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Tue Apr 24 17:11:27 2018 UTC (2 years, 2 months ago) by root
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qemu 0.10.4

    1: version 0.10.4:
    2:   - Improve block range checks to remove integer overflow (Kevin Wolf)
    3:   - e1000: do not re-init PCI config space 0 (Amit Shah)
    4:   - fix AIO deletion race (Alex Graf)
    5:   - reset option roms on reboot (Glauber Costa)
    6:   - fix qcow2 corruption in cluster freeing (Gleb Natapov)
    7:   - Enable power button event generation (Gleb Natapov)
    8: 
    9: version 0.10.3:
   10:   - fix AIO cancellations (Avi Kivity)
   11:   - fix live migration error path on incoming
   12:   - avoid SEGV on pci hotplug failure (Chris Wright)
   13:   - fix serial option in -drive
   14:   - support DDIM for option roms (Glauber Costa)
   15:   - avoid fork/exec on pre-2.6.27 kernels with KVM (Jan Kiszka)
   16:   - block-vpc: don't silently create smaller images than requested (Kevin Wolf)
   17:   - Fix non-ACPI timer interrupt routing (Beth Kon)
   18:   - hpet: fix emulation of HPET_TN_SETVAL (Jan Kiszka)
   19:   - kvm: fix cpuid initialization (Jan Kiszka)
   20:   - qcow2: fix corruption on little endian hosts (Kevin Wolf)
   21:   - avoid leaing memory on hot unplug (Mark McLoughlin)
   22:   - fix savevm/migration after hot unplug (Mark McLoughlin)
   23:   - Fix keyboard mapping on newer Xords with non-default keymaps (balrog)
   24:   - Make PCI config status register read-only (Anthony Liguori)
   25:   - Fix crash on resolution change -> screen dump -> vga redraw (Avi Kivity)
   26: 
   27: version 0.10.2:
   28: 
   29:   - fix savevm/loadvm (Anthony Liguori)
   30:   - live migration: fix dirty tracking windows (Glauber Costa)
   31:   - live migration: improve error propogation (Glauber Costa)
   32:   - qcow2: fix image creation for > ~2TB images (Chris Wright)
   33:   - hotplug: fix error handling for if= parameter (Eduardo Habkost)
   34:   - qcow2: fix data corruption (Nolan Leake)
   35:   - virtio: fix guest oops with 2.6.25 kernels (Rusty Russell)
   36:   - SH4: add support for -kernel (Takashi Yoshii, Aurelien Jarno)
   37:   - hotplug: fix closing of char devices (Jan Kiszka)
   38:   - hotplug: remove incorrect check for device name (Eduardo Habkost)
   39:   - enable -k on win32 (Herve Poussineau)
   40:   - configure: use LANG=C for grep (Andreas Faerber)
   41:   - fix VGA regression (malc)
   42: 	
   43: version 0.10.1:
   44: 
   45:   - virtio-net: allow masking of notifications on empty queue (Alex Williamson)
   46:   - e1000: fix rx descriptor low threshold logic (Alex Willaimson)
   47:   - x86 tcg: add NULL checks to lsl instruction (Jan Kiszka)
   48:   - kvm vga: fix screen corruption with -std-vga and Windows (Avi Kivity)
   49:   - kvm vga: fix screen corruption with Ubuntu installations (Glauber Costa)
   50:   - virtio-net: check right return size on sg list (Alex Williamson)
   51:   - Make qemu_announce_self handle holes (live migration after hotplug)
   52:     (Marcelo Tosatti)
   53:   - Revert r6804-r6808 (qcow2 allocation info).  This series of changes added
   54:     a high cost to startup for large qcow2 images (Anthony Liguori)
