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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   + Requires Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard or newer
11   + Groups (moved to preferences) can be auto-assigned to transfers when adding based on name and tracker
12   + Groups can have a default location when adding transfers
13   + Bonjour support for the web interface
14   + File filter field in the inspector
15- GTK+
16   + Minor display improvements and HIG compliance
17
181.42 (2008/12/24)
19<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.42&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
20- All Platforms
21   + Fix 1.41 lockup issue
22
231.41 (2008/12/23)
24<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.41&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
25- All Platforms
26   + Better peer management in large swarms
27   + Support BitTorrent Enhancement Proposal (BEP) #21 "Extension for Partial Seeds"
28   + Partial support for BEP #6 "Fast Extension" (reject, have all/none)
29   + Honor the peer's BEP #10 reqq key, when available
30   + Fix 1.40 "Got HTTP Status Code: 0" error message
31   + Fix 1.40 "lazy bitfield" error
32   + Fix 1.40 "jumpy upload speed" bug
33   + Fix handshake peer_id error
34   + Corrrectly handle Windows-style newlines in Bluetack blocklists
35   + More accurate bandwidth measurement
36   + File selection & priority was reset when editing a torrent's tracker list
37   + Fix autoconf/automake build warnings
38- GTK+
39   + In the Details dialog's peer tabs, rows were sometimes duplicated
40   + Minor bugfixes, usability changes, and locale improvements
41   + Three new translations: Afrikaans, Asturian, Bosnian
42   + Sixteen updated translations
43- Daemon
44   + Fix 1.40 bug in handling IP whitelist
45   + Minor bugfixes and output cleanup
46   + Windows portability
47- CLI
48   + Fix minor free-memory-read bug
49
501.40 (2008/11/09)
51<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.40&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
52- All Platforms
53   + Tracker communication uses fewer resources
54   + More accurate bandwidth limits
55   + Reduce disk fragmentation by preallocating files
56   + Stability, security, and performance improvements to the RPC/Web UI server
57   + Support compression when serving Web UI and RPC responses
58   + Simplify the RPC whitelist
59   + Fix bug that prevented handshakes with encrypted BitComet peers
60   + Fix 1.3x bug that could re-download some data unnecessarily
61   + Lazy bitfields
62- Mac
63   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
64   + In the file inspector tab, show progress and size for folders
65   + Scrollbars correctly appear when the main window auto-resizes
66   + Sparkle updated to 1.5b6
67- GTK+
68   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
69   + Added off-hour bandwidth scheduling
70   + Simplify file/priority selection in the details dialog
71   + Fix a couple of crashes
72   + 5 new translations: Australian, Basque, Kurdish, Kurdish (Sorani), Malay
73   + 43 updated translations
74- Web Client
75   + The Web Client is now out of beta
76   + Minor display fixes
77   + On iPhone/iPod touch, launching from the home screen hides the address bar
78- Daemon
79   + Added the ability to get detailed peer information on torrents
80   + Fix bug that didn't handle --config-dir and TRANSMISSION_HOME correctly
81   + Windows portability
82
831.34 (2008/09/16)
84<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.34&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
85- All Clients
86   + Don't reconnect too frequently to the same peer
87   + Webseed bugfix
88   + Fix bug that caused some transfers to not be scraped
89   + Fix BSD build issues
90   + Handle OpenTracker's `downloaded' key in announce responses
91- Mac
92   + Fix memory leak when updating blocklist
93   + Connect to the web interface when the application's path contains a space
94- GTK+
95   + Minor display fixes
96   + 15 updated translations + 1 new language
97- Daemon
98   + Minor display fixes
99- Web Client
100   + Minor display fixes
101- CLI:
102   + Fix crash when creating a torrent file
103
1041.33 (2008/08/30)
105http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
106- All Platforms
107   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
108   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
109     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
110   + Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
111   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
112   + Fix small memory leaks
113- Mac
114   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
115   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
116- Daemon
117   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
118- GTK+
119   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
120   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
121
1221.32 (2008/08/08)
123http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
124- All Platforms
125   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
126   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
127- Mac
128   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
129
1301.31 (2008/08/06)
131http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
132- All Platforms
133   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
134
1351.30 (2008/08/05)
136http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
137- All Platforms
138   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
139   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
140   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
141   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
142   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
143   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
144   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
145- Daemon
146   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
147   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
148- Mac
149   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
150   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
151   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
152   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
153   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
154   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
155   + Turkish localization
156- GTK+
157   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
158   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
159   + Dozens of updated translations
160
1611.22 (2008/06/13)
162http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
163- All Platforms
164  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
165  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
166  + Minor man page fixes
167- Mac
168  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
169- GTK+
170  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
171  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
172  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
173    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
174    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
175- CLI:
176  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
177
1781.21 (2008/05/21)
179http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
180- All Platforms
181   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
182   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
183   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
184- Mac
185   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
186   + Italian localization included
187- GTK+
188   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
189     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
190
1911.20 (2008/05/09)
192http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
193- All Platforms
194   + Support https tracker connections
195   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
196   + Better support of multitracker torrents
197   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
