Shareaza 2.7.0.0

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Shareaza 2.7.0.0 change log

This lists the major changes between Shareaza v2.6.0.0 r9169 ("Bumped version 2.6.0.0.") on June 3rd, 2012 and v2.7.0.0 r9295 ("Bumped version 2.7.0.0.") on August 31, 2013. There have been a total of 126 revisions during that time.

Note that non-informative log messages, such as "Addition to rXXXX.", "Clean-up." and similar messages have been taken out of the list and sometimes several changes on the same subject have been combined into one statement.

Network support

  • (Fix) - Fixed download size range of download properties dialogue.
  • (Update) - Torrent codepage now defaults to UTF-8.
  • (U) - Set default chunk size to 256 KB (for compatibility).
  • (F) - Fixed garbage "hosts" from broken Web-caches.
  • (F) - Fixed adding sources to just downloaded file in library.
  • (New) - Implemented BTH adding to library file on torrent seeding.
  • (U) - Removed Discovery.EnableG1GWC option to help connecting when no Gnutella 1 UDP-cache can be found.
  • (F) - Fixed adding URLs with comma.
  • (F) - Fixed downloading from silent FTP-servers.
  • (F) - Fixed downloading with unknown file size (downloads stuck in verified state bug).
  • (N) - Added "Content-Disposition:" HTTP-header to uploads.
  • (F) - Fixed "X-Thex-URI" uploads header (real tiger tree height and ed2k hashset).
  • (F) - Fixed tracker parameter of BitTorrent magnet-link
  • (U) - Optimized BitTorrent tracker request code (no more freezes on download closing).
  • (U) - Limited download sources amount ("Downloads.SourcesWanted" option) to avoid freezes on very popular torrents with thousands of sources.
  • (F) - Fixed "disappearing" trackers.
  • (F) - Fixed "stuck at 99.9%" download.
  • (U) - Optimized source requests timings (ED2K, BT).
  • (U) - Optimized uploading file chunk size (now 1000 KB).
  • (N) - Added new option BitTorrent.PeerID. Use this peer ID (if set) for BitTorrent trackers in form of "CCvvvv" where "CC" - agent code ("SZ", "UT" etc,), v.v.v.v - version.

Media Player

  • (F) - Fixed media window volume control.
  • (F) - Fixed media window speed control.
  • (F) - Fixed playlist repeat and loop operations.
  • (N) - Added played file (blue) marker in the playlist.
  • (N) - Added speed label to media window status bar.
  • (N) - Added player plugin unloading on every file (for compatibility).
  • (N) - Added fullscreen on mouse middle button.

Internal and functional changes

  • (F) - Fixed "Download Now" menu item (ticket #198)
  • (U) - Re-factored new download creation code.
  • (F) - Fixed crash in media player visualizations.
  • (U) - Limited number of saved or loaded sources - 500 per download
  • (N) - Added removing of duplicate ghost files on library load
  • (U) - Separated tracker and file errors (in download tooltip).
  • (F) - Fixed RegExp filter (crash in host browser window, inverted state in search window, interface issues, duplicate code).
  • (U) - Re-factored and optimized thread code (affects among other things download tasks, tracker requests and ed2k importing).
  • (F) - Fixed dropping sources during merging with local files process.
  • (F) - Fixed missing download preview file.
  • (U) - Re-factored packet handling (CBuffer class).
  • (N) - Added experimental support for Snarl notification (http://www.getsnarl.info/), added new option "Interface.Snarl".
  • (U) - Adjusted locks during Library periodic scans.
  • (U) - Disabled unneeded part of BZlib.
  • (F) - Fixed Windows XP incompatibility (issue #208).
  • (N) - Added new collection variable: $title$ - name of album folder.
  • (F) - Fixed "GeneralPurpleCollection" and "VideoCollection" collection templates.
  • (F) - Fixed deadlock on Shareaza exit when "merge with download" task was not completed. Refactored download task class.
  • (F) - Fixed stack overflow error when tooltip window was shown while Shareaza suffers overload.
  • (F) - Fixed another deadlock when merging tasks are active.

Graphical / GUI changes

  • (N) - Added "Rename" button inside Download properties dialog.
  • (N) - Added "Rebuild" item to Library file menu.
  • (N) - Now thumbnails can be refreshed by "Rebuild" or "Refresh metadata" operations.
  • (U) - Added clearing of recent searches to "Clear History Now" button in options.
  • (F) - Fixed wrongly interface language resetting to "English" due new user login.
  • (F) - Fixed connected time on Home tab being slow (ticket #184).
  • (F) - Fixed search window message (ticket #3; OldDeath)
  • (U) - Trying to make less annoying hash window (added WS_EX_NOACTIVATE style).
  • (F) - Fixed file selection in Library (was not properly selected if file folder was collapsed).
  • (F) - Fixed IRC chat notification icon.
  • (U) - Added thumbnails generation in collection wizard, added thumbnails to "basicCollection" template.

Plugin stuff

  • (N) - Added manifest for player plugin.
  • (F) - Fixed player plugin rare freeze if file has an unknown format.
  • (F) - Added workaround against "frozen" plugins.
  • (F) - Fixed plugin registration under non-administrative account ( ticket #98 ).
  • (F) - Fixed black thumbnails of unsupported video files.
  • (N) - Added Comic Book support i.e. cbr, cbz and cb7 file extensions but only as archives.
  • (F) - Fixed plugin code freeze when external plugin crashed.
  • (N) - Added JAR extension.
  • (N) - Added CB7 extension as archive type (handled by 7Zip).

Languages support

  • (F) - Fixed crash due incorrectly translated text in Português.

Library updates

  • (U) - Updated GeoIP database.
  • (U) - Updated Zlib 1.2.5 -> 1.2.8
  • (U) - Updated UnRar 4.0.4.3 -> 5.0.6.901
  • (U) - Updated SQLite 3.7.7.1 -> 3.7.17.0

Compiling

  • (F) - Fixed TorrentWizard compilation in V$2008.

Setup/Installer

  • (U) - Updated Setup script for new Inno Setup version 5.5.2
  • (F) - Fixed UPnP checkbox (due unicode).
  • (F) - Re-enabled Windows Firewall checkbox.
  • (N) - Enabled compilation of the installer separate from VS.

and last but not least...

  • (F) - Fixed tons of (mostly very rare) crashes ;)



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