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2010.03.19, Version 0.1.33
* Include lib/ directory in node executable. Compile on demand.
* evalcx clean ups (Isaac Z. Schlueter, Tim-Smart)
* Various fixes, clean ups
* V8 upgraded to 2.1.5
2010.03.12, Version 0.1.32, 61c801413544a50000faa7f58376e9b33ba6254f
* Optimize event emitter for single listener
* Add process.evalcx, require.registerExtension (Tim Smart)
* Replace --cflags with --vars
* Fix bugs in fs.create*Stream (Felix Geisendörfer)
* Deprecate process.mixin, process.unloop
* Remove the 'Error: (no message)' exceptions, print stack
trace instead
* INI parser bug fixes (Isaac Schlueter)
* FreeBSD fixes (Vanilla Hsu)
* Upgrade to V8 2.1.3, WAF 1.5.14a, libev
2010.03.05, Version 0.1.31, 39b63dfe1737d46a8c8818c92773ef181fd174b3
* API: - Move process.watchFile into fs module
- Move process.inherits to sys
* Improve Solaris port
* tcp.Connection.prototype.write now returns boolean to indicate if
argument was flushed to the kernel buffer.
* Added, fs.symlink, fs.readlink, fs.realpath
(Rasmus Andersson)
* Add setgid,getgid (James Duncan)
* Improve sys.inspect (Benjamin Thomas)
* Allow passing env to child process (Isaac Schlueter)
* fs.createWriteStream, fs.createReadStream (Felix Geisendörfer)
* Add INI parser (Rob Ellis)
* Bugfix: fs.readFile handling encoding (Jacek Becela)
* Upgrade V8 to 2.1.2
2010.02.22, Version 0.1.30, bb0d1e65e1671aaeb21fac186b066701da0bc33b
* Major API Changes
- Promises removed. See
The API for fs was
fs.readdir("/usr").addCallback(function (files) {
puts("/usr files: " + files);
It is now
fs.readdir("/usr", function (err, files) {
if (err) throw err;
puts("/usr files: " + files);
- Synchronous fs operations exposed, use with care.
- tcp.Connection.prototype.readPause() and readResume()
renamed to pause() and resume()
- http.ServerResponse.prototype.sendHeader() renamed to
writeHeader(). Now accepts reasonPhrase.
* Compact garbage on idle.
* Configurable debug ports, and --debug-brk (Zoran Tomicic)
* Better command line option parsing (Jeremy Ashkenas)
* Add fs.chmod (Micheil Smith), fs.lstat (Isaac Z. Schlueter)
* Fixes to process.mixin (Rasmus Andersson, Benjamin Thomas)
* Upgrade V8 to 2.1.1
2010.02.17, Version 0.1.29, 87d5e5b316a4276bcf881f176971c1a237dcdc7a
* Major API Changes
- Remove 'file' module
- require('posix') -----------------> require('fs')
- ---------------------------> fs.readFile
- file.write -----------------------> fs.writeFile
- TCP 'receive' event --------------> 'data'
- TCP 'eof' event ------------------> 'end'
- TCP send() -----------------------> write()
- HTTP sendBody() ------------------> write()
- HTTP finish() --------------------> close()
- HTTP 'body' event ----------------> 'data'
- HTTP 'complete' event ------------> 'end'
- http.Client.prototype.close() (formerly finish()) no longer
takes an argument. Add the 'response' listener manually.
- Allow strings for the flag argument to
("r", "r+", "w", "w+", "a", "a+")
* Added multiple arg support for sys.puts(), print(), etc.
* sys.inspect(Date) now shows the date value (Mark Hansen)
* Calculate page size with getpagesize for armel (Jérémy Lal)
* Bugfix: stderr flushing.
* Bugfix: Promise late chain (Yuichiro MASUI)
* Bugfix: wait() on fired promises
(Felix Geisendörfer, Jonas Pfenniger)
* Bugfix: Use InstanceTemplate() instead of PrototypeTemplate() for
accessor methods. Was causing a crash with Eclipse debugger.
(Zoran Tomicic)
* Bugfix: Throw from connection.connect if resolving.
(Reported by James Golick)
2010.02.09, Version 0.1.28, 49de41ef463292988ddacfb01a20543b963d9669
* Use Google's which can be used for evil.
