Release Notes: This release introduces variable assigning and referencing in the urls.txt file and improves variable handling in the .siegerc file. It also fixes a client-side socket problem which surfaced under certain conditions.
Release Notes: This release allows the user to reference UNIX environment variables in the siegerc file. It also has several bugfixes. The -u command line option has been deprecated in favor of a command line argument.
Release Notes: This release fixes a bug in version 2.57b3 which caused siege to crash when using -u from the commandline on certain platforms.
Release Notes: This release introduces support for chunked data transfer encoding, implements persistent connections as per RFC2616, corrects a problem with cookie expirations, and fixes a race condition with random number generation.
Release Notes: This release improves the ability to handle socket errors as a result of heavy load on the server.
Release Notes: This release adds improved basic authentication handling, allowing the user to add several logins based on authentication realm. It also introduces proxy authentication.
Release Notes: This release adds cookie expirations and the ability to expire sessions with each pass through the urls.txt file. It also includes several performance enhancements and some code consolidation. It fixes a hang problem on HP-UX and a compilation problem on Solaris.
Release Notes: This release is the last 2.56 beta. It includes several minor bugfixes.
Release Notes: This release fixes a configure bug which failed to set some compiler flags on some platforms. It has several fixes to suppress compiler warnings on some platforms, and developers will notice that the platform specific client functions have been consolidated.
Release Notes: This release adds cookie expiration and the option to refresh your session with every pass through the URLs file. It also adds improved handling of HTTP redirects and fixes a configuration problem with OpenSSL libraries.