Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 06:14:13 -0500 From: Rob Landley <rob@...dley.net> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Cc: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Initial work on post-1.0 roadmap On 08/30/2013 12:03:57 PM, Rich Felker wrote: > On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 01:46:30AM -0400, Rich Felker wrote: > > This message is purely some notes for tracking and possible > discussion > > of things to do after musl 1.0 is released. I'm leaning towards (but > > undecided) maintaining separate 1.0.x and 1.1.x branches after the > 1.0 > > release, the 1.0.x being just bug-fixes and backports of > non-invasive > > changes, and real development taking place in the 1.1.x series. The > > below items should probably then be arranged into a 1.1.x-series > > roadmap based on how much seems reasonable to get done per release > > (roughly, per month), and which features are in the highest demand. > > One more item (well, a big multi-part item): > > Security features -- RELRO processing in the dynamic linker, a > replacement for _FORTIFY_SOURCE (as a layer on top of libc's headers > rather than part of libc's headers), making it possible to build libc > itself with stack-protector, possibly nonstandard interfaces needed > for using kernel security features well, adapting malloc's footer > bookkeeping to make it difficult to preserve footer when performing > buffer overflows, ... This isn't on the wiki...? Rob
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