io.js and Node.js News
: The number of syscalls made during a
require()have been significantly reduced again (see #1801 from v2.2.0 for previous work), which should lead to a performance improvement (Pierre Inglebert) #1920 .
- npm :
: A bug was discovered where the process would abort if the final part of a zlib decompression results in a buffer that would exceed the maximum length of
0x3fffffffbytes (~1GiB). This was likely to only occur during buffered decompression (rather than streaming). This is now fixed and will instead result in a thrown
RangeError(Michaël Zasso) #1811 .
See https://github.com/nodejs/io.js/labels/confirmed-bug for complete and current list of known issues.
Some problems with unreferenced timers running during
beforeExitare still to be resolved. See #1264 .
- Surrogate pair in REPL can freeze terminal #690
process.send()is not synchronous as the docs suggest, a regression introduced in 1.0.2, see #760 and fix in #774
dns.setServers()while a DNS query is in progress can cause the process to crash on a failed assertion #894
url.resolvemay transfer the auth portion of the url when resolving between two full hosts, see #1435 .