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side-by-side code changes report for "NEWS": 2.6.15_vs_2.6.16
1 IMAPFilter 2.6.16 - 23 Nov 2019
2 - Bug fix; escape the double-quote character in passwords.
4 IMAPFilter 2.6.15 - 14 Nov 2019
5 - Bug fix; try to setup both a CA file and path for SSL validations.
7 IMAPFilter 2.6.14 - 1 Nov 2019
8 - Bug fix; OpenSSL version mess up for SSL hostname validation.
10 IMAPFilter 2.6.13 - 17 Sep 2019
11 - Support for SSL hostname validation.
13 IMAPFilter 2.6.12 - 3 Oct 2018
14 - Support for Server Name Indication (SNI).
15 - The searching methods return values are described in the config man page.
16 - Example of using the enter_idle() function in the sample extend file.
18 IMAPFilter 2.6.11 - 19 Nov 2017
19 - Support for interrupting IDLE mode with SIGUSR1/SIGUSR2.
20 - New "persist" option to try to recover a connection indefinitely.
21 - New "range" option to limit messages included in a range.
22 - Bug fix; always close selected mailbox before check_status().
23 - Bug fix; closing of selected mailbox twice with fetch_message().
25 IMAPFilter 2.6.10 - 16 Dec 2016
26 - Bug fix; segmentation fault on some OpenSSL builds.
28 IMAPFilter 2.6.9 - 6 Dec 2016
29 - Bug fix; possible problem during STARTTLS negotiation.
31 IMAPFilter 2.6.8 - 26 Nov 2016
32 - Support building with OpenSSL 1.1.0.
34 IMAPFilter 2.6.7 - 7 Jun 2016
35 - A dry-run mode that disables all actions that modify data.
36 - Bug fix; handle IDLE untagged responses that are received in pieces.
38 IMAPFilter 2.6.6 - 23 Jan 2016
39 - Bug fix; print an error message if "ssl" has been set to "ssl3".
41 IMAPFilter 2.6.5 - 18 Jan 2016
42 - Possible to build again with OpenSSL when support for SSL 3.0 is disabled.
44 IMAPFilter 2.6.4 - 8 Dec 2015
45 - Support for OAuth 2.0 and the XOAUTH2 authentication mechanism.
47 IMAPFilter 2.6.3 - 30 Sep 2015
48 - Support for loading a default CA certificates file.
49 - A new has_unkeyword() method to search messages without a keyword flag set.
50 - Bug fix; double quotation around keyword sent by the has_flag() method.
52 IMAPFilter 2.6.2 - 30 Jun 2015
53 - Bug fix; drop connection on local certificate mismatch.
55 IMAPFilter 2.6.1 - 29 Jun 2015
56 - Support for loading the system's CA certificates from a file.
57 - Bug fix; flusing of standard output/error in a some cases.
59 IMAPFilter 2.6 - 16 Jun 2015
60 - Optimizations that vastly improve performance of the meta-searching
61 functionality, by making subsequent search requests limit their scope based
62 on the results already returned by previous requests (previously this was
63 the case only for the match_*() methods).
64 - Lua 5.3 compatibility (the codebase can still be compiled with versions 5.2
65 and 5.1).
66 - A new "limit" option can be used as a work-around for problems that some
67 servers have with long requests.
68 - The documentation now clarifies how to make the client block indefinitely.
69 - Bug fix; the check_status() method now returns 4 numbers on error as
70 described in the documentation (just negative values in this case).
71 - Bug fix; flushing of default output on password prompt.
72 - Bug fix; program fault when very long requests were to be sent.
74 IMAPFilter 2.5.7 - 16 Nov 2014
75 - Support for automatic validation of SSL connections, using the operating
76 system's installed trusted CA certificates (usually from authorities that
77 are shipped with web browsers).
78 - A new "wakeonany" option makes it possible to end IDLE mode on any event,
79 not just on new messages.
80 - A new "reenter" option controls whether IDLE mode should be re-entered,
81 after the recovery of the session, which makes it possible to continue with
82 the execution of the next line in the configuration file.
83 - The documentation now mentions that the contain_*() methods do
84 case-insensitive searching (an IMAP limitation).
85 - The documentation now has a better explanation of the arrived_*() and
86 sent_*() methods.
