WWIV 5.6 GA release
We are happy to announce a GA of WWIV 5.6 is available
as the stable release of WWIV BBS for Linux and Windows.
WWIV 5.6 is the 6th major release after the long-awaited 5.0 release and in addition to native
WWIVnet support (no more DOS dependencies) on all platforms, supports native Fido Technology
Networking (FTN) Support.
Win32: Windows 7 or later using MS Visual C++ 2019 Community Edition.
Linux: GCC 8.3 (or later) on (Debian10, Centos7 with SCL, or Ubuntu 20.04)
CMake 3.13 or newer
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wwivconfig to update any data files to 5.5 format.
Many changes have been made to datafiles in this release, feedback from the upgrade process is welcome.
+ Added wwivutil users asv command. This can increase user attributes to match those specified in the Auto Validation list defined in wwivconfig. * Don't MPL on mmkey long text input. It makes the UI go wonky * Don't crash when doing a title scan when the subtype is not 2. * fix title display for curses windows with longer titles than contents * Add wwivutil users asv * fix display of autoval in wwivconfig * Add more error handling (#1354) * Check conf not area tags when checking for empty conf list. (#1358) * Write out BUSY reason when returning BUSY from WWIVd. (#1357) * Use - not / when calling network on UNIX (#1366) * Add AR/DAR to usereditor. (#1370) * Save statusrec after general page in wwivconfig (#1373) * Use size of dirs in conference, not all dirs to find last dirnum. (#1371)