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Memcached 1.5.1 Release Notes

Date: 2017-8-24



Bugfix release for the 1.5.0 series. Includes --enable-seccomp configure option for enabling linux seccomp privilege dropping.


  • add max_connections stat to 'stats' output
  • Drop sockets from obviously malicious command strings (HTTP/)
  • stats cachedump: now more likely to show data
  • memcached-tool: fix slab Full? column
  • fix null pointer ref in logger for bin update cmd
  • default to unix sockets for tests, make them much less flaky
  • PARALLEL=9 make test -> runs prove in parallel
  • fix flaky stats.t test

New Features

--enable-seccomp compiles in options for strict privilege reduction in linux. see output of -h for more information.


The following people contributed to this release since 1.5.0.

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 1.5.0..1.5.1 or use a web view.

    10	dormando
     4	Stanisław Pitucha
     1	Ben Evans
     1	David Schoen

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