nginx 1.7.10 released

nginx 1.7.10 [engine x] released last month, is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft, nginx served or proxied 21.21% busiest sites in February 2015.


nginx 1.7.10 changelog

  • Feature: the “use_temp_path” parameter of the “proxy_cache_path”, “fastcgi_cache_path”, “scgi_cache_path”, and “uwsgi_cache_path” directives
  • Feature: the $upstream_header_time variable
  • Workaround: now on disk overflow nginx tries to write error logs once a second only
  • Bugfix: the “try_files” directive did not ignore normal files while testing directories
  • Bugfix: alerts “sendfile() failed” if the “sendfile” directive was used on OS X; the bug had appeared in 1.7.8
  • Bugfix: alerts “sem_post() failed” might appear in logs
  • Bugfix: nginx could not be built with musl libc
  • Bugfix: nginx could not be built on Tru64 UNIX

Install nginx 1.7.10 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nginx/development

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install nginx

Remove nginx 1.7.10

sudo apt-get remove nginx
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