Nginx 1.3.12 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 2013-02-05, the development version of Nginx, 1.3.12 was made available to the public at nginx.org. The upstream changelog is listed below:
Changes with nginx 1.3.12 – 05 Feb 2013
- ) Feature: variables support in the “proxy_bind”, “fastcgi_bind”, “memcached_bind”, “scgi_bind”, and “uwsgi_bind” directives.
- ) Feature: the $pipe, $request_length, $time_iso8601, and $time_local variables can now be used not only in the “log_format” directive. Thanks to Kiril Kalchev.
- ) Feature: IPv6 support in the ngx_http_geoip_module. Thanks to Gregor Kališnik.
- ) Bugfix: in the “proxy_method” directive.
- ) Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process if resolver was used with the poll method.
- ) Bugfix: nginx might hog CPU during SSL handshake with a backend if the select, poll, or /dev/poll methods were used.
- ) Bugfix: the “[crit] SSL_write() failed (SSL:)” error.
- ) Bugfix: in the “client_body_in_file_only” directive; the bug had appeared in 1.3.9.
- ) Bugfix: in the “fastcgi_keep_conn” directive.
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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