Changes with nginx 1.11.8 27 Dec 2016
*) Feature: the "absolute_redirect" directive.
*) Feature: the "escape" parameter of the "log_format" directive.
*) Feature: client SSL certificates verification in the stream module.
*) Feature: the "ssl_session_ticket_key" directive supports AES256
encryption of TLS session tickets when used with 80-byte keys.
*) Feature: vim-commentary support in vim scripts.
Thanks to Armin Grodon.
*) Bugfix: recursion when evaluating variables was not limited.
*) Bugfix: in the ngx_stream_ssl_preread_module.
*) Bugfix: if a server in an upstream in the stream module failed, it
was considered alive only when a test connection sent to it after
fail_timeout was closed; now a successfully established connection is
*) Bugfix: nginx/Windows could not be built with 64-bit Visual Studio.
*) Bugfix: nginx/Windows could not be built with OpenSSL 1.1.0.
Changes with nginx 1.11.7 13 Dec 2016
*) Change: now in case of a client certificate verification error the
$ssl_client_verify variable contains a string with the failure
reason, for example, "FAILED:certificate has expired".
*) Feature: the $ssl_ciphers, $ssl_curves, $ssl_client_v_start,
$ssl_client_v_end, and $ssl_client_v_remain variables.
*) Feature: the "volatile" parameter of the "map" directive.
*) Bugfix: dependencies specified for a module were ignored while
building dynamic modules.
*) Bugfix: when using HTTP/2 and the "limit_req" or "auth_request"
directives client request body might be corrupted; the bug had
appeared in 1.11.0.
*) Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process when
using HTTP/2; the bug had appeared in 1.11.3.
*) Bugfix: in the ngx_http_mp4_module.
Thanks to Congcong Hu.
*) Bugfix: in the ngx_http_perl_module.