[nginx-announce] nginx-1.1.8

Igor Sysoev igor at sysoev.ru
Mon Nov 14 15:44:13 UTC 2011

Changes with nginx 1.1.8                                         14 Nov 2011

    *) Change: the ngx_http_limit_zone_module was renamed to the

    *) Change: the "limit_zone" directive was superseded by the
       "limit_conn_zone" directive with a new syntax.

    *) Feature: support for multiple "limit_conn" limits on the same level.

    *) Feature: the "image_filter_sharpen" directive.

    *) Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process if
       resolver got a big DNS response.
       Thanks to Ben Hawkes.

    *) Bugfix: in cache key calculation if internal MD5 implementation was
       used; the bug had appeared in 1.0.4.

    *) Bugfix: the "If-Modified-Since", "If-Range", etc. client request
       header lines might be passed to backend while caching; or not passed
       without caching if caching was enabled in another part of the

    *) Bugfix: the module ngx_http_mp4_module sent incorrect
       "Content-Length" response header line if the "start" argument was
       Thanks to Piotr Sikora.

Igor Sysoev

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