[ircd-ratbox] ircd-ratbox-2.0beta2 released

Lee H lee at leeh.co.uk
Tue Feb 4 12:10:27 EST 2003

md5sum: 47a779848c4c3e3b883d8e7c0a09c714  ircd-ratbox-2.0beta2.tgz

This is the current beta release version of the 'devel' tree of ircd-ratbox.

NOTE: THIS IS BETA CODE.  It is run at your own risk.  By running this
       code you assume FULL responsibility for any problems it may cause.  We
       do NOT recommend this code is run on production servers.

-- ircd-ratbox-2.0 RELNOTES

-- ircd-ratbox-2.0beta2
- added UNXLINE, controlled via xline=yes; in operator {};
- removed anonops
- removed gettext support, this never worked quite right
- added experimental epoll support
- massive client exit cleanups
- allow bursting away messages, this is configurable
- add cluster support
- added back HTM mode messages(but not HTM code)
- remove connection throttling as this didn't work quite right
- removed iphash support, and just stick with using the host hash
- clean up of banned client notifications
- clean ups and optimization of poll() code
- remove the non block heap code along with efence option
   in configure
- rework REHASH using a table
- move m_map from contrib to modules/
- add map_oper_only=yes|no to general{}, defaults to yes
- Massive ipv6 cleanups.  Avoid using mapped ipv4 in ipv6 sockets.
   On some platforms this requires help from the OS.  We attempt
   to disable this, but in some cases it isn't possible
- optimized quit storm code
- support for ipv6 cidr limits(hi Atomix :P)
- split dline/undline/ungline into their own files
- killed the abort_list
- fix a bug that caused ziplinks to fail at random


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 ircd-ratbox at lists.ratbox.org
  Please include a gdb backtrace and keep the core file, binaries and
  modules in case the developers need them.

DISCUSSION: There is a mailing list for discussion of ratbox issues,
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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,v 1.72 2003/02/04 08:06:37 androsyn Exp $

-                       Lee H    //  fl @ irc
- Do you know what its like to fall in the mud and get kicked, in the head,
- by an iron boot? Of course you dont - no one does, that never happens.

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