Dear freshmeat.net subscriber,
barsnick just announced version 2.12 of GNU C library on freshmeat.net.
The changes are as follows:
New interfaces pthread_getname_np and pthread_setname_np have been added, and
the new Linux interface recvmmsg has been added. STT_GNU_IFUNC has been
implemented for SPARC. The dynamic linker now recognizes supported ABI versions
from the EI_ABIVERSION field in the ELF header. A new NIS mode selector
ADJUNCT_AS_SHADOW, useful for some installations involving Solaris, has been
implemented. Three new locales have been added. A large number of bugs and
internal improvements have been made.
GNU C library (glibc) is one of the most important components of GNU Hurd and
most modern GNU/Linux distributions. It is used by almost all C programs and
provides the most essential APIs, including the C standard library and other
Detailed history and release notes are available here:
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