[git commit] Announce 1.19.0

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 13 07:24:33 UTC 2011

commit: http://git.busybox.net/busybox-website/commit/?id=688261b45f3c4b9a2cbbdeb29d460e93aad0f225
branch: http://git.busybox.net/busybox-website/commit/?id=refs/heads/master

Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux at googlemail.com>
 FAQ.html  |    2 +-
 news.html |  376 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 2 files changed, 373 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/FAQ.html b/FAQ.html
index a0b036d..70c10b2 100644
--- a/FAQ.html
+++ b/FAQ.html
@@ -761,7 +761,7 @@ int main(int argc, char *argv)
     Job control will be turned off since your shell can not obtain a controlling
     terminal.  This typically happens when you run your shell on /dev/console.
     The kernel will not provide a controlling terminal on the /dev/console
-    device.  You should run your shell on a normal tty such as tty1 or ttyS0
+    device.  Your should run your shell on a normal tty such as tty1 or ttyS0
     and everything will work.
diff --git a/news.html b/news.html
index 6130c5a..d134198 100644
--- a/news.html
+++ b/news.html
@@ -30,6 +30,374 @@
+  <li><b>13 August 2011 -- BusyBox 1.19.0 (unstable)</b>
+    <p><a href="http://busybox.net/downloads/busybox-1.19.0.tar.bz2">BusyBox 1.19.0</a>.
+    (<a href="http://git.busybox.net/busybox/tree/?h=1_19_stable">git</a>,
+    <a href="http://busybox.net/downloads/fixes-1.19.0/">patches</a>,
+    <a href="http://busybox.net/fix.html">how to add a patch</a>)</p>
+    <p>Sizes of busybox-1.18.5 and busybox-1.19.0 (with equivalent config, static uclibc build):<pre>
+   text    data     bss     dec     hex filename
+ 837577     493    7516  845586   ce712 busybox-1.18.5/busybox
+ 839598     493    7508  847599   ceeef busybox-1.19.0/busybox</pre>
+    </p>
+    <p>Changes since previous release:
+Alexander Shishkin:
+      diff: return 1 when skipping directories with -r, but without -N
+Alexey Fomenko:
+      libbb: remove dead code in getopt32
+      lineedit: fix rare SEGV
+      route: add missing fclose's
+      ifupdown: don't leak malloced variables in the loop; remove double alloc
+      md5/sha1sum: fix small resource leak
+Alexey Soloviev:
+      date: preserve isdst value if date is in time_t (unix time) format
+Bernhard Reutner-Fischer:
+      mount: for NFS use tcp per default rather than udp
+      inetd: check if RPC is available
+Bogdan Harjoc:
+      find: implement -ipath
+Chris Rees:
+      build system: do not use GNU-isms in find
+      FreeBSD compat patches
+Dan Fandrich:
+      simplify Ethernet header includes
+      use the built-in getline on more systems that don't have it
+      hush: support set -o xtrace/noexec alternates for set -x/-n
+      fbsplash: display images even when a second buffer is active
+      blockdev: add --getsz to replace --getsize
+      platform.h: support for build under Android
+Daniel Fandrich:
+      replaced __u32 etc with standard uint32_t style types
+      support configuring Busybox from _defconfig files
+      add defconfig files for Android, Cygwin and FreeBSD
+Davide Cavalca:
+      hwclock: implement --systz
+      syslogd: add and use CONFIG_FEATURE_SYSTEMD
+Denys Vlasenko:
+      use net/ethernet.h instead of linux/if_ether.h in more cases. Closes 3619
+      improve --install operation in chroot jails
+      incorporate header fixes proposed in bug 3097
+      remove erroneous dependencies on INSTALLER
+      remove old "define lchown chown"
+      replace "depends on PLATFORM_LINUX" with "select PLATFORM_LINUX"
+      use user's shell instead of hardwired "/bin/sh" (android needs this)
+      disable automatic selection of FEATURE_SUID
+      if only one applet is enabled, make "busybox applet [params]" work as expected
+      scripts/kconfig/mconf.c: stop-gap fix for buffer overflow
+      libbb/login/su: do not sanitize shell name twice
+      libbb/progress.c: make sure we never get negative ETA
+      libbb/progress.c: use unicode support funcs instead of open-coding it
+      libbb/progress.c: better overflow protection; more precise bar
+      libbb/progress.c: display >999 hours ETA correctly
