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LSB-Core 3.1 RC1 Release Notes

This is the bug dependency tree:

  • 352 -data definitions sections are confusing.
  • 363 -SUID Installer -- should or shall?.
  • 403 -Additional Behaviors section needs something for EDEADLK tests and a few others.
  • 726 -multiversion support for LSB commands.
  • 863 -su specification about PATH is not clear and not followed by distributors.
  • 865 -ISO Comment: __libc_start_main does not say what it does not appear to be properly documented..
  • 867 -__cxa_atexit does not specify the order in which functions get called.
  • 868 -stylesheet needs to put all TOC at the front of a bookset, not scattered through it.
  • [-] 875 -AMD64 ELF document is empty!.
  • 581 -Empty sections.
  • 877 -Style: replaceable element in text format, lsb-core-arch.
  • 878 -package noarch advice: "should" rather than "must".
  • 894 -cron job specification is not tight enough.
  • 896 -Script Naming conventions are inadequate.
  • 900 -ISO confusion amongst LSB modules.
  • 901 -Relationship to POSIX.
  • 902 -ISO ballot procedure and style issues.
  • 906 -Revision plans.
  • 907 -ISO Version.
  • 908 -Relationship to POSIX.
  • 910 -Document style issues.
  • 911 -Relationship to POSIX.
  • 912 -ELF Introduction.
  • 913 -FDL Intro.
  • 914 -Packaging Intro.
  • 915 -LSB Intro.
  • 916 -Relationship to POSIX.
  • 917 -Document style issues.
  • 918 -Conformance Requirements.
  • 919 -Definitions.
  • 920 -FDL status.
  • 921 -Locale additions.
  • 922 -Document style issues.
  • 923 -Document style issues.
  • 924 -Document style issues.
  • 925 -Document style issues.
  • 926 -Stability.
  • 927 -Document naming conventions.
  • 928 -Future Directions.
  • 929 -Depreacted interfaces.
  • 930 -libc_start_main.
  • 931 -eh_frame.
  • 932 -Relationship to POSIX.
  • 935 -Revision process.
  • 936 -AMD64 should be replaced with x86-64.
  • 937 -Maintenance plan.
  • 938 -LSB Implementation Conformance.
  • 939 -Backwards Compatibility.
  • 940 -Locales.
  • 941 -Missing Dynlnk types info.
  • 942 -Empty Sections.
  • 943 -Document style issues.
  • 944 -curses.h blank lines in PPC32.
  • 945 -typo -- PRocess should be Process.
  • 946 -Definition of C Library.
  • 947 -"does not" is not standardese.
  • 948 -Intel IA 32 document titles.
  • 949 -Language isue -- what does "be responsible" mean..
  • 950 -libgcc_s generic wording deceptive.
  • 953 -S390 book has PPC32 reference.
  • 954 -source standard stuff need only be a note.
  • 955 -What is __errno_location?.
  • 956 -Various typographical errors.
  • 957 -pam_open_session is a mess.
  • 958 -more command -- do you mean /!??.
  • 959 -dmesg -- what does 2.1.113 mean?.
  • 960 -initactions - advice to users is a "shall".
  • 968 -Naming rules are specified twice.
  • 983 -Attempting to use unsupported instructions.
  • 994 -Structure of call frame information.
  • 1007 -init-functions - what does "print a ... message" mean?.
  • 1014 -mklibspec column order.
  • 1015 -Uses date in reference to ISO-C.
  • 1017 -What does "listed above" mean?.
  • 1018 -both __stpcpy and stpcpy are specified.
  • 1035 -add xrefs for Additional Special Sections.
  • 1036 -Does amd64 spec need to talk about medium model?.
  • 1043 -Init script log_*_message inadequately specified.
  • 1044 -pkgchk reporting errors when checking appbat packages.
  • 1054 -Libpam --- what is a "service".
  • [-] 1064 -Normative Reference rollup.
  • 717 -X11 normative references don't point to specific specs.
  • 933 -Normative References.
  • 934 -Normative References - DWARF.
  • 1013 -reference to LSB in normative references.
  • 1071 -CMSG_NXTHDR truncated in socket.h.
  • 1072 -enum xprt_stat not declared but used.
  • 1075 -off_t should be signed, not unsigned.
  • 1079 -libchk (classchk.c) unable to deal properly with "new" PPC64 ABI.
  • 1081 -Linux special sections missing from specification.
  • 1082 -What is LSDA?.
  • 1086 -library section should say version tags are in archLSB.
  • 1087 -wording on dynamic linker could be better.
  • 1088 -Inconsistent references to arch LSB.
  • 1089 -Are headers complete enough?.
  • 1099 -DB has wrong header for htonl, htons, ntohl, and ntohs.