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RELEASE NOTES for NDisc6
version 1.0.4
=========================

  There are no known issues at the moment.
Please report any problem by email at address :
remi (at) remlab (dot) net
Thanks for your help.

  You can find major changes since version 0.1.5 below. For more general
informations on this program, see README. For syntax details, read the
provided manual pages.

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 1.0.4 :

# Swedish localization (credits do Josef Andersson)
# Portability fixes.
# A C11 compiler is now necessary (instead of GNU extensions).

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 1.0.3 :

# Add --source option to force a source address.
# Support for ICMPv6 RA domain name (RFC6106).
# Support link-layer addresses on BSD.

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STABLE RELEASE 1.0.2 :

# rdisc6: print RA ND proxy bit.
# rdisc6: print RA prefix flags.
# rdnssd: check for errors while dropping privileges
# Fix compilation on BSD.

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STABLE RELEASE 1.0.1 :

# Remove the deprecated ISATAP daemon from ndisc6.

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STABLE RELEASE 1.0.0 : Minor feature enhancements

# Add --config option to addr2name and name2addr.
# German localization (credits to Chris Leck).
# Fix memory alignment problems on ARM and SPARC systems.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.9.9 : Minor feature enhancements

# Linux isatap daemon for router list maintenance:
  Hosts should use this alongside the kernel-mode isatap tunnel driver.
# Czech localization (credits to Petr Pisar).

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.9.8 : Major portability fixes

# Fix compilation for BSD and OS X.
# Fix rdisc6 support for ISATAP interfaces.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.9.7 : Minor bugfixes

# Don't remove DNS servers from resolv.conf at RDNSSD startup and exit.
# Use relative links for manual pages.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.9.6 : Minor bugfixes

# Fix compilation against Linux kernel headers version 2.6.24.
# Use the socket filter on Linux as an optimization for traceroute6.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.9.5 : Minor bugfixes

# Fix RDNSSD handling of GID.
# Various cosmetic fixes.

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TEST RELEASE 0.9.4 : Major feature enhancements

# RDNSS client daemon for Linux.
# Fix name2addr and addr2name inversion.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.9.3 : Minor feature enhancements

# rdisc6: supports RDNSS option.
# Allow usage of GPLv3 in addition to GPLv2.
# Update gettext to version 1.16.2.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.9.2 : Minor portability fixes

# traceroute6: fix compilation on glibc 2.3

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STABLE RELEASE 0.9.1 : Minor bug fixes

# traceroute6: fix progress report in case of timeouts.
# traceroute6 supports UDP-Lite (with -L provisional option)
# addrinfo becomes addr2name because of conflict with Sofia-SIP.
# nameinfo becomes name2addr.
# gettext support (English and partial French localization included).
# gen-alias (build system): fix non-Debian builds

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TEST RELEASE 0.9.0 : Major features enhancement, major bug fixes

# rdisc6 supports RFC4191 (router preference and specific routes)
# rdisc6 uses RFC2461 probe interval by default (4" instead of 1"). 
# traceroute6 parallelized in a safe manner.
# traceroute6 handles Parameter Problem / Next Header errors better.
# traceroute6 prints numerical IPv6 address when DNS fails.
# traceroute6 includes IPv6 and extensions headers in packet size.
# tcpspray: fix rare error handling deadlock.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.7.4 : Minor feature enhancement

# traceroute6 can send TCP probes of different sizes.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.7.3 : Minor features enhancement, major bug fixes

# traceroute6 won't stop at the first non-responsive hop anymore.
# traceroute6 can print hop limit of received packet with option -l.
# Support for resolving IDN (Internationalized Domain Names).

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STABLE RELEASE 0.7.2 : Minor features enhancement

# rdisc6, ndisc6 and traceroute6 now drop root privilege at the very
  beginning of execution to prevent all kind of would-be local root
  compromise (in case of bug in the command line parsing code).
# FreeBSD build fixes.

