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A week in AROS...

Last updated on 3 years ago
Week of January 25th:
- MultiView is now used for animation datatype (mazze)
- Work on modularization of SysExplorer started (Kalamatee)
- MultiView is now showing more details about data objects (Kalamatee)
- Fix for accessing freed memory implemented in Listtree MUI class (deadwood)
- MultiView is now presenting more information about images and animations (Kalamatee)
- animation.datatype is reworked to speed up playback (Kalamatee)
- Intuition no longer crashes when menu name is not provided (Kalamatee)
- Rendering of animations in EHB mode has been fixed (Kalamatee)
- anim.datatype now correctly supports anim-8 unpacking (Kalamatee)
- Further fixes to anim-3 format implemented (Kalamatee)
- Implementation of jumping to a selected frame in animation.datatype started (Kalamatee)
- Hooks are now correctly called from within realtime.library (Kalamatee)
- tapedeck.gadget handles input on progress bar correctly (Kalamatee)
- Forward/rewind is now working in animation.datatype (Kalamatee)
Week of February 1st:
- 64-bit fixes have been applied to Urltext, BWin and TheBar MUI classes (Kalamatee)
Week of February 8th:
- Performance of part of rendering of decoration system has been improved (Kalamatee)
- Alpha blitting in IntelG45 driver in now improved (Kalamatee)
- Fixes for 68k compatibility have been added to Calculator (wawa)
- Which command has been fixed only to find files (mazze)
- Romania keymap now available in Input preferences (polluks)
- Multiview is now able to scroll with space and backspace (mazze)
- Compatibility of Which command has been improved (mazze)


deadwood wrote:

- Alpha blitting in IntelG45 driver in now improved (Kalamatee)

I'm looking forward to this. Any idea when the 945 driver might become available?

Once I under the v0 branch again and I first need to finish Odyssey. Other option for you is to build v0 AROS and apply the fix manually from trunk (I can help with that).


deadwood wrote:

Other option for you is to build v0 AROS and apply the fix manually from trunk (I can help with that).

