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Slash 1.1.6-bender Beta Release
posted by pudge on 12:53 PM March 14th, 2001
We've just release slash-1.1.6-bender, the latest beta of Slash 2.0. This is the same code running slashcode.com, and it is pretty darn stable for us. If you find any bugs, send them in to SourceForge
... time is running out! Read on for the changes in this release. They are numerous.
slash-1.1.6-bender, 2000.03.14 ------------------------------ * Major overhaul of command-line tools; many options have changed; all of the ones (except for the ones in sbin/) have -h (help) and -v (version) options now, so check the help before use * Lots of changes to the Makefile to work more smoothly on various platforms, and set hardcoded values for
/usr/bin/perl and /usr/local/slash appropriately; changed PREFIX to SLASH_PREFIX to not conflict with perl's Makefiles * Move more directives out of slash.conf into site.conf * Fix bug with createSelect() returning data when there are no options * Update sessions to work properly again * Make session-based user logins work properly again * Update cookie on every connect, as it was not getting updated when it needed to be; perhaps change in the future, but necessary for now * Remove remnants of userMode and archived stories on disk * Add disconnect in Slash::Apache initial startup * Add "userdir_handler" to allow sites to allow user lookups via http://slashcode.com/~username/ * Fixes to various Slash::DB::MySQL methods, including getMetamodComments, getSessionInstance, currentAdmin, setUser, _genericSet * Name changes to Slash::DB methods setStoriesCount (now setStoryCount), createFormkey (was insertFormkey), createAbuse (was formAbuse), checkForMetaModerator (was checkForModerator) * countComments has been split into four methods; *BySid, *BySidUid, *BySidPid, and FindCommentsDuplicate * Update story count for newstories more approriately now; setStoryCount and setStory now update newstories as well as stories table * Various fixes to time-related calls in DB methods * Add "restart" boolean paramater to sqlConnect in Slash::DB::Utility to allow disconnect of db handle, followed by subsequent connect * Add public function get_template to Slash::Display, so external programs can get an appropriate Template object * Remove "template_trim" option; it needs to be true for some things to work properly * Add support for saving compiled templates to disk to Slash::Provider * Fix whitespace handling in strip_mode in Slash::Utility * Allow _ in sid; properly filter qid like sid in Slash::Utility * Various fixes to tools, especially install-slashsite, template-tool, tailslash, dailyStuff, slashd * Add HOWTO documents for Themes, Templates, and Plugins * Various minor fixes to .pl files, including admin.pl, metamod.pl, search.pl * Fix various miscellaneous text/UI thingys in data dumps, templates, and plugins * Fix Search to work * Added template-check program