Status of nginx

Samuel J. Greear sjg at
Mon Oct 20 16:35:14 PDT 2014

The release engineering crew has been discussing release timeline, but you
could expect to see a shiny new and fresh release incorporating this
sendfile fix as well as potentially other improvements that could benefit
nginx (anyone feel like patching it to use clock_gettime(2) instead of
gettimeofday(2)?) within the next month.

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 5:18 PM, Benjamin Woolley <tautolog at>

> Hi Konrad,
> If you don't want to try master, know that I am using that combination
> now, even with a dragonfly release that has the bug. I disabled sendfile
> support, and it is working great. The combination runs great even without
> sendfile support, as long as your requirements can live without it. I use
> it on an image heavy site which hits sendfile often, but it is low traffic,
> so the system is usually idle, and the difference is not noticeable.
> Ben
> > On Oct 20, 2014, at 11:48 AM, Joris Giovannangeli <
> joris at> wrote:
> >
> > Hi
> >> On 20/10/2014 16:04, Konrad Neuwirth wrote:
> >> Dear reader,
> >>
> >> what is the current status of nginx/php_fpm on DragonflyBSD? I know
> that there were some discussion about that combination a while ago -- and
> we also had been bitten by the bug that scrambled uploaded files. I also
> remember seing patches; but did they solve the problem? Is nginx/php_fpm
> now a well-running combination?
> >
> > This particular issue with sendfile has been fixed on master. I'm not
> > aware of any other issues at the moment.
> >
> > Regards,
> > joris
> >
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