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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.42 (2008/12/24)
4<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.42&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
5- All Platforms
6   + Fix 1.41 lockup issue
7
81.41 (2008/12/23)
9<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.41&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
10- All Platforms
11   + Better peer management in large swarms
12   + Support BitTorrent Enhancement Proposal (BEP) #21 "Extension for Partial Seeds"
13   + Partial support for BEP #6 "Fast Extension" (reject, have all/none)
14   + Honor the peer's BEP #10 reqq key, when available
15   + Fix 1.40 "Got HTTP Status Code: 0" error message
16   + Fix 1.40 "lazy bitfield" error
17   + Fix 1.40 "jumpy upload speed" bug
18   + Fix handshake peer_id error
19   + Corrrectly handle Windows-style newlines in Bluetack blocklists
20   + More accurate bandwidth measurement
21   + File selection & priority was reset when editing a torrent's tracker list
22   + Fix autoconf/automake build warnings
23- GTK+
24   + In the Details dialog's peer tabs, rows were sometimes duplicated
25   + Minor bugfixes, usability changes, and locale improvements
26   + Three new translations: Afrikaans, Asturian, Bosnian
27   + Sixteen updated translations
28- Daemon
29   + Fix 1.40 bug in handling IP whitelist
30   + Minor bugfixes and output cleanup
31   + Windows portability
32- CLI
33   + Fix minor free-memory-read bug
34
351.40 (2008/11/09)
36<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.40&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
37- All Platforms
38   + Tracker communication uses fewer resources
39   + More accurate bandwidth limits
40   + Reduce disk fragmentation by preallocating files
41   + Stability, security, and performance improvements to the RPC/Web UI server
42   + Support compression when serving Web UI and RPC responses
43   + Simplify the RPC whitelist
44   + Fix bug that prevented handshakes with encrypted BitComet peers
45   + Fix 1.3x bug that could re-download some data unnecessarily
46   + Lazy bitfields
47- Mac
48   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
49   + In the file inspector tab, show progress and size for folders
50   + Scrollbars correctly appear when the main window auto-resizes
51   + Sparkle updated to 1.5b6
52- GTK+
53   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
54   + Added off-hour bandwidth scheduling
55   + Simplify file/priority selection in the details dialog
56   + Fix a couple of crashes
57   + 5 new translations: Australian, Basque, Kurdish, Kurdish (Sorani), Malay
58   + 43 updated translations
59- Web Client
60   + The Web Client is now out of beta
61   + Minor display fixes
62   + On iPhone/iPod touch, launching from the home screen hides the address bar
63- Daemon
64   + Added the ability to get detailed peer information on torrents
65   + Fix bug that didn't handle --config-dir and TRANSMISSION_HOME correctly
66   + Windows portability
67
68
691.34 (2008/09/16)
70<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.34&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
71- All Clients
72   + Don't reconnect too frequently to the same peer
73   + Webseed bugfix
74   + Fix bug that caused some transfers to not be scraped
75   + Fix BSD build issues
76   + Handle OpenTracker's `downloaded' key in announce responses
77- Mac
78   + Fix memory leak when updating blocklist
79   + Connect to the web interface when the application's path contains a space
80- GTK+
81   + Minor display fixes
82   + 15 updated translations + 1 new language
83- Daemon
84   + Minor display fixes
85- Web Client
86   + Minor display fixes
87- CLI:
88   + Fix crash when creating a torrent file
89
901.33 (2008/08/30)
91http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
92- All Platforms
93   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
94   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
95     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
96   + Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
97   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
98   + Fix small memory leaks
99- Mac
100   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
101   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
102- Daemon
103   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
104- GTK+
105   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
106   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
107
1081.32 (2008/08/08)
109http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
110- All Platforms
111   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
112   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
113- Mac
114   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
115
1161.31 (2008/08/06)
117http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
118- All Platforms
119   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
120
1211.30 (2008/08/05)
122http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
123- All Platforms
124   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
125   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
126   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
127   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
128   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
129   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
130   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
131- Daemon
132   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
133   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
134- Mac
135   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
136   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
137   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
138   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
139   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
140   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
141   + Turkish localization
142- GTK+
143   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
144   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
145   + Dozens of updated translations
146
1471.22 (2008/06/13)
148http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
149- All Platforms
150  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
151  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
152  + Minor man page fixes
153- Mac
154  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
155- GTK+
156  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
157  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
158  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
159    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
160    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
161- CLI:
162  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
163
1641.21 (2008/05/21)
165http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
166- All Platforms
167   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
168   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
169   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
170- Mac
171   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
172   + Italian localization included
173- GTK+
174   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
175     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
176
1771.20 (2008/05/09)
178http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
179- All Platforms
180   + Support https tracker connections
181   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
182   + Better support of multitracker torrents
183   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
184   + Ability to reset global statistics
185   + Various bugfixes
186- Mac
187   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
188   + Updated Dock badge images
189- GTK+
190   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
