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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
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41.50 (2008/mm/dd)
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 be auto-assigned to transfers when adding based on name and tracker (10.5-only)
11   + Groups can have a default location when adding transfers
12   + Bonjour support for the web interface
13   + File filter field in the inspector
14- GTK+
15   + Minor display improvements and HIG compliance
16
17
181.41 (2008/12/dd)
19<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.41&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
20- All Platforms
21   + Better peer management in large swarms
22   + Fix 1.40 "Got HTTP Status Code: 0" error message
23   + Fix 1.40 "lazy bitfield" error
24   + Honor the peer's BEP 10 reqq key, when available
25   + Fix 1.40 "jumpy upload speed" bug
26   + Fix handshake peer_id error
27   + Corrrectly handle Windows-style newlines in Bluetack blocklists
28   + More accurate bandwidth measurement
29   + File selection & priority was reset when editing a torrent's tracker list
30   + Fix autoconf/automake build warnings
31- GTK+
32   + In the Details dialog's peer tabs, rows were sometimes duplicated
33   + Minor bugfixes, usability changes, and locale improvements
34   + Three new translations: Afrikaans, Asturian, Bosnian
35   + Sixteen updated translations
36- Daemon
37   + Fix 1.40 bug in handling IP whitelist
38   + Minor bugfixes and output cleanup
39   + Windows portability
40- CLI
41   + Fix minor free-memory-read bug
42
43
441.40 (2008/11/09)
45<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.40&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
46- All Platforms
47   + Tracker communication uses fewer resources
48   + More accurate bandwidth limits
49   + Reduce disk fragmentation by preallocating files
50   + Stability, security, and performance improvements to the RPC/Web UI server
51   + Support compression when serving Web UI and RPC responses
52   + Simplify the RPC whitelist
53   + Fix bug that prevented handshakes with encrypted BitComet peers
54   + Fix 1.3x bug that could re-download some data unnecessarily
55   + Lazy bitfields
56- Mac
57   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
58   + In the file inspector tab, show progress and size for folders
59   + Scrollbars correctly appear when the main window auto-resizes
60   + Sparkle updated to 1.5b6
61- GTK+
62   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
63   + Added off-hour bandwidth scheduling
64   + Simplify file/priority selection in the details dialog
65   + Fix a couple of crashes
66   + 5 new translations: Australian, Basque, Kurdish, Kurdish (Sorani), Malay
67   + 43 updated translations
68- Web Client
69   + The Web Client is now out of beta
70   + Minor display fixes
71   + On iPhone/iPod touch, launching from the home screen hides the address bar
72- Daemon
73   + Added the ability to get detailed peer information on torrents
74   + Fix bug that didn't handle --config-dir and TRANSMISSION_HOME correctly
75   + Windows portability
76
771.34 (2008/09/16)
78<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.34&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
79- All Clients
80   + Don't reconnect too frequently to the same peer
81   + Webseed bugfix
82   + Fix bug that caused some transfers to not be scraped
83   + Fix BSD build issues
84   + Handle OpenTracker's `downloaded' key in announce responses
85- Mac
86   + Fix memory leak when updating blocklist
87   + Connect to the web interface when the application's path contains a space
88- GTK+
89   + Minor display fixes
90   + 15 updated translations + 1 new language
91- Daemon
92   + Minor display fixes
93- Web Client
94   + Minor display fixes
95- CLI:
96   + Fix crash when creating a torrent file
97
981.33 (2008/08/30)
99http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
100- All Platforms
101   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
102   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
103     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
104   + Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
105   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
106   + Fix small memory leaks
107- Mac
108   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
109   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
110- Daemon
111   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
112- GTK+
113   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
114   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
115
1161.32 (2008/08/08)
117http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
118- All Platforms
119   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
120   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
121- Mac
122   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
123
1241.31 (2008/08/06)
125http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
126- All Platforms
127   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
128
1291.30 (2008/08/05)
130http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
131- All Platforms
132   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
133   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
134   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
135   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
136   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
137   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
138   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
139- Daemon
140   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
141   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
142- Mac
143   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
144   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
145   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
146   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
147   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
148   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
149   + Turkish localization
150- GTK+
151   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
152   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
153   + Dozens of updated translations
154
1551.22 (2008/06/13)
156http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
157- All Platforms
158  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
159  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
160  + Minor man page fixes
161- Mac
162  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
163- GTK+
164  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
165  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
166  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
167    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
168    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
169- CLI:
170  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
171
1721.21 (2008/05/21)
173http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
174- All Platforms
175   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
176   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
177   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
178- Mac
179   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
180   + Italian localization included
181- GTK+
182   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
183     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
184
1851.20 (2008/05/09)
186http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
187- All Platforms
188   + Support https tracker connections
189   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
190   + Better support of multitracker torrents
191   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
192   + Ability to reset global statistics
193   + Various bugfixes
194- Mac
195   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
196   + Updated Dock badge images
197- GTK+