   55:   - qemu-img: fix help message (Aurelien Jarno)
   56:   - Fix build for non-default installs of SDL (Anthony Liguori)
   57:   - Fix race condition in env->interrupt_request.  When using TCG and a dynticks
   58:     host timer, this condition could cause TCG to get stuck in an infinite
   59:     loop (Aurelien Jarno)
   60:   - Fix reading encrypted hard disk passwords during early startup (Jan Kiszka)
   61:   - Fix encrypted disk reporting in 'info block' (Jan Kiszka)
   62:   - Fix console size with tiny displays (MusicPal) (Jan Kiszka)
   63:   - Improve error handling in bdrv_open2 (Jan Kiszka)
   64:   - Avoid leaking data in mux'ed character devices (Jan Kiszka)
   65:   - Fix initial character device reset (no banner in monitor) (Jan Kiszka)
   66:   - Fix cpuid KVM crash on i386 host (Lubomir Rintel)
   67:   - Fix SLES10sp2 installation by adding ISTAT1 register to LSI SCSI emulation
   68:     (Ryan Harper)
   69: 
   70: version 0.10.0:
   71: 
   72:   - TCG support (No longer requires GCC 3.x)
   73:   - Kernel Virtual Machine acceleration support
   74:   - BSD userspace emulation
   75:   - Bluetooth emulation and host passthrough support
   76:   - GDB XML register description support
   77:   - Intel e1000 emulation
   78:   - HPET emulation
   79:   - VirtIO paravirtual device support
   80:   - Marvell 88w8618 / MusicPal emulation
   81:   - Nokia N-series tablet emulation / OMAP2 processor emulation
   82:   - PCI hotplug support
   83:   - Live migration and new save/restore formats
   84:   - Curses display support
   85:   - qemu-nbd utility to mount supported block formats
   86:   - Altivec support in PPC emulation and new firmware (OpenBIOS)
   87:   - Multiple VNC clients are now supported
   88:   - TLS encryption is now supported in VNC
   89:   - MIPS Magnum R4000 machine (Hervé Poussineau)
   90:   - Braille support (Samuel Thibault)
   91:   - Freecom MusicPal system emulation (Jan Kiszka)
   92:   - OMAP242x and Nokia N800, N810 machines (Andrzej Zaborowski)
   93:   - EsounD audio driver (Frederick Reeve)
   94:   - Gravis Ultrasound GF1 sound card (Tibor "TS" Schütz)
   95:   - Many, many, bug fixes and new features
   96: 
   97: version 0.9.1:
   98: 
   99:   - TFTP booting from host directory (Anthony Liguori, Erwan Velu)
  100:   - Tap device emulation for Solaris (Sittichai Palanisong)
  101:   - Monitor multiplexing to several I/O channels (Jason Wessel)
  102:   - ds1225y nvram support (Herve Poussineau)
  103:   - CPU model selection support (J. Mayer, Paul Brook, Herve Poussineau)
  104:   - Several Sparc fixes (Aurelien Jarno, Blue Swirl, Robert Reif)
  105:   - MIPS 64-bit FPU support (Thiemo Seufer)
  106:   - Xscale PDA emulation (Andrzej Zaborowski)
  107:   - ColdFire system emulation (Paul Brook)
  108:   - Improved SH4 support (Magnus Damm)
  109:   - MIPS64 support (Aurelien Jarno, Thiemo Seufer)
  110:   - Preliminary Alpha guest support (J. Mayer)
  111:   - Read-only support for Parallels disk images (Alex Beregszaszi)
  112:   - SVM (x86 virtualization) support (Alexander Graf)
  113:   - CRIS emulation (Edgar E. Iglesias)
  114:   - SPARC32PLUS execution support (Blue Swirl)
  115:   - MIPS mipssim pseudo machine (Thiemo Seufer)
