BORISZ / Geo-IP-1.43 / Changes

Revision history for Perl extension Geo::IP.
1.43 Dec 2nd 2013
        - Update FIPS codes ( Boris Zentner )
	- Fix test case ( Boris Zentner )
	- Update time zones ( Boris Zentner )
1.42 Jun 6th 2013
        - Fix testcase any CAPI >= 1.5.0 should work ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add new pure perl region code TH 81 Bueng Kan ( Boris Zentner )
1.41 Feb 20th 2013
        - Add South Sudan ( Boris Zentner )
        - Doc fixes ( Tina Müller )
        - Update FIPS Codes ( Boris Zentner )
	- Update PurePerl country list. ( Boris Zentner )
1.40 Aug 23th 2011
        - Add new CAPI method region_name_by_code ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add support for GEOIP_NETSPEED_EDITION_REV1 ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add new CAPI method record_by_ipnum_v6 ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add new CAPI glue methods to use GeoIPCityv6 databases
          record_by_addr_v6 record_by_name_v6 ( Boris Zentner )
1.39 May 7th 2011
        - Upd Docs ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add glue for the CAPI lib_version method ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add CAPI glue for the methods enable_teredo and teredo.
            currently only avail in conjunction with the CAPI ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add example/benchmark.pl and example/country_v6.pl ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add name_by_name and name_by_addr ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add org_by_name_v6 and org_by_addr_v6 only XS ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add name_by_ipnum_v6, name_by_name_v6 and name_by_addr_v6 XS glue ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add sub Geo::IP::CLONE_SKIP {1} in conjunction with .xs Avoid thread
            issues ( Boris Zentner )
        - Export GEOIP_DOMAIN_EDITION by default ( Boris Zentner )
        - Update region codes 20100810 ( Boris Zentner ) 
        - Fix some PP 3letter country codes ( Boris Zentner )
        - Fix PP continent codes ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add PP continent_code_by_country_code ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add PP Geo::IP->time_zone ( Boris Zentner )
        - Update region codes 20100420 ( Boris Zentner )
        - Link at least to CAPI 1.4.7 ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add example/geolite-mirror-simple.pl to download maxmind databases ( Boris Zentner )
        - Update region codes ( Boris Zentner )
        - Update timezones ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add isp_by_name and isp_by_addr if the CAPI is used ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add isp_by_addr and org_by_addr to the PurePerl API ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add api method, so users know if they use the PurePerl or CAPI glue
          print Geo::IP->api ( Boris Zentner )
        - Silence redefined warning, when perl is started with -w and the
            PurePerl API is used ( Boris Zentner )
        - Export GEOIP_CITYCONFIDENCE_EDITION, GEOIP_LOCATIONA_EDITION,
          GEOIP_ACCURACYRADIUS_EDITION and GEOIP_COUNTRY_EDITION_V6 ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add some more v6 XS glue. IPv6 support require the CAPI to work.
            GeoIP_country_code_by_addr_v6
            GeoIP_country_code_by_name_v6
            GeoIP_country_code3_by_addr_v6
            GeoIP_country_code3_by_name_v6
            ( Boris Zentner )
        ! Change RU's continent code from AS to EU ( Boris Zentner )
        ! Change Turkey's continent code from AS to EU ( Boris Zentner )
        ! org_by_* and friends return UTF8 scalars, if the charset is set to GEOIP_CHARSET_UTF8 ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add PP ASNum support ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add XS glue for time_zone and continent_code_by_country_code ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add glue for database_edition ( Boris Zentner )
