Igor Sysoev is at
Mon Oct 26 21:04:50 MSK 2009

Changes with nginx 0.7.63                                        26 Oct 2009

    *) Security: now "/../" are disabled in "Destination" request header 

    *) Change: minimum supported OpenSSL version is 0.9.7.

    *) Change: the "ask" parameter of the "ssl_verify_client" directive was 
       changed to the "optional" parameter and now it checks a client 
       certificate if it was offered.
       Thanks to Brice Figureau.

    *) Feature: now the "-V" switch shows TLS SNI support.

    *) Feature: the $ssl_client_verify variable.
       Thanks to Brice Figureau.

    *) Feature: the "ssl_crl" directive.
       Thanks to Brice Figureau.

    *) Bugfix: the $ssl_client_cert variable usage corrupted memory; the 
       bug had appeared in 0.7.7.
       Thanks to Sergey Zhuravlev.

    *) Feature: now the start cache loader runs in a separate process; this 
       should improve large caches handling.

    *) Feature: now temporary files and permanent storage area may reside 
       at different file systems.

    *) Bugfix: nginx counted incorrectly disk cache size.

    *) Change: now directive "gzip_disable msie6" does not disable gzipping 
       for MSIE 6.0 SV1.

    *) Bugfix: nginx always added "Vary: Accept-Encoding" response header 
       line, if both "gzip_static" and "gzip_vary" were on.

    *) Feature: the "proxy" parameter of the "geo" directive.

    *) Feature: the ngx_http_geoip_module.

    *) Feature: the "limit_rate_after" directive.
       Thanks to Ivan Debnar.

    *) Feature: the "limit_req_log_level" and "limit_conn_log_level" 

    *) Bugfix: now "limit_req" directive conforms to the leaky bucket 
       Thanks to Maxim Dounin.

    *) Bugfix: in ngx_http_limit_req_module.
       Thanks to Maxim Dounin.

    *) Bugfix: now nginx allows underscores in a request method.

    *) Bugfix: "proxy_pass_header" and "fastcgi_pass_header" directives did 
       not pass to a client the "X-Accel-Redirect", "X-Accel-Limit-Rate", 
       "X-Accel-Buffering", and "X-Accel-Charset" lines from backend 
       response header.
       Thanks to Maxim Dounin.

    *) Bugfix: in handling "Last-Modified" and "Accept-Ranges" backend 
       response header lines; the bug had appeared in 0.7.44.
       Thanks to Maxim Dounin.

    *) Feature: the "image_filter_transparency" directive.

    *) Feature: the "image_filter" directive supports variables for setting 

    *) Bugfix: in PNG alpha-channel support in the 

    *) Bugfix: in transparency support in the ngx_http_image_filter_module.

    *) Feature: now several "perl_modules" directives may be used.

    *) Bugfix: ngx_http_perl_module responses did not work in subrequests.

    *) Bugfix: nginx sent '\0' in a "Location" response header line on 
       MKCOL request.
       Thanks to Xie Zhenye.

    *) Bugfix: an "error_page" directive did not redirect a 413 error; the 
       bug had appeared in 0.6.10.

    *) Bugfix: in memory allocation error handling.
       Thanks to Maxim Dounin and Kirill A. Korinskiy.

Igor Sysoev

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