  116:   - Strace for Linux userland emulation (Stuart Anderson, Thayne Harbaugh)
  117:   - OMAP310 MPU emulation plus Palm T|E machine (Andrzej Zaborowski)
  118:   - ARM v6, v7, NEON SIMD and SMP emulation (Paul Brook/CodeSourcery)
  119:   - Gumstix boards: connex and verdex emulation (Thorsten Zitterell)
  120:   - Intel mainstone II board emulation (Armin Kuster)
  121:   - VMware SVGA II graphics card support (Andrzej Zaborowski)
  122: 
  123: version 0.9.0:
  124: 
  125:   - Support for relative paths in backing files for disk images
  126:   - Async file I/O API
  127:   - New qcow2 disk image format
  128:   - Support of multiple VM snapshots
  129:   - Linux: specific host CDROM and floppy support
  130:   - SMM support
  131:   - Moved PCI init, MP table init and ACPI table init to Bochs BIOS
  132:   - Support for MIPS32 Release 2 instruction set (Thiemo Seufer)
  133:   - MIPS Malta system emulation (Aurelien Jarno, Stefan Weil)
  134:   - Darwin userspace emulation (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  135:   - m68k user support (Paul Brook)
  136:   - several x86 and x86_64 emulation fixes
  137:   - Mouse relative offset VNC extension (Anthony Liguori)
  138:   - PXE boot support (Anthony Liguori)
  139:   - '-daemonize' option (Anthony Liguori)
  140: 
  141: version 0.8.2:
  142: 
  143:   - ACPI support
  144:   - PC VGA BIOS fixes
  145:   - switch to OpenBios for SPARC targets (Blue Swirl)
  146:   - VNC server fixes
  147:   - MIPS FPU support (Marius Groeger)
  148:   - Solaris/SPARC host support (Juergen Keil)
  149:   - PPC breakpoints and single stepping (Jason Wessel)
  150:   - USB updates (Paul Brook)
  151:   - UDP/TCP/telnet character devices (Jason Wessel)
  152:   - Windows sparse file support (Frediano Ziglio)
  153:   - RTL8139 NIC TCP segmentation offloading (Igor Kovalenko)
  154:   - PCNET NIC support (Antony T Curtis)
  155:   - Support for variable frequency host CPUs
  156:   - Workaround for win32 SMP hosts
  157:   - Support for AMD Flash memories (Jocelyn Mayer)
  158:   - Audio capture to WAV files support (malc)
  159: 
  160: version 0.8.1:
  161: 
  162:   - USB tablet support (Brad Campbell, Anthony Liguori)
  163:   - win32 host serial support (Kazu)
  164:   - PC speaker support (Joachim Henke)
  165:   - IDE LBA48 support (Jens Axboe)
  166:   - SSE3 support
  167:   - Solaris port (Juergen Keil)
  168:   - Preliminary SH4 target (Samuel Tardieu)
  169:   - VNC server (Anthony Liguori)
  170:   - slirp fixes (Ed Swierk et al.)
  171:   - USB fixes
  172:   - ARM Versatile Platform Baseboard emulation (Paul Brook)
  173: 
  174: version 0.8.0:
  175: 
  176:   - ARM system emulation: Arm Integrator/CP board with an arm1026ej-s
  177:     cpu (Paul Brook)
  178:   - SMP support
  179:   - Mac OS X cocoa improvements (Mike Kronenberg)
  180:   - Mac OS X CoreAudio driver (Mike Kronenberg)
  181:   - DirectSound driver (malc)
  182:   - ALSA audio driver (malc)
  183:   - new audio options: '-soundhw' and '-audio-help' (malc)
  184:   - ES1370 PCI audio device (malc)
  185:   - Initial USB support
  186:   - Linux host serial port access
  187:   - Linux host low level parallel port access
  188:   - New network emulation code supporting VLANs.