+      libbb/progress.c: fix bugs found in stall detection and unknown size logic
+      libbb/read_cmdline: prepend {comm} if different from argv0. Closes 3835
+      libbb: make BB_EXECVP/LP try to exec real binary if there's no /proc/self/exe
+      libbb: make set_nport accept pointer to sockaddr, not to len_and_sockaddr
+      libbb: make user/group name cache strings longer (~27 chars)
+      libbb: optionally support RTMIN[+n] and RTMAX[-n] signal names
+      libbb: spawn should remove child which failed to exec
+      libbb: use _unlocked variants of stdio I/O
+      lineedit: implement optional Ctrl-R history search
+      lineedit: fixes for CONFIG_UNICODE_USING_LOCALE=y
+      main: free suid_config list after use
+      main: make busybox.conf mode handling less obscure
+      ash: fix ash-signals/signal8 testcase failure
+      ash: fix execution of shell scripts without shebang
+      ash: optional support for $TMOUT variable
+      ash,hush: add ulimit -e -r (RLIMIT_NICE, RLIMIT_RTPRIO)
+      ash,hush: optional support for $HISTFILESIZE
+      ash,hush: recheck LANG before every line input
+      hush: do not print killer signal's name for SIGPIPE
+      hush: fix "cmd & <newline>" problem
+      hush: fix FEATURE_CLEAN_UP code (was freeing unallocated memory)
+      hush: fix a case where return in sourced file has no effect
+      hush: fix a corner case of empty "do \n done" structure
+      hush: fix incorrect PS2 display and trap handling while reading command
+      hush: fix login shell's signal handling; add -l option so that it's easier to test
+      hush: fix misparsing of "... do eval a= ...". Closes 3721
+      hush: fix bugs with IFS expansion. Closes 4027
+      hush: fix source1.tests
+      hush: fix wrong prompt problem on empty interactive commands
+      hush: fixes and small shrink for HUSH_JOB!=y
+      hush: improve prompt in nested {}s
+      hush: make parse errors in sourced file non-fatal in interactive script
+      hush: make read builtin interruptible
+      hush: replace signal handling machinery
+      hush: use FEATURE_SH_NOFORK to enable NOFORK trick
+      adduser: better logic for choosing addgroup -g/--gid
+      adduser: prefer to call addgroup --gid, not non-std addgroup -g
+      adduser: safe username passing to passwd/addgroup
+      adduser: use better argv passing to addgroup
+      basename,dirname,freeramdisk,rx,raidautorun,runsv,chvt: skip "--" argument
+      blkid: optional support for TYPE="fstype"
+      busybox.conf: USER.GROUP is _optional_
+      busybox: fail if --install is not given an absolute path
+      bzip2: plug memory leak on every processed file
+      chrt: -m can be used without any arguments. Closes 2989
+      chrt: correct opt_complementary. Closes 2977
+      cpio: allow cpio -i to take params - names of files to extract
+      date,touch: treat 2-digit years better (fit them into +-50 yrs around today)
+      date: add a comment about _SVID_SOURCE
+      dc: fix a case where we can run off malloced space
+      die_if_bad_username: tighten up a bit
+      echo: do not retry on write errors
+      echo: fix ENOSPC detection and some iffy code in \NNN handling
+      echo: fix SEGV when run with no args
+      fbset: abort on unknown options. Closes 3121
+      fbset: apply modelines. Closes 3823
+      fdisk: make FDISK_SUPPORT_LARGE_DISKS redundant when LFS=y
+      fdisk: reinstate a short sleep between sync() and ioctl(BLKRRPART)
+      fdisk_osf: simplify ifdef (incidentally, adds support for Microblaze)
+      find: cater for libc w/o FNM_CASEFOLD
+      find: fix a bug in !ENABLE_FEATURE_FIND_XDEV config
+      find: print/print0/prune _can_ be inverted, fix it
+      find: remove the hack we use to parse options first, replace with simpler code
+      fix !ENABLE_FEATURE_GETOPT_LONG build. Closes 3775
+      fix parameter loading problem for 2.4 kernels. Closes 3223
+      fuser: fix inverted access() check. Closes 3799
+      gen_build_files.sh: do not use "sed --" for now
+      getty: add ECHOE explanation
+      getty: add sleep before initial tcdrain; reduce another sleep from 1 to 0.1s
+      getty: do clear CLOCAL and CRTSCTS unless told otherwise
+      getty: do not clear all c_cflag's (we were clearing baud bits!)
