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1version 0.12.0:
2
3  - Update to SeaBIOS 0.5.0
4  - e1000: fix device link status in Linux (Anthony Liguori)
5  - monitor: fix QMP for balloon command (Luiz Capitulino)
6  - QMP: Return an empty dict by default (Luiz Capitulino)
7  - QMP: Only handle converted commands (Luiz Capitulino)
8  - pci: support PCI based option rom loading (Gerd Hoffman/Anthony Liguori)
9  - Fix backcompat for hotplug of SCSI controllers (Daniel P. Berrange)
10  - fdc: fix migration from 0.11 (Juan Quintela)
11  - vmware-vga: fix segv on cursor resize. (Dave Airlie)
12  - vmware-vga: various fixes (Dave Airlie/Anthony Liguori)
13  - qdev: improve property error reporting. (Gerd Hoffmann)
14  - fix vga names in default_list (Gerd Hoffmann)
15  - usb-host: check mon before using it. (Gerd Hoffmann)
16  - usb-net: use qdev for -usbdevice (Gerd Hoffmann)
17  - monitor: Catch printing to non-existent monitor (Luiz Capitulino)
18  - Avoid permanently disabled QEMU monitor when UNIX migration fails (Daniel P. Berrange)
19  - Fix loading of ELF multiboot kernels (Kevin Wolf)
20  - qemu-io: Fix memory leak (Kevin Wolf)
21  - Fix thinko in linuxboot.S (Paolo Bonzini)
22  - target-i386: Fix evaluation of DR7 register (Jan Kiszka)
23  - vnc: hextile: do not generate ForegroundSpecified and SubrectsColoured tiles (Anthony Liguori)
24  - S390: Bail out without KVM (Alexander Graf)
25  - S390: Don't tell guest we're updating config space (Alexander Graf)
26  - target-s390: Fail on unknown instructions (Alexander Graf)
27  - osdep: Fix runtime failure on older Linux kernels (Andre Przywara)
28  - Fix a make -j race (Juergen Lock)
29  - target-alpha: Fix generic ctz64. (Richard Henderson)
30  - s390: Fix buggy assignment (Stefan Weil)
31  - target-mips: fix user-mode emulation startup (Nathan Froyd)
32  - target-i386: Update CPUID feature set for TCG (Andre Przywara)
33  - s390: fix build on 32 bit host (Michael S. Tsirkin)
34
35version 0.12.0-rc2:
36
37  - v2: properly save kvm system time msr registers (Glauber Costa)
38  - convert more monitor commands to qmp (Luiz Capitulino)
39  - vnc: fix capslock tracking logic. (Gerd Hoffmann)
40  - QemuOpts: allow larger option values. (Gerd Hoffmann)
41  - scsi: fix drive hotplug. (Gerd Hoffmann)
42  - pci: don't hw_error() when no slot is available. (Gerd Hoffmann)
43  - pci: don't abort() when trying to hotplug with acpi off. (Gerd Hoffmann)
44  - allow default devices to be implemented in config file (Gerd Hoffman)
45  - vc: colorize chardev title line with blue background. (Gerd Hoffmann)
46  - chardev: make chardevs specified in config file work. (Gerd Hoffmann)
47  - qdev: also match bus name for global properties (Gerd Hoffmann)
48  - qdev: add command line option to set global defaults for properties. (Gerd Hoffmann)
49  - kvm: x86: Save/restore exception_index (Jan Kiszka)
50  - qdev: Replace device names containing whitespace (Markus Armbruster)
51  - fix rtc-td-hack on host without high-res timers (Gleb Natapov)
52  - virtio: verify features on load (Michael S. Tsirkin)
53  - vmware_vga: add rom file so that it boots. (Dave Airlie)
54  - Do not abort on qemu_malloc(0) in production builds (Anthony Liguori)
55  - Fix ARM userspace strex implementation. (Paul Brook)
56  - qemu: delete rule target on error (Michael S. Tsirkin)
57  - QMP: add human-readable description to error response (Markus Armbruster)
58  - convert more monitor commands to QError (Markus Armbruster)
59  - monitor: Fix double-prompt after "change vnc passwd BLA" (Markus Armbruster)
60  - monitor: do_cont(): Don't ask for passwords (Luiz Capitulino)
61  - monitor: Introduce 'block_passwd' command (Luiz Capitulino)
62  - pci: interrupt disable bit support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
63  - pci: interrupt status bit implementation (Michael S. Tsirkin)
64  - pci: prepare irq code for interrupt state (Michael S. Tsirkin)
65  - msix: function mask support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
66  - msix: macro rename for function mask support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
67  - cpuid: Fix multicore setup on Intel (Andre Przywara)
