Node v5.11.0 (Stable)

by Myles Borins,

Notable Changes

  • Buffer:
    • Buffer.prototype.compare can now compare sub-ranges of two Buffers. (James M Snell) #5880
  • deps:
    • update to http-parser 2.7.0 (Fedor Indutny) #6279
    • update ESLint to 2.7.0 (silverwind) #6132
  • net:
    • adds support for passing DNS lookup hints to createConnection() (Colin Ihrig) #6000
  • node:
    • Make the builtin libraries available for the --eval and --print CLI options (Anna Henningsen) #6207
  • npm:
    • upgrade npm to 3.8.6 (Kat Marchán) #6153
  • repl:
    • Pressing enter in the repl will repeat the last command by default if no input has been received. This behaviour was in node previously and was not removed intentionally. (Rich Trott) #6090
  • src:
    • add SIGINFO to supported signals (James Reggio) #6093
  • streams:
    • Fix a regression that caused by net streams requesting multiple chunks synchronously when combined with cork/uncork (Matteo Collina) #6164
  • zlib:
    • The flushing flag is now configurable allowing for decompression of partial data (Anna Henningsen) #6069

Commits

  • [14fcb1dded] - assert: respect assert.doesNotThrow message. (Ilya Shaisultanov) #2407
  • [332f7382bb] - benchmark: add module loader benchmark parameter (Brian White) #5172
  • [473f086a94] - (SEMVER-MINOR) buffer: add Buffer.prototype.compare by offset (James M Snell) #5880
  • [d44540f5af] - buffer: standardize array index check (Trevor Norris) #6084
  • [bd12d72e0c] - build: fix make tar-headers for Linux (Gibson Fahnestock) #5978
  • [3c8d404a82] - build: allow test-ci to run tests in parallel (Johan Bergström) #6208
  • [a5f8d0c6ef] - build: remove -f{data,function}-sections flags (Ben Noordhuis) #6077
  • [adfb1a4bb0] - child_process: add nullptr checks after allocs (Anna Henningsen) #6256
  • [1fb40524ee] - (SEMVER-MINOR) debugger: run last command on presssing enter (Rich Trott) #6090
  • [5305831184] - deps: update to http-parser 2.7.0 (Fedor Indutny) #6279
  • [8ae200c768] - deps: floating fix for npm's test-node script (Kat Marchán) #6153
  • [e3e544eb96] - deps: upgrade npm to 3.8.6 (Kat Marchán) #6153
  • [a7104e4516] - deps: cherry-pick 1383d00 from v8 upstream (Fedor Indutny) #6179
  • [632e6b9617] - deps: backport 125ac66 from v8 upstream (Myles Borins) #6086
  • [4b8376986a] - doc: git mv to .md (Robert Jefe Lindstaedt) #4747
  • [e6f4a175d4] - doc: add full example for zlib.flush() (Anna Henningsen) #6172
  • [50f3f10ce6] - doc: note that zlib.flush acts after pending writes (Anna Henningsen) #6172
  • [985685d170] - doc: fix broken references (Alexander Gromnitsky) #6100
  • [d66d883a85] - doc: path.format provide more examples (John Eversole) #5838
  • [dc1552e321] - doc: replace functions with arrow functions (abouthiroppy) #6203
  • [fa04dfc307] - doc: DCO anchor that doesn't change (William Kapke) #6257
  • [b49a5b33b5] - doc: fix http response event, Agent#getName (Matthew Douglass) #5993
  • [3b00d7a5b1] - doc: document intention and dangers of fs module Buffer API (Nikolai Vavilov) #6020
  • [3bc31526bb] - doc: explain differences in console.assert between node and browsers (James M Snell) #6169
  • [3f73502662] - doc: native module reloading is not supported (Bryan English) #6168