+      getty: document bits we don't set - maybe we should set some of them?
+      getty: fix -i (was ignored)
+      getty: flush _only_ input after switching to the next baud rate
+      getty: simplify macros; improve VSWTC[H] compat
+      getty: use cfsetspeed to save some bytes
+      groups: make it NOEXEC
+      halt/reboot: better message if /sbin/telinit is not found
+      httpd: send correct mtime for .gz files
+      hwclock: use locale-specific date output format
+      id: correct getgroups usage
+      id: fix inverted if (!ENABLE_DESKTOP)
+      init: fix a case where execv's 1st arg was wrong
+      init: simpler handling of leading dash in commands
+      insmod: check for module read errors
+      iplink: tweak includes to work on android
+      iproute: fix handling of "dev IFACE" selector
+      iproute: fix parsing and matching of "short" IP addrs like 10/8
+      kill[all[5]],pkill: make signal list show signal numbers, and show RTMIN/MAX
+      klogd: fix the problem of delayed handling of ^C and SIGTERM
+      length: disable this applet
+      less: optionally query terminal size via "ESC [ 6 n". Closes 2659
+      ls: -g implies -l
+      ls: add support for -H
+      ls: fix HAVE_STRVERSCMP check; add check for older uclibc versions
+      ls: fix bits for -T, -w and --color; make -n imply -l
+      ls: fix handling of symlinks by option -1
+      ls: fix one-bit-off which caused -H to behave as -h
+      ls: for some options, only last takes effect. Closes 2959
+      ls: make -F not follow symlinks of the command line
+      ls: make -v and -X actually work as intended
+      ls: make -x force columnar output
+      ls: print a space after each column. Closes 2941
+      ls: reduce memory consumption and speed up (don't do redundant [l]stat)
+      ls: widen -s (1k blocks) column from 4 to 6
+      lsmod: fix unsafe usage of strlen()-1
+      mailutils/*: add verbose option to sendmail; remove -m and -j from makemime
+      mesg: make group/all writability configurable
+      mesg: operate on stdin, not on stderr (compat)
+      mktemp: make it more compatible with GNU coreutils 8.4
+      modprobe-small: support compressed modules in insmod
+      modprobe/insmod: fix parameter quoting
+      modprobe: fix "modprobe -l name-with-dash"
+      more: exit if write to stdout errors out
+      more: fix tabs handling
+      mount: strip multiple trailing slashes, not just one
+      move nofork_save_area from libbb.h to vfork_daemon_rexec.c
+      nmeter: deprecate %NNNd specified, use -d MSEC instead
+      ntpd: decrease ntpd -q "no response" timeout to 10 sec
+      od: another fix for --strings
+      od: fix "od --traditional FILE"
+      od: fix -S NUM to not print chars >0x80
+      parse_config: make test applet easier to enable; fix its code
+      ping: fix IPv6 pinging. Closes 3187
+      ping: set not only IP_TTL, but also IP_MULTICAST_TTL
+      printenv: fix environ == NULL segfault
+      procps: remove PSSCAN_STAT define, users were using it incorrectly
+      ps: implement -o stat
+      pstree: use stdin for screen size detection
+      reformime: do not require \r\n
+      reset: "ESC(K" selects German, why did we use that? Change to "ESC(B" (US)
+      sed: support \r in s command
+      start-stop-daemon: fix "-K --test --pidfile PIDFILE" exit code
+      stty: enable line discipline display and change code if __linix__
+      stty: make swtch and iutf8 visible/settable
+      su: document -l in --help text. Closes 2761
+      tail: optimize "tail -c HUGENUM REGULAR_FILE". Closes 3763
+      tar: fix a bug where autodetection messes up -z on extract
+      tar: on extract, everything up to and including last ".." is stripped
+      tar: skip leading / and handle names like abc/..////def -> def (not ///def)
+      tar: store negative mtime as 0; pack very large files using base-256 encoding
