Changelog

Changelog


v2.9.7pre40 - 2014-01-15
Changes
Update to address new Repo Manager functionality for new Play withSIX functionality.

  • open field added to Server Repo Manager tab. This will allow the modset to be edited by users
  • hidden field added to Server Repo Manager tab. This will hide the server from list
  • force_mod_update field added to Server Repo Manager tab. This will hide 'Play without update' option and inform user when trying to join without update.
  • name field added to Main Repo Manager tab. This will name the repository in PwS Repositories section
  • hidden field added to App Repo Manager tab. This will hide the app from list
  • image and image_large fields added to Mod Repo Manager tab. This will make images available for mods in the repo.


v2.9.7pre26 - 2013-03-07
Fixes
  • New mod types
v2.9.7pre24 - 2013-02-05
Fixes
  • Game/Mod version comparison

v2.9.7pre16 - 2012-07-25

Launcher Changelog

Additions
  • Rely on the Server list provided by the SU portal, in case of Gamespy Outage

Fixes

  • Fallback for ARMA2 (original) to Steam path when registry game directory doesn't exist.

v2.9.7pre14 - 2012-07-18

Launcher Changelog

Additions

  • Warn and link user when outdated game version detected
  • Support for BattlEye updates with the official ARMA2 OA Betas

Fixes

  • Kill any open BE installers preventing modfolder update
  • Rsync fixed
  • Incompatible version of Gzip.exe in Path could cause host list exhausted / checksum failures
  • Fixed duplicate servers in list

Updater Changelog

Fixes

  • Rsync fixed
  • Support for BattlEye updates with the official ARMA2 OA Betas

v2.9.7pre6 - 2012-07-08

Launcher Changelog

Additions

  • Option to enable/disable "Suspend sync while game running", enabled by default
  • Option to enable/disable "Close after launch", disabled by default

Changes

  • Adjusted synchronization end-point to prevent (proxy) caching
  • Improved exception handler and error reporting
  • Improved verifying stage performance by up to 40%
  • Reduced disk IO
  • Updated Gslist utility to the latest version

Fixes

  • Prevent double sync on startup

Updater Changelog

Changes

  • Server filters are no longer cleared when performing Run actions

v2.9.7pre4 - 2012-07-03

Launcher Changelog

  • Added support for ARMA2: RFT (Reinforcements (OA Lite + BAF + PMC))
  • Added option "Update beta", uncheck it if you want to manually install and maintain the Beta (and delete the Beta folder used by the launcher). See ARMA-X FAQ item for more info.

v2.9.7pre3 - 2012-07-02

Bugfix release. Fixes bugs with handling exceptions and providing the user with resolutions.

v2.9.7pre2 - 2012-06-29

Launcher Changelog

Additions

  • Option to enable/disable Processing of server Pings (they cause issues on some systems)
  • Option to rely solely on the server list provided by SU portal
  • Support for Processing Userconfigs

Changes

  • Improved error reporting
  • Improved install/update/check progress reporting

Fixes

  • Detection of out-of-date mirrors
  • Dupe beta processing
  • Several unhandled exceptions

Updater Changelog

Fixes

  • Fixed wrong startup logo
Several other small fixes and improvements


v2.9.7pre1 - 2012-06-23 (Blog)

Launcher Changelog

Additions

  • Changelog link in Self Updater and on startup after upgrade
  • Mod support link

Changes

  • Improved startup performance by improving the initial server sync (grabs it from portal)
  • Prepared for (SP) usage without selecting a server
  • Progress is now displayed also on Windows 7 Taskbar.
  • Queueing dialog displays server state in the titlebar
  • Removed unneeded LaunchWindow during startup unless there's an update, leaving only the splash screen
  • Removed total free slots from server browser status indication (still available in tooltip)
  • Sync icon rotates during synchronization
  • The server browser shows BusyIndicator ("Fetching Servers") at startup

Fixes

  • Mod name was not shown during changelog question
  • The server browser now properly refreshes the server list when switching mods while background sync is occuring
Several other small fixes and improvements

v2.9.6pre48 - 2012-06-19 (Blog)

Launcher Changelog

Additions

  • Added EU and updated Empty flags
  • Added "Previous Mod" cycle
  • Added server count
  • Added server protection level (based on Signatures and BattlEye)
  • Added support for launching through the Steam Launcher
  • Added support for the Unsung mod to the Launcher
  • Added support for the vanilla game (with and without the beta)

Changes

  • Changelog is optionally shown after updating a Mod
  • Double clicking a server in the server browser joins the server (after update if required)
  • Enabled hint error dialogs for known issues (esp ones caused by issues with the user system)
  • Improved auto-updater reliability
  • Improved Beta support
  • Improved setup/upgrade reliability
  • Improved support for Unicode
  • Mirrors are prioritized by latency
  • Robocopy is used instead of rsync for custom repositories when the Remote is actually a local folder
  • Synchronizations after startup will no longer block operations
  • Server Name is now colored (White: Mod version match, Yellow: Requires update, Gray: Server is outdated)
  • The Game Path for ARMA2 Original can now also be configured manually in the Options
  • Updated GeoIP db for more accurate server country flag assignment
  • Warn the user when trying to join a server with outdated mod version

Fixes

  • Inconsistent case usage of verifySignatures and gameState, caused invalid server status
  • Main button chrome was visible due to rounded corners background
  • Memory leak during Synchronization
  • Unhandled exception on corrupted configuration file
Several other small fixes and improvements

Older versions

Please refer to the Six Updater Blog