Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2012 10:01:51 -0400 From: Gregor Richards <gr@...due.edu> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: musl 0.9.3 released On 08/02/2012 10:36 PM, Rich Felker wrote: > Hi all, > > After a few days' delay, here is the next release, 0.9.3, as promised: > > New experimental MIPS port (32-bit, o32 ABI, static-linked-only at > this point). Various dynamic linker/loader bugs fixed. Network > service name lookup support from /etc/services. Wrappers for more > non-POSIX Linux syscalls. Overhauled crypt() with drastic > reductions in memory usage and run time. Fixes for several > important thread bugs including internal lock corruption, spurious > sem_trywait failure, and race conditions on detached-thread exit, > as well as various minor bug fixes. > > http://www.etalabs.net/musl/releases/musl-0.9.3.tar.gz > > A few pending issues that will be addressed after the release are > fixing the ARM setjmp/longjmp code not to break callers that are using > the fpu, improving memcpy (and other string functions) performance on > x86 with asm, and getting dynamic-linking support into the mips port. > I'd also like to finish and integrate the rest of rdp's porting work > (mips64, ppc, and microblaze) and possibly get an x32 (32-bit ABI on > x86_64) port underway, and integrate additional hash function support > (blowfish, sha, md5) for crypt. > > Priority scheduling and related realtime issues are something I > haven't really touched yet, but it's also on the table for later in > the 0.9.x series. > > Rich Updated cross compilers for every supported target are at http://bitbucket.org/GregorR/musl-cross/downloads . With valediction, - Gregor Richards
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