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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.40 (2008/mm/dd)
4http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.40
5- Mac
6   + Sparkle updated to 1.5
7
81.33 (2008/08/dd)
9http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
10- All Platforms
11   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
12   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
13     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
14   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
15   + Fix small memory leaks
16- Mac
17   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
18   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
19- Daemon
20   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
21- GTK+
22   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
23   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
24
251.32 (2008/08/08)
26http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
27- All Platforms
28   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
29   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
30- Mac
31   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
32
331.31 (2008/08/06)
34http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
35- All Platforms
36   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
37
381.30 (2008/08/05)
39http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
40- All Platforms
41   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
42   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
43   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
44   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
45   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
46   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
47   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
48- Daemon
49   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
50   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
51- Mac
52   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
53   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
54   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
55   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
56   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
57   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
58   + Turkish localization
59- GTK+
60   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
61   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
62   + Dozens of updated translations
63
641.22 (2008/06/13)
65http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
66- All Platforms
67  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
68  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
69  + Minor man page fixes
70- Mac
71  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
72- GTK+
73  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
74  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
75  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
76    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
77    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
78- CLI:
79  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
80
811.21 (2008/05/21)
82http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
83- All Platforms
84   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
85   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
86   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
87- Mac
88   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
89   + Italian localization included
90- GTK+
91   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
92     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
93
941.20 (2008/05/09)
95http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
96- All Platforms
97   + Support https tracker connections
98   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
99   + Better support of multitracker torrents
100   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
101   + Ability to reset global statistics
102   + Various bugfixes
103- Mac
104   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
105   + Updated Dock badge images
106- GTK+
107   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
108   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
109   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
110   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
111
1121.11 (2008/04/04)
113- Mac
114   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
115   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
116   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
117- GTK+
118   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
119
1201.10 (2008/03/28)
121- All Platforms
122   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
123   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
124   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
125   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
126- Mac
127   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
128   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
129   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
130   + Tracker tab in the inspector
131   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
132   + Updated images in the inspector
133   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
134   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
135- GTK+
136   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
137   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
138   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
139   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
140   + Tracker tab in the Details window
141   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
142   + Support KDE button ordering
143   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
144- Daemon
145   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
146
1471.06 (2008/02/26)
148- All Platforms:
149   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
150   + Use less CPU
151   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
152   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
153   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
154- GTK+
155   + Fix small memory leak
156   + GUI error when verifying local data
157- CLI:
158   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
159
1601.05 (2008/02/08)
161- All Platforms:
162   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
163   + Packaging improvements
164- Mac
165   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
166- GTK+
167   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
168   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
169   + Various interface and HIG improvements
170   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
171- Daemon
172   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
173   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
174
1751.04 (2008/01/31)
176- All Platforms:
177   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
178   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
179
1801.03 (2008/01/29)
181- All Platforms:
182   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
183   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
184   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
185   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
186   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
187- GTK+
188   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
189
1901.02 (2008/01/22)
191- All Platforms:
192   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
193   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
194   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
195   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
196- GTK+
197   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
198   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
199   + I18N fixes
200   + Updated Dutch translation
201   + Various other interface additions and improvements
202
2031.01 (2008/01/11)
204- All Platforms:
205   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
206   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
207   + Improve initial connection speed
208   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
209   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
210   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
211- OS X:
212   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
213   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
214   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
215- GTK+:
216   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
217   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
218
2191.00 (2008/01/04)
220- All Platforms:
221   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
222   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
223   + Option to prefer not using encryption
224   + Fix tracker connection error
225   + PEX is now configured globally
226   + Updated icon
227- OS X:
228   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
229   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
230   + Statistics window
231   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
232   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
233   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
234   + Sort by total activity
235   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
236   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
237   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
238   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
239- GTK+:
240   + Redesigned main window interface
241   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
242   + Torrent filtering
243   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
244   + Statistics window
245   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
246   + Various other interface additions and improvements
247- CLI:
248   + Restore `scrape' feature
249
2500.96 (2007/12/10)
251- All Platforms:
