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