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0.7 Release - Blog

0.7 Release - Blog

  • Posted: 2009-01-25
  • Author: I2P devs
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I2P release 0.7
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The 0.7 release adds stability and flexibility to I2PSnark,
which can hopefully be used to distribute I2P updates in future.

The I2P router gets fixes and optimizations to various
transport-level and streaming issues, network exploration,
NetDB performance and the UDP introducer system. Among other features,
the new release offers better connection limiting, higher tolerance
to "out of memory" exceptions in helper applications, and an
experimental new address system using Base32 hashes
of destination keys (".b32.i2p" URLs).

Both the BOB and SAM protocols are improved upon,
more old components dropped, Router Console features added
and a possible latency measurement attack mitigated.
- From this release onwards, block lists for misbehaving peers
are activated by default.

It seems worthwhile to remind that already since
the last release, I2P requires Java 1.5 or higher.
If you are uncertain about your Java version, you can verify
by opening a terminal window or command prompt, and entering
the command "java -version". If you have an older Java installed,
please update it first!

This release is backward compatible: if you already have
0.6.1.31 or greater installed, it will recognize the signature
on the signed update file, and you can update automatically.

As customary, for people who don't have the option
of checking GPG signatures, supplied below are the
SHA1 hashes of released files:

7b569ba3511a466732f9a41f7890f97826ce6eed i2pheadless-0.7.tar.bz2
67777b620d2b004938c11956324e6a326bcc9d26 i2pinstall-0.7.exe
1255e5eee870152276535e8e22cf859dcd8f2f6a i2psource-0.7.tar.bz2
f09553859bddb59bf7530913a556ef73136bf2cf i2pupdate-0.7.zip
61dde0d79ec666cb2a2acef8663748a6ccebe7a2 i2pupdate.sud

Best wishes,
Complication.
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