  189:   - MIPS and MIPSel User Linux emulation
  190:   - MIPS fixes to boot Linux (Daniel Jacobowitz)
  191:   - NX bit support
  192:   - Initial SPARC SMP support (Blue Swirl)
  193:   - Major overhaul of the virtual FAT driver for read/write support
  194:     (Johannes Schindelin)
  195: 
  196: version 0.7.2:
  197: 
  198:   - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
  199:   - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
  200:   - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
  201:   - better user net performances
  202: 
  203: version 0.7.1:
  204: 
  205:   - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
  206:   - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
  207:     N. Oleynik)
  208:   - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
  209:   - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
  210:   - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
  211:   - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
  212:   - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
  213:   - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
  214: 
  215: version 0.7.0:
  216: 
  217:   - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
  218:   - user mode networking bug fix
  219:   - undocumented FPU ops support
  220:   - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
  221:   - 'pidfile' option
  222:   - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
  223:   - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
  224:   - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
  225:   - added generic 64 bit target support
  226:   - x86_64 target support
  227:   - initial APIC support
  228:   - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
  229:   - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
  230:   - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
  231:   - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
  232:   - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
  233:   - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
  234:   - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
  235:   - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
  236:   - Samba 3 support
  237:   - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  238:   - generic FPU emulation code
  239:   - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
  240: 
  241: version 0.6.1:
  242: 
  243:   - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  244:   - Virtual console support
  245:   - Better monitor line edition
  246:   - New block device layer
  247:   - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
  248:     transparent decompression
  249:   - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
  250:   - Support for up to 4 serial ports
  251:   - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
  252:   - Port redirection support in user mode networking
  253:   - Support for not executable data sections
  254:   - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
  255:   - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
  256:     Wormley)
  257:   - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
  258:     LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
  259:   - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
  260:   - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
  261:   - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
  262:   - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
  263:   - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
  264:   - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
  265:     the virtual consoles.
  266:   - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
  267:   - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
  268:   - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
  269:   - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
  270:   - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
  271:   - VGA font change fix
  272:   - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
  273: 
  274: version 0.6.0:
  275: 
  276:   - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
  277:   - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
  278:   - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
  279:   - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
  280:   - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
  281:   - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
  282:   - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
  283:   - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
  284:   - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
  285:   - PCI support
  286:   - NE2K PCI support
  287:   - dummy VGA PCI support
  288:   - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
  289:   - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
  290:   - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
  291:   - added '-localtime' option
  292:   - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
  293:   - APM and system shutdown support
  294:   - Fixed system reset
  295:   - Support for other PC BIOSes
  296:   - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
  297:   - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
  298:   - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
  299:   - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
  300: 
  301: version 0.5.5:
  302: 
  303:   - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
  304:   - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
  305:   - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
  306:   - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
  307:   - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
  308:   - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
  309:   - FDC fixes for Win98
  310: 
  311: version 0.5.4:
  312: 
  313:   - qemu-fast fixes
  314:   - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
  315:   - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
  316:   - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
  317:   - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
  318:   - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
  319:   - User mode network stack
  320:   - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
  321:   - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
  322: 
  323: version 0.5.3:
  324: 
  325:   - added Bochs VESA VBE support
  326:   - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
  327:   - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
  328:   - CPU interrupt fixes
  329:   - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
  330:   - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
  331:   - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
  332:   - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
  333:   - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
  334:     in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
  335:   - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
  336:   - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
  337:   - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
  338:   - graphical x86 linux loader
  339:   - command line monitor
  340:   - generic removable device support
  341:   - support of CD-ROM change
  342:   - multiple network interface support
  343:   - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
  344:   - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
  345:   - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
  346:   - VM save/restore commands
  347:   - new timer API
  348:   - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
  349:   - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
  350: 
  351: version 0.5.2:
  352: 
  353:   - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
  354:   - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
  355:     switching tasks
  356:   - improved qemu-fast speed
  357:   - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
  358:     softmmu mode).
