Subject: The GNU C Library version 2.15 is now available.
Date: Wednesday 21st March 2012 19:54:17 UTC (over 5 years ago)
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 The GNU C library ================= The GNU C Library version 2.15 is now available. The GNU C Library is used as *the* C library in the GNU systems and most systems with the Linux kernel. The GNU C Library is primarily designed to be a portable and high performance C library. It follows all relevant standards including ISO C99 and POSIX.1-2008. It is also internationalized and has one of the most complete internationalization interfaces known. The GNU C library webpage is at http://www.gnu.org/software/libc/ Packages for the 2.15 release may be downloaded from: http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/libc/ http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/libc/ The mirror list is at http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html NEWS for version 2.15 ===================== * The following bugs are resolved with this release: 6779, 6783, 9696, 10103, 10709, 11589, 12403, 12786, 12840, 12847, 12868, 12852, 12874, 12885, 12892, 12906, 12907, 12922, 12935, 12962, 13007, 13021, 13061, 13062, 13067, 13068, 13085, 13088, 13090, 13092, 13096, 13114, 13118, 13123, 13134, 13138, 13147, 13150, 13166, 13179, 13185, 13189, 13192, 13268, 13276, 13282, 13291, 13305, 13328, 13335, 13337, 13344, 13358, 13367, 13413, 13416, 13423, 13439, 13446, 13472, 13484, 13506, 13515, 13523, 13524, 13538, 13540 * New program pldd to list loaded object of a process Implemented by Ulrich Drepper. * Add nss_db support back to glibc. No more dependency on Berkeley db and support for initgroups lookups. Implemented by Ulrich Drepper. * Optimized strcpy, strncpy, stpcpy, stpncpy for SSE2 and SSSE3 on x86-32. Contributed by HJ Lu. * Improved strcpy, strncpy, stpcpy, stpncpy for SSE2 and SSSE3 on x86-64. Contributed by HJ Lu. * Optimized strcat, strncat on x86-64 and optimized wcscmp, wcslen, strnlen on x86-32 and x86-64. Contributed by Liubov Dmitrieva. * Optimized strchr and strrchr for SSE on x86-32. Contributed by Liubov Dmitrieva. * Optimized memchr, memrchr, rawmemchr, memcmp, wmemcmp, wcschr, wcscpy for x86-64 and x86-32. Contributed by Liubov Dmitrieva. * New interfaces: scandirat, scandirat64 Implemented by Ulrich Drepper. * Checking versions of FD_SET, FD_CLR, and FD_ISSET added. Implemented by Ulrich Drepper. * nscd now also caches the netgroup database. Implemented by Ulrich Drepper. * Integrate libm with gcc's -ffinite-math-only option. Implemented by Ulrich Drepper. * Lots of generic, 64-bit, and x86-64-specific performance optimizations to math functions. Implemented by Ulrich Drepper. * Optimized strcasecmp and strncasecmp for AVX on x86-64. Implemented by Ulrich Drepper. * New Linux interfaces: process_vm_readv, process_vm_writev * Optimized strcasecmp and strncasecmp for SSSE3 and SSE4.2 on x86-32. Implemented by Ulrich Drepper. * Optimized nearbyint and strcasecmp for PPC. Implemented by Adhemerval Zanella. * New locales: bho_IN, unm_US, es_CU, ta_LK Contributors ============ This release was made possible by the contributions of many people. The maintainers are grateful to everyone who has contributed changes or bug reports. These include: Adhemerval Zanella Alan Modra Andreas Dilger Andreas Jaeger Andreas Krebbel Andreas Schwab Aurelien Jarno Bruno Haible Carlos O'Donell David S. Miller Denis Zaitceff H.J. Lu Jakub Jelinek Jeff Law Jiri Olsa John Stanley Joseph Myers Liubov Dmitrieva Marek Polacek Michael Zolotukhin Mike Frysinger Paul Pluzhnikov Petr Baudis Rafael Ãvila de EspÃndola Richard B. Kreckel Roland McGrath Ross Lagerwall Samuel Thibault Thomas Jarosch Thorsten Kukuk Ulrich Drepper Will Schmidt == Cheers, Carlos. - -- Carlos O'Donell Mentor Graphics / CodeSourcery [email protected] [email protected] +1 (613) 963 1026 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (MingW32) iQEcBAEBAgAGBQJPajHpAAoJECXvCkNsKkr/4IkIAKMi5K1k5aMH/oQeRyPodo4n 2qhkOKBptwxACvWlDzo8kVCNVNsVrbBpdNIao+Tr8YUePfiTP+J+aI/0IFIrPUfY 7y8Tn8vB+JJGrxE1LJi3ZcZSP5v/g7/E0vSuMbu072h50s2RC/xHIBbL2jfLyWGk +6rRGR5vHt57nHHiOsyoKo25GzPkyhROq4itCpcbWyqkyIxdLQwrxDaCK5SVfJZm Lk1LhqeB/Y622LRB6nBCU3JbTAKuP4sw5txfYcUi8zDF1OYHAbcatByl9ICAWEEp uHNuLGJMLg2XVHl3TDzpM8NySggX1dgZpegEaUEXr9u/6X+DurHUcuuJODyuP/M= =dju7 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----