Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Asterisk 1.8.4-rc2 Is Available For Download

The Asterisk Development Team just announced the release candidate 2 of
Asterisk 1.8.4, Asterisk 1.8.4-rc2, which is available for immediate download at
This Asterisk 1.8.4-rc2 release  resolves several issues reported by the
community. Including but not limited to the following  issues resolved in this release candidate:

  • Resolution of several DTMF based attended transfer issues.
    (Closes issue #17999, #17096, #18395, #17273. Reported by iskatel, gelo,
    shihchuan, grecco. Patched by rmudgett)
    NOTE: Be sure to read the ChangeLog for more information about these changes.
  • Resolve deadlocks related to device states in chan_sip
    (Closes issue #18310. Reported, patched by one47. Patched by jpeeler)
  • Resolve an issue with the Asterisk manager interface leaking memory when
    (Reported internally by kmorgan. Patched by russellb)
  • Support greetingsfolder as documented in voicemail.conf.sample.
    (Closes issue #17870. Reported by edhorton. Patched by seanbright)
  • Fix channel redirect out of MeetMe() and other issues with channel softhangup
    (Closes issue #18585. Reported by oej. Tested by oej, wedhorn, russellb.
    Patched by russellb)
  • Fix voicemail sequencing for file based storage.
    (Closes issue #18498, #18486. Reported by JJCinAZ, bluefox. Patched by
  • Set hangup cause in local_hangup so the proper return code of 486 instead of
    503 when using Local channels when the far sides returns a busy. Also affects
    CCSS in Asterisk 1.8+.
    (Patched by twilson)
  • Fix issues with verbose messages not being output to the console.
    (Closes issue #18580. Reported by pabelanger. Patched by qwell)
Asterisk 1.8.4-rc1 was not released due to a blocking issue found prior to
release. An additional fix was merged into Asterisk 1.8.4-rc2:
  • Fix Deadlock with attended transfer of SIP call
    (Closes issue #18837. Reported, patched by alecdavis. Tested by
    alecdavid, Irontec, ZX81, cmaj)
For a full list of changes in this release candidate, please see the ChangeLog:


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