        - Workaround centos/mod_perl issue when the PP fallback is used and
          Sys::Mmap is not installed ( Boris Zentner )  
        - Update PurePerl region names 20090723 ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add XS glue for GeoIP_country_code_by_ipnum_v6 ( Boris Zentner )
1.38 May 16th 2009
        - PurePerl region_by_addr and region_by_name return '00' for unknown regions, like the CAPI does ( Boris Zentner )
        - Update to latest FIPS codes from 20090401 ( Boris Zentner )
        - Fix Pureperl handling of GEOIP_REGION_EDITION_REV0 ( Boris Zentner )
        - Fix segfault when undef is supplied as filename to open ( Boris Zentner )
        - Fix PP GEOIP_ISP_EDITION handling ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add PP support for GEOIP_DOMAIN_EDITION ( Boris Zentner )
        - Handle database types in the same way, as the CAPI does ( Boris Zentner )
        - Remove Australia double timezones entries. ( Boris Zentner ) 
1.37 March 6th 2009
        - Document region_by_addr and region_by_name ( Boris Zentner )
        - region_by_addr and region_by_name return undef for unknown countries and regions. Instead of "\0" and '000' ( Boris Zentner )
        - Add PP function region_by_addr ( Boris Zentner )
        - Change the default values of Geo::IP::Record fields for metro_code and area_code to 0 instead of '' PurePerl only ( Boris Zentner )
        - Change the default values of Geo::IP::Record fields for region, postal_code and region_name to undef instead of '' ( Boris Zentner )
	- Force the output of Geo::IP::Record::longitude and ::latitude to four decimal places ( Boris Zentner )
	- Fix PurePerl three letter code for Romania ( Boris Zentner )
	- Update PurePerl regionnames 20090201 ( Boris Zentner )
	- Update PurePerl timezones 20090201 ( Boris Zentner )
	- Update timezones for Australia
	! Fix: PurePerl's get_city_record_as_hash, record_by_addr and record_by_name to return undef for private and unknown IP's. Former we returned a Geo::IP::Record object with everything undef. The PurePerl code and the CAPI wrapper are now behave the same. ( Boris Zentner )
	- Update region codes from http://www.maxmind.com/app/fips10_4 Dec 17th, 2008 ( Boris Zentner )
1.36 December 20th 2008
	- Add the methods charset and set_charset to the pureperl fallback ( Boris Zentner )
	- Fix: We require CAPI 1.4.5 not 1.4.4 for range_by_ip ( Boris Zentner )
	- Add isp_by_addr and org_by_addr to the pureperl fallback ( Boris Zentner )
1.35 September 29th 2008
	- Add GEOIP_DOMAIN_EDITION for the PurePerl ( Boris Zentner )
	- Add open_type method to the PurePerl fallback ( Boris Zentner )
	- Add CAPI Version detection, for the case, where a outdated CAPI is installed. ( Boris Zentner )
	- Add metro_code, a replacement for the depreciated dma_code method. ( Boris Zentner )
	- Add range_by_ip, netmask and last_netmask to the PurePerl API ( Boris Zentner )
	- Add range_by_ip to the C API wrapper ( Boris Zentner )
1.34 August 4th 2008
	- Add Geo::IP::Record::region_name to the PurePerl API ( Boris Zentner ) 
	- Add missing record_by_name function to the PurePerl API ( Boris Zentner ) 
	- Add missing country/country code 'Other' for the pureperl fallback ( Boris Zentner )
	- Fix trash of $_ in Geo::Mirror ( Boris Zentner )
	- Geo::Mirror die, if open failed ( Boris Zentner )
	- Fix pureperl time_zone for countries with region codes, but only one time_zone ( Boris Zentner ).
	- Add continent_code to the pureperl and C API ( Boris Zentner ) 
	- minimum perl version is 5.6 now ( Boris Zentner )
1.33 May 5th 2008
	- make cpantesters happy exit 0 early, if libGeoIP is not found. ( Boris Zentner )
1.32 May 4th 2008
	- make Geo::IP::Record::time_zone work for the pure perl part of Geo::IP ( Boris Zentner ) 
	- BEGIN{$Geo::IP::GEOIP_PP_ONLY=1} use Geo::IP; disable the C API, even if it is installed. ( Boris Zentner )
	! rename $Geo::IP::TESTING_PERL_ONLY to $Geo::IP::GEOIP_PP_ONLY. ( Boris Zentner )
	- Fix Geo::IP::Record to use the C API, only, when Geo::IP use it ( Boris Zentner )

