[nginx-announce] nginx-0.7.40

Igor Sysoev igor at sysoev.ru
Mon Jun 7 16:52:38 MSD 2010

Changes with nginx 0.7.66                                        07 Jun 2010

    *) Security: now nginx/Windows ignores default file stream name.
       Thanks to Jose Antonio Vazquez Gonzalez.

    *) Change: now the charset filter runs before the SSI filter.

    *) Change: now no message is written in an error log if a variable is 
       not found by $r->variable() method.

    *) Change: now keepalive connections after POST requests are not 
       disabled for MSIE 7.0+.
       Thanks to Adam Lounds.

    *) Feature: the "proxy_no_cache" and "fastcgi_no_cache" directives.

    *) Feature: now the "rewrite" directive does a redirect automatically 
       if the $scheme variable is used.
       Thanks to Piotr Sikora.

    *) Feature: the "chunked_transfer_encoding" directive.

    *) Feature: the $geoip_city_continent_code, $geoip_latitude, and 
       $geoip_longitude variables.
       Thanks to Arvind Sundararajan.

    *) Feature: now the ngx_http_image_filter_module deletes always EXIF 
       and other application specific data if the data consume more than 5% 
       of a JPEG file.

    *) Feature: now the "msie_padding" directive works for Chrome too.

    *) Workaround: now keepalive connections are disabled for Safari.
       Thanks to Joshua Sierles.

    *) Bugfix: nginx ignored the "private" and "no-store" values in the 
       "Cache-Control" backend response header line.

    *) Bugfix: an "&" character was not escaped when it was copied in 
       arguments part in a rewrite rule.

    *) Bugfix: nginx might be terminated abnormally while a signal 
       processing or if the directive "timer_resolution" was used on 
       platforms which do not support kqueue or eventport notification 
       Thanks to George Xie and Maxim Dounin.

    *) Bugfix: if temporary files and permanent storage area resided at 
       different file systems, then permanent file modification times were 
       Thanks to Maxim Dounin.

    *) Bugfix: ngx_http_memcached_module might issue the error message 
       "memcached sent invalid trailer".
       Thanks to Maxim Dounin.

    *) Bugfix: nginx could not built zlib-1.2.4 library using the library 
       Thanks to Maxim Dounin.

    *) Bugfix: values of the $query_string, $arg_..., etc. variables cached 
       in main request were used by the SSI module in subrequests.

    *) Bugfix: nginx did not support HTTPS referrers.

    *) Bugfix: nginx/Windows might not find file if path in configuration 
       was given in other character case; the bug had appeared in 0.7.65.

    *) Bugfix: the $date_local variable has an incorrect value, if the "%s" 
       format was used.
       Thanks to Maxim Dounin.

    *) Bugfix: nginx did not support all ciphers and digests used in client 
       Thanks to Innocenty Enikeew.

    *) Bugfix: if ssl_session_cache was not set or was set to "none", then 
       during client certificate verify the error "session id context 
       uninitialized" might occur; the bug had appeared in 0.7.1.

    *) Bugfix: OpenSSL-1.0.0 compatibility on 64-bit Linux.
       Thanks to Maxim Dounin.

    *) Bugfix: a geo range returned default value if the range included two 
       or more /16 networks and did not begin at /16 network boundary.

    *) Bugfix: the $uid_got variable might not be used in the SSI and perl 

    *) Bugfix: a worker process hung if a FIFO file was requested.
       Thanks to Vicente Aguilar and Maxim Dounin.

    *) Bugfix: a variable value was repeatedly encoded after each an "echo" 
       SSI-command output; the bug had appeared in 0.6.14.

    *) Bugfix: a "stub" parameter of an "include" SSI directive was not 
       used, if empty response has 200 status code.

    *) Bugfix: a block used in a "stub" parameter of an "include" SSI 
       directive was output with "text/plain" MIME type.

    *) Bugfix: if a proxied or FastCGI request was internally redirected to 
       another proxied or FastCGI location, then a segmentation fault might 
       occur in a worker process; the bug had appeared in 0.7.65.
       Thanks to Yichun Zhang.

    *) Bugfix: IMAP connections may hang until they timed out while talking 
       to Zimbra server.
       Thanks to Alan Batie.

    *) Bugfix: nginx did not support chunked transfer encoding for 201 
       Thanks to Julian Reich.

Igor Sysoev

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