Release Notes

1st Release in 2019 (January 2019)

New and Changed Features

Managers & Services

  • Bluetooth Manager

    • Added support for Bluetooth profiles (OPP, A2DP)

  • audiod

    • Added support for Bluetooth audio

Base Components

  • BlueZ

    • Added support for Bluetooth profiles (OPP, A2DP)

  • PulseAudio

    • Added support for Bluetooth audio

BSP

  • Bluetooth

    • Added support for Bluetooth profiles (OPP, A2DP)

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed an issue where Wi-Fi network does not switch to the selected network.

  • Fixed an issue where, when trying to reconnect while using Wi-Fi, "Unable to connect to the network" pop-up appears instead of a password prompt.

Known Issues

  • Regarding the Bluetooth audio support, dynamic routing (switching back and forth between speakers and A2DP-enabled Bluetooth device) is not supported while audio is being rendered.


6th Release in 2018 (November 2018)

Changed Features

Core Applications

  • Enact Browser

    • Added a notification message which is displayed after a job is done
    • Refactored the message sending code to send different messages to the guest page
    • Enabled a newtab option for launch param
    • Wrapped all strings with $L to make iLib work
    • Fixed the issue where the browser did not return to the full-screen mode
    • Implemented a wrapper for <webview> 'dialog' event
    • Added Dialog UI for alert, confirm, and prompt
    • Added json files for Enact Browser Access Control Groups (ACG) prior to applying the Chromium patch

Managers & Services

  • Web App Manager (WAM)

    • Fixed wam and app-shell ACG for umediaclient

  • mojoservicelauncher

    • Applied a fix for starting services with a "run" method

Base Components

  • Maliit framework

    • Removed qtdeclarative-plugins

  • pmtrace 

    • Inactivated journald


5th Release in 2018 (October 2018)

New Features

BSP/Kernel

  • zram

Changed Features

Application Framework

  • Web app framework

Base Components

  • ROS2

    • Updated meta-ros2 to the latest revision.

Fixed Issues

Core Applications

  • Enact Browser

    • Fixed an issue where the browser freezes with a black screen when loading websites.

Managers & Services

  • Luna Surface Manager (LSM)

    • Fixed an issue where Web App Manager (WAM) crashes after LSM is restarted.

  • DB8

    • Updated memory management policy to fix the rebooting issue.


4th Release in 2018 (September 2018)

New Features

Applications

  • Enact browser

Base Components

  • g-media-pipeline


3rd Release in 2018 (August 2018)

New Features

Applications

  • IoTivity sampler

Application Framework

  • Beanviser

Managers & Services

  • Bluetooth profiles support (SPP, GATT)

  • AI assistant service

  • ROS bridge

  • audioouputd

Changed Features

Managers & Services

  • audiod


2nd Release in 2018 (June 2018)

New Features

Application Framework

  • QEMUx86 Emulator

Managers & Services

  • Memory Manager

Fixed Issues

  • The memory manager is implemented and released.


Initial Release (March 2018)

New Features

Applications

  • System UI (Home Launcher, Notification)

  • Settings

  • Bare App

  • YouTube

Application Framework

  • Enact

  • Internationalization and Localization

  • SDK (Software Development Kit)

Managers & Services

  • SAM (System and Application Manager)

  • WAM (Web Application Manager)

  • Activity Manager

  • LSM (Luna Surface Manager)

  • uMediaServer (webOS media framework)

  • DB8 (embedded JSON database)

Base Components

  • LS2 (Luna Bus)

  • Web Engine (Chromium)

  • Node.js

BSP/Kernel

  • BSP/Kernel layer to support Raspberry Pi 3

  • Wi-Fi and wired LAN

Build System

  • webOS build system based on yocto 2.2

Known Issues

  • The memory manager is not implemented in the initial version. It will be added to the next version.

  • While processing multimedia content, errors may occur. Debugging is in progress.

  • The initial version has been tested in English only and it does not support virtual keyboard (VKB).


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