Genode OS 17.05 Released, Switches To GCC 6.3, Kernel/Platform Improvements
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 31 May 2017 at 12:26 PM EDT. 3 Comments
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Version 17.05 of the Genode OS research/experimental operating system project is now available.

Genode OS 17.05 features upgrades to the GCC 6.3 code compiler, the Qt 5.8 tool-kit is now used, its VirtualBox port has been upgraded, and there are a number of architecture and API changes happening this summer for the OS.

Some of the low-level work includes completing the transition to its modern API, streamlining exception types, init improvements, a new API for user-level timing, network traffic monitoring support, updates to the Muen separation kernel, and more. The Genode Foundations Book was also updated for those interested in learning more about this open-source operating system's design.

All the details about Genode OS 17.05 at Genode.org.
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