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Libevent 1.4.9-stable released

We just released libevent 1.4.9-stable. You can download the source from the usual place:

http://monkey.org/~provos/libevent-1.4.9-stable.tar.gz
This release fixes a number of bugs:
  • fixed several memory leaks in the HTTP layer.
  • fixed signal handling for multi-threaded applications.
  • fixed issues with the timer cache when leaving/entering the event loop.
Check here for a more detailed change list.

Thanks to Dean McNamee, Victor Chang, Alejo Sanchez, Richard Jones, Robin Haberkorn and everyone else who reported bugs or supplied patches.

Libevent 1.4.8-stable released

This is another bug fix release. Here are the problems fixed in this one:

  • Match the query in DNS replies to the query in the request; from Vsevolod Stakhov.
  • Fix a merge problem in which name_from_addr returned pointers to the stack; found by Jiang Hong.
  • Do not remove Accept-Encoding header

You can download the source from the usual place:

http://monkey.org/~provos/libevent-1.4.8-stable.tar.gz


Libevent 1.4.6-stable released

With all the DNS stuff that is going on at the moment, it took longer than planned to release libevent 1.4.6-stable, but here it is. You can download the source from the usual place:

http://monkey.org/~provos/libevent-1.4.6-stable.tar.gz

This was meant to be a quick bug fix release, but a number of changes have crept in. Here's a brief summary:

  • Several HTTP fixes
    • Corrected handling of trailing headers in chunked replies
    • Correctly deal with multi-line HTTP headers
  • Improved signal handling for kqueue and epoll backends
  • Various other bug fixes
See the changelog for full details.

We would like to thank the people who have reported bugs and patches including Scott Lamb, Moshe Litvin, Alexander Drozdov, Adam Langley, Ian Bell and others. To report a bug, make a feature request, or submit code, you can use our sourceforge interface.

Libevent 1.4.5-stable released

I am happy to announce the release of libevent 1.4.5-stable. You can download the source here:

http://monkey.org/~provos/libevent-1.4.5-stable.tar.gz
There have been a few bug fixes since 1.4.4-stable. Here's a brief summary:

  • Several HTTP fixes
  • Fixed the Windows port
  • event_rpcgen.py correctly generates fixed length entries now

See the changelog for full details.

We would like to thank the people who have reported bugs including Forest Wilkinson, liusifan and others. To report a bug, make a feature request, or submit code, you can use our sourceforge interface here.