Written by admin Thursday, 28 February 2013 19:18
We recently upgraded the server. It's using the latest and greatest hardware and software. I haven't noticed any regressions yet, but have noticed the site being a lot snappier. It is planned to upgrade the website this year. It's been six years of solid service to the community!
Written by admin Thursday, 22 March 2012 09:35
Some interesting developments at the Haiku Mailing List. Hamish Morrison has been working on porting OpenJDK to Haiku over the last several months and has parts compiling and working
the virtual machine port is complete (apart from the serviceability agent), and the simpler parts of the class library, like networking, IO, etc, are all ported, except in a couple of places where functionality is missing on the Haiku end.
Written by admin Friday, 09 March 2012 10:54
Ciprian Nedisan mailed me the other day requesting the bounty funds for his document viewer. Donations have been stagnant, and Ciprian has done a fair bit of work for ~$200 USD - I didn't think this was unreasonable - most features BePDF had (and lots that it didn't have) have been implemented. His reasoning is as follows:
Written by admin Wednesday, 21 December 2011 14:34
It took quite a while, and after emailing lots of developers, we finally have someone to take on the Gallium Bounty! Who? The same developer working on Haiku's ATI/AMD driver - Alexander von Gluck (kallisti5).
Gallium 3D has been part of Mesa since 2009. In August 2011 however, Mesa removed BeOS support . Alexander sent a mail to Mesa's mailing list asking if they'd accept patches from Haiku- this was accepted/confirmed (he even sent the first patch).
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