[IRCServices Coding] Services 5.1a4 released

Andrew Church achurch at achurch.org
Sun Jan 22 18:53:26 PST 2006

     Services 5.1a4 has been released, and can be downloaded from:

http://www.ircservices.esper.net/download/testing/   (Japan)
ftp://ftp.esper.net/ircservices/testing/             (Western USA)

30a8b32b6167c3b8b0406fd90a7379fd  ircservices-5.1a4.tar.gz
2c80ba77d467c92e0adf8c45ec8555a2  ircservices-5.1a4.diff.gz
9aeddd3c19b9218d79c3ff1c84c84e53  ircservices-5.1a4-1.i386.rpm
de096972a124b74fa2bc27b82560f217  ircservices_5.1a4-1_i386.deb

The mirrors should have it shortly.

     Experimental support for the ircd-ratbox IRC server has been added;
testing and bug reports are appreciated.  The convert-db tool has also been
updated for recent releases of other IRC service programs, and to take
advantage of new features introduced in Services 5.1.

Changes in version 5.1a4
2006/01/22	Added experimental support for the ircd-ratbox IRC server.
2006/01/22	Fixed crash on NickServ SET/UNSET from unregistered nicks.
		    Reported by Vitaliy Ovsyannikov <V.Ovsyannikov at kr.ru>
2006/01/22	Fixed bug causing Services operators in Sirv databases to
		    be imported with Services administrator privileges.
2006/01/22	Overlong IRCS channel names are now handled more robustly
		    in convert-db.
2006/01/22	Added support to the PTlink database importer for SQline
		    and SXline databases.
2006/01/21	The PTlink database importer now imports temporary
		    (unauthenticated) E-mail addresses.
2006/01/21	Updated HybServ database importer for more recent versions
		    of HybServ.
2006/01/20	Fixed bugs in importing channel greetings and the VOPALL
		    setting from Cygnus databases.
2006/01/20	The Cygnus database importer now imports temporary
		    (unauthenticated) E-mail addresses and channel memo
2006/01/18	Moved the contents of the KnownBugs file into the user's
		    manual as Appendix D.
2006/01/18	Removed the (now meaningless) -no-dir-check option to the
		    configure script.
2006/01/17	Fixed a bug in loading the nickgroup database using the
		    database/standard module.  Reported by Vitaliy
		    Ovsyannikov <V.Ovsyannikov at kr.ru>

  --Andrew Church
    achurch at achurch.org