/[cvs]/eggdrop1.6/NEWS
ViewVC logotype

Annotation of /eggdrop1.6/NEWS

Parent Directory Parent Directory | Revision Log Revision Log | View Revision Graph Revision Graph


Revision 1.29 - (hide annotations) (download)
Sat Nov 1 23:26:56 2003 UTC (15 years, 6 months ago) by wcc
Branch: MAIN
Changes since 1.28: +0 -5 lines
* Remove IPv6 for now. I know we've discussed this on the lists and in
  #eggdrop/#eggdev on Undernet, and I think we pretty much agreed (as far
  as 'agreeing' goes on eggdev anyway ;p) to ditch this hacked togeather
  code and get Ian's code tested and put that in an upcoming release instead.
  IPv6 realllyyyyyyy screwed up .15. I'm basically ready to release .16..
  can anyone think of anything else that needs to be done? Bugzilla is dead
  and i'm not sure if eggdev's up or not, but changes appears to work. The
  lists have been down alot lately. Anyway, e-mail me if I forgot any little
  pieces, but I don't think I did. -- Wcc

1 wcc 1.19 News
2 wcc 1.28 Last revised: April 16, 2003
3 wcc 1.21 _________________________________________________________________
4 fabian 1.1
5 wcc 1.21 News
6 fabian 1.2
7    
8 wcc 1.21 What's new? First, read the following documents:
9 fabian 1.4
10 wcc 1.21 INSTALL
11     README
12     doc/BOTNET
13     doc/UPDATES1.6
14     doc/tcl-commands.doc
15 fabian 1.2
16 wcc 1.21 All of these documents combined will fill you in on the latest changes to
17     Eggdrop in version 1.6.x. All files, with the exception of UPDATES1.6, are
18     also available in html format in doc/html/.
19 fabian 1.2
20 wcc 1.21 A lot of things have changed in this version, so at a minimum, read the
21     UPDATES1.6 text file. UPDATES shows what's been added and fixed along the
22     way.
23    
24     If you are upgrading from a pre-1.6 version of Eggdrop:
25    
26     1. Before you start the bot for the first time, BACKUP your userfile.
27    
28     2. DON'T USE YOUR OLD CONFIG FILE. MAKE A NEW ONE!
29    
30     _________________________________________________________________
31 fabian 1.3
32 guppy 1.17 Changes made to Eggdrop 1.6.x from Eggdrop1.4.x:
33 fabian 1.2
34 wcc 1.19 !CHANNELS
35 fabian 1.3
36 wcc 1.28 Support for IRCnet !channels was added to Eggdrop. This might still be
37     a bit buggy. We appreciate bug reports!
38 fabian 1.2
39 wcc 1.19 +/-NODESYNCH
40 fabian 1.4
41 wcc 1.28 This new channel setting replaces the old 'allow-desync' config file
42     setting. It is useful if you use some type of ChanServ or if you don't
43     care about your channel being desynched.
44 fabian 1.4
45 wcc 1.19 ASYNCHRONOUS DNS MODULE
46 fabian 1.3
47 wcc 1.28 Eggdrop 1.6 is shipped with a new module, the dns module. It replaces
48     those old dns-lookups performed by Eggdrop which could halt the whole bot
49     during a timeout. We also added a new Tcl command, 'dnslookup', so scripts
50     can now use DNS functions asynchronously, too. See doc/settings/mod.dns
51     for more information.
52 fabian 1.2
53 wcc 1.19 COMPRESS MODULE
54 johoho 1.6
55 wcc 1.28 A new module called compress was introduced to Eggdrop. It provides
56     gzip support to Eggdrop (via Tcl commands) and enables compressed
57     userfile transfer. See doc/settings/mod.compress for more information.
58    
59 wcc 1.19 SHARE MODULE
60 guppy 1.17
61 wcc 1.28 The share module has a new setting now (override-bots) which allows
62     hub bots to override the leaf bots' bot settings (botaddress, telnet
63     port, and password). Please note that this won't work with a version
