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Release Notes for HelenOS mainline

Note: This document is a draft describing a future HelenOS release and is subject to change. The software described here has not been released yet. To get these latest and greatest features now, check out our Git master. (But you will also get the latest bugs).

HelenOS version (codename) was released on date.

This document contains a summary of changes made to HelenOS since release previous release.

Special Notes for this Release

Features Introduced in This Release

General

  • Dynamic linking is now supported and enabled by default on amd64, arm32, ppc32 and sparc64 (in addition to previous support on ia32)
  • Support for the MIPS Malta machine was improved by enabling serial console input/output both in the kernel console and also for the user interface.
  • Support for serial console on the sparc64/sun4u machine was improved by enabling it in the kernel in addition to the already enabled support in the user interface.
  • Support for arm64 (AArch64) was added. The port can run on the QEMU ARM Virtual Machine.

Kernel

Services and Drivers

  • New specialized utility pci for listing PCI devices
    • Plus corresponding backend support in the PCI driver
  • virtio-blk driver

File Systems

Networking

Applications

Libraries

Miscellaneous

Regressions in This Release

  • For the list of regressions since the previous release, see this report.
  • Notable regressions

Fixed Logged Bugs & Enhancements

  • For the list of all logged defects fixed in this release, see this report.
  • For the list of all logged enhancements integrated in this release, see this report.

Known Bugs

  • For the list of known bugs still not fixed in this release, see this report.
  • For the list of all open tickets, see this report.