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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.33 (2008/08/xx)
4http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
5- All Platforms
6   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
7   + When creating new torrents, change behavior that caused
8     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
9   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's pex messages
10   + Fix small memory leaks
11- Daemon
12   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
13- GTK+
14   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
15   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
16
171.32 (2008/08/08)
18http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
19- All Platforms
20   + Fix a bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
21   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
22- Mac
23   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
24
251.31 (2008/08/06)
26http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
27- All Platforms
28   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
29
301.30 (2008/08/05)
31http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
32- All Platforms
33   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
34   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
35   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
36   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
37   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
38   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
39   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
40- Daemon
41   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
42   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
43- Mac
44   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
45   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
46   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
47   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
48   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
49   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
50   + Turkish localization
51- GTK+
52   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
53   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
54   + Dozens of updated translations
55
561.22 (2008/06/13)
57http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
58- All Platforms
59  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
60  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
61  + Minor man page fixes
62- Mac
63  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
64- GTK+
65  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
66  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
67  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
68    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
69    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
70- CLI:
71  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
72
731.21 (2008/05/21)
74http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
75- All Platforms
76   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
77   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
78   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
79- Mac
80   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
81   + Italian localization included
82- GTK+
83   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
84     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
85
861.20 (2008/05/09)
87http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
88- All Platforms
89   + Support https tracker connections
90   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
91   + Better support of multitracker torrents
92   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
93   + Ability to reset global statistics
94   + Various bugfixes
95- Mac
96   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
97   + Updated Dock badge images
98- GTK+
99   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
100   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
101   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
102   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
103
1041.11 (2008/04/04)
105- Mac
106   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
107   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
108   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
109- GTK+
110   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
111
1121.10 (2008/03/28)
113- All Platforms
114   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
115   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
116   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
117   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
118- Mac
119   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
120   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
121   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
122   + Tracker tab in the inspector
123   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
124   + Updated images in the inspector
125   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
126   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
127- GTK+
128   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
129   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
130   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
131   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
132   + Tracker tab in the Details window
133   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
134   + Support KDE button ordering
135   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
136- Daemon
137   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
138
1391.06 (2008/02/26)
140- All Platforms:
141   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
142   + Use less CPU
143   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
144   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
145   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
146- GTK+
147   + Fix small memory leak
148   + GUI error when verifying local data
149- CLI:
150   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
151
1521.05 (2008/02/08)
153- All Platforms:
154   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
155   + Packaging improvements
156- Mac
157   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
158- GTK+
159   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
160   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
161   + Various interface and HIG improvements
162   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
163- Daemon
164   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
165   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
166
1671.04 (2008/01/31)
168- All Platforms:
169   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
170   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
171
1721.03 (2008/01/29)
173- All Platforms:
174   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
175   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
176   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
177   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
178   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
179- GTK+
180   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
181
1821.02 (2008/01/22)
183- All Platforms:
184   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
185   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
186   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
187   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
188- GTK+
189   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
190   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
191   + I18N fixes
192   + Updated Dutch translation
193   + Various other interface additions and improvements
194
1951.01 (2008/01/11)
196- All Platforms:
197   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
198   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
199   + Improve initial connection speed
200   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
201   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
202   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
203- OS X:
204   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
205   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
206   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
207- GTK+:
208   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
209   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
210
2111.00 (2008/01/04)
212- All Platforms:
213   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
214   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
215   + Option to prefer not using encryption
216   + Fix tracker connection error
217   + PEX is now configured globally
218   + Updated icon
219- OS X:
220   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
221   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
222   + Statistics window
223   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
224   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
225   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
226   + Sort by total activity
227   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
228   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
229   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
230   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
231- GTK+:
232   + Redesigned main window interface
233   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
234   + Torrent filtering
235   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
236   + Statistics window
237   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
238   + Various other interface additions and improvements
239- CLI:
240   + Restore `scrape' feature
241
2420.96 (2007/12/10)
243- All Platforms:
244   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
245   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
