[riot-devel] RIOT Release 2015.09

rakendra thapa rakendrathapa at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 23:35:47 CEST 2015


Congratulations team !!

Cheers,
Rakendra

On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 3:00 AM, <kaspar at schleiser.de> wrote:

> wooooooooohoooooooooooah!
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Emmanuel Baccelli <Emmanuel.Baccelli at inria.fr>
> To: RIOT OS kernel developers <devel at riot-os.org>
> Sent: Mo., 05 Okt. 2015 23:11
> Subject: Re: [riot-devel] RIOT Release 2015.09
>
> YAY!
>
> On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 10:55 PM, Martine Lenders <authmillenon at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> \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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