
8     o) Fixed archaic bug where bursting servers with missconfigured NICKLEN were
9     able to desync the network's nickname database.
10     o) The PCRE library has been removed from the ircd sources. ./configure will
11     now automatically detect an already installed version of the PCRE library.
12 michael 991 o) Various resolver improvements and fixes
13     o) Implemented GUNGLINE (global ungline)
14 michael 1018 o) Completely rewrote build system. We're now using automake and libtool
15 michael 991 o) Added support for sha256/sha512 encrypted passwords to mkpasswd
16     o) Added ssl_server_protocol configuration option to servinfo{}.
17     Valid flags are 'sslv3' and 'tlsv1'
18     o) Added new 'server' option to listener::flags. Listener with that flag
19     set may only accept server connections.
20 michael 867 o) Fixed occasional core when placing RESVs on channel names
21 michael 878 o) Fixed topic desynchronization which sometimes may
22     happen during netbursts
23 michael 974 o) WATCH support implemented. Known from other irc-daemons, such
24 michael 878 as Dreamforge and Bahamut.
25 michael 883 o) Fixed bug which would cause invalid invisible counts on oper-up in case
26     operator::umodes and/or general::oper_umodes contains 'invisible'
27 michael 885 o) Removed broken LazyLinks
28 michael 991 o) Removed --disable-gline-voting configure option
29 michael 885 o) Minor code optimizations and cleanups
30 michael 887 o) ACCEPT now supports nick!user@host masks
31 michael 867
33 michael 831 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2.3 RELNOTES
34     o) Added ircd-italian.lang language file
35 db 855 o) Added -full to etrace
36     o) Added +C for opers
37     o) Fixed core in temp channel resv
38 lusky 858 o) Fixed CHALLENGE to work with user=IP
39     o) Misc fixes to TESTMASK and TESTLINE
40     o) Added support for nick masks to TESTMASK
41     o) Fixed /modlist to show up whether or not a module is resident
42     o) Fixed command line arguments handling to allow more than one switch
43     o) Fixed numeric delivery for mixed TS5 target on the other side of a TS6 server.
44 michael 831
45 lusky 858
46 michael 545 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2.2 RELNOTES
47 michael 632 o) Added channel::disable_fake_channels config directive
48 michael 570 o) Fixed broken FORCEJOIN (contrib)
49 michael 548 o) Added missing documentation for connect::vhost
50 michael 552 o) Fixed problem with G-Line voting
51 michael 560 o) Fixed "STATS ?" so it doesn't report negative traffic statistics
52 michael 570 o) Fixed core in m_mkpasswd.c (contrib)
53 michael 579 o) Reduced memory usage for channel members
54 michael 584 o) Added general::stats_e_disabled which simply disables "STATS e"
55     for other operators and administrators
56 michael 597 o) Ignore signal SIGXFSZ to prevent the daemon from dying on missconfigured
57     file size limits
58 michael 670 o) Slight optimizations to the block allocator
59 michael 683 o) Fixed harmless bug that could result in incorrect bytes sent statistics
60     in "STATS t"
61 michael 687 o) "STATS y|Y" now shows whether a class is active or disabled
62 michael 707 o) Added ircd-brazilian_pt.lang language file
63     o) Misc. ACCEPT fixes. E.g. don't remove an accept record if a client is
64     changing between equivalent nicknames like 'nick' and 'NiCk'.
