Budabot releases
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Postby Tyrence » Thu May 15, 2014 10:19 pm

This is the first release since 3.0_GA which was released more than a year ago (shortly after server merge). Note that while there was a 3.1 version, there was no 3.1 release.

Downloading the new version
The download location for Budabot has changed. From now on you can find Budabot downloads here: https://github.com/Budabot/Budabot/releases

Note that GA versions will be marked with a green "Latest Release" tag while RC versions will be marked with an orange "Pre-release" tag.

In the past we provided both a Windows-specific and a Linux-specific download. For this release, there is only one file and it will run on both Windows and Linux (Budabot3.2_RC1.zip).

This is a Release Candidate. Although this version has gone through lots of testing it is possible that there are still some bugs in the bot--if you happen to find any bugs or if you have any suggestions or improvements for the bot, please post on the forums so that we may help you and so that we may fix the problem for others as well.

Upgrading from a previous version
To upgrade from 3.0_GA copy only the /data/budabot.db to the new bot before starting it, and then go through the setup wizard again to set the username, password, etc. If you use MySQL instead of SQLite, instead of copying /data/budabot.db you will just point the bot to the MySQL database. Since the config file has changed slightly, we do not recommend copying it from the old bot.

We always recommend making a backup of your current bot before upgrading.

If you are running a version of Budabot before 3.0_GA (this includes any 2.x version or any 3.0_RCx versions), you should upgrade to 3.0_GA first before upgrading to 3.2_RC1.

If you follow these instructions, all settings, guests, admins, alts, quotes, news, etc. should be automatically imported into the new version of the bot.

Changes (since 3.0_GA):
-fixed various typos and bugs
-condensed some of the command output to be more succinct
-removed !reloadconfig
-added !usage cmd to see usage for a particular command
-added !implantdesigner (alias !impdesign) for building an implant set (based on iMatrix database) - thanks Capnsfix for the idea and help with the design
-!history should now work again and also show when a character is deleted
-enhanced WEBUI_MODULE (can now execute commands and see command output; can see up to 2000 lines of console history; up and down arrows for previous and next commands)
-merged !lastseen into !is
-!ladder now shows implant requirements
-!adminlist now shows online alts and includes guild admins (!adminlist all to see all admins and their alts regardless of online status)
-added !timecalc
-!aou all allows you to search the body of guides for matches
-added !findplayer
-updated to items db to 18.06.11
-added !citems for forcing an items lookup using the CIDB
-added !litems for forcing an items lookup using the local DB
-added support for CIDB (change setting 'items_database' to determine whether !items uses local DB or CIDB) - thanks Demoder
-!roll can now accept strings as possible roll values
-!weather should now work again
-users in !ts now sorted by channels
-added !heal clear and !assist clear
-combined all alias commands into !alias
-added setting 'add_member_on_join' to control whether the bot automatically adds players who !join the bot as members
-bot core rewritten to use namespaces (old modules will need to add 'use' declarations at the top of class files)

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Budabot Releases and Downloads: https://github.com/Budabot/Budabot/releases

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