[Libwebsockets] ✮ v4.2.0 released ✮
brice at ydotm.com
Thu Apr 15 21:27:45 CEST 2021
Thank you Andy for your amazing work.
On Thu, Apr 15, 2021 at 3:02 PM Andy Green <andy at warmcat.com> wrote:
> Thanks to everyone who contributed.
> From the changelog, since v4.1:
> - Sai coverage upgrades, 495 builds on 27 platforms, including OSX M1,
> Xenial, Bionic and Focal Ubuntu, Debian Sid and Buster on both 32 and
> 64-bit OS, and NetBSD, Solaris, FreeBSD, Windows, ESP32.
> Ctest run on more scenarios including all LWS_WITH_DISTRO_RECOMMENDED.
> More tests use valgrind if available on platform.
> - RFC7231 date and time parsing and retry-after wired up to lws_retry
> - `LWS_WITH_SUL_DEBUGGING` checks that no sul belonging to Secure Streams
> and wsi objects are left registered on destruction
> - Netlink monitoring on Linux dynamically tracks interface address and
> routing changes, and immediately closes connections on invalidated
> - RFC6724 DNS results sorting over ipv4 + ipv6 results, according to
> available dynamic route information
> - Support new event library, sdevent (systemd native loop), via
> - Reduce .rodata cost of role structs by making them sparse
> - Additional Secure Streams QA tests and runtime state transition
> - SMD-over-ss-proxy documentation and helpers to simplify forwarding
> - SSPC stream buffering at proxy and client set from policy by streamtype
> - Trigger Captive Portal Detection if DNS resolution fails
> - Switch all logs related to wsi and Secure Streams to use unique,
> descriptive tags instead of pointers (which may be reallocated)
> - Use NOITCE logging for Secure Streams and wsi lifecycle logging using
> - Update SSPC serialization to include versioning on initial handshake,
> and pass client pid to proxy so related objects are tagged with it
> - Enable errors on -Wconversion pedantic type-related build issues
> throughout the lws sources and upgrade every affected cast.
> - Windows remove WSA event implementation and replace with WSAPoll, with
> a pair of UDP sockets instead of pipe() for `lws_cancel_service()`
> - `lws_strcmp_wildcard()` helper that understand "x*", "x*y", "x*y*" etc
> - `LWS_WITH_PLUGINS_BUILTIN` cmake option just builds plugins into the
> library image directly
> - Secure Streams proxy supports policy for flow control between proxy and
> - libressl also supported along with boringssl, wolfssl
> - prepared for openssl v3 compatibility, for main function and GENCRYPTO
> - Fault injection apis can confirm operation of 48 error paths and
> - `LWS_WITH_SYS_METRICS` keeps stats and reports them to user-defined
> function, compatible with openmetrics
> - windows platform knows how to prepare openssl with system trust
> store certs
> - `LWS_WITH_SYS_CONMON` allows selected client connections to make
> measurements of connection performance and DNS results, and report
> them in a struct
> - New native support for uloop event loop (OpenWRT loop)
> - More options around JWT
> - Support TLS session caching and reuse by default, on both OpenSSL and
> - Many fixes and improvements...
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