Date: Thu, 1 May 2014 08:33:08 +0300 From: Timo Teras <timo.teras@....fi> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com, dalias@...c.org Subject: Re: Open issues at end of April On Thu, 1 May 2014 08:17:58 +0300 Timo Teras <timo.teras@....fi> wrote: > On Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:40:58 -0400 > Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> wrote: > > > Currently pending things I haven't gotten to yet, or which have open > > discussion still, seem to be: > > > > - Request for renaming dynamic linker's _start. > > - max_align_t > > - Changes for no-legacy-syscall archs > > - __xmknod and __sysv_signal ABI symbols > > - fmtmsg > > > > There are also several resolver-related topics which are going to be > > addressed in the resolver overhaul next month (May). > > > > I believe the ARM build issues have been addressed; let me know if > > anything remains open there. > > > > I'm planning to release 1.1.1 and 1.0.2 right away with some > > important fixes (mainly the strstr-family stuff), and work on the > > above items as part of 1.1.2. Please remind me if there are other > > pending things I'm forgetting. > > 1. I would need to have cp437 and cp850 in iconv. Otherwise mtools > cannot accesss fat filesystems, meaning syslinux is broke. I know > iconv overhaul is scheduled for 1.1.4 with hopefully getting the table > generation code published. But I think these few legacy codepages > should be added as a bug fix. > > 2. Possibly also sysconf() fixes: mapping table 0 to return value -1, > and fixing LONG_BIT should be done. > > 3. I also think having CFI for at least syscall_cpi should be done. > Debugging without that is a pain. > > 4. Other items in my wish list is "sendmmsg() and recvmmsg()" but as > discussed it's tricky. > > 5. And I also had the question if for NEEDED dependencies constructors > should be topologically sorted. > > 1-3 being 'high' priority. 6. Implementing if_nameindex() and getifaddrs() properly. Usable Netlink version exists (which might still need some fine tuning): http://git.alpinelinux.org/cgit/aports/plain/main/musl/1002-reimplement-if_nameindex-and-getifaddrs-using-netlin.patch Can wait until 1.1.2. 7. To go with 1.1.2 DNS overhaul: adding dns record parsing function: http://git.alpinelinux.org/cgit/aports/plain/main/musl/1001-add-basic-dns-record-parsing-functions.patch - Timo
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