64     1.4 or below bot. See doc/settings/mod.share for more information.
65 wcc 1.19
66     TRANSFER / FILESYS MODULES
67    
68 wcc 1.28 The filesys and transfer modules have changed completely. Both can now
69     handle unlimited filename lengths and description sizes. Incomplete
70     downloads from the bot can also now be resumed. The db format of the
71     filesys module was changed to remove the limits imposed by the old
72     format. There's nothing special for you to do, as the old db is
73     automatically converted to the new format when you first access it.
74     You won't be able to downgrade to older versions after this, so you
75     may want to make a backup first. See doc/settings/mod.transfer and
76     doc/settings/mod.filesys for more information.
77 guppy 1.17
78    
79 wcc 1.19 UPTIME MODULE
80 guppy 1.17
81 wcc 1.28 This module reports uptime statistics to http://uptime.eggheads.org. Go
82     look and see what your uptime is! It takes about 9 hours to show up, so
83     if your bot isn't listed, try again later. See doc/settings/mod.uptime
84     for more information.
85 guppy 1.17
86 johoho 1.6
87 wcc 1.19 DCC COMMANDS
88 fabian 1.3
89 wcc 1.28 * ".nick" was renamed to ".handle". ".nick" will still be kept up to
90     version 1.8.
91 guppy 1.17
92 wcc 1.28 * ".chnick" was renamed to ".chhandle". ".chnick" will still be kept up
93     to version 1.8.
94 guppy 1.17
95 wcc 1.28 * ".binds" now supports wildcards.
96 guppy 1.17
97 wcc 1.28 * ".halfop" and ".dehalfop" have been added.
98 wcc 1.23
99 wcc 1.28 * The 'optimise' file system command was renamed to 'optimize'. The old
100     command will still be kept up to version 1.8.
101 guppy 1.17
102 wcc 1.28 * Eggdrop now counts all of the traffic which it generates and receives
103     through IRC, the botnet, scripts, and dcc. You can access these
104     statistics via the dcc command ".traffic". Please note that the counter
105     gets reset every time a restart is done.
106 guppy 1.17
107 wcc 1.28 * ".modules" now works locally as well as remotely.
108 wcc 1.27
109 wcc 1.19 CHANNEL MODES
110 guppy 1.17
111 wcc 1.28 Support for IRCnet negative limits and DALnet's +R, +M, and +c channel
112     modes has been added. Eggdrop now also supports halfops (+h).
113 johoho 1.6
114 wcc 1.19 DOCUMENTATION
115 johoho 1.6
116 wcc 1.28 A lot has happened to the documentation; nearly every file was changed,
117     so take a look at them. Also, we have discovered html, and full html
118     documentation is available now in doc/html. Additionally, all possible
119     settings for Eggdrop are documented in doc/settings.
120 guppy 1.17
121 wcc 1.19 CONFIG FILES
122 guppy 1.17
123 wcc 1.28 * To support longer nicknames, as some IRC servers do, a new 'nick-len'
124     setting was added.
125 fabian 1.2
126 wcc 1.28 * Eggdrop uses strftime now to support different logfile suffixes. The
127     new config file setting is 'logfile-suffix'.
128 fabian 1.3
129 wcc 1.28 * A new 'pidfile' setting was added to allow you to specify the name
130     of Eggdrop's pid file.
131 guppy 1.13
132 wcc 1.28 * The 'strict-servernames' setting was removed.
133 wcc 1.26
134 wcc 1.19 PENALTY CALCULATION
135 guppy 1.13
136 wcc 1.28 Eggdrop calculates penalty points on IRCnet now, so it won't flood
137     itself off anymore. This feature also works on EFnet and Undernet, and
138     should work on other networks as well.
139 guppy 1.17
140 wcc 1.19 TCL COMMANDS
141 guppy 1.17
142 wcc 1.28 * The 'chnick' command was renamed to 'chhandle'. The use of 'chnick' is
143     deprecated. 'chnick' is still accessible if you load compat.tcl.
