Nginx 1.3.10 for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit builds) are both available for free download now. All packages are built from the upstream development branch. Nginx (pronounced “engine x”) is a high performance web server, caching proxy and a Layer 7 load balancing solution. Millions of web sites on the Internet benefit from using Nginx because of its extreme performance, scalability, reliability, flexibility and security.
On 2012-12-25, the development version of Nginx, 1.3.10 was made available to the public at nginx.org. The upstream changelog is listed below:
Changes with nginx 1.3.10 – 25 Dec 2012
- ) Change: domain names specified in configuration file are now resolved to IPv6 addresses as well as IPv4 ones.
- ) Change: now if the “include” directive with mask is used on Unix systems, included files are sorted in alphabetical order.
- ) Change: the “add_header” directive adds headers to 201 responses.
- ) Feature: the “geo” directive now supports IPv6 addresses in CIDR notation.
- ) Feature: the “flush” and “gzip” parameters of the “access_log” directive.
- ) Feature: variables support in the “auth_basic” directive.
- ) Bugfix: nginx could not be built with the ngx_http_perl_module in some cases.
- ) Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process if the ngx_http_xslt_module was used.
- ) Bugfix: nginx could not be built on MacOSX in some cases. Thanks to Piotr Sikora.
- ) Bugfix: the “limit_rate” directive with high rates might result in truncated responses on 32-bit platforms. Thanks to Alexey Antropov.
- ) Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process if the “if” directive was used. Thanks to Piotr Sikora.
- ) Bugfix: a “100 Continue” response was issued with “413 Request Entity Too Large” responses.
- ) Bugfix: the “image_filter”, “image_filter_jpeg_quality” and “image_filter_sharpen” directives might be inherited incorrectly. Thanks to Ian Babrou.
- ) Bugfix: “crypt_r() failed” errors might appear if the “auth_basic” directive was used on Linux.
- ) Bugfix: in backup servers handling. Thanks to Thomas Chen.
- ) Bugfix: proxied HEAD requests might return incorrect response if the “gzip” directive was used.
- Merry Christmas!
These Windows setup files are provided to support legacy users who still use the Cygwin based builds. Official native Windows builds are available and supported at nginx.org. No support is offered or implied. Use at your own risk.
If you are new to Nginx on Windows, please download and use the native Windows builds which are fully supported and available for free download at nginx.org.
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