What was done?

  • Linaro Stable Kernel (LSK) 3.10.30-2014.02 is released
    • based off latest LTS 3.10.30 release
    • updated to latest version of GTS patch set for big.LITTLE
    • updated Android support (from Google and Linaro)
  • Linux Linaro 3.14-rc3-2014.02 is released:
    • based on Linux 3.14-rc3 release
    • gator version 5.17 (same as in 2014.01)
    • new version of the Android topic (linaro-android-3.14-merge) by John Stultz
    • uprobes v5 (new version)
    • new cortex-strings-arm64 topic (optimized memcpy, memmove, memset, memcmp, strcmp, and strlen functions)
    • updated big-LITTLE-pmu topic from ARM LT
    • updated basic Capri board support from Broadcom LT (updates to gpio driver and clock framework support)
    • updated big endian topic
    • updated Arndale_Octa/Arndale/Origen patches from Samsung LT
    • updated Versatile Express patches from ARM LT
    • vexpress64 support (FVP Base and Foundation models) from ARM LT
    • updated K3V2 board support from HiSilicon LT

    • config fragments changes:
      • configs: add config fragments for uprobes/kprobe
      • android.conf: enable CONFIG_SYNC and family, add ION configs
      • lt-arndale.conf and lt-arndale-octa.conf introduced to hold the options specific for linux-linaro tree
  • Linaro Toolchain Binaries 2014.02 is released:
    • toolchain builds now include a Fortran compiler
    • updated to Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.02 release
    • updated Newlib to 2.1, featuring various optimizations and better aarch64 support
  • Linaro Android 14.02 is released:
    • built with Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.02
    • updated to the 4.4.2_r2 upstream version
    • memory handling functions from cortex-strings have been merged into Bionic, leading to significant speedups
    • updated pm-qa to 0.4.7
    • improved CTS and methanol test results
    • Linaro Android tree can now be built with gcc 4.9 without modifications
    • numerous patches have been upstreamed
  • Linaro OpenEmbedded 2014.02 is released:

    • updated OpenDataPlane to track git

    • added LNG x86 machines
    • merged toolchain fixes, contributed by Khem Raj
    • integrated 2014.02 toolchain
    • added extra tools to images (build-essential, git, xz) to enable more test suites at runtime
    • enabled GRUB2 for aarch64
    • included EFI/ACPI related tools for LEG
    • upstreaming
      • added mongodb recipe (CARD-1101)
      • fixed curl and git SSL issues
      • submitted git 1.9.0 recipe
      • update LTP recipe
  • Linaro Ubuntu 14.02 is released
    • added startup-nsh package, contains startup script used to boot with UEFI
    • updated packages: u-boot-linaro-arndale-octa (support HDMI audio and network boot), idlestat
  • Linux Linaro LNG 3.10.27-2014.02 is released
    • based off Linux 3.10.27 kernel
    • updated to PREEMPT_RT patchset rt25
  • Linux Linaro LT HiSilicon 3.14-rc1-2014.02 is released

    • based off Linux 3.14-rc1 kernel
    • included support for K3V2

  • Linaro UEFI 2014.02 is released (source only)
  • Linaro Image Tools 2014.02 is released
    • added Arndale Octa support for Android builds
  • Linaro Test Suites 2014.02 is released
    • Openembedded SDK tests modifications
    • jtreg: updates to blacklist
    • ACPI: updated maintainers and removed ABAT
    • ubuntu/exec-latency.yaml: Add new test
    • Add openembedded smoke tests
    • pmqa: run sanity file before starting tests
    • is-cpu-isolated: Print exact isolation time instead of STRESS_DURATION
    • is-cpu-isolated: Check again if stress is already completed or not
    • KVM: added parsing hackbench measurements
    • aapits: Update git repo link
    • is-cpu-isolated: Increase stress duration to analyze interruptions
    • Add lshw test
    • netperf-client: fix set local_ip to the correct ip
    • netperf-server: if netserver started pass else start it
    • OE/netperf: adding mac mapping table for the LNG-lab
    • common/scripts/netperf-client: tee to view output
    • network-test-basic: Add support for different interface
  • Linaro PM QA 0.4.7-2014.02 released
    • cpuhotplug: skip hotplug check for cpu0
    • added common function to check the userid
    • test feature supported before running suite
  • Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.02 released, based off the latest GCC 4.8.3+svn207411 release
    • ARM-v8 crypto intrinsics support
    • new vectorizer cost model
  • Linaro Newlib 2.1.0-2014.02 released, based off the latest upstream newlib release
    • resynced with upstream newlib trunk
    • added specs file for ARM validation model
    • provided ftruncate() and truncate() stubs for ARM and AArch64

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