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nzbget 16.0-testing-r1420

Post by hugbug » 27 Aug 2015, 20:56

Changes since 16.0-testing-r1353
  • ignored nzbs are now added to history and processed by queue scripts (#26):
    • when an nzb-file isn’t added to queue for some reason, the file is now also added to history (in addition to messages printed to log);
    • on one hand that makes it easier to see errors (as history items instead of error log messages), on the other hand that provides more info for extension scripts and third-party programs;
    • for malformed nzb-files which cannot be parsed the status in history is “DELETE: SCAN”;
    • for duplicate files with exactly same content status “DELETE: COPY”;
    • for duplicate files having history items with status “GOOD” and for duplicate files having hidden history items with status “SUCCESS” which do not have any visible duplicates - status “DELETE: GOOD”;
    • new values for field “DeleteStatus” of API-Method “history”: GOOD, COPY, SCAN;
    • new values for field “Status” of API-Method “history”: "FAILURE/SCAN”, ”DELETED/COPY”, "DELETED/GOOD” (they will also be passed to pp-scripts as NZBPP_STATUS);
    • new queue-script event NZB_DELETED;
    • new queue event “URL_COMPLETED”, with possible details: FAILURE, SCAN_SKIPPED, SCAN_FAILURE;
  • new advanced duplicate par-check mode (#64):
    • can be activated via option "ParScan=Dupe";
    • the new mode is based on the fact that the same releases are posted to Usenet multiple times;
    • when an item requires repair but doesn't have enough par-blocks the par-checker can reuse parts downloaded in other duplicates of the same title;
    • that makes it sometimes possible to repair downloads which would fail if tried to repair individually;
    • the downloads must be identifiable as duplicates (same nzb name or same duplicate key);
    • when par-checker needs more par-blocks it goes through the history and scans the download directories of duplicates until it finds missing blocks; it's smart enough to abort the scanning if the files come from different releases (based on video file size);
    • adjusted option "HealthCheck"; when set to "Delete" and duplicate par-scan is active, the download is aborted only if the completion is below 10%; that's to avoid deletion of damaged downloads which can be potentially repaired using new par-check mode;
    • downloads which were repaired using the new mode or which have donated their blocks to repair other downloads are distinguishable in the history details dialog with new status "EXPAR: RECIPIENT" or "EXPAR:
      DONOR"; a tooltip on the status shows amount of par-blocks received/donated;
    • new field "ExParStatus" returned by API-method "history";
    • to quickly find related history items use quick filter `-exparstatus:none` in history list;
  • improved quick filter (the search box at the top of the page) (#72):
    • now supporting OR, AND, NOT, parenthesis;
    • can search in specific fields;
    • can search in API-fields which are not shown in the table;
    • filters can be saved and loaded using new drop down menu;
    • for more info see documentation page Quick Filter;
  • queue script activity is now indicated in web-interface (#60):
    • items in download list may have new statuses “QS-QUEUED” (gray) or “QUEUE-SCRIPT” (green);
    • new values for field “Status” in API-method “listgroups”: QS_QUEUED, QS_EXECUTING;
    • the number of active (and queued) scripts are shown in the status dialog in web-interface; this new row is hidden if no scripts are queued;
    • active queue scripts accounts for activity indicator in web-interface (rotating button);
    • new field “QueueScriptCount” in API-method “status” indicates number of queue-scripts queued for execution including the currently running;
  • new option "FeedX.Backlog" to control the RSS feed behavior when fetched for the first time or after changing of URL or filter (#73);
  • increased limit for log-entries in history dialog from 1000 to 10000;
  • completion tab of download details dialog (and history details dialog) shows per servers article completion in percents; now there are also tooltips to show article counts;
  • do not reporting bad blocks for missing files (which are already reported as missing);
  • fixed: reporting of bad blocks for empty files could print garbage file names;
  • fixed: par-check did not work on UNC paths (Windows only) (#74);
  • fixed: config error messages were not printed to log or screen but only to stdout, where users typically don’t see them (#61);
  • fixed: development version-revision were not shown in "Check for Updates"-dialog (#46);
  • fixed: incorrect reading of UrlStatus from diskstate (#70);
  • fixed: crash if an nzb contains only par2-files (bug introduced in v16);
  • fixed: total articles wasn't reset when downloading again (#69);
  • fixed: crash on reload if a queue-script is running (#71);
  • fixed: mark as bad may return items to queue if used on multiple items simultaneously (#67).
Other changes since 15.0
  • moved project hosting to GitHub:
    • moved source code repository from subversion to git;
    • updated POSIX makefile to generate revision number for testing releases (#3);
    • updated Linux installer build script to work with git (#9);
    • adjusted function "check for updates" in web-interface (#47);
    • update-scripts for Linux installer and Windows setup fetch new versions from GitHub releases area (#27);
    • cleaned up project root directory, removed many unneeded files which were required by GNU build tools (#48);
  • added verification for setup authenticity during update on Linux (installer) and Windows (#51);
  • improvements and fixes in Linux installer:
    • improved compatibility with Android;
    • added support for paths with spaces in parameter "--destdir";
    • auto-selecting "armhf"-architecture on ARM 64 bit systems (aarch64) (#35);
    • fixed: installer may show wrong IP-address in the quick help message printed after installation (thanks to @sanderjo) (#42);
    • fixed: installation failed on certain WD NAS models due to Busybox limitations;
    • fixed: not working endianness detection on mipseb architecture (#55);
    • fixed: unrar too slow on x86_64 architecture (#57);
  • added scripting support to RSS Feeds, new option "FeedScript" (#18);
  • new option "FlushQueue" ("yes" by default) to force disk cache flush when saving queue (#28);
  • quick toggle of speed limit; "Command/Control + click-on-speed-icon" toggles between "all servers active and speed-limit=none" and "servers and speed limit as in the config file" (#56);
  • new option "RequiredDir" to wait for external drives mount on boot (#21);
  • implemented cleanup for field "description" in RSS feeds to remove HTML formatting (#32);
  • search string (in the search box) now supports or(|) and not(!) qualifiers (thanks to @teonar) (#38).
  • hidden webui option "rowSelect" now works for feed view too (#19);
  • improved error message for password protected archives (#54);
  • integrated unit testing framework; created few first unit tests for:
    • new configure parameter "--enable-tests" to build the program with tests;
    • use "nzbget --tests" to execute all tests or "nzbget --tests -h" for more options;
  • fixed: the program may hang during multithreading par-repair, only certain Linux system affected (#41);
  • fixed: active URL download could not be deleted (#33);
  • fixed: par-verification of repaired files were sometimes not skipped in quick verification mode (option "ParQuick=yes");
  • fixed: when parsing nzb-files filenames may be incorrectly detected causing certain downloads to fail (#45);
  • fixed: nzb-files containing very large individual files (many GB) may cause program to crash or print an error "Could not create file ..." (#52).
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