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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.50 (2008/mm/dd)
4<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.50&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
5- All Platforms
6   + IPv6 support
7   + Random port, with optional randomization on startup
8   + When removing local data only remove data from the torrent
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
171.42 (2008/12/24)
18<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.42&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
19- All Platforms
20   + Fix 1.41 lockup issue
21
221.41 (2008/12/23)
23<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.41&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
24- All Platforms
25   + Better peer management in large swarms
26   + Support BitTorrent Enhancement Proposal (BEP) #21 "Extension for Partial Seeds"
27   + Partial support for BEP #6 "Fast Extension" (reject, have all/none)
28   + Honor the peer's BEP #10 reqq key, when available
29   + Fix 1.40 "Got HTTP Status Code: 0" error message
30   + Fix 1.40 "lazy bitfield" error
31   + Fix 1.40 "jumpy upload speed" bug
32   + Fix handshake peer_id error
33   + Corrrectly handle Windows-style newlines in Bluetack blocklists
34   + More accurate bandwidth measurement
35   + File selection & priority was reset when editing a torrent's tracker list
36   + Fix autoconf/automake build warnings
37- GTK+
38   + In the Details dialog's peer tabs, rows were sometimes duplicated
39   + Minor bugfixes, usability changes, and locale improvements
40   + Three new translations: Afrikaans, Asturian, Bosnian
41   + Sixteen updated translations
42- Daemon
43   + Fix 1.40 bug in handling IP whitelist
44   + Minor bugfixes and output cleanup
45   + Windows portability
46- CLI
47   + Fix minor free-memory-read bug
48
491.40 (2008/11/09)
50<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.40&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
51- All Platforms
52   + Tracker communication uses fewer resources
53   + More accurate bandwidth limits
54   + Reduce disk fragmentation by preallocating files
55   + Stability, security, and performance improvements to the RPC/Web UI server
56   + Support compression when serving Web UI and RPC responses
57   + Simplify the RPC whitelist
58   + Fix bug that prevented handshakes with encrypted BitComet peers
59   + Fix 1.3x bug that could re-download some data unnecessarily
60   + Lazy bitfields
61- Mac
62   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
63   + In the file inspector tab, show progress and size for folders
64   + Scrollbars correctly appear when the main window auto-resizes
65   + Sparkle updated to 1.5b6
66- GTK+
67   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
68   + Added off-hour bandwidth scheduling
69   + Simplify file/priority selection in the details dialog
70   + Fix a couple of crashes
71   + 5 new translations: Australian, Basque, Kurdish, Kurdish (Sorani), Malay
72   + 43 updated translations
73- Web Client
74   + The Web Client is now out of beta
75   + Minor display fixes
76   + On iPhone/iPod touch, launching from the home screen hides the address bar
77- Daemon
78   + Added the ability to get detailed peer information on torrents
79   + Fix bug that didn't handle --config-dir and TRANSMISSION_HOME correctly
80   + Windows portability
81
821.34 (2008/09/16)
83<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.34&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
84- All Clients
85   + Don't reconnect too frequently to the same peer
86   + Webseed bugfix
87   + Fix bug that caused some transfers to not be scraped
88   + Fix BSD build issues
89   + Handle OpenTracker's `downloaded' key in announce responses
90- Mac
91   + Fix memory leak when updating blocklist
92   + Connect to the web interface when the application's path contains a space
93- GTK+
94   + Minor display fixes
95   + 15 updated translations + 1 new language
96- Daemon
97   + Minor display fixes
98- Web Client
99   + Minor display fixes
100- CLI:
101   + Fix crash when creating a torrent file
102
1031.33 (2008/08/30)
104http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
105- All Platforms
106   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
107   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
108     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
109   + Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
110   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
111   + Fix small memory leaks
112- Mac
113   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
114   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
115- Daemon
116   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
117- GTK+
118   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
119   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
120
1211.32 (2008/08/08)
122http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
123- All Platforms
124   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
125   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
126- Mac
127   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
128
1291.31 (2008/08/06)
130http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
131- All Platforms
132   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
133
1341.30 (2008/08/05)
135http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
136- All Platforms
137   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
138   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
139   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
140   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
141   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
142   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
143   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
144- Daemon
145   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
146   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
147- Mac
148   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
149   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
150   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
151   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
152   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
153   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
154   + Turkish localization
155- GTK+
156   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
157   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
158   + Dozens of updated translations
159
1601.22 (2008/06/13)
161http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
162- All Platforms
163  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
164  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
165  + Minor man page fixes
166- Mac
167  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
168- GTK+
169  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
170  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
171  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
172    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
173    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
174- CLI:
175  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
176
1771.21 (2008/05/21)
178http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
179- All Platforms
180   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
181   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
182   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
183- Mac
184   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
185   + Italian localization included
186- GTK+
187   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
188     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
189
1901.20 (2008/05/09)
191http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
192- All Platforms
193   + Support https tracker connections
194   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
195   + Better support of multitracker torrents
196   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
197   + Ability to reset global statistics
