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Slash 2.0.0-pre1 Released
posted by pudge on 01:32 PM March 20th, 2001
The first prerelease of Slash 2.0 is out and online via HTTP and FTP. What is prerelease? Well, it is pretty much done, but we want everyone to try it out and let us know any problems they have with it. Bug reports only; feature requests are for the next version. Read below for the changes.
slash-2.0.0-pre1, 2000.03.20 ---------------------------- * Added utils/slash1toslash2, a program for upgrading from a Slash 1.0 installation * Added upgrade info and more info to INSTALL and README * Changed selectTopic and selectSection in Slash.pm to only return "All Topics" and "All Sections" if specifically requested with optional parameter * Fixed bug in Slash::Apache::Log where data was not getting properly passed to writeLog(), so accesslog was not getting proper data, and story hit counts were not getting updated * Fix submissions to insert anonymous UID instead of user's UID if submission is submitted anonymously (without a name) * Fix totalComments to increment properly * Remove code to delete old comments * Change Slash::Install to be newline-agnostic in PLUGIN files * Change Slash::Utility::isAnon to return true for "bad" UIDs (non-integer, non-positive) * Fix Slash::Utility::prepareUser to populate TZ and offset info for anonymous user when not through Apache * Add option to install-plugin to install as symlinks (like install-slashsite); fix install-plugin to accept a single plugin * Move more info to site.conf from slash.conf; clean up in slash.conf, removing redundant directives * Fix singular/plural problem for comment count in index.pl and templates * Minor fixed to various templates