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@ 2010-05-20 11:36 Petr Baudis
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From: Petr Baudis @ 2010-05-20 11:36 UTC (permalink / raw)
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I would like to announce a new glibc-2.11 stable branch version. You can
get it from or from the git repository tagged as glibc-2.11.2.
This is a bugfix glibc release, revising the glibc-2.11.1 release only
by bugfixes backported from the master glibc development branch.

The following known significant bug exists in this release:

  * Empty /etc/resolv.conf incorrectly does not cause glibc to default
to localhost, to solve this issue please apply one of the patches in:

These commits were included since glibc-2.11.1:

Andreas Krebbel (1):
      S/390: Disable two UTF conversion instructions

Andreas Schwab (10):
      Ignore negative dynamic entry types.
      Use correct type when casting d_tag.
      Fix ____longjmp_chk for s390/s390x.
      Fix error checking in iconv.
      Don't map U00DF to U1E9E in toupper table.
      Fix typo in cuserid
      Fix spurious UNAVAIL status is getaddrinfo
      Fix fallocate error return on i386.
      Don't crash in trace mode when dependencies are missing
      Fix lookup of collation sequence value during regexp matching

Andrew Stubbs (1):
      Fix FP exception control.

Bruno Haible (2):
      BZ #11537: Hurd: Fix ttyname_r error return value.
      BZ #11538: Fix ttyname_r callers not to expect errno was set.

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort (1):
      Hurd: Fix file_name_lookup_at error case return value.

Eric Blake (3):
      Fix -W with optional parameters in getopt.
      getopt mistakenly allows '-;' as short option
      getopt mishandles optstring of "+:"

H.J. Lu (1):
      memchr overshoots on ia64

Jim Meyering (3):
      manual: fix doubled-words and typos
      manual: adjust grammar
      manual: fix typo: s/are/is/

Joe Landers (1):
      _nl_load_locale() incorrectly handles mmap() failures

Jonathan Geisler (1):
      calls to cuserid() can result in buffer overruns and/or overflows

Paul Eggert (1):
      regcomp.c: do not ignore memory allocation failure

Paul Pluzhnikov (1):
      Fix missing dependency of localedata tests on gconv-modules

Petr Baudis (2):
      Fix assertion in palloc and pvalloc as well.
      glibc 2.11.2 release

Richard Guenther (1):
      Fix R_X86_64_PC32 overflow detection

Roland McGrath (1):
      Fix a const warning in ldconfig.

Ryan S. Arnold (1):
      Remove incorrect paring of /proc/stat etc.

Sergey Poznyakoff (1):
      Fix option aliasing in argp.

Ulrich Drepper (31):
      Fix a few error cases in *name4_r lookup handling.
      Avoid ELF lookup race.
      Fix typo in feature selection macro use.
      Make unistd.h pre-c((-safe.
      Remove unnecessary returns.
      regex: avoid internal re_realloc overflow
      Extend overflow detection in re_dfa_add_node.
      Add BZ number.
      Fix endless loop with invalid /etc/shells file.
      Fix i386 __mpn_lshift unwind info
      Fix file descriotor leak in nftw with FTW_CHDIR
      Fix reporting of I/O errors in *dprintf functions.
      Fix set_max_fast in malloc.
      Missing memory barrier in DES initialization.
      Document problem with NATs in getaddrinfo.
      Fix changes to interface list during getifaddrs calls.
      Add missing include.
      Handle unnecessary padding in getdents64.
      Fix concurrent handling of __cpu_features.
      Fix retrieving of kernel header version.
      Add test case for last argp bug.
      Declare iruserok and iruserok_af.
      Fix printing error messages in getopt.
      Fix aux cache handling in ldconfig with chroot.
      Handle DNS timeouts in old-style lookkup code.
      Fix crash on reloading of gai data in nscd.
      Fix handling if newline in addmntent.
      One more bug in ldconfig -r handling.
      Simplify OOM handling in ldconfig.
      Fix ldconfig to handle symlinks in chroot correctly.
      Fix typos I added in malloc.c


				Petr "Pasky" Baudis

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