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MrHTTPD maintenance release 2.2.0

The classic MrHTTPD features:

* serving static files and running CGI scripts
* very small memory footprint
* configuration at compile time
* suitable for embedded systems
* extreme robustness to allow for extended periods without maintenance
* strong security
* simplicity in program design
* unparalleled speed at high concurrent load

New in 2.2.0:

* bug fix for sending large files on some hardware
* bug fix for high concurrent load scenario
* optional external call for mime type detection
* optional user space routine for sending files => full portability
* option for query string processing... read more

Posted by Martin 2011-12-05

MrHTTPD 2.0.0 re-packaged

It has been brought to my attention that the source archive was in XZ format despite having suffix BZ2. I have replaced it with a proper BZ2 version. No other changes have been made.

Recap of features:

* serving static files and running CGI scripts
* very small memory footprint
* configuration at compile time
* suitable for embedded systems
* extreme robustness to allow for extended periods without maintenance
* strong security
* simplicity in program design
* unparalleled speed... read more

Posted by Martin 2011-10-15

MrHTTPD major functional release 2.0.0

Known qualities:

* serving static files and running CGI scripts
* very small memory footprint
* configuration at compile time
* suitable for embedded systems
* extreme robustness to allow for extended periods without maintenance
* strong security
* simplicity in program design
* unparalleled speed

New in 2.0.0:

* x86_64 bug fix
* chroot jail
* pragma header
* more options during build process
* HTTP Keep-Alive
* better CGI environment
* etc.... read more

Posted by Martin 2011-07-08

MrHTTPD maintenance update 1.0.6 available

MrHTTPD 1.0.6 contains a bug fix for denial of service in overload situations, plus minor improvements. The upgrade from earlier versions is highly recommended.

Other than that, the features set is unchanged:

* serving static files and running CGI scripts
* very small memory footprint so that the system memory is available for other services
* extreme robustness to allow for extended periods without maintenance
* strong security (this implies the next point)
* simplicity in program design
* simplicity in installation and configuration
* as a sporting challenge: unparalleled speed
* new feature in 1.0.3: URL encoding ... read more

Posted by Martin 2008-08-07

MrHTTPD maintenance update 1.0.5 available

MrHTTPD 1.0.5 contains a bug fix for spurious incomplete transmission of large CGI output. The upgrade from earlier versions is advisable for users of CGI functionality.

Other than that, the features set is unchanged:

* serving static files and running CGI scripts
* very small memory footprint so that the system memory is available for other services
* extreme robustness to allow for extended periods without maintenance
* strong security (this implies the next point)
* simplicity in program design
* simplicity in installation and configuration
* as a sporting challenge: unparalleled speed
* new feature in 1.0.3: URL encoding ... read more

Posted by Martin 2008-07-28

MrHTTPD maintenance update 1.0.4 available

MrHTTPD 1.0.4 contains mostly minor and cosmetic changes. The upgrade from 1.0.3 is not required for productive users.

Features include:

* serving static files and running CGI scripts
* very small memory footprint so that the system memory is available for other services
* extreme robustness to allow for extended periods without maintenance
* strong security (this implies the next point)
* simplicity in program design
* simplicity in installation and configuration
* as a sporting challenge: unparalleled speed
* new feature in 1.0.3: URL encoding ... read more

Posted by Martin 2007-06-18

MrHTTPD maintenance update 1.0.3 available

MrHTTPD 1.0.3 contains mostly bug fixes. The upgrade is highly recommended for all existing users.

Features include:

* serving static files and running CGI scripts
* very small memory footprint so that the system memory is available for other services
* extreme robustness to allow for extended periods without maintenance
* strong security (this implies the next point)
* simplicity in program design
* simplicity in installation and configuration
* as a sporting challenge: unparalleled speed
* new feature in 1.0.3: URL encoding... read more

Posted by Martin 2007-03-22

MrHTTPD announces first public release

Features include:

* serving static files and running CGI scripts
* very small memory footprint so that the system memory is available for other services
* extreme robustness to allow for extended periods without maintenance
* strong security (this implies the next point)
* simplicity in program design
* simplicity in installation and configuration
* and as a sporting challenge: unparalleled speed... read more

Posted by Martin 2007-03-01