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cmeisel

Nightly Builds

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*Think.

 

I think of the Beta builds as Alpha builds, as everything seems to undergo minimal testing, judging from the apparent fact users can spot many issues generally within minutes or hours of using them.

 

 

So basically, your just asking 

*grammar nazi*

You're

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*grammar nazi*

You're

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I hope this one particular English typo gets you far more frequently than it gets me. There's a word for people like you and the term Grammar Nazi doesn't begin to describe it.

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Build 31030 requires some strange text, mainly with "µTorrent" in it.

 

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List of strings not found in the language file:
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µTorrent Setup
Install µTorrent in:

 

Additional "peer resolve" doesn't work properly - just the flags are removed, but not the IP's shown.

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Build 31030 requires some strange text, mainly with "µTorrent" in it.

 

 

Additional "peer resolve" doesn't work properly - just the flags are removed, but not the IP's shown.

 

 

 

 

What are the nightly builds?
 
interim builds that are minimally tested and unsupported. Think of them as Alpha builds.
These may not always be stable, may have undocumented features, known defects, and any number of other issues. 
 
Use at your own risk! 

 

So basically these are almost pointless to release to the general public.

This release branch is obviously for people interested in wasting their time testing software which Bittorrent inc should be testing themselves (they don't)

with entirely undocumented changes with sometimes glaringly obvious bugs.

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... with entirely undocumented changes with sometimes glaringly obvious bugs.

Wrong:

... with entirely undocumented changes and guaranteed glaringly obvious bugs

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So you know you're getting the latest possible build?

Otherwise, how would you know...???

 

That's how software developers do things.

 

If you don't know what to test, then what's it matter? Every build will be basically the same.

Why do you need an update to tell you what's the latest? Just download it every day.

That's why it's called a nightly after all.. because its updated almost daily.

That makes stating new versions pointless, thus this entire thread is pointless. Feel free to debate otherwise.

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thus this entire thread is pointless.

 

If it's so pointless, why are you even posting on it?

 

Software releases (everywhere) have version numbers. Even for the slightest change, a build/version number is applied to it.

 

In uTorrent's case it makes it easier to track which version is responsible for breaking something else.

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1. The version-"system" of nightlies/beta/stable all have the same version # and all builds are sequential numbers, plus there is no correlation between changes put in betas/nightlies and the ones put into "stables". Usually you'd think that all changes put to betas are in the subsequent stable. This is not the case here. So, it just confuses the users!

 

2. When there ares no changelogs to nightlies, I agree that they are pointless to us (in regards to testing). I believe they are not pointless to the devs (as you said). But... this thread/forum if for us... :)

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