[asterisk-announce] Asterisk and Now Available

Asterisk Development Team asteriskteam at digium.com
Thu May 20 14:51:44 CDT 2010

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the final maintenance releases of
Asterisk branches 1.6.0 and 1.6.1 as versions and These
releases are available for immediate download at

The Asterisk releases for and are the last maintenance
releases for Asterisk branches 1.6.0 and 1.6.1 and have now moved to security
maintenance only.

The releases of Asterisk and resolves several issues reported
by the community, and would have not been possible without your participation.
Thank you!

The following are a few of the issues resolved by community developers:

  * Fix issue where MixMonitor() recordings would be shorter than total duration.
    (Closes issue #17078. Reported,tested by geoff2010. Patched by dhubbard)

  * When StopMonitor() is called, ensure it will not be restarted by a channel
    (Closes issue #16590. Reported, patched by kkm)

  * Allow hidecalleridname feature to work.
    (Closes issue #17143. Reported, patched by djensen99)

  * Resolve deadlocks in chan_local.
    (Closes issue #17185. Reported, tested by schmoozecom, GameGamer43)

  * Ensure channel state is not incorrectly set in the case of a very early
    answer by chan_dahdi.
    (Closes issue #17067. Reported, patched by tzafrir)

  * Registration fix for SIP realtime. Make sure realtime fields are not empty.
    (Closes issue #17266. Reported, patched by Nick_Lewis. Tested by sberney)

More information about the changes to maintenance support can be found at:

Information about the Asterisk maintenance schedule is available at:

For a full list of changes in the current release candidates, please see the


Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

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