144 fabian 1.2
145 wcc 1.28 * All three commands to add data to the queues (puthelp, putserv and
146     putquick) now support the '-next' parameter which pushes data to the
147     front of the queue.
148 guppy 1.17
149 wcc 1.28 * A command to calculate md5 checksums, 'md5', was added.
150 fabian 1.3
151 wcc 1.28 * To support the new asynch dns module, the command 'dnslookup' was added.
152 fabian 1.2
153 wcc 1.28 * Four new commands regarding exempts/invites were added: stickexempt,
154     unstickexempt, stickinvite, and unstickinvite.
155 fabian 1.3
156 wcc 1.28 * A new 'wasop' command was added to check if a user had op before a
157     mode change.
158 wcc 1.23
159 wcc 1.28 * 'washalfop', 'ishalfop', and 'botishalfop' have been added.
160 guppy 1.17
161 wcc 1.28 * Three new Tcl commands were added as part of the compress module:
162     compressfile, uncompressfile, and iscompressed.
163 guppy 1.17
164 wcc 1.28 * A new command to check whether the bot's nick is juped was
165     added (isjuped).
166 guppy 1.17
167 wcc 1.28 * The fileresend command was added to support mIRC's dcc resume feature.
168 guppy 1.17
169 wcc 1.28 * A new bind type called 'NEED' was added which triggers when the bot
170     needs op, unban, limit, key, or invite.
171 guppy 1.17
172 wcc 1.28 * LOST and TOUT bind types were added.
173 johoho 1.6
174 wcc 1.28 * Two new commands, 'channame2dname' and 'chandname2name', were added to
175     allow scripts to support !channels.
176 guppy 1.17
177 wcc 1.28 * A new evnt type, loaded, was added.
178 guppy 1.17
179 wcc 1.28 * The 'setudef', 'renudef', and 'deludef' commands were added to allow
180     for user-defined channel settings.
181 guppy 1.17
182 wcc 1.28 * A 'traffic' command was added which returns a list of sublists
183     containing information about the bot's traffic usage in bytes.
184 guppy 1.17
185 wcc 1.28 * The CTCP bind type now supports wildcards.
186 guppy 1.17
187 wcc 1.28 * A 'handlen' variable was added (set to the value of the HANDLEN define
188     in eggdrop.h. 'nick-len' was also renamed to 'nicklen' (the old variable
189     will remain until version 1.8.
190 wcc 1.20
191 wcc 1.28 * The 'channel get' command was added to allow channel settings to be
192     easily retrieved.
193 wcc 1.26
194 wcc 1.28 * The 'server' variable now contains the server's realname instead of its
195     serverlist entry regardless of the 'strict-servernames' setting.
196 wcc 1.26
197 wcc 1.28 * The 'serveraddress' variable was added, which contains the server's
198     serverlist address and port.
199 wcc 1.27
200 wcc 1.28 * The 'onchan', 'botonchan', 'botisvoice', 'botisop', 'onchansplit',
201     'isop', 'isvoice', and 'handonchan' commands no longer require an
202     argument.
203 wcc 1.19
204 wcc 1.28 For more information about changed or added Tcl commands, see
205     doc/tcl-commands.doc.
206 fabian 1.2
207 wcc 1.19 TRAFFIC ACCOUNTING
208 fabian 1.3
209 wcc 1.28 Eggdrop now counts all of the traffic which it generates and receives
210     through IRC, the botnet, scripts, and dcc. You can access these statistics
211     via the dcc command '.traffic'. Please note that the counter gets reset
212     every time a restart is done.
213 guppy 1.17 ________________________________________________________________________
214 fabian 1.3
215 guppy 1.14 Copyright (C) 1997 Robey Pointer
216 wcc 1.25 Copyright (C) 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Eggheads Development Team

webmaster@eggheads.org
ViewVC Help
Powered by ViewVC 1.1.23