Varnish 2.1.4 released

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Thu Oct 21 15:50:58 CEST 2010

We are pleased to announce Varnish 2.1.4, a bug fix and feature release
in the Varnish 2.1 series. The most notable changes are:

* A bug in the binary heap layout caused inflated object counts, this
  has been fixed.

* Much more comprehensive documentation.

* A DNS director that uses DNS lookups for choosing which backend to
  route requests to has been added.

* The client director now uses the variable client.identity for choosing
  which backend to send a given request to.

* String representation of now, making it easier to add Expires headers

* Portability fixes for Solaris.

* Various bug fixes.

This is a summary of the changes, please see the changelog for a fuller

The release can be downloaded from

Tollef Fog Heen, on behalf of the Varnish Developers

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