Weekly Update - Mar 13th, 2015

Julian Duque (julianduque), Yosuke Furukawa (yosuke-furukawa)

io.js 1.5.1 Release

On Monday, March 9th, @rvagg released io.js v1.5.1. The complete change log can be found on GitHub.

Notable changes

  • tls: The reported TLS memory leak has been resolved via various commits in this release. Current testing indicated that there may still be some leak problems. Track complete progress at #1075.
  • http: Fixed an error reported at joyent/node#9348 and npm/npm#7349. Pending data was not being fully read upon an 'error' event leading to an assertion failure on socket.destroy(). (Fedor Indutny) #1103

Known issues

  • Possible remaining TLS-related memory leak(s), details at #1075.
  • Windows still reports some minor test failures and we are continuing to address all of these as a priority. See #1005.
  • Surrogate pair in REPL can freeze terminal #690
  • Not possible to build io.js as a static library #686
  • process.send() is not synchronous as the docs suggest, a regression introduced in 1.0.2, see #760 and fix in #774
  • Calling dns.setServers() while a DNS query is in progress can cause the process to crash on a failed assertion #894

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  1. Notable changes
  2. Known issues
  3. Community Updates
  4. Upcoming Events