Apache Site: www.apache.org
Release: 1.3.3 (Released 9th October 1998)
Apache 1.3.3 is the current stable release. Users of Apache
1.2.6 and earlier should look at upgrading to this version.
Read Guide to
1.3.3 for information about changes between 1.2 and
Patches for bugs in Apache 1.3.3 will be made available in
the apply_to_1.3.3 subdirectory of the patches
directory on the Apache site. Some new features and other
unofficial patches are available in the 1.3
patches directory. For details of all previously reported
bugs, see the Apache bug
database and known
bugs pages. Many common configuration questions are
answered in the Apache FAQ.
Compiling Apache with gcc version 2.8.1 can cause problems on
IRIX. This is because programs compiled with gcc 2.8.1 may
not work with system libraries compiled with the Irix
compiler. Two effects noticed so far are that Apache compiled
with gcc 2.8.1 would log client IP addresses as
"255.255.255.255" and locking between processes using
semaphores does not work. In the next version of Apache,
configuration will default to using the system C compiler
(cc) even if gcc is available. See PR#2469,
The sample file containing MIME types, conf/mime.types, has been updated
to contain all the currently known MIME types.
The latest Netcraft
Server Survey shows that Apache is still by far the most
widely used server, with 53.02% of surveyed sites. If
software based on Apache is also included, this goes up to
57.01%. This compares to Microsoft on 23.42% and Netscape on
7.09%. Compared to last month's figures, Apache is up by 0.71
and Microsoft up by 0.54.
query form for finding out what software a site is using
now also reports the operating system in use, if possible.