source: trunk/NEWS @ 7290

Last change on this file since 7290 was 7290, checked in by livings124, 14 years ago

#1395 - patch from Waldorf: Bonjour support for Web Interface

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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
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41.50 (2008/xx/yy)
5<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.50&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
6- All Platforms
7   + Support BitTorrent Enhancement Proposal #6 "Fast Extension"
8   + Support BitTorrent Enhancement Proposal #21 "Extension for Partial Seeds"
9- Mac
10   + Groups (moved to preferences) can have a default location when adding transfers
11   + Bonjour support for web interface
12- GTK+
13   + Minor display improvements and HIG compliance
14
15
161.41 (2008/xx/yy)
17<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.41&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
18- All Platforms
19   + Fix 1.40 "jumpy upload speed" bug
20   + Fix 1.40 "Got HTTP Status Code: 0" error message
21   + Parse peer blocklists from bluetack even if they contain Windows newlines
22   + Fix handshake peer_id error
23   + Fix 1.40 "lazy bitfield" error
24   + More accurate bandwidth measurement
25   + Fix autoconf/automake build warnings
26- GTK+
27   + In the Details dialog's peer tabs, rows were sometimes duplicated
28   + Three new translations: Afrikaans, Asturian, Bosnian
29   + Sixteen updated translations
30- Daemon
31   + Minor bugfixes
32   + Windows portability
33
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
681.34 (2008/09/16)
69<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.34&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
70- All Clients
71   + Don't reconnect too frequently to the same peer
72   + Webseed bugfix
73   + Fix bug that caused some transfers to not be scraped
74   + Fix BSD build issues
75   + Handle OpenTracker's `downloaded' key in announce responses
76- Mac
77   + Fix memory leak when updating blocklist
78   + Connect to the web interface when the application's path contains a space
79- GTK+
80   + Minor display fixes
81   + 15 updated translations + 1 new language
82- Daemon
83   + Minor display fixes
84- Web Client
85   + Minor display fixes
86- CLI:
87   + Fix crash when creating a torrent file
88
891.33 (2008/08/30)
90http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
91- All Platforms
92   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
93   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
94     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
95   + Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
96   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
97   + Fix small memory leaks
98- Mac
99   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
100   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
101- Daemon
102   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
103- GTK+
104   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
105   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
106
1071.32 (2008/08/08)
108http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
109- All Platforms
110   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
111   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
112- Mac
113   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
114
1151.31 (2008/08/06)
116http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
117- All Platforms
118   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
119
1201.30 (2008/08/05)
121http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
122- All Platforms
123   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
124   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
125   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
126   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
127   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
128   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
129   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
130- Daemon
131   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
132   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
133- Mac
134   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
135   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
136   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
137   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
138   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
139   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
140   + Turkish localization
141- GTK+
142   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
143   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
144   + Dozens of updated translations
145
1461.22 (2008/06/13)
147http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
148- All Platforms
149  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
150  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
151  + Minor man page fixes
152- Mac
153  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
154- GTK+
155  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
156  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
157  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
158    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
159    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
160- CLI:
161  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
162
1631.21 (2008/05/21)
164http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
165- All Platforms
166   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
167   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
168   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
169- Mac
170   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
171   + Italian localization included
172- GTK+
173   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
174     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
175
1761.20 (2008/05/09)
177http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
178- All Platforms
179   + Support https tracker connections
180   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
181   + Better support of multitracker torrents
182   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
183   + Ability to reset global statistics
184   + Various bugfixes
185- Mac
186   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
187   + Updated Dock badge images
188- GTK+
189   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
190   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
191   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
192   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
193
1941.11 (2008/04/04)
195- Mac
196   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
197   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
198   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
199- GTK+
200   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
201
2021.10 (2008/03/28)
203- All Platforms
204   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
205   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
206   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
207   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
208- Mac
209   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
210   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
211   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
212   + Tracker tab in the inspector
213   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
214   + Updated images in the inspector
215   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
216   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
217- GTK+
218   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
219   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
220   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
221   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
222   + Tracker tab in the Details window
223   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
224   + Support KDE button ordering
225   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
226- Daemon
227   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
228
2291.06 (2008/02/26)
230- All Platforms:
231   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
232   + Use less CPU
233   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
234   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
235   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
236- GTK+
237   + Fix small memory leak
238   + GUI error when verifying local data
239- CLI:
240   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
241
2421.05 (2008/02/08)
243- All Platforms:
244   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
245   + Packaging improvements
246- Mac
247   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
248- GTK+
249   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
250   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
251   + Various interface and HIG improvements
252   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
253- Daemon
254   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
255   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
256
2571.04 (2008/01/31)
258- All Platforms:
259   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
260   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
261
2621.03 (2008/01/29)
263- All Platforms:
264   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
265   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
266   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
267   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
268   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
269- GTK+
270   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
271
2721.02 (2008/01/22)
273- All Platforms:
274   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
275   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
276   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
277   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
278- GTK+
279   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
280   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
281   + I18N fixes
282   + Updated Dutch translation
283   + Various other interface additions and improvements
284
2851.01 (2008/01/11)
286- All Platforms:
287   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
288   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
289   + Improve initial connection speed
290   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
291   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
292   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
293- OS X:
294   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
295   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
296   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
297- GTK+:
298   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
299   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
300
3011.00 (2008/01/04)
302- All Platforms:
303   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
304   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
305   + Option to prefer not using encryption