191   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
192   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
193   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
194
1951.11 (2008/04/04)
196- Mac
197   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
198   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
199   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
200- GTK+
201   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
202
2031.10 (2008/03/28)
204- All Platforms
205   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
206   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
207   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
208   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
209- Mac
210   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
211   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
212   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
213   + Tracker tab in the inspector
214   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
215   + Updated images in the inspector
216   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
217   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
218- GTK+
219   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
220   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
221   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
222   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
223   + Tracker tab in the Details window
224   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
225   + Support KDE button ordering
226   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
227- Daemon
228   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
229
2301.06 (2008/02/26)
231- All Platforms:
232   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
233   + Use less CPU
234   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
235   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
236   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
237- GTK+
238   + Fix small memory leak
239   + GUI error when verifying local data
240- CLI:
241   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
242
2431.05 (2008/02/08)
244- All Platforms:
245   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
246   + Packaging improvements
247- Mac
248   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
249- GTK+
250   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
251   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
252   + Various interface and HIG improvements
253   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
254- Daemon
255   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
256   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
257
2581.04 (2008/01/31)
259- All Platforms:
260   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
261   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
262
2631.03 (2008/01/29)
264- All Platforms:
265   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
266   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
267   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
268   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
269   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
270- GTK+
271   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
272
2731.02 (2008/01/22)
274- All Platforms:
275   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
276   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
277   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
278   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
279- GTK+
280   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
281   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
282   + I18N fixes
283   + Updated Dutch translation
284   + Various other interface additions and improvements
285
2861.01 (2008/01/11)
287- All Platforms:
288   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
289   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
290   + Improve initial connection speed
291   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
292   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
293   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
294- OS X:
295   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
296   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
297   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
298- GTK+:
299   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
300   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
301
3021.00 (2008/01/04)
303- All Platforms:
304   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
305   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
306   + Option to prefer not using encryption
307   + Fix tracker connection error
308   + PEX is now configured globally
309   + Updated icon
310- OS X:
311   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
312   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
313   + Statistics window
314   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
315   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
316   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
317   + Sort by total activity
318   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
319   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
320   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
321   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
322- GTK+:
323   + Redesigned main window interface
324   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
325   + Torrent filtering
326   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
327   + Statistics window
328   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
329   + Various other interface additions and improvements
330- CLI:
331   + Restore `scrape' feature
332
3330.96 (2007/12/10)
334- All Platforms:
335   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
336   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
337- OS X:
338   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
339
3400.95 (2007/12/04)
341- All Platforms:
342   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
343   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
344   + Faster average upload speeds
345   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
346   + Fix memory corruption error
347   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
348- OS X:
349   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
350- GTK:
351   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
352
3530.94 (2007/11/25)
354- All Platforms:
355   + Faster average download speeds
356   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
357   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
358   + Fix portmapping crash
359   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
360   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
361   + Fix tracker redirect error
362   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
363
3640.93 (2007/11/12)
365- All Platforms:
366   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
367   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
368   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
369   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
370   + Consume less battery power on laptops
371   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
372
3730.92 (2007/11/05)
374- All Platforms:
375   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
376   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
377   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
378- OS X:
379   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
380   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
381- GTK:
382   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
383   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
384
3850.91 (2007/10/28)
386- All Platforms:
387   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
388   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
