FEDORA-EPEL-2019-48edff7eb6 created by robert 2 years ago for Fedora EPEL 6

BitlBee 3.6


  • Add server-time IRCv3 capability
  • Add PROXY command for haproxy/stunnel
  • Large performance improvements for large contact lists
  • Many UX/documentation improvements
  • Added built-in crash handler that writes to /var/lib/bitlbee/crash.log
  • Try to join long spaceless lines in paste_buffer without a newline. The main use case for this is pasting long URLs and not breaking them
  • Fix status message being set to null accidentally
  • Fix handling utf8 nick renames when loading configs
  • Fix SSL's SNI with hostnames starting with a digit
  • Show correct nick when rename -del is used


  • Disable the stream setting by default. Filter streams still work.
  • Update default character limit to 280 chars
  • Fix quote tweet url display.


  • Try to join anyway after "Already present in chat"
  • Fix chat joins when ext_jid is provided for your own user. Seen with Biboumi (a gateway from XMPP to IRC)
  • Handle always_use_nicks more gracefully to reduce nick change noise


  • Don't block attempts to connect/smp/smpq to "offline" users

Removed dead protocols

  • msn: Use the skypeweb purple plugin instead.
  • skype (the dbus based thing): ditto.
  • yahoo: It's so dead even the replacement protocol died.
  • oscar: AIM is dead, for ICQ use the icyque purple plugin instead.

For plugin devs

  • Add datadir to pkgconfig file and config.h
  • Add "bitlbee-set-account-password" purple signal (for hangouts)
  • Support libpurple 2.12.0's PURPLE_MESSAGE_REMOTE_SEND for groupchat self-messages (for slack)

Packaging/distro specific stuff

  • bitlbee@.service now sends stderr to syslog instead of the socket
  • debian: only enable bitlbee.service, not bitlbee.socket too
  • cygwin: portability fixes for plugins
  • Support OpenSSL 1.1 built without backwards compat

This update has been submitted for testing by robert.

2 years ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'waiting'.

2 years ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'ignored'.

2 years ago

robert edited this update.

2 years ago

This update has been pushed to testing.

2 years ago

This update can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

2 years ago

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

2 years ago

This update has been pushed to stable.

2 years ago

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BZ#1673881 bitlbee-3.6 is available

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