198   + Various bugfixes
199- Mac
200   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
201   + Updated Dock badge images
202- GTK+
203   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
204   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
205   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
206   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
207
2081.11 (2008/04/04)
209- Mac
210   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
211   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
212   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
213- GTK+
214   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
215
2161.10 (2008/03/28)
217- All Platforms
218   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
219   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
220   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
221   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
222- Mac
223   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
224   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
225   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
226   + Tracker tab in the inspector
227   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
228   + Updated images in the inspector
229   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
230   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
231- GTK+
232   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
233   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
234   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
235   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
236   + Tracker tab in the Details window
237   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
238   + Support KDE button ordering
239   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
240- Daemon
241   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
242
2431.06 (2008/02/26)
244- All Platforms:
245   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
246   + Use less CPU
247   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
248   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
249   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
250- GTK+
251   + Fix small memory leak
252   + GUI error when verifying local data
253- CLI:
254   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
255
2561.05 (2008/02/08)
257- All Platforms:
258   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
259   + Packaging improvements
260- Mac
261   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
262- GTK+
263   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
264   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
265   + Various interface and HIG improvements
266   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
267- Daemon
268   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
269   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
270
2711.04 (2008/01/31)
272- All Platforms:
273   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
274   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
275
2761.03 (2008/01/29)
277- All Platforms:
278   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
279   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
280   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
281   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
282   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
283- GTK+
284   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
285
2861.02 (2008/01/22)
287- All Platforms:
288   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
289   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
290   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
291   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
292- GTK+
293   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
294   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
295   + I18N fixes
296   + Updated Dutch translation
297   + Various other interface additions and improvements
298
2991.01 (2008/01/11)
300- All Platforms:
301   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
302   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
303   + Improve initial connection speed
304   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
305   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
306   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
307- OS X:
308   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
309   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
310   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
311- GTK+:
312   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
313   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
314
3151.00 (2008/01/04)
316- All Platforms:
317   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
318   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
319   + Option to prefer not using encryption
320   + Fix tracker connection error
321   + PEX is now configured globally
322   + Updated icon
323- OS X:
324   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
325   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
326   + Statistics window
327   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
328   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
329   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
330   + Sort by total activity
331   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
332   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
333   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
334   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
335- GTK+:
336   + Redesigned main window interface
337   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
338   + Torrent filtering
339   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
340   + Statistics window
341   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
342   + Various other interface additions and improvements
343- CLI:
344   + Restore `scrape' feature
345
3460.96 (2007/12/10)
347- All Platforms:
348   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
349   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
350- OS X:
351   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
352
3530.95 (2007/12/04)
354- All Platforms:
355   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
356   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
357   + Faster average upload speeds
358   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
359   + Fix memory corruption error
360   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
361- OS X:
362   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
363- GTK:
364   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
365
3660.94 (2007/11/25)
367- All Platforms:
368   + Faster average download speeds
369   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
370   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
371   + Fix portmapping crash
372   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
373   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
374   + Fix tracker redirect error
375   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
376
3770.93 (2007/11/12)
378- All Platforms:
379   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
380   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
381   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
382   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
383   + Consume less battery power on laptops
384   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
385
3860.92 (2007/11/05)
387- All Platforms:
388   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
389   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
390   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
391- OS X:
392   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
393   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
394- GTK:
395   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
396   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
397
3980.91 (2007/10/28)
