Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of R1/Alpha3/ReleaseNotes


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Timestamp:
Jun 4, 2011, 11:21:17 PM (8 years ago)
Author:
mmadia
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reworded some items into sentences. proof-reading appreciated.

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  • R1/Alpha3/ReleaseNotes

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    2222This is a glimpse into some of the more notable improvements and additions to Haiku, since the previous release, R1 Alpha 2. It should be noted that countless bugs have been fixed.
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     24Improved read (and write support) for various filesystems, which includes btrfs, exFAT, ext2, ext3, ext4, ntfs, udf, and others.
     25
     26Implemented a partial fallback for displaying missing glyphs. For example some Japanese and Chinese characters will now display.
     27
     28Utilized Gutenprint to provide additional printer support.
     29
     30Various enhancements to hardware support, such as IO-APIC, acpi, video drivers, network drivers, & USB.
     31
     32Updated to include GCC 4.4.4 as a secondary and experimental compiler (Available for experimental use via `setgcc gcc4`).
     33
     34Support for weak symbols & symbol preemption in GCC 4 has been introduced.
     35
     36Integrated StackAndTile, which was originally pioneered by the University of Auckland (Available for experimental use via `setdecor SATDecorator`).
     37
     38
    2439'''TODO'''
    25  * filesystem interoptability
    26  * glyphs fallback
    27  * gutenprint providing print support
    28  * hardware support (IO-APIC, acpi, video drivers, network drivers, usb)
    2940 * Layout Kit
    3041 * locale support
     
    3243 * mediakit
    3344 * midi soundfont
    34  * gcc 4.4.4
    35  * StackAndTile {{{ setdecor SATDecorator }}}
    3645 * window management ( CTRL+CMD+Second_Mouse_Button )
    3746 * User Interface updates
     
    4150    i. ReadOnlyBootPrompt
    4251    i. ShowImage
    43  * Over 250 bugs fixed, which were discovered by Coverity (according to a gmail search : {{{"Coverity OR CID to:haiku-commits@freelists.org after:2010/05/10"}}})
    44  * Over [query:status=closed&changetime=05/10/10..05/16/11&resolution=fixed&group=component&max=1000&col=id&col=summary&col=status&col=type&col=component 800 bugs closed as fixed] since R1 Alpha 2
     52
     53Over 250 bugs fixed, which were discovered by Coverity
     54
     55Over [query:status=closed&changetime=05/10/10..05/16/11&resolution=fixed&group=component&max=1000&col=id&col=summary&col=status&col=type&col=component 800 bugs closed as fixed] since R1 Alpha 2
    4556
    4657== Missing Features ==