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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
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41.41 (2008/12/dd)
5<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.41&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
6- All Platforms
7   + Better peer management in large swarms
8   + Fix 1.40 "Got HTTP Status Code: 0" error message
9   + Fix 1.40 "lazy bitfield" error
10   + Honor the peer's BEP 10 reqq key, when available
11   + Fix 1.40 "jumpy upload speed" bug
12   + Fix handshake peer_id error
13   + Corrrectly handle Windows-style newlines in Bluetack blocklists
14   + More accurate bandwidth measurement
15   + File selection & priority was reset when editing a torrent's tracker list
16   + Fix autoconf/automake build warnings
17- GTK+
18   + In the Details dialog's peer tabs, rows were sometimes duplicated
19   + Minor bugfixes, usability changes, and locale improvements
20   + Three new translations: Afrikaans, Asturian, Bosnian
21   + Sixteen updated translations
22- Daemon
23   + Fix 1.40 bug in handling IP whitelist
24   + Minor bugfixes and output cleanup
25   + Windows portability
26- CLI
27   + Fix minor free-memory-read bug
28
29
301.40 (2008/11/09)
31<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.40&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
32- All Platforms
33   + Tracker communication uses fewer resources
34   + More accurate bandwidth limits
35   + Reduce disk fragmentation by preallocating files
36   + Stability, security, and performance improvements to the RPC/Web UI server
37   + Support compression when serving Web UI and RPC responses
38   + Simplify the RPC whitelist
39   + Fix bug that prevented handshakes with encrypted BitComet peers
40   + Fix 1.3x bug that could re-download some data unnecessarily
41   + Lazy bitfields
42- Mac
43   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
44   + In the file inspector tab, show progress and size for folders
45   + Scrollbars correctly appear when the main window auto-resizes
46   + Sparkle updated to 1.5b6
47- GTK+
48   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
49   + Added off-hour bandwidth scheduling
50   + Simplify file/priority selection in the details dialog
51   + Fix a couple of crashes
52   + 5 new translations: Australian, Basque, Kurdish, Kurdish (Sorani), Malay
53   + 43 updated translations
54- Web Client
55   + The Web Client is now out of beta
56   + Minor display fixes
57   + On iPhone/iPod touch, launching from the home screen hides the address bar
58- Daemon
59   + Added the ability to get detailed peer information on torrents
60   + Fix bug that didn't handle --config-dir and TRANSMISSION_HOME correctly
61   + Windows portability
62
63
641.34 (2008/09/16)
65<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.34&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
66- All Clients
67   + Don't reconnect too frequently to the same peer
68   + Webseed bugfix
69   + Fix bug that caused some transfers to not be scraped
70   + Fix BSD build issues
71   + Handle OpenTracker's `downloaded' key in announce responses
72- Mac
73   + Fix memory leak when updating blocklist
74   + Connect to the web interface when the application's path contains a space
75- GTK+
76   + Minor display fixes
77   + 15 updated translations + 1 new language
78- Daemon
79   + Minor display fixes
80- Web Client
81   + Minor display fixes
82- CLI:
83   + Fix crash when creating a torrent file
84
851.33 (2008/08/30)
86http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
87- All Platforms
88   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
89   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
90     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
91   + Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
92   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
93   + Fix small memory leaks
94- Mac
95   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
96   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
97- Daemon
98   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
99- GTK+
100   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
101   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
102
1031.32 (2008/08/08)
104http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
105- All Platforms
106   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
107   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
108- Mac
109   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
110
1111.31 (2008/08/06)
112http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
113- All Platforms
114   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
115
1161.30 (2008/08/05)
117http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
118- All Platforms
119   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
120   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
121   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
122   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
123   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
124   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
125   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
126- Daemon
127   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
128   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
129- Mac
130   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
131   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
132   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
133   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
134   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
135   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
136   + Turkish localization
137- GTK+
138   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
139   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
140   + Dozens of updated translations
141
1421.22 (2008/06/13)
143http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
144- All Platforms
145  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
146  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
147  + Minor man page fixes
148- Mac
149  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
150- GTK+
151  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
152  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
153  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
154    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
155    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
156- CLI:
157  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
158
1591.21 (2008/05/21)
160http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
161- All Platforms
162   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
163   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
164   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
165- Mac
166   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
167   + Italian localization included
168- GTK+
169   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
170     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
171
1721.20 (2008/05/09)
173http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
174- All Platforms
175   + Support https tracker connections
176   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
177   + Better support of multitracker torrents
178   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
179   + Ability to reset global statistics
180   + Various bugfixes
181- Mac
182   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
183   + Updated Dock badge images
184- GTK+
185   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
186   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
187   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
188   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
189
1901.11 (2008/04/04)
191- Mac
192   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
193   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
194   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
195- GTK+
196   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
197
1981.10 (2008/03/28)
199- All Platforms
200   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
201   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
202   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
203   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
204- Mac
205   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
206   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
207   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
208   + Tracker tab in the inspector
209   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
210   + Updated images in the inspector
211   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
212   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
213- GTK+
214   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
215   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
216   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
217   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
218   + Tracker tab in the Details window
219   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
220   + Support KDE button ordering
221   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
222- Daemon
223   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
224
2251.06 (2008/02/26)
226- All Platforms:
227   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
228   + Use less CPU
229   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
230   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
231   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
232- GTK+
233   + Fix small memory leak
234   + GUI error when verifying local data
235- CLI:
236   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
237
2381.05 (2008/02/08)
239- All Platforms:
240   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
241   + Packaging improvements
242- Mac
243   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
244- GTK+
245   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
246   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
247   + Various interface and HIG improvements
248   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
249- Daemon
250   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
251   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
252
2531.04 (2008/01/31)
254- All Platforms:
255   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
256   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
257
2581.03 (2008/01/29)
259- All Platforms:
260   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
261   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
262   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
263   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
264   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
265- GTK+
266   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
267
2681.02 (2008/01/22)
269- All Platforms:
270   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
271   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
272   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
273   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
274- GTK+
275   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
276   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
277   + I18N fixes
278   + Updated Dutch translation
279   + Various other interface additions and improvements
280
2811.01 (2008/01/11)
282- All Platforms:
283   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
284   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
285   + Improve initial connection speed
286   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
287   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