1.31  March 22nd 2008
	- Added BL/Saint Barthelemy, MF/Saint Martin (ISO-3166-1 additions)
        - Change default database name for NetWare to sys:/etc/GeoIP/GeoIP.dat
	  	 and MSWin32 to c:/GeoIP/GeoIP.dat ( Guenter Knauf )
	- Added support for time_zone lookup in GeoIP City API

1.30  December 16th 2007
	- Add GEOIP_MMAP_CACHE support ( Peter Shipley )
	- Added last_netmask - gets netmask of network block from last lookup
	- Merged in Geo::IP::PurePerl code, PurePerl code is mostly
		API compatible with XS code, except for charset functions
	! Added set_charset - enables UTF8 output of city name - requires C API 1.4.3 or greater

1.28  July 4th 2007
	- Added support for region name lookup in GeoIP City API
	- Fixed database_info method (Ken Neighbors)

1.27  September 8th 2005
	- Fixed Autoloader/open issue (Alexander Vasiljev)
	- Fixed compilation error in Perl 5.005 with semicolon
		in GeoIP_database_info in IP.xs	(Stephen Schulte)
	- Added support for open_type (Frank Mather)

1.26  May 19th 2005
	- Fixed segfault issue if non-resolvable domain name is
	  passed to region_by_addr or region_by_name
	- Added support for GEOIP_INDEX_CACHE - which just caches
        the most frequently accessed index portion of the database, resulting
        in faster lookups than GEOIP_STANDARD, but less memory usage than
        GEOIP_MEMORY_CACHE

1.25  December 24th 2004
	- Added database_info method (Frank Mather)
	- Added example/netspeed.pl to MANIFEST

1.24  November 30th 2004
	- Fixed memory leak in ISP/Organization database lookups
		by adding O_CHAR to typemap

1.23  October 6th 2004
	- Updated test case, removed www.bundesregierung.de
	- Geo::Mirror: fallback to using Geo::IP::PurePerl if Geo::IP is not available
		(Graham Barr)
	- Geo::Mirror: added support for mirror freshness

1.22  July 29th 2004
	- Added support for Netspeed
	- Fixed IP address in examples

1.21  July 28th 2003
	- Added support for GEOIP_CHECK_CACHE

1.20  June 6th 2003
	- Added support for GeoIP City Format Rev 1, DMA Codes and area codes

1.15  March 4th 2003
	- Added support for GeoIP Organization and ISP databases

1.14  February 19th 2003
	- Added support for GeoIP Region Edition

1.13  December 24th 2002
	- Added float to typemap, required to compile for Perl < 5.8

1.12  December 11th 2002
	- Added support for postal codes
	- Removed non-portable asprintf code

1.11  November 22nd 2002
	- Forget to include typemap and INSTALL in MANIFEST

1.10  November 22nd 2002
	- Added support for GeoIP City Edition
	- Added more documentation on where to get databases,
	and sourceforge.

0.26  July 25th 2002
      Geo::IP
	- Made flags optional to new and open
	- Removed www.moinfo.gov.kw from test, domain no longer resolves.

0.20  June 25th 2002
      Geo::IP
	- Brought up to date with latest changes for GeoIP C 0.2.0

0.11  April 27th 2002
      Geo::IP
	- install process works for non-standard GeoIP C library installs

0.10  April 21st 2002
      Geo::IP
	- Fixed DESTROY (Brian Grossman)
      Geo::Mirror
	- Set PI to more accurate value (Mike Mitchell)

0.09  April 8th 2002
      Geo::Mirror
	- Fixed bug when no database file specified.
	- Fixed bug in t/3_mirror.t test script

0.08  April 7th 2002
      Geo::IP
	- This perl module is now a XS wrapper around the GeoIP C library
	  for improved performance.  Note that the API has changed.
	- Removed the geoip-lookup script, since GeoIP C contains a
	  geoiplookup executable that provides the same functionality

0.07  April 1st 2002
      Geo::IP
	- Removed dependency on Berkeley DB - requires new
	Geo-IP data format.

0.06  February 19th 2002

      Geo::IP
	- Added new method, lookup_country_by_name,
	    performs DNS lookup of IP address for hostnames
	- added O_RDWR option to tie DB_File for
	    compatibility (Allen Smith)
	- makes directory '/usr/local/geoip' (Philip Mak)
	- added binmode for compatibility (Randy Kobes)

      Geo::Mirror
	- Mirror when doesn't find country, default to US
	- Special handing for "EU" (European Union)
	    treat as country with coordinates between
	    Germany and Italy.

0.05  February 15th 2002
	- Added new option to Geo::Mirror->new, database_file
	- Fixed test problem with t/3_mirror.t
	- Added error handling to Makefile.PL for database download

0.04  February 15th 2002
	- Added new module, Geo::Mirror
	- Added new default file location for database in /usr/local/geoip/Geo-IP.db
	- Installation easier, Makefile.PL downloads and extracts database file
	- Added geolookup script
	- Removed old Net::Geography wrapper

0.03  July 28th 2001
	- Geo::IP now generates Berkeley DB file from
		data file, to get around differing versions
		of Berkeley DB.
	- now croaks if db file can not be opened (Nick Craig-Wood)

0.02  July 11th 2001
	- renamed to Geo::IP from Net::Geography
	- revised docs
	- data separated from perl distribution, can
		be downloaded from http://geo-ip.com

0.01  June 30th 2001
	- original version; created by h2xs 1.19




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