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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''' ||
 || 1.11.2 || Unknown || Next development release ||
 || 1.10.4 || Unknown || Next maintenance release of the stable branch ||
 || 1.8.12 || Unknown || Next maintenance release of the old stable branch ||
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== V1.0 == == Upcoming Release Status ==
== 1.10.4 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53071|Rev 53071]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9031|Bug 9031]] - SIP contact-param parsing fails in case the last parameter includes a quoted string.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53086|Rev 53086]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9383|Bug 9383]] - Incorrect FATTR4_SECURITY_LABEL value
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53107|Rev 53107]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9378|Bug 9378]] - Fix for checking RTPS sub message length.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53148|Rev 53148]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9382|Bug 9382]] - Fix dissection of GSM MAPv3 ReportSM_DeliveryStatusRes.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53205|Rev 53205]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8966|Bug 8966]] - Initialize last entry of background_color array to avoid having a RGBA(0,0,0,0) transparent black in graph analysis window.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53247|Rev 53247]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9409|Bug 9409]] - don't call proto_item_get_len() when the argument can be NULL
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53257|Rev 53257]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9112|Bug 9112]] - Fix incorrect "bytes missing in capture file" in "check_fragments".
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53398|Rev 53398]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9435|Bug 9435]] - SEL Fast Message bug fix for signed 16-bit integer fast meter messages.
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A collection of things to be done before the 1.0 release of Ethereal. ## ''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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 * 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())?
=== Completed Tasks ===
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Things also desirable for the 1.0 release:   * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53195|Rev 53195]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9388|Bug 9388]] - Avoid an infinite loop in SIP dissector.
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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?
=== Deferred or Rejected Tasks ===
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=52159|Rev 52159]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9164|Bug 9164]] - Add dissector_try_uint_new() to the list of exported symbols -- ''API change''
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=52208|Rev 52208]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5349|Bug 5349]] - EAP-TLS reassemble does not happen because of misplaced if (tree) -- ''Doesn't apply?''
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== Beyond V1.0 ==
## 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.

== 1.8.12 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===

  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53071|Rev 53071]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9031|Bug 9031]] - SIP contact-param parsing fails in case the last parameter includes a quoted string.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53148|Rev 53148]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9382|Bug 9382]] - Fix dissection of GSM MAPv3 ReportSM_DeliveryStatusRes.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53247|Rev 53247]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9409|Bug 9409]] - don't call proto_item_get_len() when the argument can be NULL

## ''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 ===

  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=53197|Rev 53197]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9388|Bug 9388]] - Avoid an infinite loop in SIP dissector.

=== Deferred or Rejected Tasks ===
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=52215|Rev 52215]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9186|Bug 9186]] - Minor correction to dissection of DLR frames in Ethernet/IP dissector -- ''Doesn't apply?''
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=50272|Rev 50272]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8871|Bug 8871]] - TLS decryption fails with XMPP start_tls -- ''Doesn't apply?''
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=52208|Rev 52208]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5349|Bug 5349]] - EAP-TLS reassemble does not happen because of misplaced if (tree) -- ''Doesn't apply?''
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=52403|Rev 52403]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9206|Bug 9206]] - Improve "eHRPD Indicator" NVSE dissection in 3GPP2 A11 Registration Request -- ''Doesn't apply?''
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=52493|Rev 52493]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9258|Bug 9258]] - Fix tshark core dump when it can't keep up with dumpcap's ring of files. -- ''Doesn't apply?''
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=52683|Rev 52683]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9129|Bug 9129]] - Limit UAT dialog to single popup to prevent UAT list from becoming unsynchronized (and possibly crash) -- ''Doesn't apply?''
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=52733|Rev 52733]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9300|Bug 9300]] - Fix padding bytes overlapping due to NDR alignment -- ''Doesn't apply?''

## 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

    1.11.2

    Unknown

    Next development release

    1.10.4

    Unknown

    Next maintenance release of the stable branch

    1.8.12

    Unknown

    Next maintenance release of the old stable branch

Upcoming Release Status

1.10.4

Pending Tasks

Completed Tasks

Deferred or Rejected Tasks

  • Rev 52159 - Bug 9164 - Add dissector_try_uint_new() to the list of exported symbols -- API change

  • Rev 52208 - Bug 5349 - EAP-TLS reassemble does not happen because of misplaced if (tree) -- Doesn't apply?

1.8.12

Pending Tasks

Completed Tasks

Deferred or Rejected Tasks

  • Rev 52215 - Bug 9186 - Minor correction to dissection of DLR frames in Ethernet/IP dissector -- Doesn't apply?

  • Rev 50272 - Bug 8871 - TLS decryption fails with XMPP start_tls -- Doesn't apply?

  • Rev 52208 - Bug 5349 - EAP-TLS reassemble does not happen because of misplaced if (tree) -- Doesn't apply?

  • Rev 52403 - Bug 9206 - Improve "eHRPD Indicator" NVSE dissection in 3GPP2 A11 Registration Request -- Doesn't apply?

  • Rev 52493 - Bug 9258 - Fix tshark core dump when it can't keep up with dumpcap's ring of files. -- Doesn't apply?

  • Rev 52683 - Bug 9129 - Limit UAT dialog to single popup to prevent UAT list from becoming unsynchronized (and possibly crash) -- Doesn't apply?

  • Rev 52733 - Bug 9300 - Fix padding bytes overlapping due to NDR alignment -- Doesn't apply?

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)