|author||Rich Felker <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2011-04-01 20:36:01 -0400|
|committer||Rich Felker <email@example.com>||2011-04-01 20:36:01 -0400|
document changes for upcoming 0.7.5 release
Diffstat (limited to 'WHATSNEW')
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@@ -79,3 +79,22 @@ implemented flockfile, wprintf, and robust mutex functions.
fixed stack corruption bug in times(), minor header bugs, and some
error return value bugs in thread interfaces.
+0.7.5 - new features, major optimization, and robustness
+implemented POSIX timers.
+optimized and simplified many thread-related functions.
+eliminated resource leak races in thread cancellation.
+overhauled stdio implementation to take advantage of readv/writev for
+reduced syscall load, and improved stdio's handling of error status.
+added syscall header and interface for applications to use and
+greatly simplified internal system for making syscalls.
+strangthened tmpnam/tempnam/tmpfile filename generation and made the
+straight C functions not depend on POSIX symbols.