* Add posix.truncate()
* Throw errors from server.listen()
* stdio bugfix (test by Mikeal Rogers)
* Module system refactor (Felix Geisendörfer, Blaine Cook)
* Add process.setuid(), getuid() (Michael Carter)
* sys.inspect refactor (Tim Caswell)
* Multipart library rewrite (isaacs)
2010.02.03, Version 0.1.27, 0cfa789cc530848725a8cb5595224e78ae7b9dd0
* Implemented __dirname (Felix Geisendörfer)
* Downcase process.ARGV, process.ENV, GLOBAL
(now process.argv, process.env, global)
* Bug Fix: Late promise promise callbacks firing
(Felix Geisendörfer, Jonas Pfenniger)
* Make assert.AssertionError instance of Error
* Removed inline require call for querystring
* Add support for MX, TXT, and SRV records in DNS module.
(Blaine Cook)
* Bugfix: HTTP client automatically reconnecting
* Adding OS X .dmg build scripts. (Standa Opichal)
* Bugfix: ObjectWrap memory leak
* Bugfix: Multipart handle Content-Type headers with charset
(Felix Geisendörfer)
* Upgrade http-parser to fix header overflow attack.
* Upgrade V8 to 2.1.0
* Various other bug fixes, performance improvements.
2010.01.20, Version 0.1.26, da00413196e432247346d9e587f8c78ce5ceb087
* Bugfix, HTTP eof causing crash (Ben Williamson)
* Better error message on SyntaxError
* API: Move Promise and EventEmitter into 'events' module
* API: Add process.nextTick()
* Allow optional params to setTimeout, setInterval
(Micheil Smith)
* API: change some Promise behavior (Felix Geisendörfer)
- Removed Promise.cancel()
- Support late callback binding
- Make unhandled Promise errors throw an exception
* Upgrade V8 to
* Solaris port (Erich Ocean)
2010.01.09, Version 0.1.25, 39ca93549af91575ca9d4cbafd1e170fbcef3dfa
* sys.inspect() improvements (Tim Caswell)
* path module improvements (isaacs, Benjamin Thomas)
* API: request.uri -> request.url
It is no longer an object, but a string. The 'url' module
was addded to parse that string. That is, node no longer
parses the request URL automatically.
is roughly equivlent to the old request.uri object.
* Bugfix: Several libeio related race conditions.
* Better errors for multipart library (Felix Geisendörfer)
* Bugfix: Update node-waf version to 1.5.10
* getmem for freebsd (Vanilla Hsu)
2009.12.31, Version 0.1.24, 642c2773a7eb2034f597af1cd404b9e086b59632
* Bugfix: don't chunk responses to HTTP/1.0 clients, even if
they send Connection: Keep-Alive (e.g. wget)
* Bugfix: libeio race condition
* Bugfix: Don't segfault on unknown http method
* Simplify exception reporting
* Upgrade V8 to
2009.12.22, Version 0.1.23, f91e347eeeeac1a8bd6a7b462df0321b60f3affc
* Bugfix: require("../blah") issues (isaacs)
* Bugfix: (Jonas Pfenniger)
* Do not pause request for multipart parsing (Felix Geisendörfer)
2009.12.19, Version 0.1.22, a2d809fe902f6c4102dba8f2e3e9551aad137c0f
* Bugfix: child modules get wrong id with "index.js" (isaacs)
* Bugfix: require("../foo") cycles (isaacs)
* Bugfix: require() should throw error if module does.
* New URI parser stolen from Narwhal (isaacs)
* Bugfix: correctly check kqueue and epoll. (Rasmus Andersson)
* Upgrade WAF to 1.5.10
* Bugfix: posix.statSync() was crashing
* Statically define string symbols for performance improvement
* Bugfix: ARGV[0] weirdness
* Added superCtor to ctor.super_ instead superCtor.prototype.