399- All Platforms:
400   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
401   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
402   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
403   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
404   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
405   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
406- OS X:
407   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
408   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
409- GTK:
410   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
411   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
412
4130.90 (2007/10/23)
414- All Platforms:
415   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
416   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
417   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
418   + MSE Tracker Extension support
419   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
420- OS X:
421   + Per-torrent action menu
422   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
423   + Redesigned message log
424   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
425   + Sort and filter by tracker
426   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
427   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
428- GTK:
429   + Various interface improvements
430   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
431
4320.82 (2007/09/09)
433- All Platforms:
434   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
435   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
436   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
437   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
438   +  Other minor fixes
439
4400.81 (2007/08/22)
441- All Platforms:
442   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
443   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
444   + Clarify misleading error messages
445   + Fix memory leaks
446- OS X:
447   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
448   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
449- GTK:
450   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
451- CLI:
452   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
453   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
454
4550.80 (2007/08/07)
456 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
457 - Torrent file creation
458 - Speed and CPU load improvements
459 - Fix to UPnP
460 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
461 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
462 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
463 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
464 - OS X:
465   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
466   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
467   + More progress bar colors
468   + Various smaller interface improvements
469   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
470 - GTK:
471   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
472   + Added Update Tracker button
473   + Various smaller interface improvements
474
4750.72 (2007/04/30)
476 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
477 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
478
4790.71 (2007/04/23)
480 - Send port info when sending requests
481 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
482 - Add additional error messages and debug info
483 - Improved UPnP support
484 - OS X:
485   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
486   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
487   + Small interface adjustments
488
4890.70 (2007/04/18)
490 - New icon
491 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
492 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
493 - Multitracker support
494 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
495 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
496 - Automatic tracker scraping
497 - Cache connected peers
498 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
499 - OS X:
500   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
501   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
502   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
503     scheduled
504   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
505   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
506   + Filter and search bar
507   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
508   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
509   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
510   + Auto resizing of the main window
511   + Minimal view to take up less space
512   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
513   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
514   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
515   + Message log window
516   + New toolbar icons
517   + Built-in help files
518   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
519 - GTK+:
520   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
521     Finnish translations
522   + Message window
523   + Better window manager integration
524   + Add file view to properties dialog
525
5260.6.1 (2006/06/25)
527 - OS X:
528   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
529     appcast
530 - GTK+:
531   + Fixes drag-and-drop
532   + Adds Italian and French translations
533
5340.6 (2006/06/21)
535 - Ability to limit download rate
536 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
537 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
538 - Many bugfixes
539 - OS X:
540   + Reworked interface
541   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
542   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
543   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
544   + Extended Info Inspector
545   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
546 - GTK+:
547   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
548       add them to running copy
549   + Improved long filename handling
550
5510.5 (2006/02/11)
552 - Only uses one port for all torrents
553 - Rewritten choking algorithm
554 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
555 - New GTK+ interface
556 - New BeOS interface
557 - OS X: Dock badging
558 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
559 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
560 - OS X: Automatic check for update
561 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
562
5630.4 (2005/11/18)
564 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
565 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
566 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
567     User Agent field
568 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
569 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
570 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
571    "Reveal in Finder" button
572 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
573 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
574 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
575    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
576    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
577    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
578    when seeding
579
5800.3 (2005/10/19)
581 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
582 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
583 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
584 - Is nicer to the trackers
585 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
586 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
587 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
588 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
589 - OS X: Cleaner icon
590 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
591 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
592 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
593
5940.2 (2005/09/22)
595 - Bugfixes
596 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
597
5980.1 (2005/09/15)
599 - First version
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