  359:   - fixed IO checking
  360:   - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
  361:   - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
  362:   - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
  363:   - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
  364:   - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
  365:     when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
  366:   - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
  367:   - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
  368:   - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
  369:   - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
  370:   - fixed xadd same reg bug
  371:   - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
  372:   - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
  373:   - task gate and NT flag fixes
  374:   - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
  375: 
  376: version 0.5.1:
  377: 
  378:   - float access fixes when using soft mmu
  379:   - PC emulation support on PowerPC
  380:   - A20 support
  381:   - IDE CD-ROM emulation
  382:   - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
  383:   - SB16 emulation (malc)
  384:   - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
  385:   - Port I/Os use TSS io map
  386:   - Full task switching/task gate support
  387:   - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
  388:   - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
  389:   - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
  390: 
  391: version 0.5.0:
  392: 
  393:   - full hardware level VGA emulation
  394:   - graphical display with SDL
  395:   - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
  396:   - popw (%esp) fix
  397:   - mov to/from segment data width fix
  398:   - added real mode support
  399:   - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
  400:   - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
  401:   - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
  402:   - multi-target build
  403:   - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
  404:   - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
  405:   - correct single stepping thru string operations
  406:   - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
  407:   - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
  408:   - automatic IDE geometry detection
  409:   - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
  410:   - added man page
  411:   - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
  412: 
  413: version 0.4.3:
  414: 
  415:   - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
  416:   - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
  417:   - sparc and Alpha host fixes
  418:   - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
  419: 
  420: version 0.4.2:
  421: 
  422:  - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
  423:  - IDE emulation support
  424:  - initial GDB stub support
  425:  - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
  426:  - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
  427:  - SMP kernels can at least be booted
  428: 
  429: version 0.4.1:
  430: 
  431:  - more accurate timer support in vl.
  432:  - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
  433:  - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
  434:  - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
  435: 
  436: version 0.4:
  437: 
  438:  - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
  439:  - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
  440:  - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
  441:  - fixed popl (%esp) case
  442:  - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
  443: 
  444: version 0.3:
  445: 
  446:  - initial support for ARM emulation
  447:  - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
  448:  - added FPU register save in signal emulation
  449:  - initial ARM port
  450:  - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
  451:  - generic ioctl number conversion
  452:  - fixed ioctl type conversion
  453: 
  454: version 0.2:
  455: 
  456:  - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
  457:  - flock support (Rusty Russell)
  458:  - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
  459:  - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
  460:  - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
  461:  - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
  462:  - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
  463:  - added HLT instruction
  464:  - LRET instruction fix.
  465:  - added GPF generation for I/Os.
  466:  - added INT3 and TF flag support.
  467:  - SHL instruction C flag fix.
  468:  - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
  469:  - self-modifying code support
  470:  - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
  471:  - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
  472:  - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
  473:  - faster segment load in vm86 mode
  474:  - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
  475: 
  476: version 0.1.6:
  477: 
  478:  - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
  479:    ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
  480:  - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
  481:  - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
  482:    translation cache is not flushed)
  483:  - RH9 fixes
  484: 
  485: version 0.1.5:
  486: 
  487:  - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
  488:  - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
  489:  - removed bfd.h dependancy
  490:  - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
  491:  - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
  492: 
  493: version 0.1.4:
  494: 
  495:  - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
  496:    executables in wine).
  497:  - fixed push/pop fs/gs
  498:  - added iret instruction.
  499:  - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
  500: 
  501: version 0.1.3:
  502: 
  503:  - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
  504:  - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  505:  - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  506:  - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  507:  - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  508:  - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  509:  - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  510:  - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
  511:  - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
  512:  - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
  513:  - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
  514:  - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
  515:  - poll() fix
  516: 
  517: version 0.1.2:
  518: 
  519:  - compile fixes
  520:  - xlat instruction
  521:  - xchg instruction memory lock
  522:  - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
  523:    DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
  524:    Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
  525: 
  526: version 0.1.1:
  527: 
  528:  - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
  529:  - added -s and -L options
  530:  - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
  531:  - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
  532: 
  533: version 0.1:
  534: 
  535:  - initial public release.

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