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Sun May 14 20:46:19 2006 UTC (8 years, 7 months ago) by gbeauche
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1 gbeauche 1.9 SheepShaver NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2006-05-14
2     Copyright (C) 1997-2006 Christian Bauer and Marc Hellwig
3 gbeauche 1.1
4 gbeauche 1.9 Version 2.3 (snapshot) - 14.May.2006
5     * Handle up to 1 GB of Mac memory
6 gbeauche 1.8 * Improve SLiRP network emulation performance
7 gbeauche 1.9 * Fix Native QuickDraw acceleration
8     * Fix a crash during MacOS 9 installation
9     * Fix a crash in the AppleShare extension
10     * Fix support for MacOS 7.5.3 Revision 2.2
11     * Fix gigantic window dimensions on first boot
12 gbeauche 1.8 * Fix extfs volume name to "Unix" (Toshimitsu Tanaka)
13 gbeauche 1.9 * Fix unaligned accesses in SLiRP network emulation (Brian J. Johnson)
14     * Initial port to IRIX/mips
15     * MacOS X:
16     o Port to MacOS X for Intel, including the JIT
17     o Add a primitive graphical preferences editor
18     o Add support for run-time CD-ROM auto-detection
19     o Fix clipboard (copy/paste of text from/to the host OS)
20     o Fix extfs to preserve native folder attributes
21     o Fix extfs to handle file/folder creation times
22     o Fix SLiRP network emulation (workaround MacOS X bugs)
23     o Improve overall performance on PowerPC (by a factor 2)
24     * Windows:
25     o Add SLiRP network emulation ("ether slirp")
26     o Add TAP-Win32 network emulation ("ether tap")
27     o Fix CD-ROM auto-detection ("pollmedia" now works)
28     o Fix idle sleep ("idlewait" now works)
29 gbeauche 1.10 o Fix native cursor to be updated as soon as MacOS modified it
30 gbeauche 1.9 o Improve GUI for network configuration
31 gbeauche 1.7
32 gbeauche 1.5 Version 2.3 (snapshot) - 30.Nov.2005
33 gbeauche 1.6 * Add fullscreen DGA mode via fbdev in Linux
34 gbeauche 1.4 * Add "screen" prefs item a-la Basilisk II
35 gbeauche 1.6 * Add missing lvsl/lvsr instructions in AltiVec emulation (Adobe FrameMaker)
36 gbeauche 1.4 * Add support for old toolchain (gcc "2.96", glibc 2.2)
37     * Add user-space network emulation ("ether slirp" in prefs file)
38 gbeauche 1.6 * Add Ethernet and Serial support to Windows
39     * Add GTK+2 based GUI to Windows
40     * Add initial port to Darwin/x86 with JIT
41 gbeauche 1.4 * Improve portability of FPU emulation code to non C99 capable systems
42     * Improve interrupt processing in emulated mode
43     * Improve idle wait on Linux platforms
44     * Properly fail to load MacOS < 8.1 with NewWorld ROMs
45 gbeauche 1.6 * Fix native execution in Linux/PowerPC
46 gbeauche 1.4 * Fix PowerPC test-and-set implementation (fix clipboard)
47 gbeauche 1.6 * Fix Ethernet support in Linux, avoid hangs
48 gbeauche 1.4 * Fix occasional hangs during interrupt processing
49     * Fix High Resolution Timing code for Linux
50 gbeauche 1.5 * Fix support for 4+ GB hard disk images
51     * Fix SDL/x11 native cursor acceleration
52     * Fix sheep_net driver to properly work with Linux kernels up to 2.6.11
53 gbeauche 1.4
54 gbeauche 1.5 Version 2.3 (snapshot) - 21.Mar.2005
55 gbeauche 1.1 * Implement high-precision timings on POSIX systems
56 gbeauche 1.3 * Add other SDL keysym translations
57 gbeauche 1.2 * Add some SSE2 optimizations to the AltiVec emulation core
58 gbeauche 1.1 * Add port to FreeBSD 5.3 and NetBSD 2.0 systems (x86 tested)
59     * Add initial port to Windows with SDL graphics
60     * Fix interrupt handling, registers are now fully preserved
61     * Fix support for native execution on recent Linux/PPC systems
62     * Fix support for Gossamer ROMs (PowerMac G3 Beige)
63     * Fix crash in Apple Personal Diagnostics on MacOS 9
64     * Fix crash in Power Management on MacOS 9
65    
66 gbeauche 1.5 Version 2.3 (snapshot) - 07.Jul.2004
67 gbeauche 1.1 * Add support for MacOS 9.0.4
68     * Add native port to MacOS X with SDL graphics
69     * Fix timebase emulation. UpTime() is now more accurate
70     * Fix hardware cursor acceleration in X11
71     * Fix 'r' and <ctrl> key mappings for Apple X11 servers
72     * Fix video thread cancellation on MacOS X
73     * Fix detection of PowerPC 750FX and 970 processors
74    
75 gbeauche 1.5 Version 2.3 (snapshot) - 09.Jun.2004
76 gbeauche 1.1 * Improve generic JIT engine to reach around 1/8-th of native speeds
77     * Improve 68k audio processing with "reentrant" JIT generated code
78     * Add Native QuickDraw acceleration for BitBlt (srcCopy) and FillRect
79     * Add TUN/TAP device support on Linux systems
80     * Add run-time depth switching. Support at least 1-bpp screens
81     * Add "idlewait" option to pause SheepShaver when MacOS is idle
82     * Fix ethernet support on little endian and 64-bit systems
83     * Fix initialization of NVRAM on first-time use
84    
85 gbeauche 1.5 Version 2.3 (snapshot) - 25.Feb.2004
86 gbeauche 1.1 * Improved generic JIT, FPU instructions are now translated
87     * Add AltiVec emulation, emulated CPU is now a PowerPC 7400 (G4)
88     * Add initial port to MacOS X with an X11 server
89    
90 gbeauche 1.5 Version 2.3 (snapshot) - 14.Jan.2004
91 gbeauche 1.1 * Fix several CPU emulation bugs, extended testsuite
92     * Fix FPU emulation, "scrollbar" & Graphing Calculator bugs are gone
93     * Add support for 64-bit platforms, more precisely AMD64 with JIT
94     * Add support for copy-paste of text on Unix/X11 systems
95     * Add support for wheel mice
96     * Better support for PowerMac PCI ROMs with more generic patches
97     * Better support for audio output (with pre-G3 PowerMac PCI ROMs)
98     * Improve native Linux/PPC port
99    
100 gbeauche 1.5 Version 2.3 (snapshot) - 25.Nov.2003
101 gbeauche 1.1 * Initial public release with PowerPC CPU emulator for testing
102 gbeauche 1.5
103     Version 2.2 (release) - 04.Feb.2002
104     * Source released under GPL
105     * Integrated code from Basilisk II

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