198   + Ability to reset global statistics
199   + Various bugfixes
200- Mac
201   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
202   + Updated Dock badge images
203- GTK+
204   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
205   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
206   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
207   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
208
2091.11 (2008/04/04)
210- Mac
211   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
212   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
213   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
214- GTK+
215   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
216
2171.10 (2008/03/28)
218- All Platforms
219   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
220   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
221   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
222   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
223- Mac
224   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
225   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
226   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
227   + Tracker tab in the inspector
228   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
229   + Updated images in the inspector
230   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
231   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
232- GTK+
233   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
234   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
235   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
236   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
237   + Tracker tab in the Details window
238   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
239   + Support KDE button ordering
240   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
241- Daemon
242   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
243
2441.06 (2008/02/26)
245- All Platforms:
246   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
247   + Use less CPU
248   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
249   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
250   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
251- GTK+
252   + Fix small memory leak
253   + GUI error when verifying local data
254- CLI:
255   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
256
2571.05 (2008/02/08)
258- All Platforms:
259   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
260   + Packaging improvements
261- Mac
262   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
263- GTK+
264   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
265   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
266   + Various interface and HIG improvements
267   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
268- Daemon
269   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
270   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
271
2721.04 (2008/01/31)
273- All Platforms:
274   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
275   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
276
2771.03 (2008/01/29)
278- All Platforms:
279   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
280   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
281   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
282   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
283   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
284- GTK+
285   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
286
2871.02 (2008/01/22)
288- All Platforms:
289   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
290   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
291   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
292   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
293- GTK+
294   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
295   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
296   + I18N fixes
297   + Updated Dutch translation
298   + Various other interface additions and improvements
299
3001.01 (2008/01/11)
301- All Platforms:
302   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
303   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
304   + Improve initial connection speed
305   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
306   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
307   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
308- OS X:
309   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
310   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
311   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
312- GTK+:
313   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
314   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
315
3161.00 (2008/01/04)
317- All Platforms:
318   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
319   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
320   + Option to prefer not using encryption
321   + Fix tracker connection error
322   + PEX is now configured globally
323   + Updated icon
324- OS X:
325   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
326   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
327   + Statistics window
328   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
329   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
330   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
331   + Sort by total activity
332   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
333   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
334   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
335   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
336- GTK+:
337   + Redesigned main window interface
338   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
339   + Torrent filtering
340   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
341   + Statistics window
342   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
343   + Various other interface additions and improvements
344- CLI:
345   + Restore `scrape' feature
346
3470.96 (2007/12/10)
348- All Platforms:
349   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
350   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
351- OS X:
352   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
353
3540.95 (2007/12/04)
355- All Platforms:
356   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
357   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
358   + Faster average upload speeds
359   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
360   + Fix memory corruption error
361   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
362- OS X:
363   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
364- GTK:
365   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
366
3670.94 (2007/11/25)
368- All Platforms:
369   + Faster average download speeds
370   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
371   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
372   + Fix portmapping crash
373   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
374   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
375   + Fix tracker redirect error
376   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
377
3780.93 (2007/11/12)
379- All Platforms:
380   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
381   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
382   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
383   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
384   + Consume less battery power on laptops
385   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
386
3870.92 (2007/11/05)
388- All Platforms:
389   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
390   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
391   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
392- OS X:
393   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
394   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
395- GTK:
396   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
397   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
398
