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Changes with Apache 2.4.32
*) mod_access_compat: Fail if a comment is found in an Allow or Deny
directive. [Jan Kaluza]
*) mod_authz_host: Ignore comments after "Require host", logging a
warning, or logging an error if the line is otherwise empty.
[Jan Kaluza, Joe Orton]
*) rotatelogs: Fix expansion of %Z in localtime (-l) mode, and fix
Y2K38 bug. [Joe Orton]
*) mod_ssl: Support SSL DN raw variable extraction without conversion
to UTF-8, using _RAW suffix on variable names. [Joe Orton]
*) ab: Fix https:// connection failures (regression in 2.4.30); fix
crash generating CSV output for large -n. [Joe Orton, Jan Kaluza]
Changes with Apache 2.4.31
*) mod_proxy_fcgi: Add the support for mod_proxy's flushpackets and flushwait
parameters. [Luca Toscano, Ruediger Pluem, Yann Ylavic]
*) mod_ldap: Avoid possible crashes, hangs, and busy loops due to
improper merging of the cache lock in vhost config.
PR 43164 [Eric Covener]
*) mpm_event: Do lingering close in worker(s). [Yann Ylavic]
*) mpm_queue: Put fdqueue code in common for MPMs event and worker.
Changes with Apache 2.4.30
*) mod_session: Strip Session header when SessionEnv is on. [Yann Ylavic]
*) mod_cache_socache: Fix caching of empty headers up to carriage return.
*) core: For consistency, ensure that read lines are NUL terminated on any
error, not only on buffer full. [Yann Ylavic]
*) mod_authnz_ldap: Fix language long names detection as short name.
*) mod_proxy: Worker schemes and hostnames which are too large are no
longer fatal errors; it is logged and the truncated values are stored.
*) regex: Allow to configure global/default options for regexes, like
caseless matching or extended format. [Yann Ylavic]
*) mod_auth_digest: Actually use the secret when generating nonces. This change
may cause problems if used with round robin load balancers. PR 54637
*) mod_proxy: Allow setting options to globally defined balancer from
ProxyPass used in VirtualHost. Balancers are now merged using the new
merge_balancers method which merges the balancers options. [Jan Kaluza]
*) logresolve: Fix incorrect behavior or segfault if -c flag is used
*) mod_remoteip: Add support for PROXY protocol (code donated by Cloudzilla).
Add ability for PROXY protocol processing to be optional to donated code.
See also: http://www.haproxy.org/download/1.5/doc/proxy-protocol.txt
[Cloudzilla/roadrunner2@GitHub, Jim Jagielski, Daniel Ruggeri]
*) mod_proxy, mod_ssl: Handle SSLProxy* directives in <Proxy> sections,
allowing per backend TLS configuration. [Yann Ylavic]
*) mod_proxy_uwsgi: Add in UWSGI proxy (sub)module. [Roberto De Ioris,
*) mod_proxy_balancer,mod_slotmem_shm: Rework SHM reuse/deletion to not
depend on the number of restarts (non-Unix systems) and preserve shared
names as much as possible on configuration changes for SHMs and persisted
files. PR 62044. [Yann Ylavic, Jim Jagielski]
*) mod_http2: obsolete code removed, no more events on beam pool destruction,
discourage content encoders on http2-status response (where they do not work).
*) mpm_event: Let the listener thread do its maintenance job on resources
shortage. PR 61979. [Yann Ylavic]
*) mpm_event: Wakeup the listener to re-enable listening sockets.
*) mod_ssl: The SSLCompression directive will now give an error if used
with an OpenSSL build which does not support any compression methods.
*) mpm_event,worker: Mask signals for threads created by modules in child
init, so that they don't receive (implicitely) the ones meant for the MPM.
PR 62009. [Armin Abfalterer <a.abfalterer gmail com>, Yann Ylavic]
*) mod_md: new experimental, module for managing domains across virtual hosts,
implementing the Let's Encrypt ACMEv1 protocol to signup and renew
certificates. Please read the modules documentation for further instructions
on how to use it. [Stefan Eissing]
*) mod_proxy_html: skip documents shorter than 4 bytes
PR 56286 [Micha Lenk <micha lenk info>]
*) core, mpm_event: Avoid a small memory leak of the scoreboard handle, for
the lifetime of the connection, each time it is processed by MPM event.
