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 # NetBSD-8 release notes items #  # NetBSD-8 release notes items #
   
 Below list needs to be expanded about ARM, MPSAFE networking changes.    Below list needs to be expanded about ARM changes.  
 Then expanded to be readable by an average technically inclined person.    Then expanded to be readable by an average technically inclined person.  
 Then reordered for most cool things on top.  Then reordered for most cool things on top.
   
 * PaX MPROTECT (W\^X) memory protection enforced by default on architectures with fine-grained memory protection  * PaX MPROTECT (W\^X) memory protection enforced by default on some architectures with fine-grained memory protection and suitable PLT formats:
 * PaX ASLR in some archs, MKPIE default for userland      i386, amd64, evbarm, landisk, pmax
 XXX list of archs  * PaX ASLR enabled by default on:
 * SSP/FORTIFY default for userland and packages.      i386, amd64, evbarm, landisk, pmax, sparc64
 XXX is SSP / MKPIE new to userland?  * MKPIE default for userland on:
     i386, amd64, arm, m68k, mips, sh3, sparc64
 * In-kernel audio mixer  * In-kernel audio mixer
 * Real-Time Signals  * Real-Time Signals
 * Synchronize Machine Independent features in ptrace(2) with Linux and FreeBSD  * Synchronize Machine Independent features in ptrace(2) with Linux and FreeBSD
 * Improved C11 feature completeness (added missing headers, implemented functions)  
 * ext4 enhanced read-only support  
 * nc(1) imported from OpenBSD  
 * sys_info a new script to return version information for system libraries and utilities  * sys_info a new script to return version information for system libraries and utilities
 * added intrctl(8) interrupt distribution control utility.  * added intrctl(8) interrupt distribution control utility.
 * added can(4) socketcan implementation, a socket layer for CAN busses  * added can(4) socketcan implementation, a socket layer for CAN busses
Line 24  XXX is SSP / MKPIE new to userland? Line 22  XXX is SSP / MKPIE new to userland?
 * pthread_dbg(3) removed from the base distribution  * pthread_dbg(3) removed from the base distribution
 * improved compatiblity of NetBSD curses(3) with ncurses  * improved compatiblity of NetBSD curses(3) with ncurses
 * added libpanel(3) compatible with ncurses libpanel  * added libpanel(3) compatible with ncurses libpanel
   * added ipsecif(4) for route-based VPNs
   * made part of the network stack MP-safe
     * NET_MPSAFE kernel option is required to try
     * Only the components listed below are MP-safe for now
   * WAPBL stability and performance improvements
   * SD/MMC: Add support for SD UHS-I and MMC HS200.
   
 Custom:  Custom:
   
 * USB system rework. added USB3 support.  * USB system rework. added USB3 support.
   
 The following networking components and drivers have been made MPSAFE:    The following networking components and drivers have been made MPSAFE:  
 XXX long list, TODO.smpnet is a start  
   
   * Device drivers
     * vioif(4)
     * vmx(4)
     * wm(4)
     * ixg(4)
     * ixv(4)
   * Layer 2
     * Ethernet (if_ethersubr.c)
     * bridge(4)
     * Fast forward (ipflow)
   * Layer 3
     * Almost done but some components are still non-MP-safe
   * Interfaces
     * gif(4)
     * ipsecif(4)
     * l2tp(4)
     * pppoe(4)
     * tun(4)
     * vlan(4)
   * Packet filters
     * npf(7)
   * Others
     * bpf(4)
     * ipsec(4)
     * opencrypto(9)
     * pfil(9)
   
 * Reproducible build (link to blog)  * Reproducible build (link to blog)
 * Dynamic tracing (DTrace) for kernel code (link to guide/intro)  * Dynamic tracing (DTrace) for kernel code (link to guide/intro)
Line 43  amd64, i386: Line 72  amd64, i386:
 * SMEP  * SMEP
 * SMAP  * SMAP
 * amd64 kernel W\^X  * amd64 kernel W\^X
   * PCI MSI/MSI-X support (except Xen)
   * PCI extended configuration space support
 * EFI bootloader  * EFI bootloader
 * added i386 GENERIC_PAE kernel that supports >4GB systems  * added i386 GENERIC_PAE kernel that supports >4GB systems
 * Debug Registers for debuggers  * Debug Registers for debuggers
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 ARM:  ARM:
   
 * awin, FDT    * arm: Add FDT support.
   * arm: Add driver for ARM Power State Coordination Interface (PSCI).
   * sunxi: Add support for Allwinner A83T, H2+, and H3 SoCs.
   * tegra: Add support for NVIDIA Tegra K1 SoC.
   * omap: Add support for AM335x GPIO.
   * vexpress: Add support for ARM VExpress-A15 (QEMU).
 XXX elaborate  XXX elaborate
   
 MIPS:  MIPS:
Line 67  Other: Line 103  Other:
   
 * bta2dpd - new Bluetooth Advanced Audio Distribution Profile daemon  * bta2dpd - new Bluetooth Advanced Audio Distribution Profile daemon
 * iwm(4), a driver for Intel Wireless devices (AC7260, AC7265, AC3160...)  * iwm(4), a driver for Intel Wireless devices (AC7260, AC7265, AC3160...)
   * ixg(4): X540, X550 and newer device support.
   * ixv(4): Intel 10G Ethernet virtual function driver.
 * nvme(4), a driver for NVMe hardware, ported from OpenBSD  * nvme(4), a driver for NVMe hardware, ported from OpenBSD
 * nouveau, an open source driver for modern nVidia graphics, ported from linux, available by default.  * nouveau, an open source driver for modern nVidia graphics, ported from linux, available by default.
    (this is at the bottom because we mentioned it in 7.1 too)     (this is at the bottom because we mentioned it in 7.1 too)
   
 Third party software:  Third party software:
   
 * GCC 5.4 with Address Sanitizer and Undefined Behavior Sanitizer  * GCC 5.5 with Address Sanitizer and Undefined Behavior Sanitizer
 * GDB 7.12  * GDB 7.12
 * GNU binutils 2.27  * GNU binutils 2.27
 * Clang/LLVM 4.0  * Clang/LLVM 3.8.1
 * OpenSSH 7.6  * OpenSSH 7.6
 * OpenSSL 1.0.2k  * OpenSSL 1.0.2k
 * mdocml 1.14.1  * mdocml 1.14.1
 * acpica 20170303  * acpica 20170303
 * ntp 4.2.8p10  * ntp 4.2.8p11-o
 * dhcpcd 7.0.0  * dhcpcd 7.0.5b
 * Lua 5.3.4  * Lua 5.3.4

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