Projects / thttpd


thttpd is a simple, small, fast and secure HTTP server. It doesn't have a lot of special features but it suffices for most uses of the Web. It's faster than Apache and it has one extremely useful feature that no other server currently has - URL-traffic-based throttling.


Recent releases

  •  01 Nov 2002 21:31

    No changes have been submitted for this release.

    •  01 May 2001 04:36

      Release Notes: Fix for lingering-close problem. Server should no longer hang.

      •  21 Apr 2001 19:29

        Release Notes: Enhancements to throttling, logging, stats, mmap caching, and error checking, support for kqueue and accept filters, and lots of other minor improvements.

        •  08 Mar 2001 20:39

          Release Notes: New in version 2.20b: A corrected version of Marcel Telka's ssi fix. New in version 2.20: Performance improvements to the timer package via hashing and double-linking/sorting the lists. A performance improvement to the mmap cache package. A minor Linux fix for the open files limit. A fix for null ClientData, which picky compilers didn't like. Unknown sockaddr type now becomes a non-fatal error, preventing a DOS attack. Closing of extraneous file descriptors on CGI calls. Security fixes for the external ssi program. A fix to make the ssi program elide the HTML comment sequence. Red Hat packaging updates. A throttling fix.

          •  19 Jan 2000 05:49

            Release Notes: Many bugfixes, plus custom error pages, non-local referrer filtering, and IPv6 support.


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