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** CC calls during DPC are now allowed.
 
** CC calls during DPC are now allowed.
 
** Fixed a wrong lazy writing call that causing high IRQL level and BSoD.
 
** Fixed a wrong lazy writing call that causing high IRQL level and BSoD.
** When a file is growing, invalid last VACB. This prevents corruption and MS FastFAT not being able to mount the drive.
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** When a file is growing, invalidate last VACB. This prevents corruption and MS FastFAT not being able to mount the drive.
 
** Implemented write behind in CC.
 
** Implemented write behind in CC.
  
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* win32ss/ntuser: Finished ghost window support. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
 
* win32ss/ntuser: Finished ghost window support. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
 
* win32ss/ntuser: Fixed a BSoD caused by constantly switching Explorer windows with right-click menu. (Thomas Faber)
 
* win32ss/ntuser: Fixed a BSoD caused by constantly switching Explorer windows with right-click menu. (Thomas Faber)
* win32ss/ntuser: Fixed a BSoD sometimes happens in 3rd stage boot. (Thomas Faber)
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* win32ss/ntuser: Fixed a race condition that could cause memory corruption when modifying system menus. (Thomas Faber)
 
* win32ss: Implemented creating system threads. This improves system stability and is required for ghost window support. (Giannis Adamopoulos)
 
* win32ss: Implemented creating system threads. This improves system stability and is required for ghost window support. (Giannis Adamopoulos)
 
* win32ss/gdi: Fixed RLE4 bitmap encoding. This fixes display corruption on WinRAR SFX archives and Microsoft Paint. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
 
* win32ss/gdi: Fixed RLE4 bitmap encoding. This fixes display corruption on WinRAR SFX archives and Microsoft Paint. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)

Revision as of 11:23, 5 January 2019

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Kernel:

  • CC: Major fixes to get MS FastFAT driver running in favor of old ReactOS driver. This is still work in progress. (Pierre Schweitzer, Vadim Galyant)
    • CC calls during DPC are now allowed.
    • Fixed a wrong lazy writing call that causing high IRQL level and BSoD.
    • When a file is growing, invalidate last VACB. This prevents corruption and MS FastFAT not being able to mount the drive.
    • Implemented write behind in CC.
  • IO: Fixed BSoD when closing a file opened with a relative name in CDFS. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • EX: Implemented returning the amount of context switches and system calls in the system performance query. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • EX: Implemented querying Deferred Procedure Call statistics information. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • EX: Fixed some possible BSoDs. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • PNP: Some work towards proper device power management. (Eric Kohl)

Setup:

  • usetup/setuplib: Improved partition management and fixed some bugs. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • usetup/setuplib: Detect GPT-partitioned disks. GPT is still not supported at the moment. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • usetup: Wait for installing all device drivers before starting setup. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)

Win32 subsystem:

  • win32ss/ntuser: Finished ghost window support. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • win32ss/ntuser: Fixed a BSoD caused by constantly switching Explorer windows with right-click menu. (Thomas Faber)
  • win32ss/ntuser: Fixed a race condition that could cause memory corruption when modifying system menus. (Thomas Faber)
  • win32ss: Implemented creating system threads. This improves system stability and is required for ghost window support. (Giannis Adamopoulos)
  • win32ss/gdi: Fixed RLE4 bitmap encoding. This fixes display corruption on WinRAR SFX archives and Microsoft Paint. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • win32ss/eng: Improved rendering text background. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • win32ss/eng: Fixed a bug causing potential BSoDs from 3rd party display drivers. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • win32ss/menu: Fixed non-menubar menu text Y-axis positioning. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • win32ss/font: Fixed some minor bugs. (Mark Jansen)
  • win32ss/font: Partially implemented font/text rotating. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • font: Added one more CJK font substitute to fix glitches. (Luo Yufan)
  • user32: Implemented arrow keys in task switcher (Alt+Tab). (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)

Drivers:

  • tcpip: Properly return Address Translation information. This fixes compatibility with LSASS executable from Windows 2003. (Timo Kreuzer)
  • floppy_new: Imported open source floppy driver from Microsoft. It's not integrated yet. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • cdfs: Fixed detecting ISO-flashed USB keys as disks, not CD-ROMs. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)

Shell:

System DLLs:

  • kernel32: Computer name changes become effective only after reboot. (Eric Kohl)
  • ntdll/ldr: Implemented private heap for loader. This protects loader from process heap corruption, thus improving system stability. (Mark Jansen)
  • advapi32: Fixed inconsistent TEB definitions (ReactOS is still not NT6+). This might fix many random bugs. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • advapi32: Implemented service tag querying. (Pierre Schweitzer)

User-mode DLLs:

  • shell32: Added a stub for Active Desktop interface that allows running some apps. (Mark Jansen)
  • shell32: Fixed "C:" vs "C:\" bug in Run dialog. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • shell32: Improvements to folder view. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • shell32: Partially implement an object that allows to control the taskbar buttons. (Mark Jansen)
  • browseui: Added backslash for directories. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • themeui: Added Red, White and Blue color schemes to Classic theme. (Lee Schroeder)
  • iphlpapi: Added support for service tags. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • usp10: Fixed font display on UltraISO and GOG installers. (Thomas Faber)
  • mspatcha: Added initial support for resolving signature, decoding and applying of patch files. Lots of the patch format are still unknown. (Mark Jansen)

Commands and utilities:

  • vcdcontroltool: Added a GUI app for managing virtual CD-ROM drives, with persistent mount support. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • osk: Properly show the application icon in the window caption and in the task switcher. (Bisoc George, Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • regedit: Fixed graphical glitch in splitter. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • mplay32: Paths with double-quotes from command prompt are now accepted. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • cpl: Properly set applets' display icons, also added some more icons. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • net: Many improvements to this command. (Eric Kohl)
  • services: Implemented assigning an unique service tag for each Win32 service. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • umpnpmgr: Re-enable the usage of Interlocked Singly-Linked Lists. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • umpnpmgr: Implemented the enumeration of service device instances, all device instances (with for a given enumerator). (Eric Kohl)

Tasks:

  • Upgraded btrfs to v1.1. (Pierre Schweitzer)
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