*) mpm_event: Update scoreboard status for KeepAlive state. [Yann Ylavic]
*) mod_ldap: Fix a case where a full LDAP cache would continually fail to
purge old entries and log AH01323. PR61891.
[Hendrik Harms <hendrik.harms gmail.com>]
*) mpm_event: close connections not reported as handled by any module to
avoid losing track of them and leaking scoreboard entries. PR 61551.
*) core: A signal received while stopping could have crashed the main
process. PR 61558. [Yann Ylavic]
*) mod_ssl: support for mod_md added. [Stefan Eissing]
*) mod_proxy_html: process parsed comments immediately.
Fixes bug (seen in the wild when used with IBM's HTTPD bundle)
where parsed comments may be lost. [Nick Kew]
*) mod_proxy_html: introduce doctype for HTML 5 [Nick Kew]
*) mod_proxy_html: fix typo-bug processing "strict" vs "transitional"
HTML/XHTML. PR 56457 [Nick Kew]
*) mpm_event: avoid a very unlikely race condition between the listener and
the workers when the latter fails to add a connection to the pollset.
*) core: silently ignore a not existent file path when IncludeOptional
is used. PR 57585. [Alberto Murillo Silva <powerbsd yahoo.com>, Luca Toscano]
*) mod_macro: fix usability of globally defined macros in .htaccess files.
PR 57525. [Jose Kahan <jose w3.org>, Yann Ylavic]
*) mod_rewrite, core: add the Vary header when a condition evaluates to true
and the related RewriteRule is used in a Directory context
(triggering an internal redirect). [Luca Toscano]
*) ab: Make the TLS layer aware that the underlying socket is nonblocking,
and use/handle POLLOUT where needed to avoid busy IOs and recover write
errors when appropriate. [Yann Ylavic]
*) ab: Keep reading nonblocking to exhaust TCP or SSL buffers when previous
read was incomplete (the SSL case can cause the next poll() to timeout
since data are buffered already). PR 61301 [Luca Toscano, Yann Ylavic]
*) mod_http2: avoid unnecessary data retrieval for a trace log. Allow certain
information retrievals on null bucket beams where it makes sense. [Stefan Eissing]
Hmm, this does not seem to be considered a stable release! According to the apache site, 2.4.29 is the latest stable... We have it in the book.
Well, it depends on what file you are looking at. There is "CURRENT-IS-2.4.29", but the "Announcement2.4.html" file mentions 2.4.32 as the most recent release... Also the main apache page has:
Stable Release - Latest Version:
2.4.29 (released 2017-10-23)
and there are only links to the 2.4.29 files.
Now 2.4.33. According to the devs, any tarball which exists in the archives is an official one. Thanks to Alain Toussaint for inquiring.
Changes with Apache 2.4.33
*) core: Fix request timeout logging and possible crash for error_log hooks.
*) mod_slomem_shm: Fix failure to create balancers's slotmems in Windows MPM,
where children processes need to attach them instead since they are owned
by the parent process already. [Yann Ylavic]
*) ab: try all destination socket addresses returned by
apr_sockaddr_info_get instead of failing on first one when not available.
Needed for instance if localhost resolves to both ::1 and 127.0.0.1
e.g. if both are in /etc/hosts. [Jan Kaluza]
*) ab: Use only one connection to determine working destination socket
address. [Jan Kaluza]
*) ab: LibreSSL doesn't have or require Windows applink.c. [Gregg L. Smith]
*) htpasswd/htdigest: Disable support for bcrypt on EBCDIC platforms.
apr-util's bcrypt implementation doesn't tolerate EBCDIC. [Eric Covener]
*) htpasswd/htdbm: report the right limit when get_password() overflows.
*) htpasswd: Don't fail in -v mode if password file is unwritable.
PR 61631. [Joe Orton]
*) htpasswd: don't point to (unused) stack memory on output
to make static analysers happy. PR 60634.
[Yann Ylavic, reported by shqking and Zhenwei Zou]
Fixed at r20019
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