Fix a bug about the iSCSI DHCP dependency issue.
[mirror_edk2.git] / StdLib / ISSUES.txt
1 What follows is a list of currently known issues with the StdLib package.
2 Please see the separate file "Fixes.txt" for a list of issues that have been fixed.
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4 Status Key:
5 Open Problem is unresolved and final disposition unknown.
6 Verified Problem has been reproduced.
7 Understood Root cause of problem is understood.
8 Document Problem is to be fixed through improved documentation.
9 Fixed Problem has been resolved and changes committed.
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11 SocketLib
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13 ID Category TOOLs Reported Status
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15 13: EFIAPI usage 2013-01-15 Understood
16 Mismatch between functions declared EFIAPI but not defined EFIAPI.
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18 14: EFIAPI usage 2013-01-15 Understood
19 Function pointer type PFN_NET_CONFIGURE is NOT defined as EFIAPI but is
20 used to point to EFIAPI functions. This causes conflicts and results in
21 improper operation.
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23 15: Build Error 2013-09-20 Open
24 Predicates in ns_addr.c and res_mkupdate.c need to also include explicit
25 comparisons if an assignment side-effect is used. Otherwise a warning
26 will be generated which is promoted to a fatal error.
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28 StdLib Issues
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30 ID Category TOOLs Reported Status
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32 3: Usage Clarification 2012 Document
33 Clarify that the current StdLib may not be used for developing drivers.
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35 5: Error message Quality during execution 2012 Verified
36 Performing filesystem operations when a filesystem driver has not been
37 linked into the application results in hangs or error messages that are
38 misleading or unclear as to the cause.
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40 6: Application error return 2012 Verified
41 On error, applications will sometimes return large positive numbers.
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43 9: chdir/cwd not in EFI Shell 2012 Understood
44 The chdir and getcwd functions only work if one is using the UEFI Shell.
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46 10: No current volume/directory at app. startup. 2012 Understood
47 If the Shell does not have a current volume or directory, file operations
48 may hang or fail.
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50 12: Differentiate between binary and text streams. Aug. 2013 Understood
51 Implement differentiated text streams as specified by section 7.19.2 Streams,
52 of the C standard.
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54 16: Build Error 2013-08-12 Understood
55 LibC/Stdio/vsnprintf_ss.c:145: (error) Uninitialized variable: n
56 _DIAGASSERT expressions not appropriate for the UEFI environment.
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59 PosixLib
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61 ID Category TOOLs Reported Status
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