ircd-hybrid release notification - ircd-hybrid-7.2.3

IRCD-Hybrid Development Team bugs at
Tue Feb 27 23:29:51 EST 2007
683fe6e06635d870cfc211f360772f67  ircd-hybrid-7.2.3.tgz

-- ircd-hybrid-7.2.3 RELNOTES
o) Added ircd-italian.lang language file
o) Added -full to etrace
o) Added +C for opers
o) Fixed core in temp channel resv
o) Fixed CHALLENGE to work with user=IP
o) Misc fixes to TESTMASK and TESTLINE
o) Added support for nick masks to TESTMASK
o) Fixed /modlist to show up whether or not a module is resident
o) Fixed command line arguments handling to allow more than one switch
o) Fixed numeric delivery for mixed TS5 target on the other side of a TS6

-- ircd-hybrid-7.2.2 RELNOTES
o) Added channel::disable_fake_channels config directive
o) Fixed broken FORCEJOIN  (contrib)
o) Added missing documentation for connect::vhost
o) Fixed problem with G-Line voting
o) Fixed "STATS ?" so it doesn't report negative traffic statistics
o) Fixed core in m_mkpasswd.c  (contrib)
o) Reduced memory usage for channel members
o) Added general::stats_e_disabled which simply disables "STATS e"
   for other operators and administrators
o) Ignore signal SIGXFSZ to prevent the daemon from dying on missconfigured
   file size limits
o) Slight optimizations to the block allocator
o) Fixed harmless bug that could result in incorrect bytes sent statistics
   in "STATS t"
o) "STATS y|Y" now shows whether a class is active or disabled
o) Added ircd-brazilian_pt.lang language file
o) Misc. ACCEPT fixes. E.g. don't remove an accept record if a client is
   changing between equivalent nicknames like 'nick' and 'NiCk'.
o) Minor resolv.conf parser fixes.  Added missing support for ';' comments
o) Fixed core on MODRESTART

-- 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.
   This behaves exactly like H6's sixth O line field
o) Fixed a WHOIS bug
o) Fixed bug where we would increase Count.invisi even
   if general::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 perl compatible regular
   based K and 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, modularized: 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
o) The password set in auth::password can now be encrypted
o) Introduced new listen::flags directive.  Currently available flags are
   'ssl' and 'hidden'.  Please read example.conf for further details


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 and
 ircd.conf with any report  (with passwords and other sensitive
 information masked).

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 including betas.  To subscribe, use this link:
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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 858 2007-02-28 04:15:47Z lusky $

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