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From: Osier-mixon, Jeffrey <jeffrey.osier-mixon-ral2JQCrhuEAvxtiuMwx3w <at> public.gmane.org>
Subject: Yocto 1.0 Released
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.embedded.yocto.announce
Date: Wednesday 6th April 2011 16:01:54 UTC (over 6 years ago)
The Yocto Project is pleased to announce the general availability of the
Yocto Project 1.0 release. This release provides many improvements to the
build system, developer interface, and individual board support packages
(BSPs) with support for ARM, MIPS, PPC, x86, and x86_64 systems, including
virtual machines.  The Yocto Project also announces the formation of the
Yocto Project Steering Group, a coalition of participating organizations
oriented toward leadership, governance, and outreach.

The Yocto Project Release 1.0 is based on Linux kernel 2.6.37 and consists
of the following new features:

-    A new process for gathering, compiling and building from upstream
source code, enabling higher build reliability and a better user interface
experience.
-    System toolchain bootstrapping and machine specific sysroot, allowing
for a better incremental build experience.
-    Faster builds and better performance with speed improvements to
bitbake.
-    Updated GCC toolchain (v4.5.1).
-    A new Application Development Toolkit (ADT) installer and Application
Development Guide are being introduced to improve the application
development tool experience and documentation.
-    Updates to the X Windows System, improving security for target
devices.
-    Up-to-date and integrated open source Linux commands, libraries and
middleware.
-    A layer that includes the latest release of the Linaro kernel and
toolchain for ARM processors, resulting in increased hardware
compatibility.

For details about this release, see the release notes at this link:
http://
yoctoproject.org/download/yocto/yocto-project-1.0-release-notes-poky-5.0-bernard

For more information about the Yocto Project, please visit http://yoctoproject.org.
 
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