[#] Mon Jun 04 2018 16:43:33 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored
Subject: Citadel 920 released
Although we don't normally announce every release (since we've been in a rolling release model for some time now) I did want to mention that we've pushed a fairly significant update, version 919 of the text client and 920 of all other components.
Important changes are as follows:
* libical is no longer included with Easy Install. Building the new version just-in-time from source would require CMake, which we don't want to require.
(Everything we've done over the last two years has been intended to simplify, not complicate, the build.)
* The legacy room-sharing network (IGnet) is no longer supported.
* GNU Autotools has been mercilessly removed from the text client. Our new build system (playfully referred to as "conf-IG-ure") is a million times simpler and works on 99.99999% of the computers people actually *have* in the real world. This build system will eventually appear in all Citadel components.
* Through the use of a clever but sleazy hack, this version brings the triumphant return of the *actual* bounce messages received when an outbound email can't be delivered, instead of an unhelpful stock SMTP code generated by libcurl.
Share And Enjoy (tm).
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