246- OS X:
247   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
248
2490.95 (2007/12/04)
250- All Platforms:
251   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
252   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
253   + Faster average upload speeds
254   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
255   + Fix memory corruption error
256   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
257- OS X:
258   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
259- GTK:
260   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
261
2620.94 (2007/11/25)
263- All Platforms:
264   + Faster average download speeds
265   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
266   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
267   + Fix portmapping crash
268   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
269   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
270   + Fix tracker redirect error
271   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
272
2730.93 (2007/11/12)
274- All Platforms:
275   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
276   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
277   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
278   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
279   + Consume less battery power on laptops
280   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
281
2820.92 (2007/11/05)
283- All Platforms:
284   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
285   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
286   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
287- OS X:
288   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
289   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
290- GTK:
291   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
292   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
293
2940.91 (2007/10/28)
295- All Platforms:
296   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
297   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
298   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
299   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
300   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
301   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
302- OS X:
303   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
304   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
305- GTK:
306   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
307   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
308
3090.90 (2007/10/23)
310- All Platforms:
311   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
312   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
313   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
314   + MSE Tracker Extension support
315   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
316- OS X:
317   + Per-torrent action menu
318   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
319   + Redesigned message log
320   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
321   + Sort and filter by tracker
322   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
323   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
324- GTK:
325   + Various interface improvements
326   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
327
3280.82 (2007/09/09)
329- All Platforms:
330   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
331   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
332   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
333   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
334   +  Other minor fixes
335
3360.81 (2007/08/22)
337- All Platforms:
338   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
339   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
340   + Clarify misleading error messages
341   + Fix memory leaks
342- OS X:
343   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
344   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
345- GTK:
346   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
347- CLI:
348   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
349   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
350
3510.80 (2007/08/07)
352 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
353 - Torrent file creation
354 - Speed and CPU load improvements
355 - Fix to UPnP
356 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
357 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
358 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
359 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
360 - OS X:
361   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
362   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
363   + More progress bar colors
364   + Various smaller interface improvements
365   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
366 - GTK:
367   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
368   + Added Update Tracker button
369   + Various smaller interface improvements
370
3710.72 (2007/04/30)
372 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
373 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
374
3750.71 (2007/04/23)
376 - Send port info when sending requests
377 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
378 - Add additional error messages and debug info
379 - Improved UPnP support
380 - OS X:
381   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
382   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
383   + Small interface adjustments
384
3850.70 (2007/04/18)
386 - New icon
387 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
388 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
389 - Multitracker support
390 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
391 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
392 - Automatic tracker scraping
393 - Cache connected peers
394 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
395 - OS X:
396   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
397   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
398   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
399     scheduled
400   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
401   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
402   + Filter and search bar
403   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
404   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
405   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
406   + Auto resizing of the main window
407   + Minimal view to take up less space
408   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
409   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
410   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
411   + Message log window
412   + New toolbar icons
413   + Built-in help files
414   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
415 - GTK+:
416   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
417     Finnish translations
418   + Message window
419   + Better window manager integration
420   + Add file view to properties dialog
421
4220.6.1 (2006/06/25)
423 - OS X:
424   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
425     appcast
426 - GTK+:
427   + Fixes drag-and-drop
428   + Adds Italian and French translations
429
4300.6 (2006/06/21)
431 - Ability to limit download rate
432 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
433 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
434 - Many bugfixes
435 - OS X:
436   + Reworked interface
437   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
438   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
439   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
440   + Extended Info Inspector
441   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
442 - GTK+:
443   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
444       add them to running copy
445   + Improved long filename handling
446
4470.5 (2006/02/11)
448 - Only uses one port for all torrents
449 - Rewritten choking algorithm
450 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
451 - New GTK+ interface
452 - New BeOS interface
453 - OS X: Dock badging
454 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
455 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
456 - OS X: Automatic check for update
457 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
458
4590.4 (2005/11/18)
460 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
461 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
462 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
463     User Agent field
464 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
465 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
466 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
467    "Reveal in Finder" button
468 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
469 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
470 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
471    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
472    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
473    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
474    when seeding
475
4760.3 (2005/10/19)
477 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
478 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
479 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
480 - Is nicer to the trackers
481 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
482 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
483 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
484 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
485 - OS X: Cleaner icon
486 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
487 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
488 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
489
4900.2 (2005/09/22)
491 - Bugfixes
492 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
493
4940.1 (2005/09/15)
495 - First version
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