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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 torrent files, change behavior that caused
8     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
9   + Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
10   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
11   + Fix small memory leaks
12- Mac
13   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
14   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
15- Daemon
16   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
17- GTK+
18   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
19   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
20
211.32 (2008/08/08)
22http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
23- All Platforms
24   + Fix a bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
25   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
26- Mac
27   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
28
291.31 (2008/08/06)
30http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
31- All Platforms
32   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
33
341.30 (2008/08/05)
35http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
36- All Platforms
37   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
38   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
39   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
40   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
41   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
42   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
43   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
44- Daemon
45   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
46   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
47- Mac
48   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
49   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
50   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
51   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
52   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
53   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
54   + Turkish localization
55- GTK+
56   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
57   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
58   + Dozens of updated translations
59
601.22 (2008/06/13)
61http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
62- All Platforms
63  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
64  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
65  + Minor man page fixes
66- Mac
67  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
68- GTK+
69  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
70  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
71  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
72    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
73    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
74- CLI:
75  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
76
771.21 (2008/05/21)
78http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
79- All Platforms
80   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
81   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
82   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
83- Mac
84   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
85   + Italian localization included
86- GTK+
87   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
88     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
89
901.20 (2008/05/09)
91http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
92- All Platforms
93   + Support https tracker connections
94   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
95   + Better support of multitracker torrents
96   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
97   + Ability to reset global statistics
98   + Various bugfixes
99- Mac
100   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
101   + Updated Dock badge images
102- GTK+
103   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
104   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
105   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
106   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
107
1081.11 (2008/04/04)
109- Mac
110   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
111   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
112   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
113- GTK+
114   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
115
1161.10 (2008/03/28)
117- All Platforms
118   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
119   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
120   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
121   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
122- Mac
123   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
124   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
125   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
126   + Tracker tab in the inspector
127   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
128   + Updated images in the inspector
129   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
130   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
131- GTK+
132   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
133   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
134   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
135   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
136   + Tracker tab in the Details window
137   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
138   + Support KDE button ordering
139   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
140- Daemon
141   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
142
1431.06 (2008/02/26)
144- All Platforms:
145   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
146   + Use less CPU
147   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
148   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
149   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
150- GTK+
151   + Fix small memory leak
152   + GUI error when verifying local data
153- CLI:
154   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
155
1561.05 (2008/02/08)
157- All Platforms:
158   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
159   + Packaging improvements
160- Mac
161   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
162- GTK+
163   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
164   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
165   + Various interface and HIG improvements
166   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
167- Daemon
168   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
169   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
170
1711.04 (2008/01/31)
172- All Platforms:
173   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
174   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
175
1761.03 (2008/01/29)
177- All Platforms:
178   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
179   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
180   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
181   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
182   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
183- GTK+
184   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
185
1861.02 (2008/01/22)
187- All Platforms:
188   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
189   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
190   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
191   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
192- GTK+
193   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
194   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
195   + I18N fixes
196   + Updated Dutch translation
197   + Various other interface additions and improvements
198
1991.01 (2008/01/11)
200- All Platforms:
201   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
202   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
203   + Improve initial connection speed
204   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
205   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
206   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
207- OS X:
208   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
209   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
210   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
211- GTK+:
212   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
213   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
214
2151.00 (2008/01/04)
216- All Platforms:
217   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
218   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
219   + Option to prefer not using encryption
220   + Fix tracker connection error
221   + PEX is now configured globally
222   + Updated icon
223- OS X:
224   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
225   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
226   + Statistics window
227   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
228   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
229   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
230   + Sort by total activity
231   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
232   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
233   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
234   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
235- GTK+:
236   + Redesigned main window interface
237   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
238   + Torrent filtering
239   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
240   + Statistics window
241   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
242   + Various other interface additions and improvements
243- CLI:
244   + Restore `scrape' feature
245
2460.96 (2007/12/10)
247- All Platforms:
248   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
249   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
