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Linux 3.15 released, an overview of Free Electrons contributions

The 3.15 of the Linux kernel was released just a few days ago by Linus Torvalds. As explained by LWN.net, the headline features in 3.15 include some significant memory management improvements, the renameat2() system call, file-private POSIX locks, a new … Continue reading

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Linux 3.14 released, Free Electrons contributions inside!

Linus Torvalds has just released the 3.14 version of the Linux kernel. As usual, it incorporates a large number of changes, for which a good summary is available on the KernelNewbies site. This time around, Free Electrons is the 19th … Continue reading

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Free Electrons contributions to Linux 3.13

Version 3.13 of the Linux kernel was released by Linus Torvalds on January, 19th 2014. The kernelnewbies.org site has an excellent page that covers the most important improvements and feature additions that this new kernel release brings. As usual Free … Continue reading

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Buildroot 2013.08 released, new features and contributions from Free Electrons

The 2013.08 release of Buildroot has been published a few days ago by Peter Korsgaard, the project maintainer. As usual, this release contains a number of improvements and new features that are summarized in Peter’s release e-mail, and also visible … Continue reading

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Free Electrons the top #18 contributor to the 3.11 kernel

The 3.11 Linux kernel has now been released by Linus Torvalds, and as usual as thousands of patches coming from a large number of companies and contributors. For this release, Free Electrons has contributed a total of 128 patches (yes, … Continue reading

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Free Electrons contributions to the 3.10 kernel

The 3.10 Linux kernel has been released a few days ago. According to LWN, with almost 13.500 non-merge commits, the 3.10 has been the busiest ever, and also the fastest. Free Electrons engineers again contributed to this release, with 99 … Continue reading

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Buildroot 2013.05 released, Free Electrons contributions inside!

As planned by the release schedule, the Buildroot 2013.05 version landed at the end of May. Peter Korsgaard, the project’s maintainer, highlighted the most important additions in his release email. With more than 900 commits, it has been the busiest … Continue reading

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Buildroot 2011.11 released: details on new features

As planned, Buildroot 2011.11 has been released at the end of November. You can download this release as a tarball or through the Git repository. This release brings a set of new features on which I thought it would be … Continue reading

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uClibc 0.9.32 released, with NPTL support

A little bit more than one year after 0.9.31, the uClibc project has recently released a new version of the famous C library, uClibc 0.9.32. For the record, uClibc is an alternative standard C library for embedded Linux systems, which … Continue reading

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Buildroot 2011.05 released

As expected with the time-based releases, Buildroot 2011.05 has been released just a few days ago. We have already published many blog posts about Buildroot, but to summarize for our new readers, Buildroot is a tool that automates and simplifies … Continue reading

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