87 - Bug fix; the value returned by the copy method was incorrect in some cases.
89 IMAPFilter 2.5.6 - 27 Oct 2013
90 - Possible to build again with OpenSSL older than version 1.0.1 (was a
91 requirement for the previous release due to new protocols TLS 1.1/1.2).
92 - Support for reading the configuration from the standard input stream.
93 - New makefile dist target, which can be used to create distribution archives.
95 IMAPFilter 2.5.5 - 8 Jun 2013
96 - Work-around for some servers that send an unexpected APPEND response.
97 - The serial number of the certificates is taken into account, because some
98 servers send different certificates with the same subject and issuer.
99 - Details of the stored certificates are written to the certificates file, in
100 order to make it easier to distinguish each of them.
101 - Support for TLS versions 1.1 and 1.2 for secure connections.
103 IMAPFilter 2.5.4 - 9 Apr 2013
104 - Some server responses are now parsed less stricly.
105 - More detailed information is now printed when there's an error.
106 - Bug fix; various corrections in the recovery mechanism.
108 IMAPFilter 2.5.3 - 22 Jul 2012
109 - New implementation for international mailbox names.
110 - Bug fix; wrong variable name in one of the examples on extending.
111 - Bug fix; an OpenSSL compilation warning.
113 IMAPFilter 2.5.2 - 29 Feb 2012
114 - Persistent errors or connection failures are now ignored when running in
115 daemon mode, and a reconnection is attempted during the next loop iteration.
116 - Bug fix; problems with failure handling during login/logout.
118 IMAPFilter 2.5.1 - 27 Feb 2012
119 - Support for recovery of a session after a BYE response is received.
120 - Option to control in which cases a terminated session will be restored.
121 - Bug fix; a BYE response could sometimes get incorrectly ignored.
123 IMAPFilter 2.5 - 23 Feb 2012
124 - Support for recovery of a session when a network failure is encountered,
125 and other robustness improvements.
126 - Informational messages are printed also for the fetch and append methods.
127 - Lua 5.2 compatibility, while the codebase can still be compiled with
128 version 5.1.
129 - The OpenSSL library is now a mandatory build requirement.
130 - Bug fix; unrecoverable login failures did not result in aborting of the
131 execution of the configuration.
132 - Bug fix; when messages were appended to a mailbox that did not exist, it
133 failed to create the mailbox and then retry the appending.
134 - Bug fix; misleading errors were printed on some SSL failures.
135 - Bug fix; protected call of the commands to execute in the daemon function
136 could hide important failures.
137 - Bug fix; the man page had an incorrect description of the -d option.
138 * Support for the old deprecated 1.x configuration format has been removed,
139 and the current 2.x format can only be executed from now on.
141 IMAPFilter 2.4.2 - 19 Jan 2012
142 - Bug fix; some ASCII characters in mailbox names were incorrectly converted
143 to UTF-7.
145 IMAPFilter 2.4.1 - 8 Dec 2011
146 - Bug fix; become_daemon() failure.
148 IMAPFilter 2.4 - 6 Dec 2011
149 - Support for non-ASCII mailbox names.
150 - New environment variable to set the configuration directory.
151 - Bug fix; parsing of some server responses was broken since the previous
153 - Bug fix; the match_field() method matched on the whole header field,
154 instead of only the header field body.
155 - Bug fix; debug file check caused printing of a misleading error message.
156 - Bug fix; typo error in a configuration man page example.
158 IMAPFilter 2.3 - 6 Aug 2011
159 - Support for appending/uploading messages to mailboxes.
160 - Debug file option now takes filename argument.
161 - New simplified configuration and building procedure.
162 - Bug fix; in some cases a mailbox was incorrectly assumed selected.
163 - Bug fix; in some cases server capabilities needed update after login.
164 - Bug fix; timeout problem with CRAM-MD5 authentication.
165 - Bug fix; some servers send non-ASCII characters in their responses.
167 IMAPFilter 2.2.3 - 6 Mar 2011
168 - Project moved to GitHub.
169 - Changed file and directory structure.
170 - The next UID is returned as an additional return value of check_status().
171 - All processing methods now return a boolean based on their success.
172 - Bug fix; a lost connection is now handled better by trying to reconnect.
