[hybrid] ircd-hybrid release notification - ircd-hybrid-7.3.0

Jonathan jfinlay at riseup.net
Mon Aug 8 17:09:03 EDT 2011

Fantastico!! Congratulations!

El lun, 08-08-2011 a las 16:36 -0400, Jon Lusky escribió:
> http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/ircd-hybrid/ircd-hybrid/ircd-hybrid
> -7.3.0/ircd-hybrid-7.3.0.tgz
> -- ircd-hybrid-7.3.0 Release Notes
> o) Added Bulgarian language file provided by Borislav Borisov
> o) Server hostmasking has been removed due to TS6 requirements
> o) Fixed broken IPv6 detection
> o) Minor code optimizations. Reduced memory consumption
> o) User IDs are now shown in client connection notices
> o) Increased maximum temporary kline time to 360 days
> o) Added back STATS/TRACE/MOTD/ADMIN request notices. Removed
>    spy_*_notice modules accordingly.
> o) Channelmode +O; channel can be joined by ircops only.
> o) Channelmode +S; only clients with a secure connection (ssl/tls)
>    can join this channel.
> -- ircd-hybrid-7.3-rc1 Release Notes
> o) Major 64-bit cleanups and portability fixes.
> o) Fixed bug where unregistered clients were not able to complete
> registration
>    process with /quote PONG <ping_cookie> in case the client was assigned a
>    zero value ping-cookie. This may only happen with general::ping_cookie
>    being enabled.
> o) "STATS z" now shows the actual amount of memory consumption being
>    used by channel bans/excepts/invites.
> o) Fixed archaic bug where bursting servers with missconfigured NICKLEN were
>    able to desync the network's nickname database.
> o) The PCRE library has been removed from the ircd sources. ./configure will
>    now automatically detect an already installed version of the PCRE
> library.
> o) Various resolver improvements and fixes
> o) Implemented GUNGLINE (global ungline)
> o) Completely rewrote build system. We're now using automake and libtool
> o) Added support for SHA-256/512 encrypted passwords to mkpasswd. Whether
>    passwords hashed using these algorithms will work depends on the system's
>    crypt() implementation. For example, SHA-256/512 is available in glibc
> since
>    version 2.7.
> o) Added ssl_server_protocol configuration option to servinfo{}.
>    Valid flags are 'sslv3' and 'tlsv1'
> o) Added new 'server' option to listener::flags. Listener with that flag
>    set may only accept server connections.
> o) Fixed occasional core when placing RESVs on channel names
> o) Fixed topic desynchronization which sometimes may
>    happen during netbursts
> o) WATCH support implemented. Known from other irc-daemons, such
>    as Dreamforge and Bahamut. The general::max_watch configuration directive
>    has been added in order to allow run-time configuration of how many
>    watch entries a single client may have on its watchlist.
> o) Fixed bug which would cause invalid invisible counts on oper-up in case
>    operator::umodes and/or general::oper_umodes contains 'invisible'
> o) Removed broken LazyLinks
> o) Removed --disable-gline-voting configure option
> o) Minor code optimizations and cleanups
> o) ACCEPT now supports nick!user at host masks
> o) Unregistered clients are no longer allowed to request the server's motd
> o) general::dot_in_ip6_addr configuration option is obsolete and no longer
> exists
> o) Dropped support for old style 'operflag = yes|no;' format
> -- ircd-hybrid-7.2.3 Release Notes
> 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
> server.
> -- ircd-hybrid-7.2.2 Release Notes
> 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 Release Notes
> 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 Release Notes
> 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 Release Notes
> 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 Release Notes
> 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
> expression
>    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 by EMAIL to bugs at ircd-hybrid.org
>  Please include a gdb backtrace and a copy of your config.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:
>     https://lists.ircd-hybrid.org/mailman/listinfo/hybrid
>  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.
> Questions/comments directed to bugs at ircd-hybrid.org
> Other files recommended for reading: BUGS, README, INSTALL
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> $Id: NEWS 1150 2011-08-03 01:09:49Z michael $

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