+      tar: support "-T -" and "-X -"
+      telnetd: write utmp record with correct pid
+      tftp: fix bad interaction between poll() and alarm(). Closes 3061
+      tftp: fix progress bar for large (>32M) files. Closes 3499
+      tftpd: add -l "log to syslog" option. Needed for inetd mode
+      top: better indicator of selected field in mem view
+      top: display sort indicator in memory display
+      top: make it possible to feed commands via pipe
+      top: replace %MEM with %VSZ in header text
+      traceroute: properly reduce poll timeout
+      udhcp: fix some default values from "" to NULL
+      udhcpc: allow -O OPT take numeric params
+      udhcpc: emit "correct" secs field
+      udhcpc: fix a problem with binary-encoded options
+      udhcpd: reply with NAK to clients in INIT-REBOOT state w/o existing lease
+      udhcpd: smaller code: do not look for REQUESTED_IP twice
+      uptime: more compatible output
+      wc: fix swapped -c and -m
+      wget: check for final write errors for -O FILE too
+      wget: chunked mode fix. Closes 3229
+      wget: correctly handle rare case when we get EAGAIN _on first_ read
+      wget: display 100% at the _end_ of chunked download
+      wget: fix fname_out usage wrt redirects
+      wget: make "wget -O FILE URL1 URL2" concatenate output
+      wget: remove functions which retry on EINTR
+      wget: support multiple URLs on command line
+      wget: use FEATURE_COPYBUF_KB-sized buffer. Much faster for local transfers
+      wget: use closed HTTP/1.1 connection, stop when we dl'ed $content_len bytes
+      xargs: support --no-run-if-empty (synonym to -r)
+Eric Lammerts:
+      runsvdir: do not miss closely spaced service dir changes
+Harald Becker:
+      showkey: make -a work on any stdin
+Ian Wienand:
+      login: apply PAM environment
+      ash: clear sa_flags always
+      tar: ignore file size (assume 0) for hardlinks
+James Youngman:
+      ls: remove redundant constants LIST_FILENAME and LIST_SHORT
+Joachim Nilsson:
+      ping: add -t TTL option
+      build system: fix "make install" to skip /usr when configured so
+Keith Young:
+      udhcpc: add -B option
+Kevin Cernekee:
+      cttyhack: check sysfs for the name of the active console
+      cttyhack: fail gracefully if the device node is missing
+Lauri Kasanen:
+      pstree: new applet
+      df,find_mount_point: optionally don't ignore rootfs
+      modinfo: show firmware and depends fields
+      fdisk: backport disk check from util-linux
+      md5/shaNsum: make -c support a list of files
+Macpaul Lin:
+      scripts: fix fixdep.c to let it work in Cygwin
+Maksym Kryzhanovskyy:
+      iostat: code shrink ~0.5k
+      fuser: code shrink
+      iostat: code shrink
+Marek Bečka:
+      setserial: new applet
+Nigel Hathaway:
+      udhcp: add FEATURE_UDHCP_8021Q option
+      udhcpc: export unrecognized options in "optNN=XXXXXXXXX" form
+Nuno Lucas:
+      fbsplash: add support for 24 and 32 bit color depth
+Pascal Bellard:
+      chsum: fix
+      conspy: fix lost ESC key
+Pere Orga:
+      whois: new applet
+      pwdx: new applet
+      move help text from include/usage.src.h to *.c files
+      wget: fix SEGV with multiple urls and redirection
+      kill: fix infinite loop when passed PIDs are not valid numbers
+      uptime: add config flag to allow displaying the number of users currently logged on
+Peter Korsgaard:
+      getty: wait up to 5 seconds for the output buffer to drain
+      mount: ignore unknown mount options when remounting NFS mounts
+      httpd: don't send error messages with gzip encoding
+      setconsole: open console for writing rather than reading
+Phil Sutter:
+      nameif: fix parsing of /proc/net/dev
+      nameif: add matching by phy_address=NUM
+Ralf Friedl:
+      df: more compatible -P behavior
+Reuben Dowle:
+      ubimkvol,ubirmvol,ubirsvol,ubiupdatevol: new applets
