Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:54:46 +0200 From: Szabolcs Nagy <nsz@...t70.net> To: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> Cc: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: musl firsts * Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> [2014-07-23 20:04:05 -0400]: > Random fun list I thought we could compile for promotional material > (maybe use in future talks, website, etc.): features that musl had > 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 > > I can think of a lot of smaller things too that are more like bugfixes > and probably not worth mentioning, like AS-safety of various functions > that are required to be AS-safe but that are broken in most libcs. > Additions to the list are welcome. - correct types in ipc structs on linux - strtod that does not malloc/abort - <10k worst-case stack usage guarantee (except execl* where stack usage is caller dependent: args are copied to the stack) - correct utf8 in libc? - jn(INT_MIN, 12.34) does not invoke ub!
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