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Version 136 (modified by Jiri Svoboda, 23 months ago) (diff)

Color fixes in console

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



Services and Drivers

  • Console now supports mouse input
    • When running in console mode (e.g. EGA or with window system disabled) the mouse can now be used
  • Raspberry Pi display driver can now detect the native display resolution and act accordingly
  • Fixed mapping of blue color in serial console

File Systems



  • Calculator now has a menu
  • GFX Demo now displays a status line with description for each demo screen
  • Tetris now displays color in EGA text mode / serial console again


  • GFX
    • A graphic context can now perform clipping
    • A graphic context can now control the hardware cursor
  • User interface library
    • Added menu bar / menu
    • Added message dialog class
    • Text entry now actually supports entering text (and sets I-beam cursor)
  • C library
    • All device-related stuff that could be moved out of C library moved to new device library


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.

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