[Libwebsockets] v1.7.1

Andrejs Hanins andrejs.hanins at ubnt.com
Mon Feb 22 14:52:04 CET 2016



On 02/22/2016 03:46 PM, Andy Green wrote:
>
> On February 22, 2016 9:32:31 PM GMT+08:00, Andrejs Hanins <andrejs.hanins at ubnt.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Just as a heads up, not sure yet the reason, but with v1.7.1 I get
>> LWS_CALLBACK_CHANGE_MODE_POLL_FD with fd = -1. There is also no
>> LWS_CALLBACK_ADD_POLL_FD for that lws pointer. So it seems like
>> something is subtly broken.
> How could I reproduce that?  Test-server-extpoll doesn't give -1 fd (it's 'invalid fd') at the change callback when tested with chrome, for example.
It currently happens only in my complex application, I don't know how to reproduce it easily. I'm currently bisecting.
>
> -Andy
>
>>    Everything is fine with v1.6.1
>>
>> BR, Andrey
>>
>> On 02/20/2016 03:34 AM, Andy Green wrote:
>>> Hi -
>>>
>>> I have been tracking master with v1.7-stable branch except for
>> patches that affect the API, it's early days but that has worked out
>> well... it's the first time we had a stable branch contemporary with
>> the release.  I guess that will slow down as the branches diverge.
>>> The point release is necessitated by a small but annoying bug with
>> http/1.1 keepalive when lws is returning errors, the connection could
>> not close but had to wait for a timeout from the peer.  This bug had
>> been there for a while but was hidden by lws closing the connection
>> needlessly.  Now it acts well for close this also needed fixing.
>>> Now we really properly support normal "official CA" certs now with
>> top class ECDH cipher and SSLLABS grading (A+) on the test server.
>>>
>>> from v1.7.1:./changelog --->
>>>
>>> v1.7.1
>>> ======
>>>
>>> NB: No API change since v1.7.0
>>>
>>> Fixes
>>> -----
>>>
>>> 1) MAJOR (Windows-only) fix assert firing
>>>
>>> 2) MAJOR http:/1.1 connections handled by  lws_return_http_status()
>> did not
>>> get sent a content-length resulting in the link hanging until the
>> peer closed
>>> it.  attack.sh updated to add a test for this.
>>>
>>> Changes
>>> -------
>>>
>>> 1) MINOR test-server gained some new switches
>>>
>>>    -C <file>  use external SSL cert file
>>>    -K <file>  use external SSL key file
>>>    -A <file>  use external SSL CA cert file
>>>
>>>    -u <uid>  set effective uid
>>>    -g <gid>  set effective gid
>>>
>>> together you can use them like this to have the test-server work with
>> the
>>> usual purchased SSL certs from an official CA.
>>>
>>>    --ssl -C your.crt -K your.key -A your.cer -u 99 -g 99
>>>
>>> 2) MINOR the OpenSSL magic to setup ECDH cipher usage is implemented
>> in the
>>> library, and the ciphers restricted to use ECDH only.
>>> Using this, the lws test server can score an A at SSLLABS test
>>>
>>> 3) MINOR STS (SSL always) header is added to the test server if you
>> use --ssl.  With
>>> that, we score A+ at SSLLABS test
>>>
>>> 4) MINOR daemonize function (disabled at cmake by default) is updated
>> to work
>>> with systemd
>>>
>>> 5) MINOR example systemd .service file now provided for test server
>>> (not installed by default)
>>>
>>> -Andy
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