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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.50 (2009/01/dd)
4<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.50&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
5- All Platforms
6   + IPv6 support
7   + Fix a couple of 1.42 crashes
8   + Fix 1.42 error that made tracker announces slower over time
9   + When removing local data only remove data from the torrent
10   + Better performance when sharing with very fast peers
11   + Better handling of non-UTF-8 torrent files
12- GTK+
13   + Various HIG and usability changes
14- Daemon
15   + Make i18n support optional for cli and daemon clients
16- CLI
17   + Support session.json settings as the Daemon and GTK+ clients do
18- Web Interface
19   + Re-add the ability to add transfers using torrent file URLs
20
211.42 (2008/12/24)
22<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.42&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
23- All Platforms
24   + Fix 1.41 lockup issue
25
261.41 (2008/12/23)
27<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.41&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
28- All Platforms
29   + Better peer management in large swarms
30   + Support BitTorrent Enhancement Proposal (BEP) #21 "Extension for Partial Seeds"
31   + Partial support for BEP #6 "Fast Extension" (reject, have all/none)
32   + Honor the peer's BEP #10 reqq key, when available
33   + Fix 1.40 "Got HTTP Status Code: 0" error message
34   + Fix 1.40 "lazy bitfield" error
35   + Fix 1.40 "jumpy upload speed" bug
36   + Fix handshake peer_id error
37   + Corrrectly handle Windows-style newlines in Bluetack blocklists
38   + More accurate bandwidth measurement
39   + File selection & priority was reset when editing a torrent's tracker list
40   + Fix autoconf/automake build warnings
41- GTK+
42   + In the Details dialog's peer tabs, rows were sometimes duplicated
43   + Minor bugfixes, usability changes, and locale improvements
44   + Three new translations: Afrikaans, Asturian, Bosnian
45   + Sixteen updated translations
46- Daemon
47   + Fix 1.40 bug in handling IP whitelist
48   + Minor bugfixes and output cleanup
49   + Windows portability
50- CLI
51   + Fix minor free-memory-read bug
52
531.40 (2008/11/09)
54<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.40&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
55- All Platforms
56   + Tracker communication uses fewer resources
57   + More accurate bandwidth limits
58   + Reduce disk fragmentation by preallocating files
59   + Stability, security, and performance improvements to the RPC/Web UI server
60   + Support compression when serving Web UI and RPC responses
61   + Simplify the RPC whitelist
62   + Fix bug that prevented handshakes with encrypted BitComet peers
63   + Fix 1.3x bug that could re-download some data unnecessarily
64   + Lazy bitfields
65- Mac
66   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
67   + In the file inspector tab, show progress and size for folders
68   + Scrollbars correctly appear when the main window auto-resizes
69   + Sparkle updated to 1.5b6
70- GTK+
71   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
72   + Added off-hour bandwidth scheduling
73   + Simplify file/priority selection in the details dialog
74   + Fix a couple of crashes
75   + 5 new translations: Australian, Basque, Kurdish, Kurdish (Sorani), Malay
76   + 43 updated translations
77- Web Client
78   + The Web Client is now out of beta
79   + Minor display fixes
80   + On iPhone/iPod touch, launching from the home screen hides the address bar
81- Daemon
82   + Added the ability to get detailed peer information on torrents
83   + Fix bug that didn't handle --config-dir and TRANSMISSION_HOME correctly
84   + Windows portability
85
86
871.34 (2008/09/16)
88<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.34&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
89- All Clients
90   + Don't reconnect too frequently to the same peer
91   + Webseed bugfix
92   + Fix bug that caused some transfers to not be scraped
93   + Fix BSD build issues
94   + Handle OpenTracker's `downloaded' key in announce responses
95- Mac
96   + Fix memory leak when updating blocklist
97   + Connect to the web interface when the application's path contains a space
98- GTK+
99   + Minor display fixes
100   + 15 updated translations + 1 new language
101- Daemon
102   + Minor display fixes
103- Web Client
104   + Minor display fixes
105- CLI:
106   + Fix crash when creating a torrent file
107
1081.33 (2008/08/30)
109http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
110- All Platforms
111   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
112   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
113     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
114   + Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
115   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
116   + Fix small memory leaks
117- Mac
118   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
119   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
120- Daemon
121   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
122- GTK+
123   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
124   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
125
1261.32 (2008/08/08)
127http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
128- All Platforms
129   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
130   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
131- Mac
132   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
133
1341.31 (2008/08/06)
135http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
136- All Platforms
137   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
138
1391.30 (2008/08/05)
140http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
141- All Platforms
142   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
143   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
144   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
145   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
146   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
147   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
148   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
149- Daemon
150   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
151   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
152- Mac
153   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
154   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
155   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
156   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
157   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
158   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
159   + Turkish localization
160- GTK+
161   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
162   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
163   + Dozens of updated translations
164
1651.22 (2008/06/13)
166http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
167- All Platforms
168  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
169  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
170  + Minor man page fixes
171- Mac
172  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
173- GTK+
174  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
175  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
176  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
177    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
178    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
179- CLI:
180  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
181
1821.21 (2008/05/21)
183http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
184- All Platforms
185   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
186   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
187   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
188- Mac
189   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
190   + Italian localization included
191- GTK+
192   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
193     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
194
1951.20 (2008/05/09)
196http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
