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Release Name: 8.0+beta4

Release Notes
This release is the fourth beta version of the next major release of
openvas-libraries. It will be part of the upcoming "OpenVAS-8".

This release includes the results of yet another significant
memory consumption reduction as well as comprehensive code cleanups
including various memory leaks.

Many thanks to everyone who has contributed this release:
Benoît Allard, Hani Benhabiles, Henri Doreau, Michael Meyer, Matthew Mundell,
Thanga Prakash, Jan-Oliver Wagner and Michael Wiegand.
Change Log
Main changes compared to 8.0+beta3:
* Raised minimum required version of GnuTLS to 2.12.
* Significant memory consumption reduction of which primarily OpenVAS
  benefits from.
* Drop support for scanner option "ntp_short_status". This was a condensed
  syntax for OTP "STATUS" command.
* Removed "action" from the STATUS otp response.
* Skip OMP library log messages when sending passwords.
* Added support for using ecdsa keys when libssh 0.6.0 or higher is present.
* Introduced Benoît Allard lobal preferences store.
* Split up single pc file for entire module into one pc file per library.
* Improved logging.
* Various code quality improvements based on automatic and manual
  code analysis.