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authorRich Felker <dalias@aerifal.cx>2012-08-17 23:51:00 -0400
committerRich Felker <dalias@aerifal.cx>2012-08-17 23:51:00 -0400
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release notes for 0.9.4v0.9.4
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@@ -677,3 +677,32 @@ arm-specific bug fixes:
build system:
- only use expensive -ffloat-store cflag on archs/compilers that need it
- make musl-gcc wrapper support -lgcc (mainly for self-hosting)
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+0.9.4 release notes
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+new features:
+- blowfish crypt
+- dynamic linking on mips
+- arm hard float support
+- BSD fgetln function in stdio
+- minor header improvements for compatibility
+- support for CROSS_COMPILE variable to configure
+- legacy significand function
+- better support for SUSv3-targeted programs
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+performance:
+- assembly (string ops based) memcpy for i386 and x86_64
+- reduce printf overhead
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+bug fixes:
+- failure of strtod, etc. to process extremely long strings correctly
+- read overrun in wcsstr for short needles
+- various major mips issues that prevented most software from working
+- erroneous floating point exception behavior in i386/x86_64 exp asm
+- crashes on null arguments to legacy err.h functions
+- various header file/type issues
+- extremely rare/obscure race condition with robust mutexes
+- crypt now never returns null (most programs don't check, then crash)
+- missing xattr remove functions