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Subject svn commit: r202031 - /httpd/httpd/dist/Announcement21.txt
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2005 19:13:27 GMT
Author: wrowe
Date: Mon Jun 27 12:13:25 2005
New Revision: 202031


  Let's not get folks hope up on binary ABI compatibility,
  and use somewhat stronger langauge for the alert.


Modified: httpd/httpd/dist/Announcement21.txt
--- httpd/httpd/dist/Announcement21.txt (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/dist/Announcement21.txt Mon Jun 27 12:13:25 2005
@@ -2,10 +2,12 @@
    The Apache Software Foundation and The Apache HTTP Server Project are 
    pleased to announce the release of version 2.1.6-alpha of the Apache 
-   HTTP Server ("Apache"). This release is compatible with modules compiled 
-   for 2.1.4 and later versions.
+   HTTP Server ("Apache"). This alpha release should not be presumed to 
+   be compatible with binaries built against any prior version.
-   Signifigant Changes from 2.1.3-beta include:
+   The 2.1.6-alpha release addresses a security vulnerability present
+   in all previous 2.x versions.  This fault did not affect Apache 1.3.x 
+   (which did not proxy keepalives or chunked transfer encoding);
        Proxy HTTP: If a response contains both Transfer-Encoding 
        and a Content-Length, remove the Content-Length to eliminate 

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