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 || '''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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= Do Not Add Items To The Backport List = || '''Release''' || '''Expected Date''' || '''Notes''' ||
|| 3.2.6 || August 12, 2020 || Next maintenance release of the 3.2 branch ||
|| 3.0.13 || August 12, 2020 || Next maintenance release of the 3.0 branch ||
|| 2.6.19 || August 12, 2020 || Next maintenance release of the 2.6 branch ||
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We've migrated from Subversion to Git. As part of the migration the backport lists below are going away.
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If you want a commit backported, please cherry-pick it using Git. For more information on cherry picking see the [[http://git-scm.com/docs/git-cherry-pick|git-cherry-pick man page]]. == Backporting Changes ==
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If your commit has an associated Gerrit change ID you can also backport it using Gerrit via the web interface or the [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/Documentation/cmd-cherry-pick.html|command line]]. Significant bug fixes should be [[Development/Backporting|backported to all applicable stable branches]] after they are checked in to the master branch. You can follow development progress using the links below.
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== Upcoming Release Status ==
== 1.10.6 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
  * --([[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49648|Rev 49648]] - Fix unregistered hf errors from t124 dissector (errors come from the backport of r49644))-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/338/|change 338]]
  * --([[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.)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/13/|13]]
  * --([[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().)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/44/|44]]
  * --([[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.)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/344/|change 344]], [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/345/|change 345]]
  * --([[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.)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/346/|change 346]]
  * --([[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54687|Rev 54687]] - DVB-CI: correct a typo in a filter string)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/104/|104]]
  * --([[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54707|Rev 54707]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9633|Bug 9633]] - Do not try to add a new NAL unit when the previous one was not decoded.)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/r/I572506ad|I572506ad]]
  * --([[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54337|Rev 54337]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9340|Bug 9340]] - Permit building with GTK 3.10+ by ignoring deprecations.)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/347/|change 347]]
  * --([[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54295|Rev 54295]],[[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54296|Rev 54296 (partial)]] - Replace g_memmove (deprecated) with memmove.)-- Done in r54966.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54812|Rev 54812]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9634|Bug 9634]] - Fix pcap heuristics broken in r49999.
  * --([[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54837|Rev 54837]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9649|Bug 9649]] - SMPP: source_telematics_id value length is 1 byte.)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/q/Ib389f8f9,n,z|Change Ib389f8f9]]
  [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/q/project:wireshark+AND+branch:master|Recent changes]] in the [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/master|master (development) branch]]
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## ''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.
  [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/q/project:wireshark+AND+branch:master-3.2|Recent changes]] in the [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/master-3.2|3.2 branch]]
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=== Completed Tasks ===
  ''Queue Empty''
  [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/q/project:wireshark+AND+branch:master-3.0|Recent changes]] in the [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/master-3.0|3.0 branch]]
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=== Deferred or Rejected Tasks ===
  ''Queue Empty''
  [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/q/project:wireshark+AND+branch:master-2.6|Recent changes]] in the [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/master-2.6|2.6 branch]]
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## 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.

== 1.8.13 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
  * --([[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49648|Rev 49648]] - Fix unregistered hf errors from t124 dissector (errors come from the backport of r49644))-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/338/|change 338]]
  * --([[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.)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/343/|change 343]]
  * --([[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54687|Rev 54687]] - DVB-CI: correct a typo in a filter string)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c/105/|105]]
  * --([[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54707|Rev 54707]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9633|Bug 9633]] - Do not try to add a new NAL unit when the previous one was not decoded.)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/r/I59b78a15|I59b78a15]]
  * --([[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=54837|Rev 54837]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9649|Bug 9649]] - SMPP: source_telematics_id value length is 1 byte.)-- Moved to [[https://code.wireshark.org/review/r/I6ebc94bf|Change I6ebc94bf]]

## ''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.

=== 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.
## XXX These are either languishing or finished. Should unfinished items be moved to bugs?
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 * 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
For a list of bugs that should have been fixed before the 2.0 release, see [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?resolution=---&target_milestone=2.0%20release|Bugzilla (target milestone: 2.0 release)]].

## The items below are marked with the wiki revision and date when it was added. Consider moving it away from "Proposed Changes" if it is some years old.
Other proposed items (possibly out of date, see wiki source):
 * Items marked with {1} in the TODO list of [[Development/SNMP]] /* since rev148 2007-08-30 */
 * 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: [[https://abi-laboratory.pro/tracker/timeline/wireshark/]]) /* since rev2033 2011-10-30 */
  * Run `tools/git-compare-abis.sh` in the Git repository right before the release /* since rev2033 2011-10-30 */
  * Bump library versions as needed based on [[http://www.gnu.org/software/libtool/manual/html_node/Updating-version-info.html|Libtool's documentation]] in `*/Makefile.am` and `*/CmakeList.txt` (don't forget updating `debian/*.symbols`) /* since rev2033 2011-10-30 for autotools, rev3305 2014-05-30 for cmake */
  * When major library version bumps are needed `*.CMakeList.txt`-s have to be changed at two locations and `debian/lib*N.*` files have to be updated and renamed
 * Include Lua API changes in release notes (Lua dissectors can detect Wireshark version using get_version() and adjust the API used.)
 * Add privilege separation for dissection /* since rev10 2006-03-27 */
 * Add thread/multiprocessor support /* since rev12 2006-04-06 */
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  * 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)
  * Add privilege separation for POSIX environments (in progress) /* since rev8 2005-12-12 */
  * Add a similar mechanism for the Windows environment /* since forever rev1 2004-10-15 */
  * Enhance the API to make it easier to write secure code (e.g. add `tvb_get_gstring()`)? /* since forever rev1 2004-10-15 */
 * Documentation of library API's (e.g. wiretap) /* since forever rev1 2004-10-15 */

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

3.2.6

August 12, 2020

Next maintenance release of the 3.2 branch

3.0.13

August 12, 2020

Next maintenance release of the 3.0 branch

2.6.19

August 12, 2020

Next maintenance release of the 2.6 branch

Backporting Changes

Significant bug fixes should be backported to all applicable stable branches after they are checked in to the master branch. You can follow development progress using the links below.

Proposed Changes

For a list of bugs that should have been fixed before the 2.0 release, see Bugzilla (target milestone: 2.0 release).

Other proposed items (possibly out of date, see wiki source):

  • 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: https://abi-laboratory.pro/tracker/timeline/wireshark/)

    • Run tools/git-compare-abis.sh in the Git repository right before the release

    • Bump library versions as needed based on Libtool's documentation in */Makefile.am and */CmakeList.txt (don't forget updating debian/*.symbols)

    • When major library version bumps are needed *.CMakeList.txt-s have to be changed at two locations and debian/lib*N.* files have to be updated and renamed

  • Include Lua API changes in release notes (Lua dissectors can detect Wireshark version using get_version() and adjust the API used.)
  • 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)