198   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
199   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
200   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
201   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
202
2031.11 (2008/04/04)
204- Mac
205   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
206   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
207   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
208- GTK+
209   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
210
2111.10 (2008/03/28)
212- All Platforms
213   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
214   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
215   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
216   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
217- Mac
218   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
219   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
220   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
221   + Tracker tab in the inspector
222   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
223   + Updated images in the inspector
224   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
225   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
226- GTK+
227   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
228   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
229   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
230   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
231   + Tracker tab in the Details window
232   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
233   + Support KDE button ordering
234   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
235- Daemon
236   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
237
2381.06 (2008/02/26)
239- All Platforms:
240   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
241   + Use less CPU
242   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
243   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
244   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
245- GTK+
246   + Fix small memory leak
247   + GUI error when verifying local data
248- CLI:
249   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
250
2511.05 (2008/02/08)
252- All Platforms:
253   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
254   + Packaging improvements
255- Mac
256   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
257- GTK+
258   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
259   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
260   + Various interface and HIG improvements
261   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
262- Daemon
263   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
264   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
265
2661.04 (2008/01/31)
267- All Platforms:
268   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
269   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
270
2711.03 (2008/01/29)
272- All Platforms:
273   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
274   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
275   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
276   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
277   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
278- GTK+
279   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
280
2811.02 (2008/01/22)
282- All Platforms:
283   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
284   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
285   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
286   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
287- GTK+
288   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
289   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
290   + I18N fixes
291   + Updated Dutch translation
292   + Various other interface additions and improvements
293
2941.01 (2008/01/11)
295- All Platforms:
296   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
297   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
298   + Improve initial connection speed
299   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
300   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
301   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
302- OS X:
303   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
304   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
305   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
306- GTK+:
307   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
308   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
309
3101.00 (2008/01/04)
311- All Platforms:
312   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
313   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
314   + Option to prefer not using encryption
315   + Fix tracker connection error
316   + PEX is now configured globally
317   + Updated icon
318- OS X:
319   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
320   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
321   + Statistics window
322   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
323   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
324   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
325   + Sort by total activity
326   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
327   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
328   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
329   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
330- GTK+:
331   + Redesigned main window interface
332   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
333   + Torrent filtering
334   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
335   + Statistics window
336   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
337   + Various other interface additions and improvements
338- CLI:
339   + Restore `scrape' feature
340
3410.96 (2007/12/10)
342- All Platforms:
343   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
344   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
345- OS X:
346   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
347
3480.95 (2007/12/04)
349- All Platforms:
350   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
351   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
352   + Faster average upload speeds
353   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
354   + Fix memory corruption error
355   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
356- OS X:
357   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
358- GTK:
359   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
360
3610.94 (2007/11/25)
362- All Platforms:
363   + Faster average download speeds
364   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
365   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
366   + Fix portmapping crash
367   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
368   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
369   + Fix tracker redirect error
370   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
371
3720.93 (2007/11/12)
373- All Platforms:
374   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
375   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
376   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
377   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
378   + Consume less battery power on laptops
379   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
380
3810.92 (2007/11/05)
382- All Platforms:
383   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
384   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
385   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
386- OS X:
387   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
388   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
389- GTK:
390   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
391   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
392
3930.91 (2007/10/28)
394- All Platforms:
395   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
