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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
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41.41 (2008/xx/yy)
5<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.41&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
6- All Platforms
7   + Fix 1.40 "jumpy upload speed" bug
8   + Fix 1.40 "Got HTTP Status Code: 0" error message.
9   + More accurate bandwidth measurement
10   + Fix autoconf/automake build warnings
11- GTK+
12   + In the Details dialog's peer tabs, rows were sometimes duplicated
13   + Three new translations: Afrikaans, Asturian, Bosnian
14   + Sixteen updated translations
15- Daemon
16   + Minor bugfixes
17   + Windows portability
18
19
201.40 (2008/11/09)
21<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.40&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
22- All Platforms
23   + Tracker communication uses fewer resources
24   + More accurate bandwidth limits
25   + Reduce disk fragmentation by preallocating files
26   + Stability, security, and performance improvements to the RPC/Web UI server
27   + Support compression when serving Web UI and RPC responses
28   + Simplify the RPC whitelist
29   + Fix bug that prevented handshakes with encrypted BitComet peers
30   + Fix 1.3x bug that could re-download some data unnecessarily
31   + Lazy bitfields
32- Mac
33   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
34   + In the file inspector tab, show progress and size for folders
35   + Scrollbars correctly appear when the main window auto-resizes
36   + Sparkle updated to 1.5b6
37- GTK+
38   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
39   + Added off-hour bandwidth scheduling
40   + Simplify file/priority selection in the details dialog
41   + Fix a couple of crashes
42   + 5 new translations: Australian, Basque, Kurdish, Kurdish (Sorani), Malay
43   + 43 updated translations
44- Web Client
45   + The Web Client is now out of beta
46   + Minor display fixes
47   + On iPhone/iPod touch, launching from the home screen hides the address bar
48- Daemon
49   + Added the ability to get detailed peer information on torrents
50   + Fix bug that didn't handle --config-dir and TRANSMISSION_HOME correctly
51   + Windows portability
52
53
541.34 (2008/09/16)
55<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.34&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
56- All Clients
57   + Don't reconnect too frequently to the same peer
58   + Webseed bugfix
59   + Fix bug that caused some transfers to not be scraped
60   + Fix BSD build issues
61   + Handle OpenTracker's `downloaded' key in announce responses
62- Mac
63   + Fix memory leak when updating blocklist
64   + Connect to the web interface when the application's path contains a space
65- GTK+
66   + Minor display fixes
67   + 15 updated translations + 1 new language
68- Daemon
69   + Minor display fixes
70- Web Client
71   + Minor display fixes
72- CLI:
73   + Fix crash when creating a torrent file
74
751.33 (2008/08/30)
76http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
77- All Platforms
78   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
79   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
80     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
81   + Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
82   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
83   + Fix small memory leaks
84- Mac
85   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
86   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
87- Daemon
88   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
89- GTK+
90   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
91   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
92
931.32 (2008/08/08)
94http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
95- All Platforms
96   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
97   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
98- Mac
99   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
100
1011.31 (2008/08/06)
102http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
103- All Platforms
104   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
105
1061.30 (2008/08/05)
107http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
108- All Platforms
109   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
110   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
111   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
112   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
113   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
114   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
115   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
116- Daemon
117   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
118   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
119- Mac
120   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
121   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
122   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
123   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
124   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
125   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
126   + Turkish localization
127- GTK+
128   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
129   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
130   + Dozens of updated translations
131
1321.22 (2008/06/13)
133http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
134- All Platforms
135  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
136  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
137  + Minor man page fixes
138- Mac
139  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
140- GTK+
141  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
142  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
143  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
144    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
145    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
146- CLI:
147  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
148
1491.21 (2008/05/21)
150http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
151- All Platforms
152   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
153   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
154   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
155- Mac
156   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
157   + Italian localization included
158- GTK+
159   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
160     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
161
1621.20 (2008/05/09)
163http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
164- All Platforms
165   + Support https tracker connections
166   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
167   + Better support of multitracker torrents
168   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
169   + Ability to reset global statistics
170   + Various bugfixes
171- Mac
172   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
173   + Updated Dock badge images
174- GTK+
175   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
176   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
177   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
178   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
179
1801.11 (2008/04/04)
181- Mac
182   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
183   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
184   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
185- GTK+
186   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
187
1881.10 (2008/03/28)
189- All Platforms
190   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
191   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
192   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
193   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
194- Mac
195   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
196   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
197   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
198   + Tracker tab in the inspector
199   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
200   + Updated images in the inspector
201   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
202   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
203- GTK+
204   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
205   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
206   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
207   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
208   + Tracker tab in the Details window
209   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
210   + Support KDE button ordering
211   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
212- Daemon
213   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
214
2151.06 (2008/02/26)
216- All Platforms:
217   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
218   + Use less CPU
219   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
220   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
221   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
222- GTK+
223   + Fix small memory leak
224   + GUI error when verifying local data
225- CLI:
226   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
227
2281.05 (2008/02/08)
229- All Platforms:
230   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
231   + Packaging improvements
232- Mac
233   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
234- GTK+
235   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
236   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
237   + Various interface and HIG improvements
238   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
239- Daemon
240   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
241   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
242
2431.04 (2008/01/31)
244- All Platforms:
245   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
246   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
247
2481.03 (2008/01/29)
249- All Platforms:
250   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
251   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
252   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
253   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
254   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
255- GTK+
256   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
257
2581.02 (2008/01/22)
259- All Platforms:
260   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
261   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
262   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
263   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
264- GTK+
265   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
266   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
267   + I18N fixes
268   + Updated Dutch translation
269   + Various other interface additions and improvements
270
2711.01 (2008/01/11)
272- All Platforms:
273   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
274   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
275   + Improve initial connection speed
276   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
277   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
278   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
279- OS X:
280   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
281   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
282   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
283- GTK+:
284   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
285   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
286
2871.00 (2008/01/04)
288- All Platforms:
289   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
290   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
291   + Option to prefer not using encryption
292   + Fix tracker connection error
293   + PEX is now configured globally
294   + Updated icon
295- OS X:
296   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
297   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
298   + Statistics window
299   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
300   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
301   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
302   + Sort by total activity
303   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
304   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
305   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
306   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
307- GTK+:
308   + Redesigned main window interface
309   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
310   + Torrent filtering
311   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
312   + Statistics window
313   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
314   + Various other interface additions and improvements
315- CLI:
316   + Restore `scrape' feature
317
3180.96 (2007/12/10)
319- All Platforms:
320   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
321   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
322- OS X:
323   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
324
3250.95 (2007/12/04)
326- All Platforms:
327   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
328   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
329   + Faster average upload speeds
330   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
331   + Fix memory corruption error
332   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
333- OS X:
334   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
335- GTK:
336   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
337
3380.94 (2007/11/25)
339- All Platforms:
340   + Faster average download speeds
341   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
342   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
343   + Fix portmapping crash
344   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
345   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
346   + Fix tracker redirect error
347   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
348
3490.93 (2007/11/12)
350- All Platforms:
351   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
352   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
353   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
354   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
355   + Consume less battery power on laptops
356   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
357
3580.92 (2007/11/05)
359- All Platforms:
360   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
361   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
362   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
363- OS X:
364   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
365   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
366- GTK:
367   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
368   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
369
3700.91 (2007/10/28)
371- All Platforms:
372   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
373   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
374   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
375   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
376   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
377   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
378- OS X:
379   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
380   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
381- GTK:
382   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
383   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
384
3850.90 (2007/10/23)
386- All Platforms:
387   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
388   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
389   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
390   + MSE Tracker Extension support
391   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
392- OS X:
393   + Per-torrent action menu
394   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
395   + Redesigned message log
396   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
397   + Sort and filter by tracker
398   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
399   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
400- GTK:
401   + Various interface improvements
402   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
403
4040.82 (2007/09/09)
405- All Platforms:
406   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
407   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
408   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
409   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
410   +  Other minor fixes
411
4120.81 (2007/08/22)
413- All Platforms:
414   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
415   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
416   + Clarify misleading error messages
417   + Fix memory leaks
418- OS X:
419   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
420   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
421- GTK:
422   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
423- CLI:
424   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
425   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
426
4270.80 (2007/08/07)
428 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
429 - Torrent file creation
430 - Speed and CPU load improvements
431 - Fix to UPnP
432 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
433 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
434 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
435 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
436 - OS X:
437   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
438   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
439   + More progress bar colors
440   + Various smaller interface improvements
441   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
442 - GTK:
443   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
444   + Added Update Tracker button
445   + Various smaller interface improvements
446
4470.72 (2007/04/30)
448 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
449 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
450
4510.71 (2007/04/23)
452 - Send port info when sending requests
453 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
454 - Add additional error messages and debug info
455 - Improved UPnP support
456 - OS X:
457   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
458   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
459   + Small interface adjustments
460
4610.70 (2007/04/18)
462 - New icon
463 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
464 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
465 - Multitracker support
466 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
467 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
468 - Automatic tracker scraping
469 - Cache connected peers
470 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
471 - OS X:
472   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
473   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
474   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
475     scheduled
476   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
477   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
478   + Filter and search bar
479   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
480   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
481   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
482   + Auto resizing of the main window
483   + Minimal view to take up less space
484   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
485   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
486   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
487   + Message log window
488   + New toolbar icons
489   + Built-in help files
490   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
491 - GTK+:
492   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
493     Finnish translations
494   + Message window
495   + Better window manager integration
496   + Add file view to properties dialog
497
4980.6.1 (2006/06/25)
499 - OS X:
500   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
501     appcast
502 - GTK+:
503   + Fixes drag-and-drop
504   + Adds Italian and French translations
505
5060.6 (2006/06/21)
507 - Ability to limit download rate
508 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
509 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
510 - Many bugfixes
511 - OS X:
512   + Reworked interface
513   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
514   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
515   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
516   + Extended Info Inspector
517   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
518 - GTK+:
519   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
520       add them to running copy
521   + Improved long filename handling
522
5230.5 (2006/02/11)
524 - Only uses one port for all torrents
525 - Rewritten choking algorithm
526 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
527 - New GTK+ interface
528 - New BeOS interface
529 - OS X: Dock badging
530 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
531 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
532 - OS X: Automatic check for update
533 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
534
5350.4 (2005/11/18)
536 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
537 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
538 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
539     User Agent field
540 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
541 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
542 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
543    "Reveal in Finder" button
544 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
545 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
546 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
547    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
548    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
549    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
550    when seeding
551
5520.3 (2005/10/19)
553 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
554 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
555 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
556 - Is nicer to the trackers
557 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
558 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
559 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
560 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
561 - OS X: Cleaner icon
562 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
563 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
564 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
565
5660.2 (2005/09/22)
567 - Bugfixes
568 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
569
5700.1 (2005/09/15)
571 - First version
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