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Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 00:44:39 +0200
From: boris brezillon <>
Subject: Re: Todo for release?

2012/8/13 Rich Felker <>:
> Starting a new thread since the old one got too long and OT.. :-)
> New stuff we have so far:
> - Blowfish crypt
> - MIPS dynamic linker
> - Major MIPS bug fixes
> - ARM hard float support
> - BSD fgetln function
> - Major bug fix in wcsstr
> - Optimized memcpy for i386 and x86_64
> - Public exposure for getdents
> - Added significand function to math lib
> The requested stuff that's still pending (with person who requested or
> is working on it):
> - Exception behavior in i386/x86_64 exponential asm (nsz).
> - Finer-grained _XOPEN_SOURCE (Luca)
> - Support for __progname (Daniel)
> - MD5 and SHA crypt (nsz?)
> In addition, there are the GNU hash and dladdr patches (Boris)
> pending, which I don't want to overlook, but I think unless I manage
> to get a discussion of simplifying them finished really soon and find
> some time to thoroughly test them, it's best to hold off on this until
> just after the next release so we have plenty of time to test and tune
> it before another release.
I agree. We should wait for the next release.
> Anything else I missed?
> Rich

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