lighttpd 1.4.x
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Glenn Strauss 6ffabc9607 [core] default backend "connect-timeout" to 8 (#3086) 4 days ago
doc [doc] 2 weeks ago
scripts [build] update ax_prog_cc_for_build.m4 2 weeks ago
src [core] default backend "connect-timeout" to 8 (#3086) 4 days ago
tests [tests] skip time-sensitive test during CI testing 2 weeks ago
.gitattributes update .gitignore, add .gitattributes 5 years ago
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AUTHORS [doc] add self to AUTHORS (discussed w/ stbuehler) 5 years ago
CMakeLists.txt - next is 1.4.60 8 months ago
COPYING - white space cleanup part 2 this time 1.4 ;) 15 years ago
INSTALL [doc] add --with-zstd to INSTALL 8 months ago [build] add GNUMAKEFLAGS=--no-print-directory 9 months ago
NEWS [doc] NEWS 8 months ago
README [doc] update README and INSTALL 11 months ago
README.FreeBSD build with libressl 5 years ago
SConstruct [build] propagate HAVE_DLFCN_H in builds 2 weeks ago [build] more portable shell script 11 months ago [core] periodically malloc_trim() to release mem (fixes #3084) 2 weeks ago [doc] use https:// URLs to resources 4 years ago - next is 1.4.60 8 months ago
meson_options.txt [meson] add with_zstd to meson_options.txt 8 months ago [multiple] correct misspellings in comments 1 year ago



a light httpd

lighttpd a secure, fast, compliant and very flexible web-server
which has been optimized for high-performance environments. It has a very
low memory footprint compared to other webservers and takes care of cpu-load.
Its advanced feature-set (FastCGI, CGI, Auth, Output-Compression,
URL-Rewriting and many more) make lighttpd the perfect webserver-software
for every server that is suffering load problems.


the naming

lighttpd is a __httpd__ which is

- fast as __light__ning and
- __light__ when it comes to memory consumption and system requirements



- IPv4, IPv6


- HTTP/2 (
- HTTP/1.1 (
- HTTP/1.0 (
- HTTPS (via one of openssl, BoringSSL, LibreSSL, mbedTLS, wolfSS