ircd-hybrid release notification - ircd-hybrid-7.2rc1

Jon Lusky lusky at
Wed Sep 28 00:48:39 EDT 2005

There's also a win32 binary zip at

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> Subject: ircd-hybrid release notification - ircd-hybrid-7.2rc1
> c527252af53d9c8ae0507b79a02a9617  ircd-hybrid-7.2rc1.tgz
> -- ircd-hybrid-7.2rc1 RELNOTES
> o) ircd can dynamically change all its client/fd limits at runtime
> o) Added epoll as the primary I/O engine under Linux
> o) Local channels will not show up in remote /WHOIS
> o) Added hidden_name which allows customized hidden server names
> o) Added restrict_channels to define a static channel set
> o) Added --disable-gline-voting to disable G-Line votes
>    for small networks or people who don't want it.
> o) Allow accumulating more ip= entries in an exempt{} block
> o) Various improvements and bugfixes
> o) Make win32 build usable
> o) Fixed ban caching bug
> o) Cosmetical fixes to TIME
> o) Get "KLINE nick" to work with clients that have a spoof
> o) Fixed RESV/XLINE bug in conjunction with names that include escaped
>    characters such as \*, \?, \#.
> -- ircd-hybrid-7.2beta1 RELNOTES
> o) Usermode +G, like +g, but allow messaging from people on 
> common channels
> o) Usermode +D - "deaf", don't receive channel messages
> o) RXLINE and RKLINE - commands for setting regexp K/X lines
> o) Join flood is now detected and reported to +b opers
> o) Re-added REJECT_HOLD - lock clients for a while before 
> throwing away
> o) ping_warning, a class{} option to notify opers before 
> "Ping timeout"
> o) New hooking system, modularised: usermodes, iauth, message 
> filtering etc.
> o) Network I/O speedups
> o) Various cleanups and bugfixes
> o) Support for client SSL
> o) Support for services (contrib/m_services.c)
> o) IP cloaking module (contrib/ip_cloaking.c)
> o) Native win32 build
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> This is a beta version of ircd-hybrid-7.2.
> NOTE: This is still BETA code.  Run it at your own risk.  By 
> running this
>  code you assume FULL responsibility for any problems it may 
> cause.  We do
>  NOT recommend that you run BETA code on production IRC networks such
>  as EFnet.
> BUGS: Major bugs in this release are listed in BUGS
> BUG REPORTS: If you run this code and encounter problems, you 
> must report
>  the bug in one of the following ways:
>   a) By EMAIL to bugs at
>   b) On
>  Please include a gdb backtrace and a copy of your setup.h, 
> defaults.h, and
>  ircd.conf with any report  (with passwords and other sensitive
>  information masked).
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>  You can also use Hybrid forums at
> TESTING: This code is under active development, and a lot 
> changes from beta
>  to beta.  As the user of this code, we request that you help 
> us test things
>  which have changed recently, and which would benefeit from 
> being tested
>  much as possible.
> Questions/comments directed to bugs at
> Please read doc/whats-new.txt for information about what is 
> in this release
> Other files recommended for reading: BUGS, README.FIRST, INSTALL
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> $Id: RELNOTES,v 1.123 2005/09/25 10:15:18 michael Exp $

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