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Version 25 (modified by Jakub Jermář, 8 months ago) (diff)

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 Bazaar mainline. (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

Kernel

Services and Drivers

File Systems

  • All file system operations are relative to a specified node, client-side root
  • Mountpoints are no longer stored in the filesystem servers, but in VFS
  • Inbox mechanism for passing files from parent to a new child
  • Client-side I/O cursors (file positions)
  • Overhaul of the client interface; all APIs begin with the vfs_ prefix and can be used after including vfs/vfs.h
  • Removal of some POSIX-ish headers and definitions

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.