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Release Name: 5.0+beta4

Release Notes
This is the fourth beta release of the openvas-scanner 5.0 module for the Open
Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS). It will be part of the upcoming
"OpenVAS-8".

This release considerably improves memory management.

Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release:
Hani Benhabiles, Henri Doreau and Jan-Oliver Wagner.
Change Log
Main changes compared to 5.0+beta3:
* Upon stop signal, the scanner will switch to ACT_END instead
  of immediately bailing out.
* Considerable reduction of memory consumption.
* Various code cleanups and improvements.
* Increase buffer size for preferences to allow for upto 69K NVTs.
* Log backtrace when a process segfaults.
* Refactored preferences module.