  • [5f9c8297f1] - doc: clarify fs.watch() and inodes on linux, os x (Joran Dirk Greef) #6099
  • [f3c0b78ae4] - doc: add domain postmortem (Trevor Norris) #6159
  • [a91834e743] - doc: add stefanmb to collaborators (Stefan Budeanu) #6227
  • [117348d082] - doc: add iWuzHere to collaborators (Imran Iqbal) #6226
  • [a1c46b63e8] - doc: add santigimeno to collaborators (Santiago Gimeno) #6225
  • [976e4bb3da] - doc: add addaleax to collaborators (Anna Henningsen) #6224
  • [4fa949ef75] - doc: fix incorrect references in buffer docs (Amery) #6194
  • [b26fea1595] - doc: add copy about how to curl SHA256.txt (Myles Borins) #6120
  • [daaad47099] - doc: clarification for maxBuffer and Unicode output (James M Snell) #6030
  • [5e6915f374] - doc: describe child.kill() pitfalls on linux (Robert Jefe Lindstaedt) #2098
  • [a40d0e8f9d] - doc: fix scrolling on iOS devices (Luigi Pinca) #5878
  • [a81fca4f99] - doc: add topic - event loop, timers, nextTick() (Jeff Harris) #4936
  • [440d1172fd] - doc: add example using algorithms not directly exposed (Brad Hill) #6108
  • [96ad5c5303] - doc: update openssl LICENSE using license-builder.sh (Steven R. Loomis) #6065
  • [07829b0bc9] - doc: simple doc typo fix (Brendon Pierson) #6041
  • [bc0ee06226] - doc: note about Android support (Rich Trott) #6040
  • [60a73a2ed2] - doc: fix a typo in 5.10.1's changelog (Vladimir Varankin) #6076
  • [b57be92c1b] - gitignore: adding .vs/ directory to .gitignore (Mike Kaufman) #6070
  • [6e891c7ad4] - gitignore: ignore VS 2015 *.VC.opendb files (Mike Kaufman) #6070
  • [abd101be1a] - http: disallow sending obviously invalid status codes (Brian White) #6291
  • [16b23b2c28] - http: skip body and next message of CONNECT res (Fedor Indutny) #6279
  • [a259ee4018] - http: unref socket timer on parser execute (Fedor Indutny) #6286
  • [d4abca5b27] - lib: remove bootstrap global context indirection (Jeremiah Senkpiel) #5881
  • [c8783aff21] - lib,test,tools: alignment on variable assignments (Rich Trott) #6242
  • [d5d4f194f1] - net: replace defineGetter with defineProperty (Fedor Indutny) #6284
  • [6d9c0c9aa7] - (SEMVER-MINOR) net: support DNS hints in createConnection() (Colin Ihrig) #6000
  • [457f24f19c] - (SEMVER-MINOR) node: make builtin libs available for --eval (Anna Henningsen) #6207
  • [fc89d17656] - path: fixing a test that breaks on some machines. (Mike Kaufman) #6067
  • [1d408099b7] - process: fix incorrect usage of assert.fail() (Rich Trott) #6211
  • [07c9f981d6] - (SEMVER-MINOR) repl: keep the built-in modules non-enumerable (Anna Henningsen) #6207
  • [5382deaa18] - repl: don’t complete non-simple expressions (Anna Henningsen) #6192
  • [2254f1a175] - repl: refactor repl.js (Rich Trott) #6071
  • [7d54d85269] - (SEMVER-MINOR) src: add SIGINFO to supported signals (James Reggio) #6093
  • [fbc99ba4f1] - src: add missing 'inline' keywords (Ben Noordhuis) #6056
  • [20bb92f5c8] - src: use size_t for http parser array size fields (Ben Noordhuis) #5969
  • [2fd8be2dbe] - src: replace ARRAY_SIZE with typesafe arraysize (Ben Noordhuis) #5969
  • [4392b4aee0] - stream: Fix readableState.awaitDrain mechanism (Anna Henningsen) #6023
  • [20dcdd365b] - stream_base: expose bytesRead getter (Fedor Indutny) #6284
