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A week in AROS...

Last updated on 3 years ago
Week of April 27th:

- Development of AROS kernel for RaspberryPi port continues (mschulz, Kalamatee)
- Work on per CPU core of handling of SysBase for AROS ARM kernel started (Kalamatee)
- Work on task scheduler for AROS ARM kernel started (Kalamatee)
- Accessing the current task has been cleaned up in exec.library codes (mschulz)
- task.resource module has been introduced to allow access to AROS-specific task information (Kalamatee)
- C:TaskList has been updated to use task.resource (Kalamatee)
- task.resource has been extended with functionality of querying task lists (Kalamatee)
- AROS ARM kernel now records start time and running time of task (Kalamatee)
- Support for spinlock primitive has been added to AROS kernel (Kalamatee)
- Basic support for Inter-processor Interrupts implemented in AROS ARM kernel (mschulz)
- AMR-specific implementation of spinlocks has been added to AROS kernel (mschulz)
- AHCI driver no longer constantly mounts/unmounts the medium (dizzyofcrn)
- Crashes and memory leaks have been fixed in AROS Vim port (mazze)
- xxd tool is now build together with Vim (mazze)
Week of May 4th:

- Work on Inter-processor Interrupts in AROS ARM kernel continues (Kalamatee)
- Memory pool semaphore protection now works correctly when using TLSF mememory manager (deadwood)
- Task scheduler in ARM kernel updated to correctly move running/ready tasks (Kalamatee)
- Idle tasks are now started on additional CPU cores in ARM kernel (Kalamatee)
- Work on USB3.0 support continues (dizzyofcrn)
- SDL application will no longer exit with unfreed signals (mazze)
- ScreenRecorder tool now has german catalog (polluks)
Week of May 11th:

- Work on having higher priority tasks yield when spinning started (Kalamatee)
- Work on USB3.0 support continues (dizzyofcrn)
- Tasks which are spinning are moved to separate list now in AROS ARM kernel (Kalamatee)
- Work on scheduler of ARM kernel continues (Kalamatee)
- Testing specification for String class added (neil)
- MUI String class now does a display-beep in case of rejected character (neil)
- MUIA_String_BufferPos attriute of MUI String class is now initializable (neil)
- MUIA_String_Format attribute of MUI String class is now gettable (neil)
- Rocks and Diamonds game is now part of ports repository of AROS (mazze)
- MUI Aboutbox custom class now displays the build information (deadwood)
- UI bug in Poseidon pop up window fixed (Kalamatee)
- Handling of scheduling flags has been made mutli-core aware (Kalamatee)
Week of May 18th:

- Regression in CPU cache handling impacting at least AGP and USB on i386 has been fixed (neil)
- A performance regression in IntelGMA driver has been fixed (neil)
- Work on per CPU task handling for AROS ARM kernel continue (Kalamatee)
- Handling of secret text in MUI String class has been improved (neil)
- Handling of partitions list in HDToolBox has been improved (neil)
- FindTask implementation has been extended to look at spinning tasks (Kalamatee)
- A crash in FTManager when selecting anti-aliasing has been fixed (neil)
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Week of May 25th:

- Work on per CPU task handling for AROS ARM kernel continue (mschulz)
- C library strtok function has been fixed (neil)
Week of June 1st:

- Keymaps have been update for non breaking space support (polluks)
- Countries have been update for first day of week support (polluks)
- 64-bit AROS again loads Amiga format fonts correctly (jmcmullan)
- fat-handler is now correctly stopping at end of root directory (neil)
- Formatting is now possible with fat-handler (neil)
- Renaming disk is now working correctly in fat-handler (neil)
Week of June 8th:

- Work on per CPU task handling for AROS ARM kernel continue (mschulz)
- fat-handler has been updated to work as ROMable module (jmcmullan)
- MUI Listtree custom class now has more functionality and compatibility (deadwood)
- fat-handler no longer leaks memory in case one of the blocks can't be read (neil)
- Renaming disks is further improved in fat-handler (neil)
Week of June 15th:

