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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''' ||
 || 1.11.3 || Unknown || Next development release ||
 || 1.10.6 || Unknown || Next maintenance release of the stable branch ||
 || 1.8.13 || Unknown || Next maintenance release of the old stable branch ||
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== V1.0 == == Upcoming Release Status ==
== 1.10.6 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54247|Rev 54247]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9483|Bug 9483]] - Avoid crash when creating a Lua TvbRange from a FieldInfo.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54292|Rev 54292]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9549|Bug 9549]] - Improved Lua ProtoField.new().
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54193|Rev 54193]], [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54463|Rev 54463]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9572|Bug 9572]] - Longer data fields in Modbus/TCP aren't displayed.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54488|Rev 54488]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9598|Bug 9598]] - Clear the intermediate line buffer for DMX channels.
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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 ===
  ''Queue Empty''
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Things also desirable for the 1.0 release: === Deferred or Rejected Tasks ===
  ''Queue Empty''
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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?
## 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.
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== Beyond V1.0 == == 1.8.13 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
# ''Queue Empty''
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54488|Rev 54488]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9598|Bug 9598]] - Clear the intermediate line buffer for DMX channels.



## ''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.

=== Completed Tasks ===
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54181|Rev 54181]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9571|Bug 9571]] - Fix " Wireshark stops showing new packets but dumpcap keeps writing them to the temp file"
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49145|Rev 49145]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9488|Bug 9488]] - Remove static packet_info *gpinfo and just use the packet_info provided by the function
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54227|Rev 54227]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9578|Bug 9578]] - Homeplug dissector bug: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION: dissector accessed an invalid memory address

## ''Queue Empty''

=== Deferred or Rejected Tasks ===
  ''Queue Empty''

## 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

    1.11.3

    Unknown

    Next development release

    1.10.6

    Unknown

    Next maintenance release of the stable branch

    1.8.13

    Unknown

    Next maintenance release of the old stable branch

Upcoming Release Status

1.10.6

Pending Tasks

Completed Tasks

  • Queue Empty

Deferred or Rejected Tasks

  • Queue Empty

1.8.13

Pending Tasks

# Queue Empty

Completed Tasks

  • Rev 54181 - Bug 9571 - Fix " Wireshark stops showing new packets but dumpcap keeps writing them to the temp file"

  • Rev 49145 - Bug 9488 - Remove static packet_info *gpinfo and just use the packet_info provided by the function

  • Rev 54227 - Bug 9578 - Homeplug dissector bug: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION: dissector accessed an invalid memory address

Deferred or Rejected Tasks

  • Queue Empty

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)