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Changes between Version 11 and Version 12 of ReleaseNotes/Trunk


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Timestamp:
2009-07-15T10:59:43Z (10 years ago)
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Jakub Jermář
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  • ReleaseNotes/Trunk

    v11 v12  
    1414   * The kernel and user space use a new (non-standard) string API which allows convenient processing of UTF-8 strings.
    1515
    16 === Services ===
     16=== Services and Drivers ===
    1717 * Device mapper
    1818 * Keyboard
     19   * ''kbd'' has been rewritten and modularized.
     20     * ''kbd'' now supports three layouts (US qwerty, US dvorak and Czech qwerty).
    1921 * Console
    20 
    21 === Drivers ===
    22 
    2322 * Ramdisk driver
    24    * ''rd'' now uses an abstract block device interface
     23   * ''rd'' now uses an abstract block device interface.
    2524 * New block device drivers
    26    * ''gxe_bd'' for GXemul disk device
    27    * ''ata_bd'' for ATA disks simulated in Qemu
    28    * ''file_bd'' block device backed by a file
     25   * ''gxe_bd'' for GXemul disk device.
     26   * ''ata_bd'' for ATA disks simulated in Qemu.
     27   * ''file_bd'' block device backed by a file.
    2928
    3029=== File systems ===
    3130
    32  * Support for multiple file systems mounted at once
    33  * Support for stat() and fstat() file system calls
     31 * Support for multiple file systems mounted at once.
     32 * Support for stat() and fstat() file system calls.
     33 * The file system block cache will write back blocks to the device, it still does not flush the cache periodically though.
    3434 * New file systems
    35    * ''devfs'' file system for handling access to console via a file handle
     35   * ''devfs'' file system for handling access to console via a file handle.
    3636
    3737=== Applications ===
     
    4040   * ''tester'' is controlled by command-line arguments rather than being interactive.
    4141 * Tetris
    42    * ''tetris'' now uses colors `^_^`
    43    * Score table is now persistent
     42   * ''tetris'' now uses colors.
     43   * Score table is now persistent.
    4444 * Bdsh
    45    * Support for simple ''mv'' command
    46    * Support for simple ''mount'' command
     45   * Support for simple ''mv'' command.
     46   * Support for simple ''mount'' command.
    4747 * New applications
    4848   * ''getvc''
     
    5151
    5252 * Build system
    53    * Preconfigured defaults greatly simplify the process of configuring a HelenOS build
     53   * Preconfigured defaults greatly simplify the process of configuring a HelenOS build.
    5454
    5555== Regressions in This Release ==
    56 
     56 * Support for mips32 malta machine
     57   * Support for the Simics model of the mips32 malta machine has been removed due to code cleanup.
    5758 * Mouse support on ia32 and amd64
    5859   * Mouse support was temporarily removed from the i8042 driver due to code cleanup. A new mouse driver will be reintroduced in a near future release.
    5960
    6061== Known Bugs ==
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