Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:03:53 +0200 From: u-igbb@...ey.se To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: musl firsts On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 08:04:05PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote: > before any of the competitors. A few to start it off, in roughly > chronological order: > > - TCB shadow passwords > - Bcrypt in libc crypt > - Safe and working thread cancellation > - Correctly-rounded sqrt on 32-bit x86 > - AS-safe and fail-safe dynamic TLS > - VSDO on 32-bit x86 > - Link-local address scope ids in hosts file > - Using link-local addresses for nameservers in resolv.conf > - OpenRISC 1000 (or1k) port in upstream - --preload (a fix for the bad LD_PRELOAD design) which makes it safe to preload without the "unstoppable" inheritance of LD_PRELOAD and otoh makes it possible to protect a binary from accidental LD_PRELOAD by --preload with a blank argument Rune
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