Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of Release/4.6


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Timestamp:
06/06/07 01:45:49 (16 years ago)
Author:
JoelSherrill
Comment:

Merge 4.6.6 Notes from CVS

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  • Release/4.6

    v3 v4  
    4545 *  Numerous ported third party packages including Python and TCL
    4646 *  Many more improvements including more POSIX support and much reorganization as part of the ongoing effort to move RTEMS to full automake support and separate the CPU and BSP portions of RTEMS.
     47= Release 4.6.6 Notes =
     48
     49
     50[ftp://ftp.rtems.com/pub/rtems/4.6.6/PRs-closed-4.6.6| 11 problems] reports filed by users were closed between 4.6.5 and 4.6.6. Four (4) of these were BSP specific. These problems can be roughly categorized as follows:
     51
     52 *  Run-Time Problems (7)
     53  *  830/filesystem - termios ioctl(FIONREAD) reported wrong number of chars
     54  *  843/rtems_misc - memory corruption in web server when not using "internal" malloc
     55  *  849/networking - rtems portmapper stack overrun
     56  *  850/rtems - watchdog with delay of 1 failing to time out
     57  *  855/tests - a bug in the define of macro function sprint_time()
     58  *  886/filesystem - fcntl(F_GETFL) POSIX violation (non-blocking fd doesn't return O_NONBLOCK)
     59  *  890/networking - Webserver POST DoS vulnerability
     60
     61 *  BSP and Port Specific Problems Reports (5)
     62  *  719/bsps - m68kpretaskinghook.c vs if ((unsigned long)&pointer == 0)
     63  *  834/bsps - PPC BSP exception handler stack popping fix
     64  *  837/bsps - 4.6.5 broken on motorola_powerpc (mvme23xx, 26xx, ..) other than mvme2100
     65  *  845/bsps - mvme2100 BSP has MMU disabled