lighttpd-1.4.21 upgrade problem

Marcus Alves Grando mnag at
Tue Feb 24 06:38:58 PST 2009

Miroslav Lachman wrote:
> Paul Macdonald wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm seeing some odd issues after the port update of lighttpd to 1.4.21
>> Specifically flv files don;t autoplay till the whole file is 
>> downloaded and then once started die after a few seconds..
>> I'm seeing this on several servers and the same thing with a src build.
>> A manual build of 1.4.20 doesn't exhibit the same behaviour.
>> Anyone else seeing this?
> I have similar problem with Lighttpd 1.4.21 used to play mp3 files in 
> embedded flash player. mp3 load only first 2 - 3 seconds and play it in 
> loop. Even if I try to download the mp3, files are broken the same way. 
> File has good size, but contains just first 2 - 3 seconds and then loop. 
> Downgrade back to 1.4.20 fixes problem immediately without any 
> configuration changes. So I think 1.4.21 has broken buffer or something 
> like that.
> FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE amd64
> Miroslav Lachman

I pushed a patch to fix one issue in lighttpd sendfile backend. Can you 
test a upgraded version in ports?


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