[Tsung] [ANNOUNCE] Tsung version 1.2.0 available

Nicolas Niclausse nicolas at niclux.org
Thu Jun 1 11:23:40 CEST 2006

Tsung 1.2.0 is now available.

This is the first release since the move from IDEALX to Process-One (for
commercial support) and Erlang-projects (for the community website).

The project is now called Tsung, for Tsunami-Next Generation.

Source code can be downloaded from

Binaries for Debian, Fedora and source code, are also available on the
community website:

What's new:

 A plugin for PostgreSQL is now available (it use the pgsql
 module made by Christian Sunesson), many enchancements for Jabber
 were added (thanks to Jason Tucker & Mickael Rémond), and more.

Migration Notes:

 the DTD has been changed, therefore previous config files must be


1.1.0 -> 1.2.0 Major feature enhancements (29 May 2006)
    - change name: idx-tsunami is now called tsung
    - add new plugin: pgsql for postgresql load testing
    - new: it's now possible to set multiple servers (selected at
      runtime by round robin)
    - add size_rcv stats
    - fix beams communication problem introduced in new erlang releases.
    - import snmp_mgr src from R9C2 to enable SNMP with R10B
    - rebuild boot scripts if erlang version is different from compile
    - many DTD improvements
    - improved match: add loop|abort|restart on (no)match behavior,
      multiple match tags is now possible (suggested by
      msmith at truelink.com)
    - freemem and packet stats for Solaris (jasonwtucker at gmail.com)
    - fix several small problems with 'use_controller_vm' option
    - ip is no more mandatory (default is
    - clients and monitoring can use hosts list defined in environment
      variables, for use with batch schedulers (openpbs/torque, LSF and
    - performance improvements in stats engine for very high load
      (use session_cache)
    - add plugin architecture in recorder; add pgsql plugin
    - fix regression in recorder for WWW-Authentication
      (anders.nygren at gmail.com)
    - close client socket when connection:closed is ask by the server
      (this should enable https recording with IE)
    - fix presence:roster request
    - add presence:directed , presence:broadcast & presence:final
      requests for jabber (jasonwtucker at gmail.com)
    - roster enhancements (jasonwtucker at gmail.com)
    - sip-digest authentication (jasonwtucker at gmail.com)
    - fix online: must use presence:initial to switch to online status
    - add pubsub support (mickael.remond at process-one.net)
    - fix single user agent case.
    - minor fixes for HTTP parsing

Please report comments/bugs to the new mailing list:

A bug tracker is also available:

Nicolas Niclausse

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