Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of R1/Alpha1/ImprovementsSinceRelease


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Timestamp:
Feb 18, 2010 11:34:58 PM (9 years ago)
Author:
mmadia
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added notes for PackageFS

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  • R1/Alpha1/ImprovementsSinceRelease

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    55Additions and corrections are encouraged.
    66
    7  * Enabled font hinting in freetype,
    8         * changeset:33789
    9         * The patent for Freetype's TT_CONFIG_OPTION_BYTECODE_INTERPRETER expired some time before Oct. 27, 2009.
    10         * Note: subpixel rendering is disabled by default
     7        * Enabled font hinting in freetype,
     8                * changeset:33789
     9                * The patent for Freetype's TT_CONFIG_OPTION_BYTECODE_INTERPRETER expired some time before Oct. 27, 2009.
     10                * Note: subpixel rendering is disabled by default
    1111       
    12  * Various vendor software has been updated, most notably bash from 2.x to 4.x
     12        * Various vendor software has been updated, most notably bash from 2.x to 4.x
    1313
    14  * Locale kit merged to trunk
     14        * Locale kit merged to trunk
    1515
    16  * Creation of a Localization team for translating the User Guide and other documents.
     16        * Creation of a Localization team for translating the User Guide and other documents.
    1717 
    18  * Improved USB read/write times
     18        * Improved USB read/write times
    1919
    20  * API/ABI Changes
    21         * BJoyStick -- fixed a BeOS compatibility issue
    22         * GCC 4 ABI changes that require apps to be recompiled
    23         * Introduced library versioning
     20        * API/ABI Changes
     21                * BJoyStick -- fixed a BeOS compatibility issue
     22                * GCC 4 ABI changes that require apps to be recompiled
     23                * Introduced library versioning
    2424       
    25  * WiFi merged into trunk from external repo
    26         * As of 35515, drivers and if needed, associated firmware need to be added via UserBuildConfig
    27         * Encryption is not implemented
     25        * WiFi merged into trunk from external repo
     26                * As of 35515, drivers and if needed, associated firmware need to be added via UserBuildConfig
     27                * Encryption is not implemented
    2828       
    29  * SpicyKeys integrated as Shortcuts
     29        * SpicyKeys integrated as Shortcuts
    3030
    31  * Huge speedups -- specifically with compilation times.
     31        * Huge speedups -- specifically with compilation times.
     32
    3233        * Many lock contentions have been improved
     34
    3335        * Numerous code refactoring to kernel/VM subsystems
     36
    3437        * Compile times of Haiku from within Haiku have greatly been reduced
    3538       
    36  * HDA on nvidia chipset improvements
     39        * HDA on nvidia chipset improvements
    3740
    38  * Haiku GCC4 can now be compiled directly on a 64bit Linux distro. GCC2 still requires the use of `linux32`
     41        * Haiku GCC4 can now be compiled directly on a 64bit Linux distro. GCC2 still requires the use of `linux32`
    3942 
    40  * DriveSetup will now install a basic bootloader when partitioning a disk. changeset:33263
     43        * DriveSetup will now install a basic bootloader when partitioning a disk. changeset:33263
    4144 
    42  * changeset:33417 , changeset:33418  RemoteDesktop client
     45        * changeset:33417 , changeset:33418  RemoteDesktop client
    4346 
    44  * PackageFS changeset:34172
     47        * PackageFS
     48                * initial commit changeset:34172
     49                * basically working
     50                * for proper intergration a UnionFS needs to be implemented, such that one can edit a file that has been inserted by a package (like config files).
     51                * thorough testing required
     52                * test packages need to be created
    4553 
    46  * Bug fixes galore
    47  
    48  
     54        * Bug fixes galore
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