I can wait... not ready to build AROS quite yet. But thanks for the offer, I just might do that someday. :)
Week of February 22nd:
- AROS x86_64 is now using large memory model and allows putting executable above 2GB barier (mschulz)
- Skip command will no longer enter infinite loop when a matching Lab/EndSkip can't be found (neil)
- AROS x86_64 now allocates more than 4GB of RAM (mschulz)
- Wanderer now correctly displays available memory when > 4GB (mschulz)
- Avail command has been corrected to work on x86_64 AROS (Kalamatee)
- FormatString function of locale.library now supports displaying of IPTR type (mschulz)
- AROS monitor drivers are now correctly detected during boot on AROS linux hosted (Kalamatee)
- Autodocs documentation has been updated from source code (mazze)
- Lunapaint is now part of AROS Contrib repository (mazze)
- Hebrew keymap has been added (polluks)
- More utility now correctly handles files with more than 32768 lines (mazze)
- Dir command now allows interactive directory walking (mazze)
- FryingPan has been corrected to work on X86_64 AROS (Kalamatee)
Week of February 29th:
- Hooks in Lunapaint have been corrected to work under 68k (wawa)
- Hebrew keymap extended with right-to-left and left-to-right marks (polluks)
- BoingIconBar now correctly detaches from shell (mazze)
- Menu handling in FryingPan corrected (Kalamatee)
- Scalos now better handles situation when preferences.library is missing (neil)
- BoingIconBar has been updated to newer version (mazze)
- BoingIconBar has been extended with Quit menu option (mazze)
- UAE AROS driver has had its mode definitions corrected (wawa)
- BoingIconBar can now open drawers if they have an icon (mazze)
- Reading hunk executable in AROS 68k is now faster (twilen)
- TextEditor, NList and BetterString preferences are now correctly showing images under any endianess (mazze)
- Names of external classes in Zune preferences are now more readable (mazze)
Week of March 7th:
- Moves of MUI Windows are no longer wrongly interpreted as resizes (stegerg)
- Internal MUI classes in Zune preferences now have a default picture (mazze)
- Work on switching AROS to GCC 6+ started (Kalamatee)
- Complete AROS sources are beeing adjusted to work with GCC 6.0 (Kalamatee)
- Complete Contrib and Ports sources are beeing adjusted to work with GCC 6.0 (Kalamatee)
- Memory leak in Zune preferences related to icon images fixed (mazze)
- Blits on AROS Amiga RTG driver in cases of simple copies have been speed up (stegerg)
- AROS Amiga RTG driver has been extended to handle bitmaps outside of VRAM (stegerg)
- Autodocs documentation has been updated from source code (mazze)
- FAT filesystem handler is now fully ROMable (jmcmullan)
- Definition of TagItem has been corrected to work on AROS x86_64 (Kalamatee)
- A possible overflow in BltTemplate function of graphics.library has been fixed (stegerg)
- Value range in AROS Amiga RTG driver in PutTemplate method has been fixed (stegerg)
- A fix for passing wrong value of Screen in Wanderer has been implemented (Kalamatee)
- Stability of AROS Amiga RTG driver improved by adding locking (stegerg)
- Blocker issue causing wrong optimization in intuition.library under GCC 6.0 has been found and fixed (Kalamatee)
- Register-spill issue for ScalePixelArray function under 68k has been worked around (jmcmullan)
- Boot delay for USB boot devides now works correctly (Kalamatee)
- Bug related to write commands in FFS file system and partition.library has been fixed (Kalamatee)
- Correctly preserve A5 register on 68k when compiling with GCC 6.0 (jmcmullan)
- FKey commodity can now execute AREXX scripts (mazze)
- A bug in color mapping has been fixed (stegerg)
- Next round of x86_64 fixes in FryingPan has been implemented (Kalamatee)
- A bug has been fixed in LUA MUI library (Kalamatee)
- Memory trashing bug has been fixed in XAD CAB library (Kalamatee)
- LZO library has been updated to version 2.09 (Kalamatee)
- Scout, Wazp3D, BWins class and Scalos has had bugs related to 64-bit compatibility fixed (Kalamatee)
- ATA driver no longer crashes on 68k under low memory condition (jmcmullan)
Week of March 14th:
- Scalos is being adapted to work on 64bit (Kalamatee)
- Work started on tool that converts images to C source (mazze)
- RawDoFmt and FormatString functions now have a datastream definition that is working on all architectures (jmcmullan)
- Zune prefs now has icon images for certain internal classes (mazze)
- Work of adjusting AROS sources to GCC 6 continues (Kalamatee)
- AROS repository reached 52000 commits
- LazyMines game is no longer crashing on startup (mazze)
- Italian translation for Wanderer has been fixed (impulse)
- DiskImage GUI has been fixed to work on 64-bit (jmcmullan)
- A crash in diskimage.device has been fixed (jmcmullan)
- Initial seed for C library rand function calculation has been improved (Kalamatee)
- FormatString and LocRawFoFmt has been extended with ARM anx x86_64 specific patches (jmcmullan)
- LazyMines game have been extended with install script (polluks)
- A bug in MUIM_List_Remove of MUI List class has been fixed (mazze)
Week of March 21st:
- Autodocs documentation has been updated from source code (mazze)
- Diffutils have been updated to version 3.3 (Kalamatee)
- pthread library has been extended with pthread_detach and pthread_getschedparam (deadwood)
- MUI Colorfield, Cycle and Pendisplay classes received a fix for modifying passed parameters (Kalamatee)
- Corrupted image in About MUI class on 64-bit has been fixed (mazze)
- Scalos is being adapted to work on 64bit (Kalamatee)
- Chunkyimage class has been corrected to work on 64-bit (mazze)
- FreeGadgets function of gadtools.library has been made more compabile in regards to message handling (stegerg)
- AROS Amiga RTG driver has received threading and VMRA<->RAM swapping improvements (stegerg)
- A crash has been fixed in MUIMine game (mazze)
- Initial work on adding Clang/LLVM as optional cross compiler has started (Kalamatee)
- A bug has been fixed in textengine of muimaster.library (mazze)
- C:Info command now works correctly under 64-bit (jmcmullan)
- Norwegian catalog has been added and German catalog has been fixed in Yahzee game (polluks)
- Work started on GUI file searching tool integrated with Wanderer (mazze)
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