197- All Platforms
198   + Support https tracker connections
199   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
200   + Better support of multitracker torrents
201   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
202   + Ability to reset global statistics
203   + Various bugfixes
204- Mac
205   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
206   + Updated Dock badge images
207- GTK+
208   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
209   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
210   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
211   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
212
2131.11 (2008/04/04)
214- Mac
215   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
216   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
217   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
218- GTK+
219   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
220
2211.10 (2008/03/28)
222- All Platforms
223   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
224   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
225   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
226   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
227- Mac
228   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
229   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
230   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
231   + Tracker tab in the inspector
232   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
233   + Updated images in the inspector
234   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
235   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
236- GTK+
237   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
238   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
239   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
240   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
241   + Tracker tab in the Details window
242   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
243   + Support KDE button ordering
244   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
245- Daemon
246   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
247
2481.06 (2008/02/26)
249- All Platforms:
250   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
251   + Use less CPU
252   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
253   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
254   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
255- GTK+
256   + Fix small memory leak
257   + GUI error when verifying local data
258- CLI:
259   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
260
2611.05 (2008/02/08)
262- All Platforms:
263   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
264   + Packaging improvements
265- Mac
266   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
267- GTK+
268   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
269   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
270   + Various interface and HIG improvements
271   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
272- Daemon
273   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
274   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
275
2761.04 (2008/01/31)
277- All Platforms:
278   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
279   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
280
2811.03 (2008/01/29)
282- All Platforms:
283   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
284   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
285   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
286   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
287   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
288- GTK+
289   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
290
2911.02 (2008/01/22)
292- All Platforms:
293   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
294   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
295   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
296   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
297- GTK+
298   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
299   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
300   + I18N fixes
301   + Updated Dutch translation
302   + Various other interface additions and improvements
303
3041.01 (2008/01/11)
305- All Platforms:
306   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
307   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
308   + Improve initial connection speed
309   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
310   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
311   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
312- OS X:
313   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
314   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
315   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
316- GTK+:
317   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
318   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
319
3201.00 (2008/01/04)
321- All Platforms:
322   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
323   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
324   + Option to prefer not using encryption
325   + Fix tracker connection error
326   + PEX is now configured globally
327   + Updated icon
328- OS X:
329   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
330   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
331   + Statistics window
332   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
333   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
334   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
335   + Sort by total activity
336   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
337   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
338   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
339   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
340- GTK+:
341   + Redesigned main window interface
342   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
343   + Torrent filtering
344   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
345   + Statistics window
346   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
347   + Various other interface additions and improvements
348- CLI:
349   + Restore `scrape' feature
350
3510.96 (2007/12/10)
352- All Platforms:
353   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
354   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
355- OS X:
356   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
357
3580.95 (2007/12/04)
359- All Platforms:
360   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
361   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
362   + Faster average upload speeds
363   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
364   + Fix memory corruption error
365   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
366- OS X:
367   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
368- GTK:
369   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
370
3710.94 (2007/11/25)
372- All Platforms:
373   + Faster average download speeds
374   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
375   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
376   + Fix portmapping crash
377   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
378   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
379   + Fix tracker redirect error
380   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
381
3820.93 (2007/11/12)
383- All Platforms:
384   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
385   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
386   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
387   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
388   + Consume less battery power on laptops
389   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
390
3910.92 (2007/11/05)
392- All Platforms:
393   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
394   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
395   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
396- OS X:
397   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
398   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
399- GTK:
