Free-SA Changelog

New in version 2.0.0 Beta 6p7

January 25th, 2014
  • Support for various keywords as a date for the '-d' command line option has been added: today, yesterday, thismonth, lastmonth, and many others are supported now.
  • A new option for showing all IP addresses used by a user has been added.
  • The calendar in the index report was complemented with search box, which is useful for filtering by configuration name.
  • A significant speed up and lower DNS traffic utilization and memory consumption has been achieved when the 'username_resolve_ip' option is enabled.
  • Many other improvements were made.

New in version 2.0.0 Beta 4p6 (May 3rd, 2011)

  • Multiple new options for many customizable SVG graphics reports were added.
  • New options 'users_excess' and 'users_excess_limit' were added for generating a plain text report file with users exceeding the specified limit.
  • W3C standards conformance has been defined more precisely, and includes the standard's version number.

New in version 2.0.0 Beta 4 (April 26th, 2011)

  • Support for conversion of usernames in the top sites report has been added.
  • Portuguese and Lithuanian translations were added.
  • Some problems were fixed and some new options were introduced.

New in version 2.0.0 Beta 3 (March 10th, 2010)

  • 2815675 (w_svg.c)
  • Incorrect charset in SVG files fixed.
  • FR2810486 (w_config.*, r_efficiency.c)
  • New option 'server_efficiency_bytes_divisor' for enabling bytes divisor in server efficiency report added.
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  • Default value of DEBUG variable changed to 0.
  • (w_log_operations.c, l_logformats.*)
  • Automatic FIFO file detection added. The rest of the code adopted to situations when FIFO pipe is used as a log file.
  • 2800864 (w_log_operations.c, w_internal.c)
  • Seriously corrupted logs are completely declined now.
  • FR2831521 (w_config.c)
  • Support for comments and empty lines in username_file (usertab) added.
  • (r_reports.c, r_list.c)
  • If there are no records for UR and TSR then do not produce these reports.
  • (, src/Makefile)
  • Now it is ok to change OSTYPE in on the fly.
  • (solaric-native-cc)
  • Corrections for SARCH and CC variables.
  • (share/*)
  • Added Hungarian translation.
  • Switched to secure strlcpy and strlcat functions everywhere.
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  • Added configuration files for NetBSD, Ubuntu and OpenSuSE.
  • (logformats/*)
  • Switched to strncmp instead of (const int *).
  • (w_internal.c)
  • LimitedURL function re-writed.
  • (w_config.c)
  • Fixed warning about putenv.
  • (r_reports.c)
  • Added support for running multiple instances of free-sa.
  • Thanks to bli.
  • Several typos fixed.
  • (configs/altlinux*)
  • Added support for x86_64, DESTDIR and LDADD.
  • (w_config.*, w_log_operations.c)
  • Better const correctness.

New in version 1.6.2 (April 11th, 2009)

  • Remove records from log file repaired.

New in version 1.6.1 (April 10th, 2009)

  • Large file support repaired.

New in version 1.6.0 (March 23rd, 2009)

  • (*/Makefile, configs/*) New building system, similar to one used in openfwtk project.
  • (w_log_operations.c, w_config.*, free-sa.conf.5, free-sa.conf) 'tz_shift' experimental option for specifying time zone difference between proxy and users locations added.
  • (w_internal.c) Bug with divisor="v" fixed.
  • (*, openbsd-i386-gcc3) Bug on OpenBSD which has printf without thousands separator fixed via SATSEP macro.
  • FR2167883 (r_usergraphs.c) Different time ranges in user graphics report (UGR with hours at X axis) and user date time report (UDR) fixed.
  • (w_config.c, Makefile) '-V' option additionally shows following important compile time macros: CC, INSTALL, CFLAGS, LDFLAGS, LIBS, SATSEP.
  • (themes/Makefile) Omit "Nothing to be done" make warning.

New in version 1.5.0 (November 25th, 2008)

  • The license was changed to the GPLv3+.
  • Experimental support for NetCache and Blue Coat logs via Squid 2.x native log format has been added.
  • The log format autodetection feature has been removed because it appeared useless and slow.
  • A 'skip_errors' experimental option for skipping erroneous log file records has been added.
  • To specify a year value for syslog-based log formats, a SYSLOGYEAR macro was added.
  • Other small fixes were implemented.

New in version 1.4.4 (September 9th, 2008)

  • A long awaited option for specifying the target reports directory was added.
  • Two bugs with parsing Squid and Postfix log files were fixed for multiple platforms, including FreeBSD.