Glibc 2.23 Released With Many Changes

Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 19 February 2016 at 06:54 AM EST. 2 Comments
While glibc is getting a lot of heat at the moment for a big security woe, glibc 2.23 has been released that besides having the getaddrinfo() changes also has other alterations to this critical free software library.

The GNU C Library 2.23 adds Unicode 8.0.0 support, a fix for a defect in malloc going back a number of years, some optimized functions for the IBM z13, a number of security related changes, and a whole lot of bug fixing.

The complete listing of Glibc 2.23 changes can be found via the 2.23 NEWS entry.
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