Version 0.8.1 (stable)

Fri, 29 Jun 2012 05:00:00 UTC - release

2012.06.29, Version 0.8.1 (stable)

  • V8: upgrade to v3.11.10.12

  • npm: upgrade to v1.1.33

    • Support for parallel use of the cache folder
    • Retry on registry timeouts or network failures (Trent Mick)
    • Reduce 'engines' failures to a warning
    • Use new zsh completion if available (Jeremy Cantrell)
  • Fix #3577 Un-break require('sys')

  • util: speed up formatting of large arrays/objects (Ben Noordhuis)

  • windows: make fs.realpath(Sync) work with UNC paths (Bert Belder)

  • build: fix --shared-v8 option (Ben Noordhuis)

  • doc: detached is a boolean (Andreas Madsen)

  • build: use proper python interpreter (Ben Noordhuis)

  • build: expand ~ in ./configure --prefix=~/a/b/c (Ben Noordhuis)

  • build: handle CC env var with spaces (Gabriel de Perthuis)

  • build: fix V8 build when compiling with gcc 4.5 (Ben Noordhuis)

  • build: fix --shared-v8 option (Ben Noordhuis)

  • windows msi: Fix icon issue which caused huge file size (Bert Belder)

  • unix: assume that dlopen() may clobber dlerror() (Ben Noordhuis)

  • sunos: fix memory corruption bugs (Ben Noordhuis)

  • windows: better (f)utimes and (f)stat (Bert Belder)

Source Code: http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.8.1/node-v0.8.1.tar.gz

Macintosh Installer (Universal): http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.8.1/node-v0.8.1.pkg

Windows Installer: http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.8.1/node-v0.8.1-x86.msi

Windows x64 Installer: http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.8.1/x64/node-v0.8.1-x64.msi

Windows x64 Files: http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.8.1/x64/

Other release files: http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.8.1/

Website: http://nodejs.org/docs/v0.8.1/

Documentation: http://nodejs.org/docs/v0.8.1/api/

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