From: Dean Nelson [mailto:[email protected]
Sent: Friday, June 19, 2015 7:30 AM
To: Moore, Robert
Subject: Re: [Devel] ACPICA version 20150619 released
On 06/19/2015 09:15 AM, Moore, Robert wrote:
> 19 June 2015. Summary of changes for version 20150619:
> This release is available at https://acpica.org/downloads
Please excuse my ignorance, but why are the download files named
*.tar_0.gz ? Why the '_0' ?
Yes, the website software did this. I'm working on fixing it.
Also I noticed that the git-repo with the latest commit being...
Author: Robert Moore <Robert.Moore(a)intel.com>
AuthorDate: Thu Jun 18 08:13:39 2015 -0700
Commit: Robert Moore <Robert.Moore(a)intel.com>
CommitDate: Thu Jun 18 08:13:39 2015 -0700
Update version to 20150619.
differs from the two source code tarballs with regard to
source/compiler/asllookup.c by the git-diff file that I've attached. But I
don't see that patch mentioned in the git-repo.
So where did those changes come from? And do they really belong in the
tarballs? And if yes, why aren't they in the git-repo?
Yes, this is in fact a problem, thanks for reporting it.
Fix for both problems is underway.
> Two regressions in version 20150616 have been addressed:
> Fixes some problems/issues with the C library macro removal
> (ACPI_STRLEN, etc.) This update changes ACPICA to only use the
> standard headers for functions, or
> (optionally) the local prototypes for the local versions of the C
> Across the source code, this required some additional casts for some
> Clib invocations for portability. Moved all local prototypes to a new
> file, acclib.h
> Fixes several problems with recent changes to the handling of the FACS
> table that could cause some systems not to boot.
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