Apache Site: www.apache.org
Release: 1.3.6 (Released 25th March 1999)
Apache 1.3.6 is the current stable release. Users of Apache
1.3.4 and earlier on Unix systems should upgrade to this
version. Read the Guide to
1.3.6 for information about changes between 1.3.4 and
1.3.6 and between 1.2 and 1.3.6.
Most bugs listed below include a link to the entry in the
Apache bug database where the problem is being tracked. These
entries are called "PR"s (Problem Reports). Some bugs do not
correspond to problem reports if they are found by
These bugs have been found in 1.3.6 and will be fixed in the
The %T log format
token, which logs the number of seconds taken to process a
request, can log invalid values (large random numbers) in
certain situations. PR#4156.
In auto-generated directory indexes, files containing the
&, > or < character in their name are misaligned.
This is because, for example, the & is converted into
the HTML entity & and treated as five
The 100 Continue
response header was not being sent in responses to requests
containing the Expect:
100-continue request header. PR#3806,
None causes extra characters to be displayed
at the end of each line of the directory index. PR#3770.
The MaxRequestsPerChild directive in
the default httpd.conf file is set to 30, but
the default inside Apache is 0 (for unlimited requests per
child). From the next release the httpd.conf setting will be 0.
not identify the content type of compressed (.gz or .Z)
files over 4k in size. PR#4097.
directive (from mod_rewrite) could be used inside
sections, although it is only valid in the global main
Patches for bugs in Apache 1.3.6 will be made available in
the apply_to_1.3.6 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.