ChangeLog-0.2.6

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The changelog for 0.2.6 in terms meaningful to technical end-users.

Generic

FREELDR

HAL

NTOSKRNL

ATAPI

  • Works now with HDDs larger than 128 GB

ADVAPI32

KERNEL32

PSAPI

CRTDLL

  • Most old stuff deleted. Now share source with msvcrt via crt.lib

MSVCRT

  • Everything moved into crt.lib

VFAT

WIN32K

  • implement NtGdiDdGetDriverInfo and NtGdiDdWaitForVerticalBlank

untested yet, (for directx) Magnus Olsen

Networking

NDIS

PCNET

EXPLORER/WINEFILE

  • support for owner drawn context menus
  • changed icon symbols

IBROWSER

  • added simple web browser application derived from ROS Explorer
  • simple file -> open menu (sedwards)

DirectX

  • fix some bugs in GetDeviceData, the mouse is working in Unreal Tourment, and many more directx apps that are working under reactos. (Magnus Olsen)

Libraries shared with Wine

More merging

  • Better OLE/DCOM Support
  • MSI/Windows Installer support
  • Richedit Support
  • Tons of Unicode conversion

SMSS

  • Session manager actually beginning manage environment subsystems.
  • Progress in booting kernel mode and user mode environment subsystem from the registry.

CSRSS

  • Initial code to register itself in the SM as the environment subsystem server for Win32 console programs.

USER32

SHELL32

  • launching of display properties dialog by using the desktop context menu

FMIFS

VGA

RTL

USB

  • Drivers from Linux (Cromwell actually) are ported to ReactOS, and OHCI host controller driver is now working fine. However no class drivers has been developed yet, so no usb devices work right now. Next release (0.3.0) will have support for USB keyboards and mice, and also quite more popular UHCI controller. (Aleksey Bragin)

VIDEOPRT

  • NVIDIA Windows 2000 driver works

SERIAL

  • Start of the serial driver: Handle write support and some IOCTL codes. (Hervé Poussineau)
  • Implemented IOCTL_SERIAL_GET_STATS and IOCTL_SERIAL_CLEAR_STATS. (Saveliy Tretiakov)