ChangeLog-0.2.9

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This is the changelog for ReactOS™ version 0.2.9 (released), 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 0.2.8 (released 29 October, 2005).

General

Generic 0.2.9 Changes

  • New icons from our UI:mf
  • Add option to not install bootloader for Bug 961: suggest to make it easy for other people that do not want install freeldr. (Magnus Olsen)
  • Survey of all references to Windows and replace with ReactOS in user visable text where appropriate. Bug #910 (Magnus Olsen)
  • Too many MSVC compile fixes to list them all (Steven, Ged, Royce, Brandon, Christoph, Brezenbak, others)
  • Sync up sprintf.c with swprintf.c. They both do the same except one is the wchar-version, so they shouldn't differ in other parts." by Elrond <elrond(at)samba(dash)tng(dot)org>
  • VBE.sys TotalMemory is in number of 64K block not 16K block see VBE 2.0 or 3.0 specification (Magnus Olsen)
  • factor out .inf file handling code and put it in a separate library (Gé van Geldorp)

RBUILD

  • build system now automatically detects msys instead of requiring user to set env variable. (Royce Mitchell)
  • build system does version check of Make up front - gives clear error message if running incompatible version of Make (Royce Mitchell)
  • build system now allows parallel builds (different makefile.auto and different config.xml) (Art Yerkes)
  • build system now allows conditional modules (Art Yerkes)

Translations

  • Full Hungarian translation and initial keyboard layout added
  • Full Japanese translation by tsk email tsk_n@mail.goo.ne.jp
  • Added Polish translation of explorer by Kokodin
  • Greek translation by Apal (Apostolos Alexiadis grad0621@di.uoa.gr) Bug 967
  • French translation by bulio
  • Greek Translation by Apal see bug 994
  • Many Spanish Translations by samchaly_at_hotmail_dot_com

ReactOS Core

Kernel and Executive (NTOSKRNL)

Run Time Library (RTL)

Native Library (NTDLL)

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HAL

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Kernel Mode Drivers

Input Device

  • i8042prt "increase the number of passes to detect the mouse and keyboard - fixes mouse detection under VMware if the VM does not have ownership of the mouse. Thanks to GreatLord and Royce"

ACPI

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NDIS

Storage

USB

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Videoprt

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Services

umpnpmgr

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SC

  • Wrote sc.exe Includes support for:
    • query, queryex, create, start, stop, delete (Ged Murphy)
  • Various MSVC warning and compile fixes (Steven Edwards)

tcpsvcs

Windows Installer Service

  • Correct registry information for msiexec to allow for Office2000/XP/2003 to start to install (Steven Edwards)

Networking

  • Various ipconfig fixes (Ged Murphy)
  • Resolve chained CNAME records (Gé van Geldorp)
  • Add static entries for PCNet and NE2000 network cards to registry, so networking works in the LiveCD (Gé van Geldorp)

Session Manager (SMSS)

Win32™ Personality

User mode subsystem server (CSRSS)

Kernel-mode subsystem server (Win32K)

Win32™ Libraries

ADVAPI32

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KERNEL32

NEWDEV

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SETUPAPI

  • Implement by (Hervé Poussineau):
    • SetupDiCreateDevRegKeyW
    • SetupDiOpenDevRegKey
    • SetupDiDestroyDriverInfoList
    • SetupDiGetDeviceInstallParamsW
    • SetupDiSetDeviceInstallParamsW
    • SetupDiGetDriverInfoDetailW
    • SetupDiSetDeviceRegistryPropertyW
    • IRP_MJ_PNP / IRP_MN_QUERY_INTERFACE for GUID_BUS_INTERFACE_STANDARD
    • IRP_MJ_PNP / IRP_MN_QUERY_DEVICE_TEXT for Root USB hub/USB devices
    • IRP_MN_QUERY_DEVICE_RELATIONS
    • SetupDiGetDeviceInfoListDetailW
    • SetupDiGetDeviceInstanceIdW
    • SetupDiGetClassDevPropertySheetsW

DirectX

  • Create new headers and clean up existing headers (nothing users will notice yet) (Magnus Olsen)
  • dplay and dplayx have been taken from wine with minor alterations. (Magnus Olsen)
  • Implement the following api's but not tested yet for directx hal in win32k : WaitForVerticalBlank, GetScanLine, FlipToGDISurface (Magnus Olsen)
  • Added d3d8thk.dll and dplay.dll to bootcd (Magnus Olsen)
  • Added dplayx.dll to bootcd (Magnus Olsen)
  • Sync all code shared with Wine (Gé van Geldorp)

SHELL32

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USER32

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MMDRV

  • Implement GetDeviceCapabilities, GetDeviceCount for modMessage.
  • Implement GetDeviceCapabilities implement GetDeviceCapabilities and GetDeviceCount for midMessage.
  • Remove hardcode of Find one device of midiout and wavout now scan for WaveOutXX, WaveInXX, MidiInXX, MidiOutXX, AuxXX.
  • Implement AUXDM_GETVOLUME, AUXDM_SETVOLUME which completes auxMessage.
  • Implement more case to widMessage, remove the stub of ThreadCallWaveDevice and implement it there it need it.
  • Implement some part of waveopen.
  • Implement parts of waveThread.
  • Implement WaveThreadSetData, WaveThreadGetData.
  • Implement soundGetData and WaveThreadSetState, implement soundSetData.
  • Sound now partly working in windows. (Magnus Olsen)

MSVCRT

Libraries shared with Wine

Win32™ Applications

CMD

  • Remove all differences between compilation when __REACTOS__ is and isnt defined. (Brandon Turner)
  • Fixed all compilation errors in "activate" and a bug to not allow it to find some windows. (Brandon Turner)
  • Allow "exit" to print its help text. (Brandon Turner)
  • Replace hack to get correct path casing with correct implemnatation. (Brandon Turner)
  • Dir formatting changes. (Brandon Turner)
  • Change over some long texts to paging. (Brandon Turner)
  • Correctly implement Control Handler to cancel line input, message child process, and set the breaker for internal commands. (Brandon Turner)
  • Fix the return of not found envirnmental variables. (Brandon Turner)
  • Make all directories in a path that do not already exist for "mkdir". (Brandon Turner)
  • ^M executes the current input. (Brandon Turner)
  • Fix continuous repaint (Gé van Geldorp)

TASKMGR

  • Adjust output graphics when resizing the application window (Martin Fuchs, patch from watz at gmx.net)
  • Fix endless loop during termination (Gé van Geldorp)

EXPLORER

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Gettype

  • Created a gettype program with all local and most remote capiabtlies as the microsoft version. (Brandon Turner)

WINEFILE

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CONTROL PANEL

  • Fixed a bug where the first applet in main.cpl could only be called (fixes by Alex Buell <alex.buell(at)munted.org.uk> and Sebastian Gasiorek).
  • Make property pages fit in 640x480 (Gé van Geldorp)

Devmgr

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WINECALC

IBrowser

FreeLdr

Setup