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NSPR 4.0.1 Release


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Changes in this release
  3. Reporting bugs
  4. Building from source
  5. Contact Info

1. Introduction

The NSPR 4.0.1 release is now available at /m/dist/nspr20/v4.0.1 (or equivalently, /share/builds/components/nspr20/v4.0.1). This release is a patch release for the NSPR 4.0 release.  Please refer to the NSPR 4.0 release notes for basic information.  This release notes focuses on the changes between NSPR releases 4.0 and 4.0.1.

2. Changes in this release

This release fixes bugs applicable to the Windows NT version of NSPR only. Only Windows binaries have been generated.

2.1 Bug fixes

The following bugs are fixed in this release.

1. BugZilla #31120: ntio.c: _PR_Unblock_IO_Wait sets the wrong thr_bound_cpu..
2. BugZilla #43337: PR_GetPeerName() asserts.
3. BugZilla #39967: Crash due to missing stylesheet.
4. Change to config/ to re-enable optimization (-O2). This change improves performance of the optimized build. Co-requisite to this change is use of the Microsoft C/C++ compiler 6.0 with Service Pack 4 (SP4) to build NSPR.

 3. Reporting bugs

Bugs discovered should be reported by filing bug reports.  If you can describe a bug without giving any proprietary information, you should file the bug report in's bug database Bugzilla.  You will need a Bugzilla account, which can be obtained easily from the Bugzilla main page.  If proprietary information cannot be avoided in a bug description, you can file the bug report in Bugsplat.

The following information is required in a bug report

  • platform (Solaris 2.6, HP-UX 11.0, etc.)
  • number of cpus in the system
  • a stack trace, in the event of a crash
  • reproducibility of the problem
  • location of core dump, if available, along with those for the libraries and executables

 4. Building from source

This release is built from the source at the CVS repository with the CVS tag NSPRPUB_RELEASE_4_0_1. Check out the source from CVS by
    cvs co -r NSPRPUB_RELEASE_4_0_1 mozilla/nsprpub

To build, do
    cd mozilla/nsprpub
    gmake export

5. Contact Info - NSPR documentation
http://warp/projects/hardcore/prj-nspr20  - nspr home page
nsprgroup   - the nspr team
nspr20clients - mailing list for nspr clients
netscape.public.mozilla.nspr  - nspr newsgroup at