Weekly Update - Oct 16th, 2015

Minwoo Jung (@jmwsoft)

Node.js News — October 16th

Node.js v4.2.1 (LTS), v4.2.0 (LTS) are released

Node.js v4.2.1 (LTS) and v4.2.0 (LTS) Releases

This week we have two releases: Node.js v4.2.1 (LTS) and Node.js v4.2.0 (LTS). Complete changelog from previous releases can be found on GitHub.

Notable changes : v4.2.1 (LTS)

  • Includes fixes for two regressions
    • Assertion error in WeakCallback - see #3329
    • Undefined timeout regression - see #3331

Notable changes : v4.2.0 (LTS)

  • icu: Updated to version 56 with significant performance improvements (Steven R. Loomis) #3281
  • node:
    • Added new -c (or --check) command line argument for checking script syntax without executing the code (Dave Eddy) #2411
    • Added process.versions.icu to hold the current ICU library version (Evan Lucas) #3102

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