+Rob Landley:
+      patch: fix "patch at the beginning" testcase failure
+Roman Borisov:
+      mount: fix wrong long option names
+      mount: properly update /etc/mtab on mount --move
+      mount: rprivate option fix
+      mount: add --rbind option support
+      diff: optimize diffing of files with the same metadata
+Ryan Phillips:
+      login: set PAM RHOST
+Sergey Naumov:
+      syslogd: optional support for /etc/syslog.conf
+Serj Kalichev:
+      modprobe: add support for --show-depends
+      modprobe: add -D option (synonym of --show-depends)
+Steve Iribarne:
+      pam link error with SHARED_BUSYBOX and LIBBUSYBOX enabled
+Timo Teras:
+      modprobe: use hash table. speeds up significantly if modprobe.dep is large
+      parse_config: use getline. BIG speedup with glibc (~40%)
+      platform.c: provide getline implementation
+Tito Ragusa:
+      passwd,chpasswd: reset password in /etc/passwd to "x" if /etc/shadow was updated
+      groups: new applet
+      users: new applet
+Vitaly Magerya:
+      wget: --post-data=STR should not encode STR, should send it verbatim
+Vladislav Grishenko:
+      udhcpc: use more correct, and more importantly, more understandable BPF code
+      udhcpd: optional IP selection based on MAC hash
+Wade Berrier:
+      pkill/pgrep: support extended regular expressions
+Walter Harms:
+      vi: fix regex search, make it selectable in config</pre>
+    </p>
+  </li>
   <li><b>12 June 2011 -- BusyBox 1.18.5 (stable)</b>
     <p><a href="http://busybox.net/downloads/busybox-1.18.5.tar.bz2">BusyBox 1.18.5</a>.
     (<a href="http://git.busybox.net/busybox/tree/?h=1_18_stable">git</a>,
@@ -65,7 +433,7 @@
     <a href="http://busybox.net/fix.html">how to add a patch</a>)</p>
     <p>Bug fix release. 1.18.3 has fixes for
-    hush (fix for "cmd & [Enter]" behavior),
+    hush (fix for "cmd & [Enter]" behavior),
     modprobe-small (better handling of "insmod BAD_MODULE_NAME"),
     modprobe (reverted bad change affecting module parameters with spaces),
     ping (IPv6 fix),
@@ -1047,14 +1415,14 @@ Wolfram Sang:
 	<li>grep: fix -E  + {range}; fix -o not printing all matches. Fixes bug 489</li>
 	<li>gzip: fix gzip with many files corrupting some files after first</li>
 	<li>halt/reboot/poweroff: add a CONFIG_xxx to act SysV compatibly</li>
-	<li>hdparm: correct (t & 1) ? '0' : '5' thinko; wrap 80+ col lines</li>
+	<li>hdparm: correct (t & 1) ? '0' : '5' thinko; wrap 80+ col lines</li>
 	<li>hostname: support --fqdn, --domain, --file</li>
 	<li>httpd: allow empty lines in conf file</li>
 	<li>httpd: speed up httpd.conf parsing at the cost of 49 bytes of code</li>
 	<li>hush: add HUSH_BASH_COMPAT, make [[ special handling depend on it</li>
 	<li>hush: add support for local builtin</li>
 	<li>hush: allow umask to take symbolic modes</li>
-	<li>hush: disallow "{echo hi; }" (require whitespace) and "{ echo hi }" (require semicolon or &)</li>
+	<li>hush: disallow "{echo hi; }" (require whitespace) and "{ echo hi }" (require semicolon or &)</li>
 	<li>hush: do not process options after non-option args</li>
 	<li>hush: "export -n" support</li>
 	<li>hush: fix "export not_yet_defined_var", fix parsing of "cmd | }" corner case</li>
@@ -1080,7 +1448,7 @@ Wolfram Sang:
 	<li>hush: make it possible to have interactive shell on non-ctty. init=/bin/hush: shows prompt, history works, etc</li>
 	<li>hush: return builtin by Bayram Kurumahmut (kbayram AT ubicom.com)</li>
 	<li>hush: set $n properly for "source" builtin</li>
-	<li>hush: specially handle [[ - suppress globbing & multiword expansion</li>
+	<li>hush: specially handle [[ - suppress globbing & multiword expansion</li>
 	<li>hush: stop ignoring ^Z in child shells</li>
 	<li>hush: unblock TERM, INT, HUP in child shells too</li>
 	<li>ifupdown: if $PATH is not set, do not set it to "" in children</li>

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