Bt v1.3 Release Notes

Release Date: 2017-07-29 // over 5 years ago
  • Date: 07/29/2017

    Official BEPs:

    ๐Ÿ”„ Changes/New Features:

    • โž• Added ByteRange for working with binary ranges based on byte arrays and byte buffers
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support creating torrents from binary representation of info dictionary

    ๐Ÿ› Bug Fixes/Improvements:

    • Introduced notion of torrent processing chain
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed bug in extended protocol (invalid message type id mapping for peers) that sometimes prevented peers from receiving extended messages from Bt
    • โฌ‡๏ธ Reduced dependency on the presence of a torrent; using torrent ID where possible
    • Perform peers lookup for active torrents only
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support HTTPS trackers
    • ๐Ÿ”ง Configurable list of bootstrap DHT nodes
    • ๐Ÿ”ง Configurable MSE private key size
    • ๐Ÿ Headless mode in CLI client (Windows compatibility)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for occasional UI crashes in CLI client
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Allow to specify the desired log level in CLI client (normal, verbose, trace)