173 - Bug fix; in some cases in IDLE a message had arrived but was ignored.
174 - Bug fix; in some servers the initial IDLE reply wasn't handled correctly.
175 - Bug fix; typo errors in the documentation.
177 IMAPFilter 2.2.2 - 23 Jan 2010
178 - Bug fix; a couple of errors in the extending examples file.
180 IMAPFilter 2.2.1 - 20 Jan 2010
181 - A global option for the IDLE refreshing interval was added.
182 - Bug fix; more detailed reporting when SSL socket errors occur.
184 IMAPFilter 2.2 - 30 Dec 2009
185 - Support for combining searching methods in multiple mailboxes at the same
186 or different accounts and processing of the results in bulk.
187 - Support for meta-searching that allows searching on the previous searching
189 - The processing and fetching methods were enhanced to reflect the new
190 changes and the documentation was updated.
191 - Global options for the message cache and the certificates were added.
192 - Bug fix; questions for certificates are not asked while in daemon mode, but
193 instead an error is printed.
194 * A different format is used for the returned structures of the searching
195 methods, due to the introduction of multiple mailbox searching and
196 meta-searching, and thus any configuration files that rely on them should
197 be updated. Consequently, the processing and fetching methods have been
198 also enhanced and the relevant documentation updated, and while these
199 changes are backwards compatible, an update of the configuration file is
200 still recommended.
202 IMAPFilter 2.1.2 - 3 Dec 2009
203 - Bug fix; cache for message parts didn't work correctly.
204 - Bug fix; documentation error.
206 IMAPFilter 2.1.1 - 24 Nov 2009
207 - Bug fix; global option timeout and enter_idle() didn't play well together.
209 IMAPFilter 2.1 - 23 Nov 2009
210 - Support for the IMAP IDLE extension (RFC 2177) through the enter_idle()
212 - Support for fetching of a message's body structure through the
213 fetch_structure() method, and of a message's specific body part through the
214 fetch_parts() method.
215 - Addition of a global option that controls the character set used for all
216 the searching methods.
217 - Bug fix; fetching of non-existent messages.
218 - Bug fix; no trailing end-of-line characters in the results of
221 IMAPFilter 2.0.11 - 20 Sep 2009
222 - Bug fix; fetching of messages with empty body.
223 - Workaround for problematic IMAP server sending non-compliant mailbox status
226 IMAPFilter 2.0.10 - 16 Feb 2008
227 - Bug fix; failed a great number (tens of thousands) of commands were
228 exchanged with an IMAP server.
229 - Bug fix; failed to fetch the body of some messages in some extremely rare
231 - Bug fix; the description for the contain_header() method was clarified.
233 IMAPFilter 2.0.9 - 26 Dec 2007
234 - Bug fix; the match_*() methods failed to match messages.
235 - Bug fix; the match_*() methods failed with an error when no messages
237 - Bug fix; note added in the documentation about the need to use double
238 backslashes inside of regular expression patterns.
240 IMAPFilter 2.0.8 - 23 Dec 2007
241 - Bug fix; on some platforms it is necessary to link against the math library.
243 IMAPFilter 2.0.7 - 22 Dec 2007
244 - Bug fix; the match_*() methods failed with an error message.
246 IMAPFilter 2.0.6 - 7 Oct 2007
247 - Bug fix; the search query that was sent with the select_all() method had an
248 incorrect format and this caused an error in some mail servers.
250 IMAPFilter 2.0.5 - 4 Oct 2007
251 - Bug fix; an error in the sample extensions file.
252 - Bug fix; typo errors in the manual page.
253 - The documentation was updated with details and examples on how to access
254 mailboxes inside folders.
255 - Examples were added on how to define composite filters that include
256 multiple searching rules.
258 IMAPFilter 2.0.4 - 27 Sep 2007
259 - Bug fix; the send_query() method didn't return the special form of table
260 that the rest of the searching methods did.
261 - An additional searching method has been added to search for keyword flags
263 - A new variable that was added to the Makefile makes it possible to set an
264 alternative environment for the installation path.
266 IMAPFilter 2.0.3 - 27 Jul 2007
267 - Bug fix; part of the program's functionality didn't seem to work at all.
268 (did nothing), due to problem when providing the results from searching
269 methods to processing methods.