  • [f69416c06e] - streams: support unlimited synchronous cork/uncork cycles (Matteo Collina) #6164
  • [4bfed26d1a] - test: add zlib close-after-error regression test (Anna Henningsen) #6270
  • [99d0a61441] - test: move more tests from sequential to parallel (Santiago Gimeno) #6187
  • [96be986a77] - test: assert - fixed error messages to match the tests (surya panikkal) #6241
  • [4e4efb756e] - test: add test for responses to HTTP CONNECT req (Josh Leder) #6279
  • [5b42ef5dfe] - test: move debugger tests to sequential (Rich Trott) #6205
  • [9856b804e9] - test: move some test from sequential to parallel (Santiago Gimeno) #6087
  • [1d130d0203] - test: move the debugger tests back to parallel (Santiago Gimeno) #6246
  • [c0e9c94868] - test: fix issues for ESLint 2.7.0 (silverwind) #6132
  • [056a258173] - test: fix flaky test-http-set-timeout-server (Santiago Gimeno) #6248
  • [be993fcf6c] - test: fix test-net-settimeout flakiness (Santiago Gimeno) #6166
  • [a38b614ae9] - test: fix flaky test-child-process-fork-net (Rich Trott) #6138
  • [476535cc0e] - test: fix flaky test-http-client-abort (Rich Trott) #6124
  • [6bb7999bd6] - test: refactor test-file-write-stream3 (Rich Trott) #6050
  • [a27e95231e] - test: enforce strict mode for test-domain-crypto (Rich Trott) #6047
  • [8da4bad1c9] - test: fix pummel test failures (Rich Trott) #6012
  • [edd8a15508] - test,repl: use deepStrictEqual for false-y values (Jeremiah Senkpiel) #6196
  • [48ecc0b6b5] - test,tools: enable linting for undefined vars (Rich Trott) #6255
  • [d809c84bf8] - test,vm: enable strict mode for vm tests (Rich Trott) #6209
  • [4a1dfdcc0f] - tools: lint rule for assert.fail() (Rich Trott) #6261
  • [fff6a84da5] - tools: enable linting for v8_prof_processor.js (Rich Trott) #6262
  • [a2ca347803] - tools: move message listener to worker objects (Brian White) #6212
  • [f201b01bf7] - tools: improve js linter (Brian White) #5638
  • [be070d775f] - tools: lint for alignment of variable assignments (Rich Trott) #6242
  • [d9b8758f47] - tools: update ESLint to 2.7.0 (silverwind) #6132
  • [a6056c453e] - tools: fix license-builder.sh again for ICU (Steven R. Loomis) #6068
  • [fabc33a075] - tools: remove simplejson dependency (Sakthipriyan Vairamani) #6101
  • [d516412cd5] - tools,doc: parse types in braces everywhere (Alexander Makarenko) #5329
  • [69eb4a6834] - tools,doc: fix json for grouped optional params (firedfox) #5977
  • [a2dd848764] - tools,doc: fix incomplete json produced by doctool (firedfox) #5966
  • [bad006f2e1] - zlib: fix use after null when calling .close (James Lal) #5982
  • [83bc0a2ac9] - (SEMVER-MINOR) zlib: Make the finish flush flag configurable (Anna Henningsen) #6069
  • [2c23e14d5d] - (SEMVER-MINOR) zlib: detect gzip files when using unzip* (Anna Henningsen) #5884
  • [61167c3e23] - zlib: fix gzip member head/buffer boundary issue (Anna Henningsen) #5973

Windows 32-bit Installer: https://nodejs.org/dist/v5.11.0/node-v5.11.0-x86.msi
Windows 64-bit Installer: https://nodejs.org/dist/v5.11.0/node-v5.11.0-x64.msi
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Documentation: https://nodejs.org/docs/v5.11.0/api/

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