Budabot releases
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Postby Tyrence » Tue Nov 13, 2012 8:40 pm

Thanks to everyone who provided feedback on RC2. Especially thanks to Shelly who helped reveal some of the issues with MySQL which should all be resolved in RC3.

A few things to note about this release:

1) we will now provide both a Windows-specific and a Linux-specific download

2) the Botmanager that Marebone wrote is now included with the bot (run botmanager.exe on Windows or botmanager.sh on Linux)

3) in order to fix one of the issues with !help that Shelly identified I had to use the GROUP_CONCAT SQL function. This function exists in MySql, and also in SQLite version 3.5.4 and later. If you run Budabot on Linux using SQLite and !help stops working, then likely your version of SQLite is not new enough. If this is the case, please make a post and I will explain what your options are.

Note that this is still a Release Candidate. That means that it is basically a beta version and although we have tried to iron out all the bugs, it is likely we didn't get them all. If you run into any problems while using this, please post on the forums so that we may help you and so that we may fix the problem.

As always, download this latest version of Budabot from here: http://code.google.com/p/budabot2/downloads/list

Changes (since 3.0_RC2):
-color settings should now affect most modules and commands
-budatime now accepts months (mo) and years (y)
-!usage now breaks down usage by channel
-several fixes and improvements for !whatbuffs
-!orglist may now return results even faster on some bot setups
-timer events can now be called reliably every second
-removed !fp since AO now shows this information in the nano crystal description
-fixed some issues with VENTRILO_MODULE
-!banorg now works correctly
-various fixes for MySQL
-build now includes botmanager
-!server now estimates the number of players online
-improved alias handling with parameters
-!help module_name will now show all help files for the specified module
-added core PROFILE module (!profile) for saving and loading bot configuration profiles
-converted IRC_MODULE and BBIN_MODULE to use SmartIRC for IRC support
-added !usage player to show usage for a particular player
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