Pen 0.12.0 released

From: Ulric Eriksson (
Date: Thu Oct 23 2003 - 11:46:58 CEST

A new release of pen is available at with a couple of
new features:

Clients can be expired after a specified time from the last connection, so
that the load balancing algorith no longer tries to keep sending them to
the same server. This time can be set through the -T command line option
or the "tracking" penctl command. As usual, any penctl command can also be
used in a configuration file.

The default tracking time is 0, which means "track forever", not "expire
immediately". That makes default behaviour the same as before.

A new penctl command writes the current running configuration to a file.

penctl localhost:10000 write /pen.cfg

This does not include options that can only be set on the command line,
such as emergency server. A suggested command line to start pen is
included in the file, commented out.

There are also a few bugfixes, in particular to penlogd. See the


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