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+<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
+<!DOCTYPE group [
+<!ENTITY mdash "&#8212;">
+]>
+<!-- $Id$ -->
+<group from="1.1.2" to="2.0">
+ <subsystem>
+ <name>varnishd</name>
+
+ <change type="bug">
+ <para>Only look for sendfile on platforms where we know how to
+ use it, which is FreeBSD for now.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="bug">
+ <para>Make it possible to adjust the shared memory log size and
+ bump the size from 8MB to 80MB.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Fix up the handling of request bodies to better match
+ what RFC2616 mandates. This makes PUT, DELETE, OPTIONS and
+ TRACE work in addition to POST. </para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Change how backends are defined, to a constant structural
+ defintion style. See
+ http://varnish.projects.linpro.no/wiki/VclSyntaxChanges for the
+ details.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Add directors, which wrap backends. Currently, there's a
+ random director and a round-robin director.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Add "grace", which is for how long and object will be
+ served, even after it has expired. To use this, both the
+ object's and the request's <code>grace</code> parameter need
+ to be set.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Manual pages have been updated for new VCL syntax and
+ varnishd options.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Man pages and other docs have been updated.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>The shared memory log file is now locked in memory, so it
+ should not be paged out to disk.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>We now handle Vary correctly, as well as Expect.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>ESI include support is implemented.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Make it possible to limit how much memory the malloc uses.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Solaris is now supported.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>There is now a <code>regsuball</code> function, which
+ works like <code>regsub</code> except it replaces all
+ occurences of the regex, not just the first.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Backend and director declarations can have
+ a <code>.connect_timeout</code> parameter, which tells us how
+ long to wait for a successful connection.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>It is now possible to select the acceptor to use by
+ changing the <code>acceptor</code> parameter.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Backends can have probes associated with them, which can
+ be checked with <code>req.backend.health</code> in VCL as well as
+ being handled by directors which do load-balancing.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Support larger-than-2GB files also on 32 bit hosts.
+ Please note that this does not mean we can support caches
+ bigger than 2GB, it just means logfiles and similar can be
+ bigger.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="bug">
+ <para>In some cases, we would remove the wrong header when we
+ were stripping Content-Transfer-Encoding headers from a
+ request. This has been fixed.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>Backends can have a <code>.max_connections</code>
+ associated with them.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="bug">
+ <para>On Linux, we need to set the dumpable bit on the child if
+ we want core dumps. Make sure it's set.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="bug">
+ <para>Doing <code>purge.hash()</code> with an empty string
+ would cause us to dump core. Fixed so we don't do that any
+ more.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="bug">
+ <para>We ran into a problem with glibc's malloc on Linux where
+ it seemed like it failed to ever give memory back to the OS,
+ causing the system to swap. We have now switched to jemalloc
+ which appears not to have this problem.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="bug">
+ <para><code>max_restarts</code> was never checked, so we always
+ ended up running out of workspace. Now, <code>vcl_error</code>
+ is called when we reach <code>max_restarts</code>.</para>
+ </change>
+ </subsystem>
+ <subsystem>
+ <name>varnishtest</name>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para><code>varnishtest</code> is a tool to do correctness tests
+ of varnishd. The test suite is run by using <code>make
+ check</code>.</para>
+ </change>
+ </subsystem>
+
+ <subsystem>
+ <name>varnishtop</name>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>We now set the field widths dynamically based on the size
+ of the terminal and the name of the longest field.</para>
+ </change>
+ </subsystem>
+
+ <subsystem>
+ <name>varnishstat</name>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para><code>varnishstat -1</code> now displays the uptime too.</para>
+ </change>
+ </subsystem>
+
+ <subsystem>
+ <name>varnishncsa</name>
+
+ <change type="bug">
+ <para><code>varnishncsa</code> now does fflush after each
+ write. This makes <code>tail -f</code> work correctly, as well
+ as avoiding broken lines in the log file.</para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>It is possible to get <code>varnishncsa</code> to output
+ the <code>X-Forwarded-For</code> instead of the client IP by
+ passing <code>-f</code> to it.</para>
+ </change>
+ </subsystem>
+
+ <subsystem>
+ <name>Build system</name>
+
+ <change type="bug">
+ <para>Various sanity checks have been added
+ to <code>configure</code>, it now complains about no ncurses or
+ if SO_RCVTIMEO or SO_SNDTIMEO are non-functional. It also
+ aborts if there's no working acceptor mechanism </para>
+ </change>
+
+ <change type="enh">
+ <para>The C compiler invocation is decided by the configure
+ script and can now be overridden by passing <code>VCC_CC</code>
+ when running configure.</para>
+ </change>
+ </subsystem>
+</group>

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