288   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
289- OS X:
290   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
291   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
292   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
293- GTK+:
294   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
295   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
296
2971.00 (2008/01/04)
298- All Platforms:
299   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
300   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
301   + Option to prefer not using encryption
302   + Fix tracker connection error
303   + PEX is now configured globally
304   + Updated icon
305- OS X:
306   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
307   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
308   + Statistics window
309   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
310   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
311   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
312   + Sort by total activity
313   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
314   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
315   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
316   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
317- GTK+:
318   + Redesigned main window interface
319   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
320   + Torrent filtering
321   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
322   + Statistics window
323   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
324   + Various other interface additions and improvements
325- CLI:
326   + Restore `scrape' feature
327
3280.96 (2007/12/10)
329- All Platforms:
330   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
331   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
332- OS X:
333   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
334
3350.95 (2007/12/04)
336- All Platforms:
337   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
338   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
339   + Faster average upload speeds
340   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
341   + Fix memory corruption error
342   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
343- OS X:
344   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
345- GTK:
346   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
347
3480.94 (2007/11/25)
349- All Platforms:
350   + Faster average download speeds
351   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
352   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
353   + Fix portmapping crash
354   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
355   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
356   + Fix tracker redirect error
357   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
358
3590.93 (2007/11/12)
360- All Platforms:
361   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
362   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
363   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
364   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
365   + Consume less battery power on laptops
366   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
367
3680.92 (2007/11/05)
369- All Platforms:
370   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
371   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
372   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
373- OS X:
374   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
375   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
376- GTK:
377   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
378   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
379
3800.91 (2007/10/28)
381- All Platforms:
382   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
383   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
384   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
385   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
386   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
387   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
388- OS X:
389   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
390   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
391- GTK:
392   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
393   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
394
3950.90 (2007/10/23)
396- All Platforms:
397   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
398   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
399   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
400   + MSE Tracker Extension support
401   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
402- OS X:
403   + Per-torrent action menu
404   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
405   + Redesigned message log
406   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
407   + Sort and filter by tracker
408   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
409   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
410- GTK:
411   + Various interface improvements
412   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
413
4140.82 (2007/09/09)
415- All Platforms:
416   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
417   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
418   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
419   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
420   +  Other minor fixes
421
4220.81 (2007/08/22)
423- All Platforms:
424   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
425   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
426   + Clarify misleading error messages
427   + Fix memory leaks
428- OS X:
429   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
430   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
431- GTK:
432   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
433- CLI:
434   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
435   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
436
4370.80 (2007/08/07)
438 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
439 - Torrent file creation
440 - Speed and CPU load improvements
441 - Fix to UPnP
442 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
443 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
444 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
445 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
446 - OS X:
447   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
448   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
449   + More progress bar colors
450   + Various smaller interface improvements
451   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
452 - GTK:
453   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
454   + Added Update Tracker button
455   + Various smaller interface improvements
456
4570.72 (2007/04/30)
458 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
459 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
460
4610.71 (2007/04/23)
462 - Send port info when sending requests
463 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
464 - Add additional error messages and debug info
465 - Improved UPnP support
466 - OS X:
467   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
468   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
469   + Small interface adjustments
470
4710.70 (2007/04/18)
472 - New icon
473 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
474 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
475 - Multitracker support
476 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
477 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
478 - Automatic tracker scraping
479 - Cache connected peers
480 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
481 - OS X:
482   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
483   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
484   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
485     scheduled
486   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
487   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
488   + Filter and search bar
489   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
490   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
491   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
492   + Auto resizing of the main window
493   + Minimal view to take up less space
494   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
495   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
496   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
497   + Message log window
498   + New toolbar icons
499   + Built-in help files
500   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
501 - GTK+:
502   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
503     Finnish translations
504   + Message window
505   + Better window manager integration
506   + Add file view to properties dialog
507
5080.6.1 (2006/06/25)
509 - OS X:
510   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
511     appcast
512 - GTK+:
513   + Fixes drag-and-drop
514   + Adds Italian and French translations
515
5160.6 (2006/06/21)
517 - Ability to limit download rate
518 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
519 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
520 - Many bugfixes
521 - OS X:
522   + Reworked interface
523   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
524   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
525   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
526   + Extended Info Inspector
527   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
528 - GTK+:
529   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
530       add them to running copy
531   + Improved long filename handling
532
5330.5 (2006/02/11)
534 - Only uses one port for all torrents
535 - Rewritten choking algorithm
536 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
537 - New GTK+ interface
538 - New BeOS interface
539 - OS X: Dock badging
540 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
541 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
542 - OS X: Automatic check for update
543 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
544
5450.4 (2005/11/18)
546 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
547 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
548 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
549     User Agent field
550 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
551 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
552 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
553    "Reveal in Finder" button
554 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
555 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
556 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
557    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
558    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
559    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
560    when seeding
561
5620.3 (2005/10/19)
563 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
564 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
565 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
566 - Is nicer to the trackers
567 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
568 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
569 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
570 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
571 - OS X: Cleaner icon
572 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
573 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
574 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
575
5760.2 (2005/09/22)
577 - Bugfixes
578 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
579
5800.1 (2005/09/15)
581 - First version
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