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This is a tentative roadmap for the next stable releases of Wireshark. For more information on the Wireshark release lifecycle and on past releases see [[Development/LifeCycle]].
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Don't expect any timelines here, the Ethereal V1.0 release might still be far, far away! == Planning ==
 || '''Release''' || '''Expected Date''' || '''Notes''' ||
 || 1.11.0 || Unknown || Next development release ||
 || 1.10.3 || Unknown || Next maintenance release of the stable branch ||
 || 1.8.11 || Unknown || Next maintenance release of the old stable branch ||
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== V1.0 == == Upcoming Release Status ==
== 1.10.2 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
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A collection of things to be done before the 1.0 release of Ethereal.   * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=51942|Rev 51942]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9126|Bug 9126]] - Fix the value of 'SEND_TO_UE' in the DIAMETER Gx dictionary for Packet-Filter-Usage AVP
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 * Use the "User's Guide" as the online help system for Ethereal releases
 * Add some reasonable example files for filters, rules, ....
 * Cleanup source directories (plugins, packaging, ...)
 * Finish the native Windows interface and integrate it with the main trunk
 * Security improvements
  * Add privilege separation for POSIX environments
  * Add a similar mechanism for the Windows environment
  * Enhance the API to make it easier to write secure code (e.g. add tvb_get_gstring())?
## ''Queue Empty''
## ''Queue Closed''
## Please use this format: * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=#|Rev #]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=#|Bug #]] - [[http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/#|Ask #]] - Explanation.
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Things also desirable for the 1.0 release: === Completed Tasks ===
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 * documentation of library API's (e.g. wiretap)
 * make some of the plugins regular dissectors?
 * make the capture filter syntax the same as the display filter syntax?
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== Beyond V1.0 == === Deferred or Rejected Tasks ===
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=51077|Rev 51077]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8995|Bug 8995]] - Fix configure script to get Python major version correctly if system python is version 3+ -- ''Didn't apply (copied updated code over by hand)''
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=51236|Rev 51236]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9014|Bug 9014]] - Crash in TShark with option "-z io,stat" in the presence of negative relative packet timestamps -- ''Doesn't apply cleanly''

## When deleting Completed Tasks (after a release), please *move* them to http://wiki.wireshark.org/Development/Trunk-1.10, don't just delete them from here.

== 1.8.10 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===

  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=51942|Rev 51942]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9126|Bug 9126]] - Fix the value of 'SEND_TO_UE' in the DIAMETER Gx dictionary for Packet-Filter-Usage AVP

## ''Queue Closed''
## ''Queue Empty''
## Please use this format: * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=#|Rev #]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=#|Bug #]] - [[http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/#|Ask #]] - Explanation.

=== Completed Tasks ===

  ''Queue Empty''

=== Deferred or Rejected Tasks ===
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=51236|Rev 51236]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9014|Bug 9014]] - Crash in TShark with option "-z io,stat" in the presence of negative relative packet timestamps -- ''Doesn't apply cleanly''
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=51422|Rev 51422]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8989|Bug 8989]] - SGI Nsym disambiguation is unconditionally displayed when dissecting VHT -- ''Doesn't exist in 1.8?''

## When deleting Completed Tasks (after a release), please *move* them to http://wiki.wireshark.org/Development/Trunk-1.8, don't just delete them from here.

== Proposed Changes ==
 * Items marked with {1} in the TODO list of [[Development/SNMP]]
 * Keep plugin API and ABI stable and versioned, so binary plugins will reliably work with more than one Wireshark version (ABI changes can be followed here: [[http://upstream-tracker.org/versions/wireshark.html|Upstream Tracker]])
  * Run tools/git-compare-abis.sh in the Git repository right before the release
  * Bump library versions as needed based on [[http://www.gnu.org/software/libtool/manual/html_node/Updating-version-info.html|Libtool's documentation]] (don't forget updating debian/wireshark-common.files and debian/wireshark-common.shlibs)
 * Version checking
 * Windows updater
 * Add privilege separation for dissection
 * Add thread/multiprocessor support
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== Unsorted ==
 * Security improvements (see also: [[Security]])
  * Add privilege separation for POSIX environments (in progress)
  * Add a similar mechanism for the Windows environment
  * Enhance the API to make it easier to write secure code (e.g. add tvb_get_gstring())?
 * Documentation of library API's (e.g. wiretap)

Roadmap

This is a tentative roadmap for the next stable releases of Wireshark. For more information on the Wireshark release lifecycle and on past releases see Development/LifeCycle.

Planning

  • Release

    Expected Date

    Notes

    1.11.0

    Unknown

    Next development release

    1.10.3

    Unknown

    Next maintenance release of the stable branch

    1.8.11

    Unknown

    Next maintenance release of the old stable branch

Upcoming Release Status

1.10.2

Pending Tasks

  • Rev 51942 - Bug 9126 - Fix the value of 'SEND_TO_UE' in the DIAMETER Gx dictionary for Packet-Filter-Usage AVP

Completed Tasks

  • Queue Empty

Deferred or Rejected Tasks

  • Rev 51077 - Bug 8995 - Fix configure script to get Python major version correctly if system python is version 3+ -- Didn't apply (copied updated code over by hand)

  • Rev 51236 - Bug 9014 - Crash in TShark with option "-z io,stat" in the presence of negative relative packet timestamps -- Doesn't apply cleanly

1.8.10

Pending Tasks

  • Rev 51942 - Bug 9126 - Fix the value of 'SEND_TO_UE' in the DIAMETER Gx dictionary for Packet-Filter-Usage AVP

Completed Tasks

  • Queue Empty

Deferred or Rejected Tasks

  • Rev 51236 - Bug 9014 - Crash in TShark with option "-z io,stat" in the presence of negative relative packet timestamps -- Doesn't apply cleanly

  • Rev 51422 - Bug 8989 - SGI Nsym disambiguation is unconditionally displayed when dissecting VHT -- Doesn't exist in 1.8?

Proposed Changes

  • Items marked with {1} in the TODO list of Development/SNMP

  • Keep plugin API and ABI stable and versioned, so binary plugins will reliably work with more than one Wireshark version (ABI changes can be followed here: Upstream Tracker)

    • Run tools/git-compare-abis.sh in the Git repository right before the release
    • Bump library versions as needed based on Libtool's documentation (don't forget updating debian/wireshark-common.files and debian/wireshark-common.shlibs)

  • Version checking
  • Windows updater
  • Add privilege separation for dissection
  • Add thread/multiprocessor support

... well, maybe all the points mentioned in the WishList!

Unsorted

  • Security improvements (see also: Security)

    • Add privilege separation for POSIX environments (in progress)
    • Add a similar mechanism for the Windows environment
    • Enhance the API to make it easier to write secure code (e.g. add tvb_get_gstring())?
  • Documentation of library API's (e.g. wiretap)

Discussion

Development/Roadmap (last edited 2020-07-03 15:42:04 by GeraldCombs)