306   + Fix tracker connection error
307   + PEX is now configured globally
308   + Updated icon
309- OS X:
310   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
311   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
312   + Statistics window
313   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
314   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
315   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
316   + Sort by total activity
317   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
318   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
319   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
320   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
321- GTK+:
322   + Redesigned main window interface
323   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
324   + Torrent filtering
325   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
326   + Statistics window
327   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
328   + Various other interface additions and improvements
329- CLI:
330   + Restore `scrape' feature
331
3320.96 (2007/12/10)
333- All Platforms:
334   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
335   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
336- OS X:
337   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
338
3390.95 (2007/12/04)
340- All Platforms:
341   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
342   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
343   + Faster average upload speeds
344   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
345   + Fix memory corruption error
346   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
347- OS X:
348   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
349- GTK:
350   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
351
3520.94 (2007/11/25)
353- All Platforms:
354   + Faster average download speeds
355   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
356   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
357   + Fix portmapping crash
358   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
359   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
360   + Fix tracker redirect error
361   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
362
3630.93 (2007/11/12)
364- All Platforms:
365   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
366   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
367   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
368   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
369   + Consume less battery power on laptops
370   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
371
3720.92 (2007/11/05)
373- All Platforms:
374   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
375   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
376   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
377- OS X:
378   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
379   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
380- GTK:
381   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
382   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
383
3840.91 (2007/10/28)
385- All Platforms:
386   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
387   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
388   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
389   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
390   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
391   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
392- OS X:
393   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
394   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
395- GTK:
396   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
397   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
398
3990.90 (2007/10/23)
400- All Platforms:
401   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
402   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
403   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
404   + MSE Tracker Extension support
405   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
406- OS X:
407   + Per-torrent action menu
408   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
409   + Redesigned message log
410   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
411   + Sort and filter by tracker
412   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
413   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
414- GTK:
415   + Various interface improvements
416   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
417
4180.82 (2007/09/09)
419- All Platforms:
420   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
421   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
422   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
423   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
424   +  Other minor fixes
425
4260.81 (2007/08/22)
427- All Platforms:
428   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
429   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
430   + Clarify misleading error messages
431   + Fix memory leaks
432- OS X:
433   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
434   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
435- GTK:
436   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
437- CLI:
438   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
439   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
440
4410.80 (2007/08/07)
442 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
443 - Torrent file creation
444 - Speed and CPU load improvements
445 - Fix to UPnP
446 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
447 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
448 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
449 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
450 - OS X:
451   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
452   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
453   + More progress bar colors
454   + Various smaller interface improvements
455   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
456 - GTK:
457   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
458   + Added Update Tracker button
459   + Various smaller interface improvements
460
4610.72 (2007/04/30)
462 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
463 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
464
4650.71 (2007/04/23)
466 - Send port info when sending requests
467 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
468 - Add additional error messages and debug info
469 - Improved UPnP support
470 - OS X:
471   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
472   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
473   + Small interface adjustments
474
4750.70 (2007/04/18)
476 - New icon
477 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
478 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
479 - Multitracker support
480 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
481 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
482 - Automatic tracker scraping
483 - Cache connected peers
484 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
485 - OS X:
486   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
487   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
488   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
489     scheduled
490   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
491   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
492   + Filter and search bar
493   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
494   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
495   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
496   + Auto resizing of the main window
497   + Minimal view to take up less space
498   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
499   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
500   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
501   + Message log window
502   + New toolbar icons
503   + Built-in help files
504   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
505 - GTK+:
506   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
507     Finnish translations
508   + Message window
509   + Better window manager integration
510   + Add file view to properties dialog
511
5120.6.1 (2006/06/25)
513 - OS X:
514   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
515     appcast
516 - GTK+:
517   + Fixes drag-and-drop
518   + Adds Italian and French translations
519
5200.6 (2006/06/21)
521 - Ability to limit download rate
522 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
523 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
524 - Many bugfixes
525 - OS X:
526   + Reworked interface
527   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
528   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
529   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
530   + Extended Info Inspector
531   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
532 - GTK+:
533   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
534       add them to running copy
535   + Improved long filename handling
536
5370.5 (2006/02/11)
538 - Only uses one port for all torrents
539 - Rewritten choking algorithm
540 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
541 - New GTK+ interface
542 - New BeOS interface
543 - OS X: Dock badging
544 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
545 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
546 - OS X: Automatic check for update
547 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
548
5490.4 (2005/11/18)
550 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
551 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
552 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
553     User Agent field
554 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
555 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
556 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
557    "Reveal in Finder" button
558 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
559 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
560 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
561    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
562    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
563    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
564    when seeding
565
5660.3 (2005/10/19)
567 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
568 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
569 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
570 - Is nicer to the trackers
571 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
572 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
573 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
574 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
575 - OS X: Cleaner icon
576 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
577 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
578 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
579
5800.2 (2005/09/22)
581 - Bugfixes
582 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
583
5840.1 (2005/09/15)
585 - First version
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