[riot-devel] RIOT Release 2015.09

Martine Lenders authmillenon at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 22:55:00 CEST 2015


\o/ finally!

/goes to bed
Am 05.10.2015 22:17 schrieb "Oleg Hahm" <oliver.hahm at inria.fr>:

> Dear RIOT developers and users,
>
> it has been a long and rocky road, but thanks to the marvellous community,
> we
> managed to finalize the fifth official release of the RIOT operating
> system:
>                 -----------------------------------
>                 *         RIOT 2015.09            *
>                 -----------------------------------
>
> The highlights of this release are three major parts:
> * gnrc network stack
> * xtimer
> * cleanup of CPU and board specific code
>
> The new generic ("gnrc") network stack is a highly modular and configurable
> IPv6/6LoWPAN network stack. It implements a large number of IETF RFCs,
> such as
> RFC 2473, RFC 4861, RFC 4944, RFC 6550, or RFC 6775. Furthermore, it
> provides
> a unified API between the different layers and a generic network device
> interface. The provided 6LoWPAN border router (6LBR) can be run on any
> hardware, providing an IPv6 capable network interface or a UART for using
> SLIP
> (RFC 1055).
>
> A new timer subsystem is introduced by xtimer, replacing hwtimer and vtimer
> modules. xtimer offers very precise timer operations as well as support for
> long-term timers running over days and weeks. Along with well-known timer
> operations in RIOT, it also provides a function for accurate periodic
> timers.
> In order to ease porting of your existing RIOT code, a vtimer compatibility
> layer can be used on top.
>
> Refactoring and cleaning up the peripheral drivers as well as other CPU and
> board specific code, helped to reduce the number of Makefile duplication
> lines
> by about 50% and provide a much cleaner and easier to use interface for
> porting new platforms to RIOT.
>
> Of course this release also comes along with a variety of newly supported
> boards, CPUs, and device drivers. RIOT 2015.09 has been ported to the
> Eistec
> Mulle, Phytec phyWAVE, Zolertia ReMote, Atmel SAML21, various ST Nucleo
> boards, Freescale Freedom, TI Stellaris Launchpad, the LimiFrog, and
> Silab's
> Wonder Gecko. It supports a LC display, new light, motion, and temperature
> sensors, and more accelerometers and magnetometers.
>
> Just to give you a rough estimation about the tremendous amount of work
> that
> has been put into this release, here are some impressive numbers:
> About 580 pull requests with about 2,500 commits have been merged since the
> last release and 120 additional issues have been solved. 62 people
> contributed
> code in 277 days. 2578 files have been touched with ~320,000 insertions and
> ~134,000 deletions.
>
> As a major change to our development procedures, the RIOT community will
> offer
> long-term bug fixes for this release in a API-stable branch.
>
> You can download the RIOT release from Github, either by cloning the
> repository or using the tarball:
> https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/archive/2015.09.tar.gz
>
> Happy RIOT,
> Oleg
> --
> printk(CARDNAME": Bad Craziness - sent packet while busy.\n" );
>         linux-2.6.6/drivers/net/smc9194.c
>
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