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Date: Tue, 12 May 2015 23:57:05 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Post-1.1.9 roadmaps, towards 1.2

I updated the wiki roadmap page to:

= musl 1.1.10 =

Estimated release: June

Primary targets:
* Resolving GCC symbol-versioning incompatibility issue - see
* Auto-generation of CFI directives for asm sources - see
* Enhanced LSB/glibc ABI-compat, especially fortify __*_chk symbols
* New getlogin[_r] with lookup via controlling tty

Secondary targets:
* Many cleanup tasks - see
* Some remaining pending patches - see
* Remapping of glibc-ABI-incompatible symbols (regexec, etc.) by
  dynamic linker

= musl 1.1.11 =

Estimated release: July

Primary targets:
* LC_COLLATE implementation
* IDN support in DNS resolver
* Message translation support for dynamic linker

As usual this can be shuffled around. I feel like the above items
would put us in a good position for 1.2.0 as the next release,
hopefully with just a few minor bug fixes. Of course there are also
out-of-tree things I want for 1.2:

* Non-glibc-based nscd-protocol backend for LDAP (and perhaps NIS)
* Locale data and libc message translations
* External header-file-only fortify library providing _FORTIFY_SOURCE
* Major documentation update/additions
* New website at

I believe the fortify stuff is basically done (Alpine is using it) but
other items are still unstarted or in very early stages.


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