(Johan Dahlberg)
* http-parser supports webdav methods
* API: http.Client.prototype.request() (Christopher Lenz)
2009.12.06, Version 0.1.21, c6affb64f96a403a14d20035e7fbd6d0ce089db5
* Feature: Add HTTP client TLS support (Rhys Jones)
* Bugfix: use --jobs=1 with WAF
* Bugfix: Don't use chunked encoding for 1.0 requests
* Bugfix: Duplicated header weren't handled correctly
* Improve sys.inspect (Xavier Shay)
* Upgrade v8 to 2.0.3
* Use CommonJS assert API (Felix Geisendörfer, Karl Guertin)
2009.11.28, Version 0.1.20, aa42c6790da8ed2cd2b72051c07f6251fe1724d8
* Add gnutls version to configure script
* Add V8 heap info to process.memoryUsage()
* process.watchFile callback has 2 arguments with the stat object
2009.11.28, Version 0.1.19, 633d6be328708055897b72327b88ac88e158935f
* Feature: Initial TLS support for TCP servers and clients.
(Rhys Jones)
* Add options to process.watchFile()
* Add process.umask() (Friedemann Altrock)
* Bugfix: only detach timers when active.
* Bugfix: lib/file.js write(), shouldn't always emit errors or success
* Bugfix: Memory leak in fs.write
(Reported by
* Bugfix: Fix regular expressions detecting outgoing message headers.
(Reported by Elliott Cable)
* Improvements to Multipart parser (Felix Geisendörfer)
* New HTTP parser
* Upgrade v8 to 2.0.2
2009.11.17, Version 0.1.18, 027829d2853a14490e6de9fc5f7094652d045ab8
* Feature: process.watchFile() process.unwatchFile()
* Feature: "uncaughtException" event on process
(Felix Geisendörfer)
* Feature: 'drain' event to tcp.Connection
* Bugfix: Promise.timeout() blocked the event loop
(Felix Geisendörfer)
* Bugfix: sendBody() and chunked utf8 strings
(Felix Geisendörfer)
* Supply the strerror as a second arg to the tcp.Connection close
event (Johan Sørensen)
* Add EventEmitter.removeListener (
* Format JSON for inspecting objects (Felix Geisendörfer)
* Upgrade libev to latest CVS
2009.11.07, Version 0.1.17, d1f69ef35dac810530df8249d523add168e09f03
* Feature: process.chdir() (Brandon Beacher)
* Revert http parser upgrade. (b893859c34f05db5c45f416949ebc0eee665cca6)
Broke keep-alive.
* API: rename process.inherits to sys.inherits
2009.11.03, Version 0.1.16, 726865af7bbafe58435986f4a193ff11c84e4bfe
* API: Use CommonJS-style module requiring
- require("/sys.js") becomes require("sys")
- require("circle.js") becomes require("./circle")
- process.path.join() becomes require("path").join()
- __module becomes module
* API: Many namespacing changes
- Move node.* into process.*
- Move node.dns into module "dns"
- Move node.fs into module "posix"
- process is no longer the global object. GLOBAL is.
For more information on the API changes see:
* Feature: process.platform, process.memoryUsage()
* Feature: promise.cancel() (Felix Geisendörfer)
* Upgrade V8 to 1.3.18
2009.10.28, Version 0.1.15, eca2de73ed786b935507fd1c6faccd8df9938fd3
* Many build system fixes (esp. for OSX users)
* Feature: promise.timeout() (Felix Geisendörfer)
* Feature: Added external interface for signal handlers,, and
process.kill() (Brandon Beacher)
* API: Rename node.libraryPaths to require.paths
* Bugfix: 'data' event for stdio should emit a string
* Large file support
* Upgrade http_parser
* Upgrade v8 to 1.3.16
2009.10.09, Version 0.1.14, b12c809bb84d1265b6a4d970a5b54ee8a4890513
* Feature: Improved addon builds with node-waf
* Feature: node.SignalHandler (Brandon Beacher)
* Feature: Enable V8 debugging (but still need to make a debugger)
* API: Rename library /utils.js to /sys.js
* Clean up Node's build system
* Don't use parseUri for HTTP server
* Remove node.pc
* Don't use /bin/sh to create child process except with exec()
* API: Add __module to reference current module
* API: Remove include() add node.mixin()
* Normalize http headers; "Content-Length" becomes "content-length"
* Upgrade V8 to 1.3.15
2009.09.30, Version 0.1.13, 58493bb05b3da3dc8051fabc0bdea9e575c1a107
* Feature: Multipart stream parser (Felix Geisendörfer)
* API: Move node.puts(), node.exec() and others to /utils.js
* API: Move http, tcp libraries to /http.js and /tcp.js
* API: Rename node.exit() to process.exit()
* Bugfix: require() and include() should work in callbacks.