400   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
401   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
402
4030.91 (2007/10/28)
404- All Platforms:
405   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
406   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
407   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
408   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
409   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
410   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
411- OS X:
412   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
413   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
414- GTK:
415   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
416   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
417
4180.90 (2007/10/23)
419- All Platforms:
420   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
421   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
422   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
423   + MSE Tracker Extension support
424   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
425- OS X:
426   + Per-torrent action menu
427   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
428   + Redesigned message log
429   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
430   + Sort and filter by tracker
431   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
432   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
433- GTK:
434   + Various interface improvements
435   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
436
4370.82 (2007/09/09)
438- All Platforms:
439   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
440   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
441   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
442   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
443   +  Other minor fixes
444
4450.81 (2007/08/22)
446- All Platforms:
447   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
448   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
449   + Clarify misleading error messages
450   + Fix memory leaks
451- OS X:
452   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
453   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
454- GTK:
455   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
456- CLI:
457   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
458   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
459
4600.80 (2007/08/07)
461 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
462 - Torrent file creation
463 - Speed and CPU load improvements
464 - Fix to UPnP
465 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
466 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
467 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
468 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
469 - OS X:
470   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
471   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
472   + More progress bar colors
473   + Various smaller interface improvements
474   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
475 - GTK:
476   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
477   + Added Update Tracker button
478   + Various smaller interface improvements
479
4800.72 (2007/04/30)
481 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
482 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
483
4840.71 (2007/04/23)
485 - Send port info when sending requests
486 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
487 - Add additional error messages and debug info
488 - Improved UPnP support
489 - OS X:
490   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
491   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
492   + Small interface adjustments
493
4940.70 (2007/04/18)
495 - New icon
496 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
497 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
498 - Multitracker support
499 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
500 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
501 - Automatic tracker scraping
502 - Cache connected peers
503 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
504 - OS X:
505   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
506   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
507   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
508     scheduled
509   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
510   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
511   + Filter and search bar
512   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
513   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
514   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
515   + Auto resizing of the main window
516   + Minimal view to take up less space
517   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
518   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
519   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
520   + Message log window
521   + New toolbar icons
522   + Built-in help files
523   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
524 - GTK+:
525   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
526     Finnish translations
527   + Message window
528   + Better window manager integration
529   + Add file view to properties dialog
530
5310.6.1 (2006/06/25)
532 - OS X:
533   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
534     appcast
535 - GTK+:
536   + Fixes drag-and-drop
537   + Adds Italian and French translations
538
5390.6 (2006/06/21)
540 - Ability to limit download rate
541 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
542 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
543 - Many bugfixes
544 - OS X:
545   + Reworked interface
546   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
547   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
548   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
549   + Extended Info Inspector
550   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
551 - GTK+:
552   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
553       add them to running copy
554   + Improved long filename handling
555
5560.5 (2006/02/11)
557 - Only uses one port for all torrents
558 - Rewritten choking algorithm
559 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
560 - New GTK+ interface
561 - New BeOS interface
562 - OS X: Dock badging
563 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
564 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
565 - OS X: Automatic check for update
566 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
567
5680.4 (2005/11/18)
569 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
570 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
571 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
572     User Agent field
573 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
574 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
575 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
576    "Reveal in Finder" button
577 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
578 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
579 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
580    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
581    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
582    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
583    when seeding
584
5850.3 (2005/10/19)
586 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
587 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
588 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
589 - Is nicer to the trackers
590 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
591 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
592 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
593 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
594 - OS X: Cleaner icon
595 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
596 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
597 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
598
5990.2 (2005/09/22)
600 - Bugfixes
601 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
602
6030.1 (2005/09/15)
604 - First version
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