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Re: 2.26 freeze in a little over a week
- From: Florian Weimer <fweimer at redhat dot com>
- To: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>, "H.J. Lu" <hjl dot tools at gmail dot com>
- Cc: Siddhesh Poyarekar <siddhesh at gotplt dot org>, "libc-alpha at sourceware dot org" <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>, Carlos O'Donell <carlos at redhat dot com>
- Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2017 17:08:01 +0200
- Subject: Re: 2.26 freeze in a little over a week
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On 06/29/2017 04:35 PM, Joseph Myers wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Jun 2017, H.J. Lu wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 9:49 AM, Siddhesh Poyarekar <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> PSA: The development freeze for 2.26 is due in a little over a week. 1
>>> July is a Saturday, so we have until next week to finish major changes.
>>> I have a memcpy implementation for the Qualcomm falkor chip that I hope
>>> to post by tomorrow. Are there any major changes that need attention
>>> but are not getting it?
>> Should we change i386 malloc alignment to 16 bytes:
> In my view, yes.
> As I understand it, since we fixed bug 6527 such an
> increase should be easy. Is a malloc state version increase still needed
> or not since we made malloc_get_state / malloc_set_state into compat
No, we don't have to change the implementation. We just need to
resurrect <malloc-machine.h> and use that to override the definition for
x86 (and later hppa, which has a similar issue with the pthread types).
I may be able to work on a patch, but probably not today.