Developer changelogs

Valery Kholodkov valery+nginxen at
Wed Nov 18 21:43:57 MSK 2009

Marcus Clyne wrote:
> Hi,
> Would it be possible to add a 'developer changelog' to the standard 
> changelog for newly-released versions of Nginx?  I'm thinking mostly of 
> features of Nginx that might be used by module developers (or core 
> hackers), that either added new features or could break existing modules.
> Two examples I can think of include :
> - the addition of ngx_http_complex_value_t (and associated functions) 
> (in 0.7.44)
> - the changes made in ngx_http_finalize_request() (in 0.8.19) (which 
> broke some modules which relied on using the NGX_DONE return value) or 
> the inclusion of this older version of the file (in 0.8.22)
> I believe it would help developers save time identifying areas that need 
> changing for newer versions of Nginx, and would allow them to more 
> quickly adopt useful new features that they might not be aware of.

I'm having similar problems.

It would be nice if Igor could maintain and publish a developer changelog.

Best regards,
Valery Kholodkov

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