Fedora 17 Update: rtorrent-0.9.1-2.fc17

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-04-04 21:02:13

Name        : rtorrent
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 0.9.1
Release     : 2.fc17
URL         : http://rtorrent.rakshasa.no/
Summary     : BitTorrent client based on libtorrent
Description :
A BitTorrent client using libtorrent, which on high-bandwidth connections is
able to seed at 3 times the speed of the official client. Using
ncurses its ideal for use with screen or dtach. It supports
saving of sessions and allows the user to add and remove torrents and scanning
of directories for torrent files to seed and/or download.

Update Information:

* Updated to 0.13.1, 0.9.1
* Moved hash checking to a separate thread.
* Removed obsolete 'system.hash.read_ahead', 'system.hash.interval' and 'system.hash.max_tries'.
* Filter out unwanted peers using the IPv4 filter list
* Improved logging of file and hashing events, specifically to improve user feedback when something goes wrong during hashing.
* Improved logging using the new logging facilities.
* Disown tracker requests when closing or deleting a torrent so that they complete.
* Added stricter checking of negative and '-0' integers for the non-stream-based parsers,.
* Added 'd.chunks_seen', which is limited to 'Download::peers_accounted()' number of peers for optimization reasons.
* Added 'system.api_version', which will be incremented every time the API changes. (sans brainfarts)
* Use kqueue by default on mac os x since >10.5.5 fixed the bugs with stdin.
* Bumped default max file size to 128Gb.
* Fixed magnet links.
* Fixes for C++11 compatibility.

  [ 1 ] Bug #809050 - rtorrent-0.9.1. is available
  [ 2 ] Bug #809039 - libtorrent-0.13.1 is available

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update rtorrent' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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