libc, libcx, openssl, pcre, pcre2
08.09.2021
Rpm work:
We released version 0.1.9-1 of libc (Standard Shared Libraries), version 0.7.2-1 of libcx (kLIBC Extension Library), version 1.1.1l-1 of openssl (Utilities from the general purpose cryptography library with TLS implementation), version 8.45-1 of pcre (Perl-compatible regular expression library), version 10.37-1 of pcre2 (Perl-compatible regular expression library)
It is uploaded as rpm to the netlabs rel or exp repository. To install, use either yum or ANPM. If anyone prefers a zip file, those are available at the netlabs rel repo or at the netlabs exp repo.

Non rpm work:
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What's new in libc:
  • logstrict: Fix crash when logging with no groups provided [#112].
  • logstrict: Add __LIBC_LOG_MSGF_ALWAYS to ignore log groups when writing message [#113].
  • Append LIBC DLL module handle to its shared mutex/memory names [#114].
  • Make environ properly reflect empty environment on startup [#100].
  • spawnve: Skip empty strings in envp argument [#100].
  • setenv: Avoid arbitrary memory overwrite when replacing vars with no = [#102].
  • Fix Y2038 bug in DST handling for timezones with DST [#109].
  • Change defalt SIGTRAP action to terminate + "core dump" [#111].
  • emx/io.h: Prefix nbuf, cbuf, ubuf etc. macros with underscore [#107].
  • logging: Fix handling lowercase log groups [#101].
  • logstrict: Create log files in system log directory by default [#101].
  • logstrict: Make __libc_LogAssert work even on log file creation failure [#101].
  • Move EXCEPTQ .TRP reports generated by LIBC to system log directory [#99].
  • _isterm: Make it return non-zero only for real console (kbd/scr) devices [#105].
What's new in libcx:
  • Write assertions to log file even if no log groups are enabled [#97].
  • Log dead LIBCx mutex owner on assertions [#96].
  • select: Fix crash with ENOTSOCK and NULL fd sets [#100].
  • Append LIBCx DLL module handle to its shared mutex/memory names [#99].
  • shmem: Fix broken handle allocation causing assertions and crashes.
  • Fix endless hang at startup when no UNIXROOT env. var is set [bitwiseworks/libc#100].
  • spawn2: Fix restoring inheritance for parent handles matching child handles [bitwiseworks/git-os2#4].
  • spawn2: Support deletion of environment variables [#91].
  • handles: Fix crashes due to missing lock in interrupt service [bitwiseworks/qtwebengine-chromium-os2#43].
  • handles: libcx_send_handles: Convert no PID assertion to error.
  • mmap: Make DosRead workaround not crash after partial unmap [#95].
  • Adapt to LIBC logstrict changes (log to /var/log/app now) [bitwiseworks/libc#101].
  • README: Do not mention EXCEPTQ any more (we don't install it since version 0.7.0) [bitwiseworks/libc#98].
  • select: Implement ENOTSOCK hack to avoid false errors [#94].
What's new in openssl:
  • Update to version 1.1.1l
  • resync with fedora spec
What's new in pcre:
  • update to version 8.45
What's new in pcre2:
  • updated to version 10.37
What's new in Chromium:

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