* Pass the Host header in calls
* Add warning when coroutine stack size grows too large.
* Enhance repl library (Ray Morgan)
* Bugfix: build script for
GCC 4.4 (removed -Werror in V8),
on Linux 2.4,
and with Python 2.4.4.
* Add read() and write() to /file.js to read and write
whole files at once.
2009.09.24, Version 0.1.12, 2f56ccb45e87510de712f56705598b3b4e3548ec
* Feature: System modules, node.libraryPaths
* API: Remove "raw" encoding, rename "raws" to "binary".
* API: Added connection.setNoDElay() to disable Nagle algo.
* Decrease default TCP server backlog to 128
* Bugfix: memory leak involving node.fs.* methods.
* Upgrade v8 to 1.3.13
2009.09.18, Version 0.1.11, 5ddc4f5d0c002bac0ae3d62fc0dc58f0d2d83ec4
* API: default to utf8 encoding for
* API: add node.exec()
* API: takes a normal encoding parameter.
* API: Change arguments of emit(), emitSuccess(), emitError()
* Bugfix: node.fs.write() was stack allocating buffer.
* Bugfix: ReportException shouldn't forget the top frame.
* Improve buffering for HTTP outgoing messages
* Fix and reenable x64 macintosh build.
* Upgrade v8 to 1.3.11
2009.09.11, Version 0.1.10, 12bb0d46ce761e3d00a27170e63b40408c15b558
* Feature: raw string encoding "raws"
* Feature: access to environ through "ENV"
* Feature: add isDirectory, isFile, isSocket, ... methods
to stats object.
* Bugfix: Internally use full paths when loading modules
this fixes a shebang loading problem.
* Bugfix: Add '--' command line argument for seperating v8
args from program args.
* Add man page.
* Add node-repl
* Upgrade v8 to 1.3.10
2009.09.05, Version 0.1.9, d029764bb32058389ecb31ed54a5d24d2915ad4c
* Bugfix: Compile on Snow Leopard.
* Bugfix: Malformed URIs raising exceptions.
2009.09.04, Version 0.1.8, e6d712a937b61567e81b15085edba863be16ba96
* Feature: External modules
* Feature: setTimeout() for node.tcp.Connection
* Feature: add node.cwd(), node.fs.readdir(), node.fs.mkdir()
* Bugfix: promise.wait() releasing out of order.
* Bugfix: Asyncly do getaddrinfo() on Apple.
* Disable useless evcom error messages.
* Better stack traces.
* Built natively on x64.
* Upgrade v8 to 1.3.9
2009.08.27, Version 0.1.7, f7acef9acf8ba8433d697ad5ed99d2e857387e4b
* Feature: global 'process' object. Emits "exit".
* Feature: promise.wait()
* Feature: node.stdio
* Feature: EventEmitters emit "newListener" when listeners are
* API: Use flat object instead of array-of-arrays for HTTP
* API: Remove buffered file object (node.File)
* API: require(), include() are synchronous. (Uses
* API: Deprecate onLoad and onExit.
* API: Rename node.Process to node.ChildProcess
* Refactor node.Process to take advantage of evcom_reader/writer.
* Upgrade v8 to 1.3.7
2009.08.22, Version 0.1.6, 9c97b1db3099d61cd292aa59ec2227a619f3a7ab
* Bugfix: Ignore SIGPIPE.
2009.08.21, Version 0.1.5, b0fd3e281cb5f7cd8d3a26bd2b89e1b59998e5ed
* Bugfix: Buggy connections could crash node.js. Now check
connection before sending data every time (Kevin van Zonneveld)
* Bugfix: stdin fd (0) being ignored by node.File. (Abe Fettig)
* API: Remove connnection.fullClose()
* API: Return the EventEmitter from addListener for chaining.
* API: tcp.Connection "disconnect" event renamed to "close"
* Upgrade evcom
Upgrade v8 to 1.3.6
2009.08.13, Version 0.1.4, 0f888ed6de153f68c17005211d7e0f960a5e34f3
* Major refactor to evcom.
* Enable test-tcp-many-clients.
