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New 'Friendly' Release Format

All future Open Repository releases will be done in two formats: "Full" and "Compact". The Full releases will follow the current format where everything (and I mean everything) is included - tons of examples, third-party code, etc.

Compact releases are releases of a specific subsets of the Repositorys source code. The idea is to demonstrate functionality without overwhelming potential users. ... read more

Posted by john taylor 2003-11-03

Development snapshots now available via Perforce

Open Repository is now using an open source licensed Perforce server for its version management. See http://www.shift-right.com/openrepo/perforce.htm for help on getting started using Perforce with Open Repository.

Posted by john taylor 2003-03-16

New sub-project: XMK

XMK is a portable 8Bit multi-tasking kernel project that is being incorporated into the Shift-Right Open Repository. In addition, XMK has its own SourceForge project - xmk. The next release of the Open Repository will include XMK. For those in hurry, you can get the latest XMK release at: http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmk.

What is XMK? Here is an excerpt from its project page:
XMK is a preemptive multi-tasking scheduler/kernel for 8bit microcontrollers. Its goal is to provide a bare bones RTOS with a small enough footprint (RAM+ROM) to run on 8bit microcontrollers.

Posted by john taylor 2003-02-15

Support for 8Bit compilers

Version 0.0.9c (October 25, 2002)
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JAVA Changes:
- Fixed bug in JavaDeps when calculating dependencies for an entire
directory.

- Integrated additional toolbar icons into the repository.

C++ Changes:
- Added a asynchronous timers library.

- Added higher-level server connection and client connector interfaces
to the socket IO library.

- Added a Tee'd Line Writer interface to the streamio library.... read more

Posted by john taylor 2002-10-25

Faster JAVA Builds and new C++ Container classes

Version 0.0.9b (June 03, 2002)
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JAVA Changes:
- Integrated the 'JavaDeps' package into the repository. JavaDeps is a
tool to generate dependency rules for Java sources, inspired by the
"-MM" flag of gcc. Note: The package is/was modified to facilitate
its use for BENV.

C++ Changes:
- Initial implemenation of platform independent memory-mapped files.

- Initial implementation of the the ANSI C time parse routines.... read more

Posted by john taylor 2002-06-04

New Release - Solaris and JAVA supported by BENV

Version 0.0.9a (April 19, 2002)
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- New JAVA utility: jxcode. Jxcode is an extensible code generator that
can generate code for any language. Currently has templates for
generating Emorfs and FSM in both JAVA and C++
(see projects/java/tools/cmdline/jxcode).

- Ported cmdline library to JAVA.

- Ported asx library to JAVA.

- Fixed error in TinyXml list wrapper classes.... read more

Posted by john taylor 2002-04-22

New Release (Mar-13-2002)

Whats new:
Repository Source Code:
- Added platform independent time formatting routines. Supports both single and multi-thread applications.
- Integrated the third-party "pcre" regular expression library to the repository.
- Added add NumericListString interface and class.
- Added example projects that demonstrate the CTL interface and a multi-thread Metakit database engine. Projects are: projects/<host>/metakit/example/mt.
- Upgraded Metakit source to 2.4.32
- Added additional fileio routines. Now support basic create, read, write, temporary file functionality (all platform independent).
- Integrated the third-party XML parser "TinyXML" into the repository
- Added interface for platform independent shell/system access. ... read more

Posted by john taylor 2002-03-19