Node v0.4.8

Sat, 21 May 2011 14:06:00 UTC - ryandahl - release

2011.05.20, Version 0.4.8 (stable)

  • 974 Properly report traceless errors (isaacs)

  • 983 Better JSON.parse error detection in REPL (isaacs)

  • 836 Agent socket errors bubble up to req only if req exists

  • 1041 Fix event listener leak check timing (koichik)

  • 1038 Fix dns.resolve() with 'PTR' throws Error: Unknown type "PTR"

    (koichik)

  • 1073 Share SSL context between server connections (Fedor Indutny)

  • Disable compression with OpenSSL. Improves memory perf.

  • Implement os.totalmem() and os.freemem() for SunOS (Alexandre Marangone)

  • Fix a special characters in URL regression (isaacs)

  • Fix idle timeouts in HTTPS (Felix Geisendörfer)

  • SlowBuffer.write() with 'ucs2' throws ReferenceError. (koichik)

  • http.ServerRequest 'close' sometimes gets an error argument (Felix Geisendörfer)

  • Doc improvements

  • cleartextstream.destroy() should close(2) the socket. Previously was being mapped to a shutdown(2) syscall.

  • No longer compile out asserts and debug statements in normal build.

  • Debugger improvements.

  • Upgrade V8 to 3.1.8.16.

Website: http://nodejs.org/docs/v0.4.8/

Download: http://nodejs.org/dist/node-v0.4.8.tar.gz

Documentation: http://nodejs.org/docs/v0.4.8/api/

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