Hello, Thank you for this release update!
On Tue, May 5, 2020 at 11:46 PM Willy Tarreau <w...@1wt.eu> wrote: > HAProxy 2.2-dev7 was released on 2020/05/05. It added 205 new commits > after version 2.2-dev6. > > The most visible changes in this version is the rework of the health checks > that was started by Gaėtan and completed by Christopher. I'll certainly say > a number of stupidities about all this so I won't enter into details, but the > main points to be aware of is that the health checks which for 18 years have > been the ugliest part of the internals have now become smart. They are now > all internally implemented on top of tcp-check rules, and that these ones > were improved to satisfy the new requirements. For now all this new stuff is > not yet fully exploited beyond what is needed for the checks but we can hope > a lot of new cool stuff in a near future. > > In addition, HTTP checks now run over HTX and employ the muxes so they can > now run over HTTP/1 and HTTP/2, and can separately set headers and body. > All the elements may be extracted and processed for advanced checks. You > should refer to the documentation to figure all the details. Please beware > that the check configuration rules are subject to change a little bit before > the release but the main principle is already here. > Christopher Faulet (136): > MAJOR: checks: Implement HTTP check using tcp-check rules What is funny after this commit is that we wrongly relied on a config which was written that way: http-check expect status 200 string passing instead of: http-check expect status 200 http-check expect string passing I first thought about a bad regression even though the documentation does not allow it, but `string passing` was never evaluated, and so silently ignored; now things are enforced which is better for us to see those long standing mistakes ;) Thanks Christopher! -- William