L4Re Update

Johan Dams johan.dams at wrdsystems.co.uk
Thu Dec 31 17:02:00 CET 2015


Hi.

Nice work Adam and all!

Best wishes for 2016,
Johan

On Thu, 2015-12-31 at 16:53 +0100, Adam Lackorzynski wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> After a longer break I'm pleased to announce an
> update of the L4Re system software.
> 
>   https://l4re.org
> 
> 
> Besides bug fixes and enhancements, noteworthy changes and
> additions of this update include:
> 
> All:
> - LLVM/Clang: Fiasco.OC is supported with Clang now, for the
>   userland we're nearly there
> - Updates for recent GCC versions
> - CROSS_COMPILE is the preferred way to set the compiler
>   prefix now
> - URLs have been consolidated to be under the l4re.org domain
>   but old ones will remain to work for a foreseeable future.
> 
> L4Re:
> - Package reorganization: Core packages have been moved to a
>   more hierarchical structure, e.g. l4re-core and io
> - New RPC framework using C++ that generates client and server
>   side code from a single definition, code and examples have been
>   adapted accordingly
> - Software updates, e.g. libstdc++, lua, libpng, libjpeg, lwip
> - New L4Re::Dma_space interface to support DMA and IOMMUs
> - io gained support for IOMMUs and MSI remapping
> - Virtio library to support the development of virtio host
>   applications
> - Documentation improvements: https://l4re.org/doc/
> 
> Fiasco.OC:
> - IOMMU support, including MSI remapping (currently VT-d)
> - Clang support
> 
> L4Linux:
> - Added x86-64 variant
> - Updated to version Linux 4.3
> - MSI / MSI-X support
> 
> 
> 
> Happy new year,
> Adam
> 
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