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diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 017900df..35f02a32 100644
@@ -43,6 +43,7 @@ and ABI combinations:
- arm (EABI)
- mips (o32 ABI, requires fpu or float emulation in kernel)
- microblaze (requires a cpu with lwx/swx instructions)
+- powerpc (32-bit, must use "secure plt" mode for dynamic linking)
For architectures with both little- and big-endian options, both are
supported unless otherwise noted.
diff --git a/WHATSNEW b/WHATSNEW
index b0c319af..184f8eef 100644
@@ -780,3 +780,30 @@ bug fixes:
- getaddrinfo failure with port "0"
- dirname handling of trailing slash
- vfork race in posix_spawn
+0.9.8 release notes
+new features:
+- powerpc port
+- dl_iterate_phdr interface
+- added mips-specific syscalls
+- thread priority scheduling
+- C11 CMPLX macro in complex.h
+- x86 port io functions in sys/io.h
+- improved headers for trace/debugging/machine-access
+- stub functions for unsupported thread-related functionality
+bug fixes:
+- numerous math bugs (mostly exception flags and excess-precision issues)
+- register clobber error in i386 vsyscall asm (did not affect most callers)
+- various incorrect definitions in mips headers
+- broken dlsym asm on mips
+- empty prefix handling in configure script (--prefix="")
+- ldso search path logic issues
+- lock handling for stdio memory streams at exit time
+- invalid SO_REUSEPORT definition in socket.h (not supported by Linux)
+- broken redirection attempt to /dev/null in configure script