First of all my excuse for not posting the past 2 days. I had a few days off from my day job because I went to a concert of Bullet For My Valentine(for those of you that might me interested). This also caused me to mis this new release of Node.js so here is a small roundup of the notable changes.
noAssert option for many buffer functions will now silently drop invalid write values rather than crashing This makes the behavior match what the docs suggest.
child.send() now properly returns a boolean like the docs suggest.
update http-parser to 2.6.0 from 2.5.0 (James M Snell) .
Now supports the following HTTP methods:
Also added ACL and IPv6 Zone ID support.
The REPL no longer crashes if the persistent history file cannot be opened.
The default sessionIdContext now uses SHA1 in FIPS mode rather than MD5.
Added some more useful post-mortem data.
All of the API docs have been re-ordered so as to read in alphabetical order.
The known issues that are still in there are:
- Surrogate pair in REPL can freeze terminal. #690
- Calling dns.setServers() while a DNS query is in progress can cause the process to crash on a failed assertion. #894
- url.resolve may transfer the auth portion of the url when resolving between two full hosts, see #1435.
- Unicode characters in filesystem paths are not handled consistently across platforms or Node.js APIs. See #2088, #3401 and #3519.