Is Deluge development dead?

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Is Deluge development dead?

Postby mah_maciel » Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:32 am

I use this client and I love it but it's been a year since the last release. When will next builds arrive? I'm starting to get worried about the software's security since it hasn't been patched for a long time.
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Re: Is Deluge development dead?

Postby mhertz » Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:26 am

Nope, last change is 44 min. old ;) You can always check here: https://git.deluge-torrent.org/deluge/log/?h=develop

However, the windows builds is lacking I believe, as it's pretty much a one-man show currently, and manually building windows packages isn't of the biggest priority, and it would be nice if someone in the community, and windows user, would offer unofficial builds periodically. I just checked quickly, but didn't find any, sorry.

Edit: I don't believe there's any outstanding security-related issues, even for latest v1.3x stable, as Cas seems to be pretty good with that, if i'm not mistaken.

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Re: Is Deluge development dead?

Postby mah_maciel » Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:03 am

Oh I see.. Sorry. I was confused since the homepage says the last release was May 2017.

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Re: Is Deluge development dead?

Postby robotchicken » Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:43 pm

I have the same question. Looking at the link, It seems about 7 months have gone by without a commit.

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Re: Is Deluge development dead?

Postby Jouver » Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:37 am

I think it's dead. That's why I switched to qBittorrent. It is based on the Qt toolkit. I prefer Qt creator over C++ builder. qt development - if you're considering switching too.

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Re: Is Deluge development dead?

Postby aslangencer » Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:40 pm

We can resurrect it if we support the developers. I chipped in. We need only a few more people to chip in to keep the project alive.
Please see the bottom of the page for Patreon link: https://dev.deluge-torrent.org/wiki/Development#Contributing

I'm happy to support andar if he provides a link as well.

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Re: Is Deluge development dead?

Postby mhertz » Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:41 am

Cas committed some merged PRs a few days ago to the development-branch so not abandoned :)

Plus, as stated above by aslangencer, then Cas has a patron for one day a month deluge coding with stated goal of 150 usd and currently on 126 usd, so as stated, close. To be honest I haven't, and very rarely even torrent lol, but thanks alot to aslangencer and the 47 other awesome patrons who did.

https://www.patreon.com/deluge_cas

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Re: Is Deluge development dead?

Postby burny » Thu Feb 11, 2021 4:18 pm

Jouver wrote:I think it's dead. That's why I switched to qBittorrent. It is based on the Qt toolkit. I prefer Qt creator over C++ builder. qt development - if you're considering switching too.

Thanks. Tried it, works well on Raspberry Pi 4.


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