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.7.1 : Minor portability fixes

# Traffic class and routing header compatibility code for old libc
  (on Linux, FreeBSD and NetBSD).
# Fix clock_nanosleep availability detection.

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.7.0 : Major feature enhancement

# nameinfo and addrinfo DNS resolver for scripting added.
# dnssort, simple sort script for DNS hostnames added.
# IPv6 "Type 0" (loose source) routing support for traceroute6.
# Outgoing interface selection with traceroute6 (even on non-Linux).
# Minor fixes for LP64 architectures (incl. AMD64).
# traceroute6 can skip IPv6 extension headers.

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.6.8 : Major bug fixes

# Fix (very) incorrect duration and bandwidth result from tcpspray6.
# Support for specifying IPv6 Traffic Class with traceroute6.

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.6.7 : Minor security fix

# Check hop limit of incoming neighbor discovery packets (ndisc6, rdisc6).

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.6.6 : Minor portability fixes

# FreeBSD compilation fix.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.6.5 : Minor feature enhancement

# Use POSIX monotonic clock instead of the real-time clock

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STABLE RELEASE 0.6.4 : Minor bug fixes

# Autoconf updates.
# Fix non-ASCII characters within manual pages.
# Debian packaging support.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.6.3 : Minor bug fixes

# tcptraceroute6 handles parameters with white spaces correctly.
# Renamed traceroute6 to rltraceroute6 to avoid conflict with iputils.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.6.2 : Major feature enhancement, minor security fixes

# Support for ICMPv6 Echo requests traceroute6.
# traceroute6 support for specifying UDP and ICMPv6 packets byte size
  (payload no longer has an empty payload by default).
# Support for sending ECN-setup SYN packets with tcptraceroute6.
# Support for selecting base UDP destination port with traceroute6.
# Support for selecting source port number with tcptraceroute6.
# Support for custom delay in-between each (tcp)traceroute6 probes.
# Sanitize raw socket file descriptors number before use.
# Fix symlink installation wrt DESTDIR (such as when packaging via RPM).

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STABLE RELEASE 0.6.0 : Major feature enhancement, portability fixes

# Switch to the bloated autotools.
# rdisc6 and traceroute6 compile fixes for Solaris.
# ndisc6 fixes for BSD and Solaris.
# tcpspray6 Discard/Echo bandwidth metter added.

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TEST RELEASE 0.5.3 : Minor bug fixes

# Port (tcp)traceroute6 to BSD.
# Fix UDP traceroute6 regression from version 0.5.2.
# Handle ICMPv6 Parameter problem errors.

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TEST RELEASE 0.5.2 : Minor bug fixes

# Fix minor input buffer boundary check error.
# Fix detection of invalid hop limits on the command line.

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TEST RELEASE 0.5.1 : Minor feature enhancement

# Add traditional UDP traceroute to traceroute6 (formerly tcptraceroute6).
# tcptraceroute6 is now an alias for “traceroute6 -S”.
# Source address specification option for (tcp)traceroute6.
# TCP/ACK probes option for (tcp)traceroute6.
# Use a rather high source TCP port, dependant on PID.

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TEST RELEASE 0.5.0 : Major feature enhancement

# tcptraceroute6 was added to the package.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.4.1 : Minor bugfixes

# rdisc6 can be compiled on FreeBSD.

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STABLE RELEASE 0.4.0 : Minor features enhancement, major security fix

# Print Source Link-Layer address in Router Advertisement if present.
# Check Prefix information option length properly in Router Adverts.
# Some spelling fixes.

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BETA RELEASE 0.3.0 : Major features enhancement (release cancelled)

# New --numeric option prevents DNS lookups.
# Removed some useless system calls.
# rdisc6 prints advertised link MTU.
# Milliseconds and infinite lifetimes reported properly as such.
# Don't print error messages multiple times.
# New --single option only prints the first advertisement with rdisc6.
# New --multiple option prints duplicate advertisements with ndisc6.

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BETA RELEASE 0.1.5 : Minor features enhancement

# Set appropriate ICMPv6 type filter (reduce CPU usage).

=============================================================================