Commit f747af4c authored by Niels Möller's avatar Niels Möller

Updated release plan.

parent edf2b37f
...@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ ...@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@
<h1> Nettle release plans </h1> <h1> Nettle release plans </h1>
<p> This is an attempt at defining a development target for <p> This is an attempt at defining a development target for
Nettle-3.0, inspired by similar pages for recent GMP releases. [Last Nettle-3.0, inspired by similar pages for recent GMP releases. [Last
updated 2014-05-08]</p> updated 2014-06-01]</p>
<p class='should'> <p class='should'>
This really ought to be done before release This really ought to be done before release
</p> </p>
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<p class='done'> <p class='done'>
Update config.guess and config.sub. Needed for ppc64le support. Update config.guess and config.sub. Needed for ppc64le support.
</p> </p>
<p class='should'> <p class='postponed'>
Stop using the nonstandard <tt>.po</tt> extension, Stop using the nonstandard <tt>.po</tt> extension,
using <tt>.p.o</tt> or some subdirectory instead. Also drop using <tt>.p.o</tt> or some subdirectory instead. Also drop
<tt>CCPIC_MAYBE</tt>, and let the static libraries depend on the <tt>CCPIC_MAYBE</tt>, and let the static libraries depend on the
right object files. right object files.
</p> </p>
<p class='should'> <p class='postponed'>
Reconsider assembly make rules, going back to a .asm.o: rule might Reconsider assembly make rules, going back to a .asm.o: rule might
work better with Solaris' make. work better with Solaris' make. Alternatively, simply drop support
for non-GNU make programs.
</p> </p>
<p class='done'> <p class='done'>
Delay building of test programs until <tt>make check</tt>. Delay building of test programs until <tt>make check</tt>.
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<p> Since xenofarm isn't up and running, do some manual testing: <p> Since xenofarm isn't up and running, do some manual testing:
</p> </p>
<ul> <ul>
<li class='should'> Test with gmp-6.0.0 </li> <li class='done'> Test with gmp-6.0.0 </li>
<li class='should'> x86_64-linux-gnu</li> <li class='done'> x86_64-linux-gnu</li>
<li class='done'> x86-linux-gnu</li>
<li class='should'> x86_64-freebsd</li> <li class='should'> x86_64-freebsd</li>
<li class='should'> x86-linux-gnu</li>
<li class='should'> x86-freebsd</li> <li class='should'> x86-freebsd</li>
<li class='should'> x86-w*ndows (using cross compiler and wine)</li> <li class='done'> x86-w*ndows (using cross compiler and wine)</li>
<li class='wish'> x86_64-w*ndows (seems a bit harder since 64-bit <li class='done'> x86_64-w*ndows (using cross compiler and wine)</li>
wine is not yet available in debian)</li>
<li class='should'> x86-darwin (needs help from Nettle users)</li> <li class='should'> x86-darwin (needs help from Nettle users)</li>
<li class='should'> x86_64-darwin (needs help from Nettle users)</li> <li class='should'> x86_64-darwin (needs help from Nettle users)</li>
<li class='should'> armv7-linux-gnu (pandaboard test platform)</li> <li class='should'> armv7-linux-gnu (pandaboard test platform)</li>
<li class='wish'> armv7-android (possible test platform: N10 tablet)</li> <li class='wish'> armv7-android (possible test platform: N10 tablet)</li>
<li class='should'> sparc32-solaris10</li> <li class='done'> sparc32-solaris10</li>
<li class='should'> sparc64-solaris10</li> <li class='done'> sparc64-solaris10</li>
</ul> </ul>
<h1> Plans for nettle-3.0 </h1> <h1> Changes under consideration for later releases </h1>
<p> These are some larger API changes under consideration. </p> <p> These are some other changes under consideration. </p>
<h2> New features </h2>
<p class='should'>
Make it possible to build nettle and hogweed using mini-gmp.
</p>
<p class='should'>
Fat binary, selecting code at runtime depending on cpu
capabilities.
</p>
<h2> Interface changes </h2> <h2> Interface changes </h2>
<p class='should'> <p class='should'>
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buffering. E.g., when using them for HMAC keyed "inner" and buffering. E.g., when using them for HMAC keyed "inner" and
"outer" states, we now get three buffers but we only need one. "outer" states, we now get three buffers but we only need one.
</p> </p>
<p class='wish'>
Make it possible to build nettle and hogweed using mini-gmp.
</p>
<p class='should'> <p class='should'>
Reorganize private key operations. Need to support RSA with and Reorganize private key operations. Need to support RSA with and
without blinding, and DSA according to spec and some deterministic without blinding, and DSA according to spec and some deterministic
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