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Netty 4.1.43.Final released

I am happy to announce the release of netty 4.1.43.Final. This is a bug-fix release but also contains a few performance enhancements and features.

For more details please read-on.

The most important changes in this release are:

  • Support semicolons in query parameters as explain in the W3C recommendation (#9701)
  • Ignore invalid entries in /etc/resolv.conf when parsing (#9697)
  • Refactor SslHandler internals to always use heap buffers for JDK SSLEngine implementation (#9696)
  • Bugfix #9667: FlowControllerHandler swallows read-complete event when auto-read is disabled (#9691)
  • HTTP/2: Prevent memory leak when trying to create new streams on a connection that received a GOAWAY (#9674)
  • fix remove handler cause ByteToMessageDecoder out disorder (#9670)
  • Correctly propagate failures while update the flow-controller to the multiplexed channel (#9664)
  • Do not mandate direct bytes in SslHandler queue (#9656)
  • Add ability to set attributes on a SslContext (#9654)
  • Fix DnsNameResolver TCP fallback test and message leaks (#9647)
  • Reference-counted SslEngines retain a reference to their parent SslContext (#9626)
  • Use fast HPACK comparisons when not checking sensitive headers (#9259)

For the details and all changes, please browse our issue tracker for 4.1.43.Final.

Thank You

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