3990.91 (2007/10/28)
400- All Platforms:
401   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
402   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
403   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
404   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
405   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
406   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
407- OS X:
408   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
409   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
410- GTK:
411   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
412   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
413
4140.90 (2007/10/23)
415- All Platforms:
416   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
417   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
418   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
419   + MSE Tracker Extension support
420   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
421- OS X:
422   + Per-torrent action menu
423   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
424   + Redesigned message log
425   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
426   + Sort and filter by tracker
427   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
428   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
429- GTK:
430   + Various interface improvements
431   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
432
4330.82 (2007/09/09)
434- All Platforms:
435   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
436   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
437   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
438   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
439   +  Other minor fixes
440
4410.81 (2007/08/22)
442- All Platforms:
443   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
444   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
445   + Clarify misleading error messages
446   + Fix memory leaks
447- OS X:
448   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
449   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
450- GTK:
451   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
452- CLI:
453   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
454   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
455
4560.80 (2007/08/07)
457 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
458 - Torrent file creation
459 - Speed and CPU load improvements
460 - Fix to UPnP
461 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
462 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
463 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
464 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
465 - OS X:
466   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
467   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
468   + More progress bar colors
469   + Various smaller interface improvements
470   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
471 - GTK:
472   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
473   + Added Update Tracker button
474   + Various smaller interface improvements
475
4760.72 (2007/04/30)
477 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
478 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
479
4800.71 (2007/04/23)
481 - Send port info when sending requests
482 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
483 - Add additional error messages and debug info
484 - Improved UPnP support
485 - OS X:
486   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
487   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
488   + Small interface adjustments
489
4900.70 (2007/04/18)
491 - New icon
492 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
493 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
494 - Multitracker support
495 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
496 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
497 - Automatic tracker scraping
498 - Cache connected peers
499 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
500 - OS X:
501   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
502   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
503   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
504     scheduled
505   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
506   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
507   + Filter and search bar
508   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
509   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
510   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
511   + Auto resizing of the main window
512   + Minimal view to take up less space
513   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
514   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
515   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
516   + Message log window
517   + New toolbar icons
518   + Built-in help files
519   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
520 - GTK+:
521   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
522     Finnish translations
523   + Message window
524   + Better window manager integration
525   + Add file view to properties dialog
526
5270.6.1 (2006/06/25)
528 - OS X:
529   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
530     appcast
531 - GTK+:
532   + Fixes drag-and-drop
533   + Adds Italian and French translations
534
5350.6 (2006/06/21)
536 - Ability to limit download rate
537 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
538 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
539 - Many bugfixes
540 - OS X:
541   + Reworked interface
542   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
543   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
544   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
545   + Extended Info Inspector
546   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
547 - GTK+:
548   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
549       add them to running copy
550   + Improved long filename handling
551
5520.5 (2006/02/11)
553 - Only uses one port for all torrents
554 - Rewritten choking algorithm
555 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
556 - New GTK+ interface
557 - New BeOS interface
558 - OS X: Dock badging
559 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
560 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
561 - OS X: Automatic check for update
562 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
563
5640.4 (2005/11/18)
565 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
566 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
567 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
568     User Agent field
569 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
570 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
571 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
572    "Reveal in Finder" button
573 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
574 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
575 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
576    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
577    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
578    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
579    when seeding
580
5810.3 (2005/10/19)
582 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
583 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
584 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
585 - Is nicer to the trackers
586 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
587 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
588 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
589 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
590 - OS X: Cleaner icon
591 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
592 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
593 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
594
5950.2 (2005/09/22)
596 - Bugfixes
597 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
598
5990.1 (2005/09/15)
600 - First version
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