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Re: Planning for 2.18?
On Fri, Jan 04, 2013 at 11:28:40AM -0800, Khem Raj wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 6:30 PM, Carlos O'Donell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Community,
> > I encourage everyone to step in and talk about what they
> > want to see in 2.18 and how we might accomplish it.
> > Why plan?
> > (a) It gives other people and other projects
> > visibility into what we consider important and
> > what will likely be available in the next release.
> > This allows others to coordinate better with us.
> > (b) It causes us to take stock of the things
> > we consider important and prioritize against that.
> > This is one good way to make incremental progress over
> > time towards improving the project.
> > Joseph Myers and I have started writing down some ideas here:
> > http://sourceware.org/glibc/wiki/Release/2.18
> > A good place to look for ideas is our new master TODO list:
> > http://sourceware.org/glibc/wiki/Development_Todo/Master
> > Comments?
I want to focus on several areas. From profiling biggest speedup could
get most by optimizing malloc. I have several ideas,
I split malloc in wiki as it will take long
And will post in separate thread.
Second is improving random number generator.
Third that I will complete string functions optimization on x86-64.