271 IMAPFilter 2.0.2 - 30 Jun 2007
272 - Bug fix; message cache problem due to non-use of message UIDs.
274 IMAPFilter 2.0.1 - 29 Jun 2007
275 - Bug fix; character set problem with 1.x configuration files.
276 - Bug fix; typo errors in the documentation.
278 IMAPFilter 2.0 - 27 Jun 2007
279 - New, more powerful, feature rich and yet simpler configuration file.
280 - Easier object oriented view of accounts and mailboxes.
281 - Simpler approach to filters, with infix logical or/and/not operators.
282 - No more need to mess with server search queries.
283 - More and simpler functions instead of few and complicated ones.
284 - More feature complete interface that can now even manipulate mailboxes.
285 - Regular expressions integrated into the searching interface.
286 - Effective caching subsystem when fetching message parts.
287 - Can still read old version 1.x configuration files for compatibility.
288 - Lua 5.1 and the PCRE library are now requirements.
289 * The configuration file format has changed. The new format is not backwards
290 compatible, and thus it should not be mixed with the old format.
291 Nevertheless, configuration files that employ the old, and now deprecated,
292 format can still be read and executed as before.
294 IMAPFilter 1.3 - 13 Feb 2007
295 - Perl Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) support.
296 - Compile against Lua 5.1 by default.
297 - Bug fix; program fault in some cases and when namespace prefix was empty.
298 - Bug fix; program fault on some platforms when running in verbose mode.
300 IMAPFilter 1.2.2 - 1 Aug 2006
301 - Bug fix; a mix up of connections could happen in certain circumstances,
302 when a hostname and/or username was a prefix of another hostname and/or
303 username respectively, or when the same hostname and username was used to
304 connect to a different port.
305 - Bug fix; the list()/lsub() functions parsed mailboxes/folders whose names
306 contained spaces incorrectly.
307 - The list() function now does not return the folder itself, when listing
308 mailboxes inside a specific folder.
309 - It is now possible to define new user keywords for messages inside a
310 mailbox, apart from the standard system flags.
312 IMAPFilter 1.2.1 - 9 Mar 2006
313 - Buf fix; program fault when using the fetch*() family of functions.
315 IMAPFilter 1.2 - 2 Mar 2006
316 - IPv6 support.
317 - Lua 5.1 compatibility.
318 - Bug fix; handle messages containing binary data.
319 - Bug fix; problems with CPU utilisation when the inactivity timeout timer
320 was set.
322 IMAPFilter 1.1.1 - 11 Nov 2005
323 - Bug fix; minor memory leak.
324 - Bug fix; on some systems, failure resulted while disconnecting from all the
325 servers, during the shutdown phase just before exiting.
327 IMAPFilter 1.1 - 24 Aug 2005
328 - Addition of the list() and lsub() commands, that make it possible to get a
329 list of the available mailboxes or only of those that are subscribed.
330 Implementation of the IMAP LIST/LSUB commands, with additional support for
331 the IMAP CHILDREN (RFC 3348) and IMAP NAMESPACE (RFC 2342) extensions.
332 - New program option to execute a string from the command line, without
333 loading a configuration file.
334 - New program option to enter interactive mode after executing the
335 configuration file or the command line.
336 - Servers that reply with multiple SEARCH responses are taken into
338 - Bug fix; failure to parse the response to fetchfast() that some mail
339 servers sent.
340 - Bug fix; in some systems and when in debug mode, an empty namespace caused
341 program fault.
343 IMAPFilter 1.0.1 - 22 Aug 2004
344 - Bug fix; in some cases processing of messages with an empty body caused
346 - Bug fix; an invalid namespace prefix was inserted in mailbox names of some
347 mail servers.
348 - Unique message identifiers are now used by default, instead of message
349 sequence numbers, when accessing messages in a mailbox.
350 - Sequence set ranges are generated and sent to the mail server instead of
351 enumerations, when this is possible.
352 - The client now limits the length of the command lines it generates to
353 approximately 1000 octets, by splitting the request into multiple commands.
354 - Systems that have no limit on the number of bytes in a pathname are now
356 - Debug files are now written in $HOME/.imapfilter/ instead of /tmp/.
358 IMAPFilter 1.0 - 23 May 2004
359 - Initial release of IMAPFilter with extension language Lua.