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1 -- ircd-hybrid-7.3 RELNOTES
2 o) Various resolver improvements and fixes
3 o) Implemented GUNGLINE (global ungline)
4 o) Updated PCRE lib to latest 7.9 release
5 o) Completely rewrote build system. we're now using automake and libtool
6 o) Added support for sha256/sha512 encrypted passwords to mkpasswd
7 o) Added ssl_server_protocol configuration option to servinfo{}.
8 Valid flags are 'sslv3' and 'tlsv1'
9 o) Added new 'server' option to listener::flags. Listener with that flag
10 set may only accept server connections.
11 o) Fixed occasional core when placing RESVs on channel names
12 o) Fixed topic desynchronization which sometimes may
13 happen during netbursts
14 o) WATCH support implemented. Known from other irc-daemons, such
15 as Dreamforge and Bahamut.
16 o) Fixed bug which would cause invalid invisible counts on oper-up in case
17 operator::umodes and/or general::oper_umodes contains 'invisible'
18 o) Removed broken LazyLinks
19 o) Removed --disable-gline-voting configure option
20 o) Minor code optimizations and cleanups
21 o) ACCEPT now supports nick!user@host masks
24 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2.3 RELNOTES
25 o) Added ircd-italian.lang language file
26 o) Added -full to etrace
27 o) Added +C for opers
28 o) Fixed core in temp channel resv
29 o) Fixed CHALLENGE to work with user=IP
30 o) Misc fixes to TESTMASK and TESTLINE
31 o) Added support for nick masks to TESTMASK
32 o) Fixed /modlist to show up whether or not a module is resident
33 o) Fixed command line arguments handling to allow more than one switch
34 o) Fixed numeric delivery for mixed TS5 target on the other side of a TS6 server.
37 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2.2 RELNOTES
38 o) Added channel::disable_fake_channels config directive
39 o) Fixed broken FORCEJOIN (contrib)
40 o) Added missing documentation for connect::vhost
41 o) Fixed problem with G-Line voting
42 o) Fixed "STATS ?" so it doesn't report negative traffic statistics
43 o) Fixed core in m_mkpasswd.c (contrib)
44 o) Reduced memory usage for channel members
45 o) Added general::stats_e_disabled which simply disables "STATS e"
46 for other operators and administrators
47 o) Ignore signal SIGXFSZ to prevent the daemon from dying on missconfigured
48 file size limits
49 o) Slight optimizations to the block allocator
50 o) Fixed harmless bug that could result in incorrect bytes sent statistics
51 in "STATS t"
52 o) "STATS y|Y" now shows whether a class is active or disabled
53 o) Added ircd-brazilian_pt.lang language file
54 o) Misc. ACCEPT fixes. E.g. don't remove an accept record if a client is
55 changing between equivalent nicknames like 'nick' and 'NiCk'.
56 o) Minor resolv.conf parser fixes. Added missing support for ';' comments
57 o) Fixed core on MODRESTART
60 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2.1 RELNOTES
61 o) Fixed build on SRV4
62 o) Fixed problem where ircd would disconnect all SSL connections
63 o) Added initial CAP support. Additional documentation can be found
64 in doc/technical
65 o) Speeded up command parsing
66 o) Fixed occasional core dump on UN*LINE
67 o) Fixed bug where particular clients would always receive
68 "Load is temporarily too heavy" message
69 o) Improved memory consumption, i.e. memory consumption has
70 been reduced for remote clients
71 o) Fixed possible core in case default_cipher_preference directive isn't set
72 o) Fixed "CHANSERV INVITE" bug with anope services
73 o) Updated example configuration files to reflect new topicburst flags
74 directive in connect{} blocks
75 o) Fixed core if using the operator::umodes directive
76 o) Don't allow shared k-lines to be set without a valid reason
77 o) Improved channel ban match processing. This also fixes CIDR bans
80 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2.0 RELNOTES
81 o) Fixed broken operwall = yes;
82 o) Added 'umode' directive to oper{}. List of modes to get on /OPER.
83 This behaves exactly like H6's sixth O line field
84 o) Fixed a WHOIS bug
85 o) Fixed bug where we would increase Count.invisi even
86 if general::invisible_on_connect is turned off
87 o) Removed invite_ops_only, controlled by paranoid (+p) now
88 o) Better DDoS protection
89 o) Fixed va_list bug on amd64
90 o) Fixed /dev/poll
93 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2rc1 RELNOTES
94 o) ircd can dynamically change all its client/fd limits at runtime
95 o) Added epoll as the primary I/O engine under Linux
96 o) Local channels will not show up in remote /WHOIS
97 o) Added hidden_name which allows customized hidden server names
98 o) Added restrict_channels to define a static channel set
99 o) Added --disable-gline-voting to disable G-Line votes
100 for small networks or people who don't want it.
101 o) Allow accumulating more ip= entries in an exempt{} block
102 o) Various improvements and bugfixes
103 o) Make win32 build usable
104 o) Fixed ban caching bug
105 o) Cosmetical fixes to TIME
106 o) Get "KLINE nick" to work with clients that have a spoof
107 o) Fixed RESV/XLINE bug in conjunction with names that include escaped
108 characters such as \*, \?, \#.
111 -- ircd-hybrid-7.2beta1 RELNOTES
112 o) Usermode +G, like +g, but allow messaging from people on common channels
113 o) Usermode +D - "deaf", don't receive channel messages
114 o) RXLINE and RKLINE - commands for setting perl compatible regular expression
115 based K and X lines
116 o) Join flood is now detected and reported to +b opers
117 o) Re-added REJECT_HOLD - lock clients for a while before throwing away
118 o) ping_warning, a class{} option to notify opers before "Ping timeout"
119 o) New hooking system, modularized: usermodes, iauth, message filtering etc.
120 o) Network I/O speedups
121 o) Various cleanups and bugfixes
122 o) Support for client SSL
123 o) Support for services (contrib/m_services.c)
124 o) IP cloaking module (contrib/ip_cloaking.c)
125 o) Native win32 build
126 o) The password set in auth::password can now be encrypted
127 o) Introduced new listen::flags directive. Currently available flags are
128 'ssl' and 'hidden'. Please read example.conf for further details
130 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
132 BUGS: Major bugs in this release are listed in BUGS
134 BUG REPORTS: If you run this code and encounter problems, you must report
135 the bug by EMAIL to bugs@ircd-hybrid.org
136 Please include a gdb backtrace and a copy of your config.h and
137 ircd.conf with any report (with passwords and other sensitive
138 information masked).
140 DISCUSSION: There is a mailing list for discussion of hybrid issues,
141 including betas. To subscribe, use this link:
142 https://lists.ircd-hybrid.org/mailman/listinfo/hybrid
143 This is the proper place to discuss new features, bugs, etc. Posting here
144 is much more likely to get something done than ranting on #TZ.
146 Questions/comments directed to bugs@ircd-hybrid.org
148 Other files recommended for reading: BUGS, README, INSTALL
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