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Re: GNU C Library release 2.21 scheduled for January 30th 2015.


On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 7:18 AM, Carlos O'Donell <carlos@redhat.com> wrote:
> Community,
>
> I'm volunteering to be the release manager for glibc 2.21.
>
> The release is planned to go out January 30th 2015.
>
> I would like to see a freeze no later than January 9th.
>
> This gives us 3 weeks of testing.
>
> The testing can be as short as 1 day if all the arches
> come back quickly and without problems.
>
> Time to polish your patches and get them into 2.21.
>

I'd like to have a decision on

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17711

If we want to support protected data in a DSO with copy relocation,
which will incur run-time and memory overhead, I can prepare ld.so
as well as linker patches.  Otherwise, I will make a linker patch
to disallow protected data in a DSO with copy relocation.


-- 
H.J.


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