- fat-handler now allows multiple volumes with the same name if their creation dates differ (neil)
- fat-handler now distinguishes volumes with unset creation dates (neil)
- slovenia and slovakia country codes are now correct (polluks)
- Listtree MUI class now support context menus and drag&drop (deadwood)
- Support for parallel port communication has been added to m68k port of AROS (jmcmullan)
- Registration of Kickstart memory region has been corrected for x86_64 port of AROS (Kalamatee)
- gdb can now be build as part of cross compiler toolset (jmcmullan)
- C:Info will no longer show unset volume creation dates (neil)
Week of June 22nd:

- Adding a Menuitem MUI object directly to Menustrip now works as in MUI (deadwood)
- Listtree MUI class now correctly notifies about double-click and quiet state (deadwood)
- Memory is now freed in Listtree MUI class at object destruction (deadwood)
- List MUI class no longer crashes when someone tries to create an image without passing the actual image object (deadwood)
- Listtree MUI class no longer crashes when someone tries to delete an non-existing image (deadwood)
- Work on making hostgl.library work again started (Kalamatee)
- HDAudio driver now works correctly on HP Compaq nc6320 laptop (neil)
- Static switching between speakers and headphones at start-up in HDAudio driver has been removed in favor of dynamic switching (neil)
- Output volume control for multiple nodes has been improved in HDAudio driver (neil)
- Work on per CPU task handling for AROS ARM kernel continue (mschulz)
- PCI subsystem now correctly handles situation when an interrupt line assignment to a device has been changed (neil)
Week of June 29th:

- Shell no longer passes junk arguments to scripts (neil)
- Delay in SD card device decreased (mschulz)
- Initial work on storage.resource started (Kalamatee)
- Work on per CPU task handling for AROS continues (Kamalatee)
- Serial and parallel ports devices now load correctly under m68k port of AROS (jmcmullan)
- Passing flags to parallel port device has been fixed (jmcmullan)
- Sorting in NListtree MUI custom class has been fixed (deadwood)
- Listtree MUI class now correctly handling sorting and remove of nodes (deadwood)
- Work on AROS ARM native kernel continues (mschulz)
Week of July 6th:

- intuition.library/PrintIText() no longer crashes if passed a null string pointer (jmcmullan)
- VSprites with depths greater than 8 bits are now supported (jmcmullan)
- Romanian language support has been added (polluks)
Week of July 13th:

- A small improvement to C library has been implemented (jmcmullan)
Week of July 20th:

- Nothing to report
Week of July 27th:

- Prefs/Locale no longer looses languange information when reseting to default state (deadwood)
- fat-handler is now showing an error requester when I/O error happens (neil)
- fat-handler has now better error handling (neil)
- Formatting procedure using fat-handler is now writting immedially to disk (neil)
- MUI List and Listview classes have been updated to behave according to MUI4 specification (deadwood)
- MUI Listtree class has been aligned with changes to List and Listview classes (deadwood)
Week of August 3rd:

- Nothing to report
Week of August 10th:

- AROS repository reached 51000 commits!
- libiconv have been updated to newer versions (Kalamatee)
Week of August 17th:

- MUI Window class now sends notifications on changing the position and size (neil)
- It is now possible to set notifications of List MUI class attributes on Listview MUI class (neil)
- Notifications on ClickColumn attribute of Listview MUI class have been restored to work (deadwood)
- emul-handler is now blocked from seeking beyond end of file (neil)
Week of August 24th:

- MUIV_Notify_Self is now handled correctly in case of setting notification of List MUI class attribute in Listview MUI class (neil)
- Object creation in graphics driver subsystem has been made to support external objects (Kalamatee)
- Graphics drivers can now provide nominal resolution to graphics subsystem (Kalamatee)
- Crash in screen compositor when trying to read preferences has been fixed (Kalamatee)
Week of August 31st:

- Intuition is now using nominal resolution provided by the driver (Kalamatee)
- vbam is bow compiled for x86_64 (Kalamatee)
- Boot task is now properly finalized (Kalamatee)
- Autodocs documentation has been updated from source code (mazze)
- Exiting MUI List class "quiet" state now causes proper scroll bar update (deadwood)
- System/SysMon no longer crashes when there is less tasks then list capacity (deadwood)
- OpenAL library has been updated to version 1.16.0
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