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Release Notes v1.8.4

Fluent Bit is a Fast and Lightweight Data Processor and Forwarder for Linux, BSD and OSX. We are proud to announce the availability of Fluent Bit v1.8.4.

For people upgrading from previous versions you must read the Upgrading Notes section of our documentation:


Fluent Bit v1.8.4 is the stable release!, new changes on this version:

  • Core
    • plugins: new ‘custom’ plugins type
    • bin: load ‘custom’ plugins with ‘-C’
    • bin: add SIGFPE handler
    • fstore: new api to perform file lookup by name
    • utils: new machine-id reader and OS detector
    • aws: fix constant value as labeled name (#3946)
    • multiline: fix CRI time format string
    • build: avoid conflicting command options on Visual Studio 2019
    • build: Add -latomic for armv7l
    • error: register custom invalid error
    • http_client: remove ability to see HTTP request for non-dev environments
    • http_client: add support for PATCH method
    • router: expose connector
    • port metrics to cmetrics: metrics_exporter, engine, input, filter and output
  • Lib
    • cmetrics: upgrade to v0.2.1
    • mbedtls: do not use std=c99 on Windows
    • mbedtls: upgrade from v2.26 to v2.27
  • Plugins


On every release, there are many people involved doing contributions on different areas like bug reporting, troubleshooting, documentation and coding, without these contributions from the community, the project won’t be the same and won’t be in the good shape that it is now. So THANK YOU! to everyone who takes part of this journey!

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