[asterisk-dev] Asterisk 1.8.5-rc1 Now Available

Asterisk Development Team asteriskteam at digium.com
Wed Jun 29 15:35:23 CDT 2011

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the first release candidate of
Asterisk 1.8.5. This release candidate is available for immediate 
download at

The release of Asterisk 1.8.5-rc1 resolves several issues reported by the
community and would have not been possible without your participation.
Thank you!

The following is a sample of the issues resolved in this release candidate:

* Fix Deadlock with attended transfer of SIP call
   (Closes issue #18837. Reported, patched by alecdavis. Tested by 
Irontec, ZX81,

* Fixes thread blocking issue in the sip TCP/TLS implementation.
   (Closes issue #18497. Reported by vois. Patched by dvossel. Tested by 
    rossbeer, kowalma, Freddi_Fonet)

* Be more tolerant of what URI we accept for call completion PUBLISH 
   (Closes issue #18946. Reported by GeorgeKonopacki. Patched by mmichelson)

* Fix a nasty chanspy bug which was causing a channel leak every time a 
spied on
   channel made a call.
   (Closes issue #18742. Reported by jkister. Tested by jcovert, jrose)

* This patch fixes a bug with MeetMe behavior where the 'P' option for 
   prompting for a pin is ignored for the first caller.
   (Closes issue #18070. Reported by mav3rick. Patched by bbryant)

* Fix issue where Asterisk does not hangup a channel after endpoint 
hangs up. If
   the call that the dialplan started an AGI script for is hungup while 
the AGI
   script is in the middle of a command then the AGI script is not 
notified of
   the hangup.
   (Closes issue #17954, #18492. Reported by mn3250, devmod. Patched by 

* Resolve issue where leaving a voicemail, the MWI message is never 
sent. The
   same thing happens when checking a voicemail and marking it as read.
   (Closes issue ASTERISK-18002. Reported by Leif Madsen. Resolved by 

* Resolve issue where wait for leader with Music On Hold allows crosstalk
   between participants. Parenthesis in the wrong position. Regression 
from issue
   #14365 when expanding conference flags to use 64 bits.
   (Closes issue #18418. Reported by MrHanMan. Patched by rmudgett)

* Fix timerfd locking issue.
   (Closes ASTERISK-17867, ASTERISK-17415. Patched by kobaz)

For a full list of changes in this release candidate, please see the 


Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

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