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authorRich Felker <>2011-03-11 00:48:40 -0500
committerRich Felker <>2011-03-11 00:48:40 -0500
commit8d07a0350ef2cfa209db05980ffa0b916744f3d4 (patch)
tree97bcbd0212aaad691384a254aebe041ca15c3390 /WHATSNEW
parent682a0f271f8b9a5842679a0f7070139a1f456c0d (diff)
list major changes in preparation for release
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@@ -38,3 +38,26 @@ internal compiler error) in some versions of gcc.
fixed a major bug in the printf %n specifier that prevented it from
working and caused memory corruption.
+UPCOMING RELEASE - major posix conformance improvements
+implemented posix shared memory and semaphore interfaces.
+implemented all remaining required pthread and clock interfaces.
+major fixes to signal semantics.
+greatly improved temporary file name generation for safety against
+denial of service due to intentional name collisions.
+added syscall wrappers for the linux inotify interface.
+malloc(0) now returns a non-null pointer
+fixed printf %n specifier (again).
+added ucontext/sigcontext support in headers to facilitate building
+libgcc with dwarf2 unwind support, and possibly other low-level tools.
+implemented many small missing functions here and there, minor header
+fixes, etc.