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Re: One NEWS file to rule them all.
On Tue, 15 May 2012, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> NEWS still needs adding the ports and libc items I mentioned in
> <http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2012-05/msg00401.html> and
> <http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2012-05/msg00720.html> and Chris's
> item from <http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2012-05/msg00460.html>.
I've now added most of those items, as follows. Feel free to refine them
(or reorder the whole list for 2.16 into some more coherent order).
Not added, but should be for 2.16: an item about the addition of the x32
port; a short summary of the major areas of fixed bugs with the list of
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 9583748..f561ac3 100644
@@ -82,6 +82,27 @@ Version 2.16
So far the setjmp/longjmp probes and some of the libpthread probes are
provided only for i*86 and x86_64.
Implemented by Roland McGrath and Rayson Ho.
+* Optimized expf for x86-32 and x86-64. Implemented by Liubov Dmitrieva.
+* More optimized functions for PowerPC. Implemented by Adhemerval Zanella.
+* More optimized functions for SPARC. Implemented by David S. Miller.
+* Improved support for cross-compilation, especially bootstrap builds
+ without a previously built glibc.
+* Ports for the TILE-Gx and TILEPro families of processors. Contributed by
+ Chris Metcalf from Tilera.
+* Support for the old ARM ABI has been removed from ports. Only the EABI is
+ now supported for ARM processors.
+* The hard-float variant of the ARM EABI now uses /lib/ld-linux-armhf.so.3
+ as the name of the dynamic linker, to distinguish it from the
+ /lib/ld-linux.so.3 dynamic linker used for the base EABI.
+* Support for CRIS has been removed from ports.
Joseph S. Myers