ircd-hybrid release notification - ircd-hybrid-7.2.1

Jon Lusky lusky at
Sun Mar 26 18:59:03 EST 2006
00901c5e2e9bf44ab37a28596af6608e  ircd-hybrid-7.2.1.tgz

-- ircd-hybrid-7.2.1 RELNOTES
o) Fixed build on SRV4
o) Fixed problem where ircd would disconnect all SSL connections
o) Added initial CAP support.  Additional documentation can be found
   in doc/technical
o) Speeded up command parsing
o) Fixed occasional core dump on UN*LINE
o) Fixed bug where particular clients would always receive
   "Load is temporarily too heavy" message
o) Improved memory consumption, i.e. memory consumption has
   been reduced for remote clients
o) Fixed possible core in case default_cipher_preference directive isn't set
o) Fixed "CHANSERV INVITE" bug with anope services
o) Updated example configuration files to reflect new topicburst flags
   directive in connect{} blocks
o) Fixed core if using the operator{} 'umodes' directive
o) Don't allow shared k-lines to be set without a valid reason
o) Improved channel ban match processing.  This also fixes CIDR bans

-- ircd-hybrid-7.2.0 RELNOTES
o) Fixed broken operwall = yes;
o) Added 'umode' directive to oper{}.  List of modes to get on /OPER.
o) Fixed a WHOIS bug
o) Fixed bug where we would increase Count.invisi even
   if invisible_on_connect is turned off
o) Removed invite_ops_only, controlled by paranoid (+p) now
o) Better DDoS protection
o) Fixed va_list bug on amd64
o) Fixed /dev/poll

-- 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


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).

DISCUSSION: There is a mailing list for discussion of hybrid issues,
 including betas.  To subscribe, use this link:
 This is the proper place to discuss new features, bugs, etc.  Posting here
 is much more likely to get something done than ranting on #TZ.
 You can also use Hybrid forums at

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

$Id: RELNOTES 523 2006-03-12 14:03:12Z michael $

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