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Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2012 12:23:17 -0700
From: Nathan McSween <>
Subject: Re: Priorities for next release?

On 8/10/2012 12:12 PM, Rich Felker wrote:
> Hi all,
> Since we have some major progress since 0.9.3, I'm thinking of making
> the next release pretty soon. Big things so far:
> - Blowfish crypt
> - MIPS dynamic linker
> - Major MIPS bug fixes
> - ARM hard float support
> Among the other improvements that are pending, what else would you
> like to see in 0.9.4? I know there's a pending bug fix for wcsstr (and
> perhaps the wcs* functions could use some checking in general). I have
> asm for memcpy on i386 and x86_64 which could be committed. It might
> also be desirable to get md5 and sha hash functions for crypt
> integrated if anybody can provide efficient ones under appropriate
> license. My understanding is that they're mainly for compatibility
> with existing password hashes and otherwise inferrior to blowfish, so
> I'd really like to focus on having them be small and unobtrusive at
> the expense of some speed.
> Other requests?
> Rich
Unit tests of some sort, it helps to document the code as well as stop 
some regressions.

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