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index 469a0fa7..969f51d2 100644
@@ -361,11 +361,12 @@ bug fixes:
-0.8.4 release notes (coming soon)
+0.8.4 release notes
new features:
- arm dynamic linker support
- process-shared pthread barriers now work
+- efficient futex-requeue-based cond var broadcast
- more optional cancellation points are now cancellable
- printf accepts null pointers with %s, prints as "(null)"
- recursive mutexes are now fully reentrant
@@ -374,6 +375,7 @@ new features:
- dynamic linker now gold-compatible
- prlimit syscall
- support for large limits with setrlimit/getrlimit (even on 32-bit)
+- glob now supports GLOB_PERIOD option (GNU extension)
bug fixes:
- many serious issues in condition variables
@@ -381,10 +383,10 @@ bug fixes:
- various small header files bugs/omissions
- wrong failure return for pthread_create
- path handling issues on execvp
-- lock count corruption with robust recursive mutexes
+- lock count corruption with robust recursive mutexes on owner death
- integer overflows in atoi, etc. reading most-negative value
- spurious mremaps on every realloc of large memory chunks
+- pthread cancellation failure in single-threaded programs
- avoid fd_set overflow in dns lookups