396   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
397   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
398   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
399   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
400   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
401- OS X:
402   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
403   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
404- GTK:
405   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
406   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
407
4080.90 (2007/10/23)
409- All Platforms:
410   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
411   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
412   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
413   + MSE Tracker Extension support
414   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
415- OS X:
416   + Per-torrent action menu
417   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
418   + Redesigned message log
419   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
420   + Sort and filter by tracker
421   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
422   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
423- GTK:
424   + Various interface improvements
425   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
426
4270.82 (2007/09/09)
428- All Platforms:
429   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
430   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
431   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
432   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
433   +  Other minor fixes
434
4350.81 (2007/08/22)
436- All Platforms:
437   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
438   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
439   + Clarify misleading error messages
440   + Fix memory leaks
441- OS X:
442   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
443   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
444- GTK:
445   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
446- CLI:
447   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
448   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
449
4500.80 (2007/08/07)
451 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
452 - Torrent file creation
453 - Speed and CPU load improvements
454 - Fix to UPnP
455 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
456 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
457 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
458 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
459 - OS X:
460   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
461   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
462   + More progress bar colors
463   + Various smaller interface improvements
464   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
465 - GTK:
466   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
467   + Added Update Tracker button
468   + Various smaller interface improvements
469
4700.72 (2007/04/30)
471 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
472 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
473
4740.71 (2007/04/23)
475 - Send port info when sending requests
476 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
477 - Add additional error messages and debug info
478 - Improved UPnP support
479 - OS X:
480   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
481   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
482   + Small interface adjustments
483
4840.70 (2007/04/18)
485 - New icon
486 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
487 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
488 - Multitracker support
489 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
490 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
491 - Automatic tracker scraping
492 - Cache connected peers
493 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
494 - OS X:
495   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
496   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
497   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
498     scheduled
499   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
500   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
501   + Filter and search bar
502   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
503   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
504   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
505   + Auto resizing of the main window
506   + Minimal view to take up less space
507   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
508   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
509   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
510   + Message log window
511   + New toolbar icons
512   + Built-in help files
513   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
514 - GTK+:
515   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
516     Finnish translations
517   + Message window
518   + Better window manager integration
519   + Add file view to properties dialog
520
5210.6.1 (2006/06/25)
522 - OS X:
523   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
524     appcast
525 - GTK+:
526   + Fixes drag-and-drop
527   + Adds Italian and French translations
528
5290.6 (2006/06/21)
530 - Ability to limit download rate
531 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
532 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
533 - Many bugfixes
534 - OS X:
535   + Reworked interface
536   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
537   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
538   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
539   + Extended Info Inspector
540   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
541 - GTK+:
542   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
543       add them to running copy
544   + Improved long filename handling
545
5460.5 (2006/02/11)
547 - Only uses one port for all torrents
548 - Rewritten choking algorithm
549 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
550 - New GTK+ interface
551 - New BeOS interface
552 - OS X: Dock badging
553 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
554 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
555 - OS X: Automatic check for update
556 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
557
5580.4 (2005/11/18)
559 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
560 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
561 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
562     User Agent field
563 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
564 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
565 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
566    "Reveal in Finder" button
567 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
568 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
569 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
570    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
571    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
572    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
573    when seeding
574
5750.3 (2005/10/19)
576 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
577 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
578 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
579 - Is nicer to the trackers
580 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
581 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
582 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
583 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
584 - OS X: Cleaner icon
585 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
586 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
587 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
588
5890.2 (2005/09/22)
590 - Bugfixes
591 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
592
5930.1 (2005/09/15)
594 - First version
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