250- OS X:
251   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
252
2530.95 (2007/12/04)
254- All Platforms:
255   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
256   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
257   + Faster average upload speeds
258   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
259   + Fix memory corruption error
260   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
261- OS X:
262   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
263- GTK:
264   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
265
2660.94 (2007/11/25)
267- All Platforms:
268   + Faster average download speeds
269   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
270   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
271   + Fix portmapping crash
272   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
273   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
274   + Fix tracker redirect error
275   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
276
2770.93 (2007/11/12)
278- All Platforms:
279   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
280   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
281   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
282   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
283   + Consume less battery power on laptops
284   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
285
2860.92 (2007/11/05)
287- All Platforms:
288   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
289   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
290   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
291- OS X:
292   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
293   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
294- GTK:
295   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
296   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
297
2980.91 (2007/10/28)
299- All Platforms:
300   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
301   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
302   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
303   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
304   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
305   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
306- OS X:
307   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
308   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
309- GTK:
310   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
311   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
312
3130.90 (2007/10/23)
314- All Platforms:
315   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
316   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
317   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
318   + MSE Tracker Extension support
319   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
320- OS X:
321   + Per-torrent action menu
322   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
323   + Redesigned message log
324   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
325   + Sort and filter by tracker
326   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
327   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
328- GTK:
329   + Various interface improvements
330   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
331
3320.82 (2007/09/09)
333- All Platforms:
334   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
335   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
336   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
337   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
338   +  Other minor fixes
339
3400.81 (2007/08/22)
341- All Platforms:
342   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
343   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
344   + Clarify misleading error messages
345   + Fix memory leaks
346- OS X:
347   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
348   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
349- GTK:
350   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
351- CLI:
352   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
353   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
354
3550.80 (2007/08/07)
356 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
357 - Torrent file creation
358 - Speed and CPU load improvements
359 - Fix to UPnP
360 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
361 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
362 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
363 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
364 - OS X:
365   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
366   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
367   + More progress bar colors
368   + Various smaller interface improvements
369   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
370 - GTK:
371   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
372   + Added Update Tracker button
373   + Various smaller interface improvements
374
3750.72 (2007/04/30)
376 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
377 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
378
3790.71 (2007/04/23)
380 - Send port info when sending requests
381 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
382 - Add additional error messages and debug info
383 - Improved UPnP support
384 - OS X:
385   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
386   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
387   + Small interface adjustments
388
3890.70 (2007/04/18)
390 - New icon
391 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
392 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
393 - Multitracker support
394 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
395 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
396 - Automatic tracker scraping
397 - Cache connected peers
398 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
399 - OS X:
400   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
401   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
402   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
403     scheduled
404   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
405   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
406   + Filter and search bar
407   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
408   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
409   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
410   + Auto resizing of the main window
411   + Minimal view to take up less space
412   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
413   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
414   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
415   + Message log window
416   + New toolbar icons
417   + Built-in help files
418   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
419 - GTK+:
420   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
421     Finnish translations
422   + Message window
423   + Better window manager integration
424   + Add file view to properties dialog
425
4260.6.1 (2006/06/25)
427 - OS X:
428   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
429     appcast
430 - GTK+:
431   + Fixes drag-and-drop
432   + Adds Italian and French translations
433
4340.6 (2006/06/21)
435 - Ability to limit download rate
436 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
437 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
438 - Many bugfixes
439 - OS X:
440   + Reworked interface
441   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
442   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
443   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
444   + Extended Info Inspector
445   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
446 - GTK+:
447   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
448       add them to running copy
449   + Improved long filename handling
450
4510.5 (2006/02/11)
452 - Only uses one port for all torrents
453 - Rewritten choking algorithm
454 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
455 - New GTK+ interface
456 - New BeOS interface
457 - OS X: Dock badging
458 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
459 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
460 - OS X: Automatic check for update
461 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
462
4630.4 (2005/11/18)
464 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
465 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
466 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
467     User Agent field
468 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
469 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
470 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
471    "Reveal in Finder" button
472 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
473 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
474 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
475    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
476    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
477    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
478    when seeding
479
4800.3 (2005/10/19)
481 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
482 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
483 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
484 - Is nicer to the trackers
485 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
486 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
487 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
488 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
489 - OS X: Cleaner icon
490 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
491 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
492 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
493
4940.2 (2005/09/22)
495 - Bugfixes
496 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
497
4980.1 (2005/09/15)
499 - First version
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