* Add -m32 gcc flag to udns.
* Add connection.readPause() and connection.readResume()
Add IncomingMessage.prototype.pause() and resume().
* Fix http benchmark. Wasn't correctly dispatching.
* Bugfix: response.setBodyEncoding("ascii") not working.
* Bugfix: Negative ints in HTTP's on_body and
* Upgrade v8 to 1.3.4
Upgrade libev to 3.8
Upgrade http_parser to v0.2
2009.08.06, Version 0.1.3, 695f0296e35b30cf8322fd1bd934810403cca9f3
* Upgrade v8 to 1.3.2
* Bugfix: node.http.ServerRequest.setBodyEncoding('ascii') not
* Bugfix: node.encodeUtf8 was broken. (Connor Dunn)
* Add ranlib to udns Makefile.
* Upgrade evcom - fix accepting too many connections issue.
* Initial support for shebang
* Add simple command line switches
* Add node.version API
2009.08.01, Version 0.1.2, 025a34244d1cea94d6d40ad7bf92671cb909a96c
* node.tcp.Server's backlog option is now an argument to listen()
* Upgrade V8 to 1.3.1
* Bugfix: Default to chunked for client requests without
* Bugfix: Line numbers in stack traces.
* Bugfix: negative integers in raw encoding stream
* Bugfix: node.fs.File was not passing args to promise callbacks.
2009.07.27, Version 0.1.1, 77d407df2826b20e9177c26c0d2bb4481e497937
* Simplify and clean up ObjectWrap.
* Upgrade liboi (which is now called evcom)
Upgrade libev to 3.7
Upgrade V8 to 1.2.14
* Array.prototype.encodeUtf8 renamed to node.encodeUtf8(array)
* Move EventEmitter.prototype.emit() completely into C++.
* Bugfix: Fix memory leak in event emitters.
* Bugfix: Had problems reading scripts with non-ascii characters.
* Bugfix: Fix Detach() in node::Server
* Bugfix: Sockets not properly reattached if reconnected during
disconnect event.
* Bugfix: Server-side clients not attached between creation and
* Add 'close' event to node.tcp.Server
* Simplify and clean up http.js. (Takes more advantage of event
* Add benchmark scripts. Run with "make benchmark".
2009.06.30, Version 0.1.0, 0fe44d52fe75f151bceb59534394658aae6ac328
* Update documentation, use asciidoc.
* EventEmitter and Promise interfaces. (Breaks previous API.)
* Remove node.Process constructor in favor of node.createProcess
* Add -m32 flags for compiling on x64 platforms.
(Thanks to András Bártházi)
* Upgrade v8 to 1.2.10 and libev to 3.6
* Bugfix: Timer::RepeatSetter wasn't working.
* Bugfix: Spawning many processes in a loop
(reported by Felix Geisendörfer)
2009.06.24, Version 0.0.6, fbe0be19ebfb422d8fa20ea5204c1713e9214d5f
* Load modules via HTTP URLs (Urban Hafner)
* Bugfix: Add HTTPConnection->size() and HTTPServer->size()
* New node.Process API
* Clean up build tools, use v8's test runner.
* Use ev_unref() instead of starting/stopping the eio thread
pool watcher.
2009.06.18, Version 0.0.5, 3a2b41de74b6c343b8464a68eff04c4bfd9aebea
* Support for IPv6
* Remove namespace node.constants
* Upgrade v8 to
* Accept ports as strings in the TCP client and server.
* Bugfix: HTTP Client race
* Bugfix: freeaddrinfo() wasn't getting called after
getaddrinfo() for TCP servers
* Add "opening" to TCP client readyState
* Add remoteAddress to TCP client
* Add global print() function.
2009.06.13, Version 0.0.4, 916b9ca715b229b0703f0ed6c2fc065410fb189c
* Add interrupt() method to server-side HTTP requests.
* Bugfix: onBodyComplete was not getting called on server-side
2009.06.11, Version 0.0.3, 6e0dfe50006ae4f5dac987f055e0c9338662f40a
* Many bug fixes including the problem with http.Client on
* Upgrades v8 to 1.2.7
* Adds onExit hook
* Guard against buffer overflow in http parser
* require() and include() now need the ".js" extension
* http.Client uses identity transfer encoding by default.
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