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Version 0.7.0 of Fiwix

Release Notes: This release finishes all the context switch transition from hardware to software context switches, including a complete rewrite of the system call entry and other critical sections. Other interesting changes include improved tty signaling, adding more termios identifiers in the ioctl() call. Some bugs have been fixed.

Other releases

  •  06 Jan 2014 23:18

    Release Notes: This release finishes adding support for process sessions and job control. This also includes better support and a lot of improvements in the management of the controlling terminal. All the code that manages the kernel drivers structure has been refactored, as well as the callout procedure. The improved RAMdisk driver has been improved. Numerous bugs have been fixed in different parts of the kernel, epecially in the block device functions.

    •  27 Oct 2013 18:40

      Release Notes: This release comes with a completely rewritten terminal driver that fixes a lot of pending bugs and introduces new improvements. There are still some known small bugs that will be fixed in the next version.

      Release Notes: This release adds more improvements and bugfixes. There is a new implementation of process groups (leaving process sessions and jobs for 0.7.4, hopefully), new system calls, more information in procfs, and some rewritten assembly core parts.

      •  04 Feb 2013 23:53

        Release Notes: This version brings new improvements towards a more stable kernel. It also includes some important bugfixes and new system call support. Focus continues on the work in the terminal driver and to support more system calls.

        •  04 Nov 2012 20:12

        Release Notes: A lot of improvements come with this version. There are improvements in the signaling system, in the terminal driver, and in the pipefs driver. There has been a big code restructuring and as always, a good number of bugs were fixed. The 0.7 branch will concentrate on the terminal driver, so don't expect many improvements in other parts of the kernel.


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