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 || 1.99.0rc2 || August 5, 2014 || Next development release ||
 || 1.12.1 || Unknown || First maintenance release of the 1.12 branch ||
 || 1.10.10 || Unknown || Next maintenance release of the legacy branch ||
 || 1.99.0 || September 18, 2014 || Next development release ||
 || 1.12.1 || September 16, 2014 || First maintenance release of the 1.12 branch ||
 || 1.10.10 || September 16, 2014 || Next maintenance release of the legacy branch ||

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

    1.99.0

    September 18, 2014

    Next development release

    1.12.1

    September 16, 2014

    First maintenance release of the 1.12 branch

    1.10.10

    September 16, 2014

    Next maintenance release of the legacy branch

Backporting Changes

Significant bug fixes should be backported to each applicable stable branches after they are checked in to the master branch. If this is not possible, e.g. due to a merge conflict, time constraints, or Git discomfort the change can be added to the pending task list(s) below.

Upcoming Release Status

1.12.1

Pending Tasks

  • Queue Empty

Completed Tasks

  • Queue Empty

Deferred or Rejected Tasks

  • Queue Empty

1.10.10

Pending Tasks

  • Queue Empty

Completed Tasks

  • Queue Empty

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 in */Makefile.am and */CmakeList.txt (don't forget updating debian/wireshark-common.files and debian/wireshark-common.shlibs)

  • Version checking
  • 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)