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2013-10-10   DirectFB 1.7.1

Small update, more to come in 1.8.0 shortly :)

Check the new roadmap documents in Presentations.

For detailed info click on the news title

You can find the release in the "Core" tab on the "Downloads" page.

dok

2013-08-30   ilixi 1.0.0 release is available

After almost a year and a half first major version of ilixi UI toolkit is finally out and it is already being used in various devices across the world.

We wish to thank DirectFB community and our commercial sponsors for their interest and support so far.

More information can be found here.

tarik

2013-07-15   linux-fusion 9.0.2

This release fixes compatibility with the linux 3.10 kernel.

As usual, this release is compatible with all DirectFB versions.

Please find it in the download section

andi

2013-07-11   DirectFB 1.7.0, linux-fusion 9.0.1 released

This is the first release for the DirectFB 1.7 series.
It includes major improvements and many bugfixes.

Please find in the download section the following releases:

  • DirectFB 1.7.0
  • linux-fusion 9.0.1
  • flux 1.4.3

Major new feature:

task-manager (must be enabled explicitly)

The task manager allows to automatically distribute rendering tasks over multiple cpu and/or gpu cores. There is an implementation for the generic (software) driver which can be configured with by setting software-cores= and task-manager options in the directfbrc.

Merged Projects

  • DirectFB-extra (missing bits)
  • SaWMan
  • FusionDale
  • FusionSound
  • DiVine
  • ++dfb

New APIs

  • Add IDirectFBSurface::DumpRaw() to dump raw pixel data of a surface to a file
  • Add IDirectFBSurface::GetFrameTime() to receive the timestamp for the next frame to be rendered
  • Add IDirectFBSurface::SetFrameTimeConfig() to configure GetFrameTime()
  • Add IDirectFBVideoProvider::SetDestination() to change the destination surface and/or destination rectangle during playback

New System Module

  • drm/kms

New ImageProviders

  • WebP
  • tiff

Tons of bugfixes and performance improvements...

There will be more documentation about the task manager and other enhancements or changes soon.

For details on the release please refer to the NEWS and ChangeLog files in the corresponding download directories

dok

2013-01-18   DirectFB, SaWMan, FusionDale, DiVine, FusionSound updated to 1.6.3, linux-fusion 9.0.0 released

This is the latest maintainance release for the DirectFB 1.6 series. It includes many bugfixes and some improvements backported from the experimental DirectFB-1.7 branch.

Please find in the download section the following releases:

  • DirectFB 1.6.3
  • SaWMan 1.6.3
  • FusionDale 1.6.3
  • DiVine 1.6.3
  • FusionSound 1.6.3
  • linux-fusion 9.0.0

For details on the release please refer to the NEWS and ChangeLog files in the corresponding download directories

andi


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