65 michael 710 o) Minor resolv.conf parser fixes. Added missing support for ';' comments
66 michael 714 o) Fixed core on MODRESTART
67 michael 545
68 michael 683
69 michael 523 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2.1 RELNOTES
70     o) Fixed build on SRV4
71     o) Fixed problem where ircd would disconnect all SSL connections
72     o) Added initial CAP support. Additional documentation can be found
73     in doc/technical
74     o) Speeded up command parsing
75     o) Fixed occasional core dump on UN*LINE
76 michael 318 o) Fixed bug where particular clients would always receive
77     "Load is temporarily too heavy" message
78     o) Improved memory consumption, i.e. memory consumption has
79     been reduced for remote clients
80 michael 321 o) Fixed possible core in case default_cipher_preference directive isn't set
81 michael 324 o) Fixed "CHANSERV INVITE" bug with anope services
82 michael 330 o) Updated example configuration files to reflect new topicburst flags
83     directive in connect{} blocks
84 michael 555 o) Fixed core if using the operator::umodes directive
85 michael 352 o) Don't allow shared k-lines to be set without a valid reason
86 michael 371 o) Improved channel ban match processing. This also fixes CIDR bans
87 lusky 308
88 michael 352
89 lusky 308 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2.0 RELNOTES
90 adx 30 o) Fixed broken operwall = yes;
91 michael 56 o) Added 'umode' directive to oper{}. List of modes to get on /OPER.
92 michael 555 This behaves exactly like H6's sixth O line field
93 michael 94 o) Fixed a WHOIS bug
94 michael 159 o) Fixed bug where we would increase Count.invisi even
95 michael 555 if general::invisible_on_connect is turned off
96 adx 201 o) Removed invite_ops_only, controlled by paranoid (+p) now
97 adx 269 o) Better DDoS protection
98 lusky 304 o) Fixed va_list bug on amd64
99     o) Fixed /dev/poll
100 adx 30
102     -- ircd-hybrid-7.2rc1 RELNOTES
103     o) ircd can dynamically change all its client/fd limits at runtime
104     o) Added epoll as the primary I/O engine under Linux
105     o) Local channels will not show up in remote /WHOIS
106     o) Added hidden_name which allows customized hidden server names
107     o) Added restrict_channels to define a static channel set
108     o) Added --disable-gline-voting to disable G-Line votes
109     for small networks or people who don't want it.
110     o) Allow accumulating more ip= entries in an exempt{} block
111     o) Various improvements and bugfixes
112     o) Make win32 build usable
113     o) Fixed ban caching bug
114     o) Cosmetical fixes to TIME
115     o) Get "KLINE nick" to work with clients that have a spoof
116     o) Fixed RESV/XLINE bug in conjunction with names that include escaped
117     characters such as \*, \?, \#.
120     -- ircd-hybrid-7.2beta1 RELNOTES
121     o) Usermode +G, like +g, but allow messaging from people on common channels
122     o) Usermode +D - "deaf", don't receive channel messages
123 michael 555 o) RXLINE and RKLINE - commands for setting perl compatible regular expression
124     based K and X lines
125 adx 30 o) Join flood is now detected and reported to +b opers
126     o) Re-added REJECT_HOLD - lock clients for a while before throwing away
127     o) ping_warning, a class{} option to notify opers before "Ping timeout"
128 michael 555 o) New hooking system, modularized: usermodes, iauth, message filtering etc.
129 adx 30 o) Network I/O speedups
130     o) Various cleanups and bugfixes
131     o) Support for client SSL
132     o) Support for services (contrib/m_services.c)
133     o) IP cloaking module (contrib/ip_cloaking.c)
134     o) Native win32 build
135 michael 555 o) The password set in auth::password can now be encrypted
136     o) Introduced new listen::flags directive. Currently available flags are
137     'ssl' and 'hidden'. Please read example.conf for further details
138 adx 30
139     --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
141     BUGS: Major bugs in this release are listed in BUGS
143     BUG REPORTS: If you run this code and encounter problems, you must report
144 michael 974 the bug by EMAIL to bugs@ircd-hybrid.org
145 michael 920 Please include a gdb backtrace and a copy of your config.h and
146 michael 883 ircd.conf with any report (with passwords and other sensitive
147 adx 30 information masked).
149     DISCUSSION: There is a mailing list for discussion of hybrid issues,
150     including betas. To subscribe, use this link:
151     https://lists.ircd-hybrid.org/mailman/listinfo/hybrid
152     This is the proper place to discuss new features, bugs, etc. Posting here
153     is much more likely to get something done than ranting on #TZ.
155     Questions/comments directed to bugs@ircd-hybrid.org
157 michael 991 Other files recommended for reading: BUGS, README, INSTALL
158 adx 30
159     --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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