Commit 780b4a10 authored by Per Cederqvist's avatar Per Cederqvist
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Updated NEWS.

parent 587e3538
2002-10-28 Per Cederqvist <>
* NEWS: Updated.
2002-10-28 Per Cederqvist <>
Make dump_connections more robust.
......@@ -22,6 +22,12 @@ Changes in lyskomd 2.0.7 (Release date FIXME)
*** get-unread-confs was very confused about what memberships it
* Other client-visible changes:
** If the server fails to save the database, a broadcast message is
sent to everyone that is logged in. (As always, an entry is also
made in the log file.)
* Protocol specification bugs fixed:
** The documentation for the common block of the user area was just
......@@ -33,7 +39,8 @@ Changes in lyskomd 2.0.7 (Release date FIXME)
** The documentation for the privilege bits create-conf and create-pers
was wrong.
** The Protocol A example for re-z-lookup was wrong.
** The Protocol A examples for re-z-lookup and lookup-z-name were
* Bug fixes that may affect clients:
......@@ -59,6 +66,12 @@ Changes in lyskomd 2.0.7 (Release date FIXME)
elisp-client-rejected-recommendation are now documented in that
** Added a recommendation that clients should offer to add the author
as a recipient, when the author isn't a member of any of the
** A few typos were fixed.
* Protocol extensions:
** Added a new "language" value to the common block.
......@@ -69,6 +82,10 @@ Changes in lyskomd 2.0.7 (Release date FIXME)
* Bug fixes: (not visible by clients)
** If a client disconnects after sending the length of an ARRAY
Aux-Item-Input, but before sending the "{", the server would
** We now use Xenofarm to compile and test lyskomd automatically on a
compile farm of several different machines. Several problems have
been fixed, so this release should be more portable than previous
......@@ -76,10 +93,15 @@ Changes in lyskomd 2.0.7 (Release date FIXME)
** The code has been cleaned up so that many compiler warnings are
gone. (The regex.c file still generates a lot of warnings.)
** The test suite should now work on more hosts. It makes a few less
assumptions. It is still not as portable as the rest of the
distribution, however.
** Several race conditions in the test suite have been eliminated.
** valgrind has been used to ensure that there are no memory leaks or
memory access errors. A few minor problems were found and fixed.
(A couple of minor leaks still remains.) The configure options
......@@ -88,6 +110,12 @@ Changes in lyskomd 2.0.7 (Release date FIXME)
--disable-malloc-guards on a production use server. Due to bug 691
it might cause crashes.)
** The "Open files:" setting now works even on hosts that don't have
setrlimit, or where setrlimit cannot reduce the number of open
** lyskomd now refuses to use more than FD_SETSIZE file descriptors.
* Improvements: (not visible by clients)
** The new file etc/connections.txt contains a listing of all
......@@ -108,6 +136,12 @@ Changes in lyskomd 2.0.7 (Release date FIXME)
** The test suite has been extended, primarily with tests for
membership visibility.
** The "-d" option no longer causes lyskomd to run in the foreground;
use the new "-f" option for that purpose. By specifying only "-f"
and not "-d", it is now possible to run lyskomd in the foreground
without increasing the log level. The test suite now uses this to
check what lyskomd writes to the log file.
Changes in lyskomd 2.0.6 (Release date 2002-03-29)
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