Node v6.1.0 (Current)

Jeremiah Senkpiel

Please see our blog post for more info on the security contents of this release.

Notable Changes

  • assert: deep{Strict}Equal() now works correctly with circular references. (Rich Trott) #6432
  • debugger: Arrays are now formatted correctly in the debugger repl. (cjihrig) #6448
  • deps: Upgrade OpenSSL sources to 1.0.2h (Shigeki Ohtsu) #6550
  • net: Introduced a Socket#connecting property. (Fedor Indutny) #6404
    • Previously this information was only available as the undocumented, internal _connecting property.
  • process: Introduced process.cpuUsage(). (Patrick Mueller) #6157
  • stream: Writable#setDefaultEncoding() now returns this. (Alexander Makarenko) #5040
  • util: Two new additions to util.inspect():
    • Added a maxArrayLength option to truncate the formatting of Arrays. (James M Snell) #6334
      • This is set to 100 by default.
    • Added a showProxy option for formatting proxy intercepting handlers. (James M Snell) #6465
      • Inspecting proxies is non-trivial and as such this is off by default.


  • [76c9ab5fcf] - assert: allow circular references (Rich Trott) #6432
  • [7b9ae70757] - benchmark: Fix crash in net benchmarks (Matt Loring) #6407
  • [0d1985358a] - build: use shorthand lint target from test (Johan Bergström) #6406
  • [7153f96f0e] - build: unbreak -prof, disable PIE on OS X (Ben Noordhuis) #6453
  • [8956432e18] - build: exclude tap files from tarballs (Brian White) #6348
  • [11e7cc5310] - build: don't compile with -B (Ben Noordhuis) #6393
  • [1330496bbf] - cluster: remove use of bind() in destroy() (yorkie) #6502
  • [fdde36909c] - crypto: fix error in deprecation message (Rich Trott) #6344
  • [2d503b1d4b] - debugger: display array contents in repl (cjihrig) #6448
  • [54f8600613] - deps: update openssl asm and asm_obsolete files (Shigeki Ohtsu) #6550
  • [a5a2944877] - deps: add -no_rand_screen to openssl s_client (Shigeki Ohtsu) nodejs/io.js#1836
  • [3fe68129c8] - deps: fix asm build error of openssl in x86_win32 (Shigeki Ohtsu) iojs/io.js#1389
  • [d159462fed] - deps: fix openssl assembly error on ia32 win32 (Fedor Indutny) iojs/io.js#1389
  • [3af28d3693] - deps: copy all openssl header files to include dir (Shigeki Ohtsu) #6550
  • [e6ab3ece65] - deps: upgrade openssl sources to 1.0.2h (Shigeki Ohtsu) #6550
  • [65b6574d59] - deps: backport IsValid changes from 4e8736d in V8 (Michaël Zasso) #6544
  • [33f24c821b] - doc: adds 'close' events to fs.ReadStream and fs.WriteStream (Jenna Vuong) #6499
  • [4f728df1bf] - doc: linkify remaining references to fs.Stats object (Kevin Donahue) #6485
  • [9a29b50c52] - doc: fix the lint of an example in (yorkie) #6516
  • [d674493fa5] - doc: add missing underscore for markdown italics (Kevin Donahue) #6529
  • [7c30f15e1b] - doc: ensure consistent grammar in node.1 file (justshiv) #6426
  • [e5ce53a217] - doc: fix sentence fragment in fs doc (Rich Trott) #6488
  • [3e028a143c] - doc: remove obsolete comment in isError() example (cjihrig) #6486
  • [969f96a019] - doc: fix a typo in __dirname section (William Luo) #6473
  • [ab7055b003] - doc: fix fs.realpath man pg links (phette23) #6451
  • [13e660888f] - doc: extra clarification of historySize option (vsemozhetbyt) #6397
  • [3d5b732660] - doc: clarifies http.serverResponse implementation (Allen Hernandez) #6072
  • [7034ebe2bc] - doc: use Node.js in synopsis document (Rich Trott) #6476
  • [4ae39f9863] - doc: remove all scrollbar styling (Claudio Rodriguez) #6479
  • [e6c8da45b1] - (SEMVER-MINOR) doc: make writable.setDefaultEncoding() return this (Alexander Makarenko) #5040
  • [4068d64f4f] - doc: fix EventEmitter#eventNames() example (Сковорода Никита Андреевич) #6417
  • [bfcde97251] - doc: fix incorrect syntax in examples (Evan Lucas) #6463
  • [8eb87ee239] - doc: Remove extra space in REPL example (Juan) #6447
  • [fd37d54eb5] - doc: added note warning about change to console.endTime() (Ben Page) #6454
  • [b3f75ec801] - doc: expand documentation for process.exit() (James M Snell) #6410
  • [fc0fbf1c63] - doc: subdivide TOC, add auxiliary links (Jeremiah Senkpiel) #6167
  • [150dd36503] - doc: no Node.js(1) (Jeremiah Senkpiel) #6167
  • [ab84d69048] - doc: better example & synopsis (Jeremiah Senkpiel) #6167
  • [f6d72791a1] - doc: update build instructions for OS X (Rich Trott) #6309
  • [36207c6daf] - doc: correctly document the behavior of ee.once(). (Lance Ball) #6371
  • [19fb1345ba] - doc: use Buffer.from() instead of new Buffer() (Jackson Tian) #6367
  • [fb6753c75c] - doc: fix v6 changelog (James M Snell) #6435
  • [2c92a1fe03] - events: pass the original listener added by once (DavidCai) #6394
  • [9ea6b282e8] - meta: split CHANGELOG into two files (Myles Borins) #6337
  • [cbbe95e1e1] - (SEMVER-MINOR) net: introduce Socket#connecting property (Fedor Indutny) #6404
  • [534f03c2f0] - openssl: fix keypress requirement in apps on win32 (Shigeki Ohtsu) iojs/io.js#1389
  • [1b9fdba04e] - (SEMVER-MINOR) process: add process.cpuUsage() - implementation, doc, tests (Patrick Mueller) #6157
  • [fa9d82d120] - src: unify implementations of Utf8Value etc. (Anna Henningsen) #6357
  • [65030c77b7] - test: fix alpn tests for openssl1.0.2h (Shigeki Ohtsu) #6550
  • [7641f9a6de] - test: refactor large event emitter tests (cjihrig) #6446
  • [5fe5fa2897] - test: make addon testing part of make test (Ben Noordhuis) #6232
  • [457d12a0a1] - test: add failing url parse tests as known_issue (James M Snell) #5885
  • [089362f8b8] - test,tools: limit lint tolerance of gc global (Rich Trott) #6324
  • [6d1606ee94] - test,tools: adjust function argument alignment (Rich Trott) #6390
  • [08e0884ae0] - tools: add -F flag for fixing lint issues (Rich Trott) #6483
  • [9f23cb24f2] - tools: fix exit code when linting from CI (Brian White) #6412
  • [e62c42b8f4] - tools: remove default parameters from lint rule (Rich Trott) #6411
  • [66903f6695] - tools: add tests for the doctool (Ian Kronquist) #6031
  • [3f608b16a7] - tools: lint for function argument alignment (Rich Trott) #6390
  • [91ab769940] - (SEMVER-MINOR) util: truncate inspect array and typed array (James M Snell) #6334
  • [0bca959617] - (SEMVER-MINOR) util: fix inspecting of proxy objects (James M Snell) #6465

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