Now the 0.8.x branch becomes a stable branch.
The new features have been appeared during 0.8 development:
* named regular expression captures,
* file AIO in FreeBSD and Linux,
* SSL CRL,
* SCGI and uwsgi modules.
Changes with nginx 0.8.51 27 Sep 2010
*) Change: the "secure_link_expires" directive has been canceled.
*) Change: a logging level of resolver errors has been lowered from
"alert" to "error".
*) Feature: now a listen socket "ssl" parameter may be set several
Changes with nginx 0.8.50 02 Sep 2010
*) Feature: the "secure_link", "secure_link_md5", and
"secure_link_expires" directives of the ngx_http_secure_link_module.
*) Feature: the -q switch.
Thanks to Gena Makhomed.
*) Bugfix: worker processes may got caught in an endless loop during
reconfiguration, if a caching was used; the bug had appeared in
*) Bugfix: in the "gzip_disable" directive.
Thanks to Derrick Petzold.
*) Bugfix: nginx/Windows could not send stop, quit, reopen, and reload
signals to a process run in other session.