252   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
253   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
254- OS X:
255   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
256
2570.95 (2007/12/04)
258- All Platforms:
259   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
260   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
261   + Faster average upload speeds
262   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
263   + Fix memory corruption error
264   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
265- OS X:
266   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
267- GTK:
268   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
269
2700.94 (2007/11/25)
271- All Platforms:
272   + Faster average download speeds
273   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
274   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
275   + Fix portmapping crash
276   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
277   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
278   + Fix tracker redirect error
279   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
280
2810.93 (2007/11/12)
282- All Platforms:
283   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
284   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
285   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
286   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
287   + Consume less battery power on laptops
288   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
289
2900.92 (2007/11/05)
291- All Platforms:
292   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
293   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
294   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
295- OS X:
296   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
297   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
298- GTK:
299   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
300   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
301
3020.91 (2007/10/28)
303- All Platforms:
304   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
305   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
306   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
307   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
308   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
309   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
310- OS X:
311   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
312   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
313- GTK:
314   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
315   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
316
3170.90 (2007/10/23)
318- All Platforms:
319   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
320   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
321   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
322   + MSE Tracker Extension support
323   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
324- OS X:
325   + Per-torrent action menu
326   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
327   + Redesigned message log
328   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
329   + Sort and filter by tracker
330   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
331   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
332- GTK:
333   + Various interface improvements
334   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
335
3360.82 (2007/09/09)
337- All Platforms:
338   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
339   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
340   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
341   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
342   +  Other minor fixes
343
3440.81 (2007/08/22)
345- All Platforms:
346   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
347   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
348   + Clarify misleading error messages
349   + Fix memory leaks
350- OS X:
351   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
352   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
353- GTK:
354   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
355- CLI:
356   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
357   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
358
3590.80 (2007/08/07)
360 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
361 - Torrent file creation
362 - Speed and CPU load improvements
363 - Fix to UPnP
364 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
365 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
366 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
367 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
368 - OS X:
369   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
370   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
371   + More progress bar colors
372   + Various smaller interface improvements
373   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
374 - GTK:
375   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
376   + Added Update Tracker button
377   + Various smaller interface improvements
378
3790.72 (2007/04/30)
380 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
381 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
382
3830.71 (2007/04/23)
384 - Send port info when sending requests
385 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
386 - Add additional error messages and debug info
387 - Improved UPnP support
388 - OS X:
389   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
390   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
391   + Small interface adjustments
392
3930.70 (2007/04/18)
394 - New icon
395 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
396 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
397 - Multitracker support
398 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
399 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
400 - Automatic tracker scraping
401 - Cache connected peers
402 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
403 - OS X:
404   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
405   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
406   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
407     scheduled
408   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
409   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
410   + Filter and search bar
411   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
412   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
413   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
414   + Auto resizing of the main window
415   + Minimal view to take up less space
416   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
417   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
418   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
419   + Message log window
420   + New toolbar icons
421   + Built-in help files
422   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
423 - GTK+:
424   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
425     Finnish translations
426   + Message window
427   + Better window manager integration
428   + Add file view to properties dialog
429
4300.6.1 (2006/06/25)
431 - OS X:
432   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
433     appcast
434 - GTK+:
435   + Fixes drag-and-drop
436   + Adds Italian and French translations
437
4380.6 (2006/06/21)
439 - Ability to limit download rate
440 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
441 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
442 - Many bugfixes
443 - OS X:
444   + Reworked interface
445   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
446   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
447   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
448   + Extended Info Inspector
449   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
450 - GTK+:
451   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
452       add them to running copy
453   + Improved long filename handling
454
4550.5 (2006/02/11)
456 - Only uses one port for all torrents
457 - Rewritten choking algorithm
458 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
459 - New GTK+ interface
460 - New BeOS interface
461 - OS X: Dock badging
462 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
463 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
464 - OS X: Automatic check for update
465 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
466
4670.4 (2005/11/18)
468 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
469 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
470 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
471     User Agent field
472 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
473 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
474 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
475    "Reveal in Finder" button
476 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
477 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
478 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
479    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
480    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
481    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
482    when seeding
483
4840.3 (2005/10/19)
485 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
486 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
487 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
488 - Is nicer to the trackers
489 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
490 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
491 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
492 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
493 - OS X: Cleaner icon
494 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
495 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
496 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
497
4980.2 (2005/09/22)
499 - Bugfixes
500 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
501
5020.1 (2005/09/15)
503 - First version
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