XSquawkBox 1.3.3 beta 4 released

XSquawkBox 1.3.3 beta 4 has been released and is available on the download page.  All XSquawkBox users are advised to upgrade.

This beta will expire 29 June 2017.

This release fixes another long-standing bug in the server list parsing code which has been responsible for causing intermittent failures in XSquawkBox’s ability to connect to the network.

 

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Server … could not be resolved

A long standing bug has been found in all versions of XSquawkBox with the interpretation of the VATSIM master status list – this bug manifests as XSquawkBox being unable to connect to servers from the serverlist, giving the error “Server <servername> could not be resolved”.

A bugfix will be coming shortly in 1.3.3b4.

At present, because of this bug, there is a 20% chance that XSquawkBox will be unable to find the server list.  Restarting X-Plane will allow it to try again.