389   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
390   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
391   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
392   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
393- OS X:
394   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
395   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
396- GTK:
397   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
398   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
399
4000.90 (2007/10/23)
401- All Platforms:
402   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
403   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
404   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
405   + MSE Tracker Extension support
406   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
407- OS X:
408   + Per-torrent action menu
409   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
410   + Redesigned message log
411   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
412   + Sort and filter by tracker
413   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
414   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
415- GTK:
416   + Various interface improvements
417   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
418
4190.82 (2007/09/09)
420- All Platforms:
421   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
422   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
423   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
424   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
425   +  Other minor fixes
426
4270.81 (2007/08/22)
428- All Platforms:
429   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
430   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
431   + Clarify misleading error messages
432   + Fix memory leaks
433- OS X:
434   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
435   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
436- GTK:
437   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
438- CLI:
439   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
440   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
441
4420.80 (2007/08/07)
443 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
444 - Torrent file creation
445 - Speed and CPU load improvements
446 - Fix to UPnP
447 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
448 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
449 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
450 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
451 - OS X:
452   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
453   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
454   + More progress bar colors
455   + Various smaller interface improvements
456   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
457 - GTK:
458   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
459   + Added Update Tracker button
460   + Various smaller interface improvements
461
4620.72 (2007/04/30)
463 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
464 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
465
4660.71 (2007/04/23)
467 - Send port info when sending requests
468 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
469 - Add additional error messages and debug info
470 - Improved UPnP support
471 - OS X:
472   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
473   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
474   + Small interface adjustments
475
4760.70 (2007/04/18)
477 - New icon
478 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
479 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
480 - Multitracker support
481 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
482 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
483 - Automatic tracker scraping
484 - Cache connected peers
485 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
486 - OS X:
487   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
488   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
489   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
490     scheduled
491   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
492   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
493   + Filter and search bar
494   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
495   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
496   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
497   + Auto resizing of the main window
498   + Minimal view to take up less space
499   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
500   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
501   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
502   + Message log window
503   + New toolbar icons
504   + Built-in help files
505   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
506 - GTK+:
507   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
508     Finnish translations
509   + Message window
510   + Better window manager integration
511   + Add file view to properties dialog
512
5130.6.1 (2006/06/25)
514 - OS X:
515   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
516     appcast
517 - GTK+:
518   + Fixes drag-and-drop
519   + Adds Italian and French translations
520
5210.6 (2006/06/21)
522 - Ability to limit download rate
523 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
524 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
525 - Many bugfixes
526 - OS X:
527   + Reworked interface
528   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
529   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
530   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
531   + Extended Info Inspector
532   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
533 - GTK+:
534   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
535       add them to running copy
536   + Improved long filename handling
537
5380.5 (2006/02/11)
539 - Only uses one port for all torrents
540 - Rewritten choking algorithm
541 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
542 - New GTK+ interface
543 - New BeOS interface
544 - OS X: Dock badging
545 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
546 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
547 - OS X: Automatic check for update
548 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
549
5500.4 (2005/11/18)
551 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
552 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
553 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
554     User Agent field
555 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
556 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
557 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
558    "Reveal in Finder" button
559 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
560 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
561 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
562    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
563    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
564    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
565    when seeding
566
5670.3 (2005/10/19)
568 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
569 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
570 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
571 - Is nicer to the trackers
572 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
573 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
574 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
575 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
576 - OS X: Cleaner icon
577 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
578 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
579 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
580
5810.2 (2005/09/22)
582 - Bugfixes
583 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
584
5850.1 (2005/09/15)
586 - First version
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