ChangeLog-0.3.1

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THIS IS A WORK-IN-PROGRESS !!!

This is the changelog for ReactOS™ version 0.3.1, an open-source operating system designed to be binary executable- and device driver-compatible with Microsoft™ Windows NT™ and subsequent Microsoft operating systems such as Windows 2000™ and Windows XP™. ReactOS is written by the ReactOS development team, and the last previous version of ReactOS was version 0.3.0 (released 27 August, 2006).

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General

Generic 0.3.1 Changes

RBUILD

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ReactOS Core

Kernel and Executive (NTOSKRNL)

Run Time Library (RTL)

Kernel Mode Drivers

Services

Win32™ Personality

Kernel-mode subsystem server (Win32K)

  • Implemented NtUserGetKeyboardLayoutName (Magnus Olsen)
  • Fixed Alpha Blending Support in DrawIconEx (Magnus Olsen)
  • New keyboard driver and layout structure implemented (Jim Tabor)
  • Have IntSystemParametersInfo send WM_SETTINGCHANGE when needed (Timo Kreuzer)
  • Bug : 843: Patch from (Timo Kreuzer) which removed focus from windows
  • NtUserSetFocus accepts Null window (Timo Kreuzer)

Control Panel Applets

  • Added currency controls with format information (Eric Kohl)
  • Hit-testing added for caption buttons in Display properties - Appearance tab(Eric Kohl)

SYSDM

  • Sysdm has been overhauled and now looks more like XP's (Ged Murphy)

Win32™ Applications

Calc

  • Calc.exe refused to accept zeros after a decimal point, this bug has been fixed (see bug 2019) (Magnus Olsen)

Cmd

  • Fixed a possible buffer overflow (see bug 2017) (Magnus Olsen)

Downloader

  • Added the Download! Utility for downloading various free software (Maarten Bosma)

Explorer

  • Explorer does not leak icons and bitmaps anymore (see bug 1554) (ThePhysicist)

Imagesoft

Userinit

  • Read the shell name from HKCU, if it does not exist fall back to HKLM, if this does not exist use "explorer.exe" and "cmd.exe" (Hervé Poussineau)

Win32™ Libraries

COMCTL32

  • Implemented TOOLTIPS_NotifyFormat, now returns the type of the string (ThePhysicist)

DirectX Libraries

GDI32

USER32

3rd Party Software

FreeLdr