Node v0.5.9

2011.10.10, Version 0.5.9 (unstable)

  • interface backed by kqueue, inotify, and ReadDirectoryChangesW (Igor Zinkovsky, Ben Noordhuis)
  • add dns.resolveTxt (Christian Tellnes)
  • Remove legacy http library (Ben Noordhuis)
  • child_process.fork returns and works on Windows. Allows passing handles. (Igor Zinkovsky, Bert Belder)
  • #1774 Lint and clean up for –harmony_block_scoping (Tyler Larson, Colton Baker)
  • #1813 Fix ctrl+c on Windows (Bert Belder)
  • #1844 unbreak –use-legacy (Ben Noordhuis)
  • process.stderr now goes through libuv. Both process.stdout and process.stderr are blocking when referencing a TTY.
  • net_uv performance improvements (Ben Noordhuis, Bert Belder)


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8 Responses to Node v0.5.9

  1. woah. thank you all. this update could takeover the world ❤

  2. Thanks God, fork is come back. I love you guys.

  3. Rango says:

    Why not make nodejs achieve handle serialport on windows?
    That will very useful, and powerful.
    I look forward to the next version to see the realization of these functions.

  4. mrgretchev says:

    One issue I noticed today (that also exists in 0.5.8):

    – Under windows, you cannot use output redirection under Powershell. Works fine using CMD however.

  5. Pingback: Node Roundup: Cluster, Node 0.5.9 and 0.6, French Node Blogs

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