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Features of hittpd:

- Asynchronous poll(2) loop
- Uses the robust http-parser of node.js
- Directory Indexes
- HTTP 1.0 and HTTP 1.1 support
- Ranges (basic variants only)
- If-Modified-Since
- Keep-Alive
- IPv6
- sendfile(2) on Linux
- Virtual Hosts
- ~user directories
- NCSA compatible log format
- Connection timeouts
- Portable code
- MIT licensed
- less than 3kloc total

Anti features:

- No daemonization, no pidfiles, use a service supervisor
- No config files
- No CGI support
- No SSL, use behind hitch or the like
- No setuid, if you want to bind to a low port, use (on Linux)

	capsh --keep=1 --user=www-data \
	      --inh=cap_net_bind_service --addamb=cap_net_bind_service -- \
	      -c '/usr/local/bin/hittpd /srv/http'

Other nifty small webservers to look at:

- thttpd
- bozohttpd
- darkhttpd