[ros-dev] State of the Repository September 2nd 2005
magnus at itkonsult-olsen.com
Sat Sep 3 23:18:04 CEST 2005
No windows 2000 driver or higher for sound card will work yet in reactos. we
are mising the whole wdm for sound card.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gge" <gerard.gatineau at laposte.net>
To: <waxdragon at gmail.com>; "ReactOS Development List" <ros-dev at reactos.com>
Sent: den 3 September 2005 11:15
Subject: Re: [ros-dev] State of the Repository September 2nd 2005
> WaxDragon wrote:
> > First, some stats:
> > In August there were:
> > * 676 Commits
> > * 49 bugs opened
> > * 139 bugs touched
> > * 44 bugs closed
> > Looking over the logs, here are some of the big and/or highly visible
> > *sedwards bought in some winetests (in regtests/winetests)
> > This resulted in some immediate fixes
> > *navaraf replaced the pesum tool with pefixup
> > *sedwards brought dosfsck in late July, and enabled writing in August.
> > Still needs testing, but seems to work.
> > *brandonturner implemented windows style tab completion, replacing the
> > bash style we had before. I believe this can be toggled. Also, cmd
> > has really been getting attention from brandonturner and greatlord,
> > may little bugs have been fixed. Thanks guys!
> > *ion removed the third-party driver info from the hives and placed
> > them in the wiki.
> > I felt this was a good move, since it will motivate people to
> > fix/implement driver installation. The interim solution was going to
> > be creating .reg files to import or just re-add the info to your local
> > hives. This had the side affect of breaking our vmware video driver
> > installer. After some bugfixes, vmwinst now loads the driver, but
> > ReactOS seems unable to set the resolution.
> > *navaraf fixed the i8042prt detection, partially fixing the
> > AllocConsole bug. This was merged to 0.2.7 and we shipped it as a
> > known bug. We have received just a few reports of the AllocConsole
> > bug on IRC, so it seems to work for most.
> > *navaraf fixed the translation of extended keys, fixing my bug
> > hilighting text with Shift+Arrow keys. Merged to 0.2.7, thanks Filip!
> > *ion twiddled the priority code, fixing some winetests
> > * ea returned to work on subsystem code
> > * gdalsnes fixed ftol, progressing Abiword 2.0.3
> > * ion corrected the LPC Message Structures
> > * amunger fixed the freeldr.ini Timeout ;0)
> > * hbirr fixed several bugs that were blocking selfhosting (ros-on-ros
> > compilation)
> > I am able to compile ros on ros with the patch from the selfhosting
> > bug. Thanks Hartmut!
> > * We found that release builds of msi.dll allow the VMWare Tools
> > installer to run, several bugs were fixes in relation to this. Thanks
> > everyone!
> > *fireball got USB keyboards working on the XBOX, along with various USB
> > * ion cleaned up the NDK headers
> > * gvg added the autogenerated DIB code for 32 and 8 bpp
> > * navaraf reimplemented the HAL DMA routines
> > * There was some work on the MSVC backend, thanks to sedwards and royce
> > * navaraf fixed some bugs in NDIS
> > * navaraf tweaked the explorer taskbar, fixing the misaligned buttons
> > under windows
> > This exposes a bug in ReactOS, so the taskbar looks a little off now.
> > 17604 seems like a good way to start September:
> > * shutdown bug fixed
> > * Default Abiword 2.2.9 install works
> > * Abiword 2.2.9 runs and opens documents.
> > * 7-Zip 4.23 Installer works
> > * 7-Zip GUI has several issues
> > * 7za.exe (cli) works
> > * OO installer unpacks, but bombs a few pages in
> > * notepad opens and saves files properly
> > * winemine doesn't work
> > * solitare works
> > * ps works
> > * mc seems like it has issues (I'm not a user per se.)
> > * format still doesn't work
> > * calc doesn't even start
> > * cat works
> > * regedit can set values
> > * wallpaper stays if set in registry, not if using desk.cpl
> > Networking:
> > * qemu networking fixed
> > * ftp fixed
> > * ping works
> > * ipconfig has issues
> > * finger works
> > * "route print" works
> > * netstat doesn't work
> > * ncftp has issues
> > * hostname works
> > * arp doesn't work
> > * mIRC installer works, fails creating icons (or start menu I don't
> > * mIRC has several issues, can't get it to connect
> > and the usual implementing new functions, syncing to wine, and bugfixes.
> > Overall 17604 "feels" good and stable. I was able to use the command
> > line without too much trouble, installed many packages, and only saw a
> > few BSODs, mainly in the network code.
> > I think that is a pretty good summary, and since it's been the day of
> > long emails, I won't go any further.
> > Please reply to this email if there is something I forgot, overlooked,
> > got wrong, etc..
> > WD
> In addition , the following features/bug fixes are needed , for test
> progress , in the next release 0.3.0 :
> - Bug#730 : Packmgr fails at start
> - Bug#467: SB live!Value driver prtcls.sys not supported by Ntoskrnl
> - Usb UHCI mode
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