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Mon Jan 30 23:41:59 2012 UTC (10 years, 7 months ago) by michael
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- minor documentation updates and fixes

1 -- ircd-hybrid-8beta1 Release Notes
2 o) Implemented full services support. Among other things, the following changes
3 have been done for this:
4 - Added SVSNICK, and SVSMODE command handlers
5 - Added service stamps to NICK/UID messages
6 - Usermode +r (registered nick) has been added, as well as
7 channelmode +r (registered channel)
8 - Now that usermode +r has a different function than before, rejected
9 client notices now go to new usermode +j
10 - Various services shortcuts have been added (/NS, /CS, /NICKSERV, /CHANSERV, etc.)
11 - Added channelmode +R (only registered clients may join that channel)
12 - Added usermode +R (only registered clients may send a private message)
13 - Added services{} block to ircd.conf
14 - Added services_name directive to general{} block
15 o) RKLINE and RXLINE commands have been removed. Regular expression based
16 bans should only be added via ircd.conf
17 o) Added 'globops', 'restart' and 'module' operator privilege flags.
18 Read etc/example.conf for further explanation of what these flags
19 are supposed to be doing
20 o) Idle-time klines have been removed
21 o) Cleaned up modules API. Old modules won't work anymore
22 o) Remove general::burst_away configuration directive. AWAY bursts are now
23 controlled via connect::flags explicitly
24 o) Introduced new logging subsystem including log rotation based on
25 file sizes
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30 NOTE: This is still BETA code. Run it at your own risk. By running this
31 code you assume FULL responsibility for any problems it may cause. We do
32 NOT recommend that you run BETA code on production IRC networks such
33 as EFnet.
35 BUGS: Major bugs in this release are listed in BUGS
37 BUG REPORTS: If you run this code and encounter problems, you must report
38 the bug by EMAIL to bugs@ircd-hybrid.org
39 Please include a gdb backtrace and a copy of your config.h and
40 ircd.conf with any report (with passwords and other sensitive
41 information masked).
43 DISCUSSION: There is a mailing list for discussion of hybrid issues,
44 including betas. To subscribe, use this link:
45 https://lists.ircd-hybrid.org/mailman/listinfo/hybrid
46 This is the proper place to discuss new features, bugs, etc. Posting here
47 is much more likely to get something done than ranting on #TZ.
49 Questions/comments directed to bugs@ircd-hybrid.org
51 Other files recommended for reading: BUGS, README, INSTALL
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