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Memcached 1.4.6 Release Notes

Date: 2011-07-15


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This is a maintenance release with some build fixes, many small bug fixes, and a few major bug fixes. incr/decr are now actually atomic, and a crash with hitting the max connection limit while using multiple interfaces has been fixed.


  • Gcc on Solaris sparc wants -R and not -rpath
  • Issue 121: Set the runtime path when --with-libevent is used
  • Fix autogen failure when unable to find supported command.
  • fix race crash for accepting new connections
  • fix incr/decr race conditions for binary prot
  • fix incr/decr race conditions for ASCII prot
  • Compile fix (-Werror=unused-but-set-variable warnings)
  • Bind each UDP socket to an a single worker thread in multiport env
  • Add support for using multiple ports
  • Issue 154: pid file out of sync (created before socket binding)
  • Issue 163: Buggy mem_requested values
  • Fix cross compilation issues in configure
  • Issue 140 - Fix age for items stats
  • Issue 131 - ChangeLog is outdated
  • Issue 155: bind to multiple interface
  • Issue 161 incorrect allocation in cache_create
  • Fix type-punning issues exposed with GCC 4.5.1
  • Simplify stats aggregation code
  • Reverse backward expected/actual params in test
  • Issue 152: Fix error message from mget
  • Refuse to start if we detect libevent 1.[12]
  • Fix compilation issue on Solaris 9 wrt isspace() macro - Resolves issue 111

New Features

Multiple port binding

You may now specify multiple addresses by listing -l multiple times.


The following people contributed to this release since 1.4.5.

Note that this is based on who contributed changes, not how they were done. In many cases, a code snippet on the mailing list or a bug report ended up as a commit with your name on it.

Note that this is just a summary of how many changes each person made which doesn't necessarily reflect how significant each change was. For details on what led up into a branch, either grab the git repo and look at the output of git log 1.4.5..1.4.6 or use a web view.

    13  Trond Norbye
     6  dormando
     5  Dan McGee
     2  Paul Lindner
     1  Jon Jensen
     1  nirvanazc