68  - kvm: x86: Fix initial kvm_has_msr_star (Jan Kiszka)
69  - Update OpenBIOS images to r640 (Aurelien Jarno)
70
71version 0.10.2:
72
73  - fix savevm/loadvm (Anthony Liguori)
74  - live migration: fix dirty tracking windows (Glauber Costa)
75  - live migration: improve error propogation (Glauber Costa)
76  - qcow2: fix image creation for > ~2TB images (Chris Wright)
77  - hotplug: fix error handling for if= parameter (Eduardo Habkost)
78  - qcow2: fix data corruption (Nolan Leake)
79  - virtio: fix guest oops with 2.6.25 kernels (Rusty Russell)
80  - SH4: add support for -kernel (Takashi Yoshii, Aurelien Jarno)
81  - hotplug: fix closing of char devices (Jan Kiszka)
82  - hotplug: remove incorrect check for device name (Eduardo Habkost)
83  - enable -k on win32 (Herve Poussineau)
84  - configure: use LANG=C for grep (Andreas Faerber)
85  - fix VGA regression (malc)
86
87version 0.10.1:
88
89  - virtio-net: check right return size on sg list (Alex Williamson)
90  - Make qemu_announce_self handle holes (live migration after hotplug)
91    (Marcelo Tosatti)
92  - Revert r6804-r6808 (qcow2 allocation info).  This series of changes added
93    a high cost to startup for large qcow2 images (Anthony Liguori)
94  - qemu-img: fix help message (Aurelien Jarno)
95  - Fix build for non-default installs of SDL (Anthony Liguori)
96  - Fix race condition in env->interrupt_request.  When using TCG and a dynticks
97    host timer, this condition could cause TCG to get stuck in an infinite
98    loop (Aurelien Jarno)
99  - Fix reading encrypted hard disk passwords during early startup (Jan Kiszka)
100  - Fix encrypted disk reporting in 'info block' (Jan Kiszka)
101  - Fix console size with tiny displays (MusicPal) (Jan Kiszka)
102  - Improve error handling in bdrv_open2 (Jan Kiszka)
103  - Avoid leaking data in mux'ed character devices (Jan Kiszka)
104  - Fix initial character device reset (no banner in monitor) (Jan Kiszka)
105  - Fix cpuid KVM crash on i386 host (Lubomir Rintel)
106  - Fix SLES10sp2 installation by adding ISTAT1 register to LSI SCSI emulation
107    (Ryan Harper)
108
109version 0.10.0:
110
111  - TCG support (No longer requires GCC 3.x)
112  - Kernel Virtual Machine acceleration support
113  - BSD userspace emulation
114  - Bluetooth emulation and host passthrough support
115  - GDB XML register description support
116  - Intel e1000 emulation
117  - HPET emulation
118  - VirtIO paravirtual device support
119  - Marvell 88w8618 / MusicPal emulation
120  - Nokia N-series tablet emulation / OMAP2 processor emulation
121  - PCI hotplug support
122  - Live migration and new save/restore formats
123  - Curses display support
124  - qemu-nbd utility to mount supported block formats
125  - Altivec support in PPC emulation and new firmware (OpenBIOS)
126  - Multiple VNC clients are now supported
127  - TLS encryption is now supported in VNC
128  - MIPS Magnum R4000 machine (Hervé Poussineau)
129  - Braille support (Samuel Thibault)
130  - Freecom MusicPal system emulation (Jan Kiszka)
131  - OMAP242x and Nokia N800, N810 machines (Andrzej Zaborowski)
132  - EsounD audio driver (Frederick Reeve)
133  - Gravis Ultrasound GF1 sound card (Tibor "TS" Schütz)
134  - Many, many, bug fixes and new features
135
136version 0.9.1:
137
138  - TFTP booting from host directory (Anthony Liguori, Erwan Velu)
139  - Tap device emulation for Solaris (Sittichai Palanisong)
140  - Monitor multiplexing to several I/O channels (Jason Wessel)
141  - ds1225y nvram support (Herve Poussineau)
142  - CPU model selection support (J. Mayer, Paul Brook, Herve Poussineau)
143  - Several Sparc fixes (Aurelien Jarno, Blue Swirl, Robert Reif)
144  - MIPS 64-bit FPU support (Thiemo Seufer)
145  - Xscale PDA emulation (Andrzej Zaborowski)
146  - ColdFire system emulation (Paul Brook)
147  - Improved SH4 support (Magnus Damm)
148  - MIPS64 support (Aurelien Jarno, Thiemo Seufer)
149  - Preliminary Alpha guest support (J. Mayer)
150  - Read-only support for Parallels disk images (Alex Beregszaszi)
151  - SVM (x86 virtualization) support (Alexander Graf)
152  - CRIS emulation (Edgar E. Iglesias)
153  - SPARC32PLUS execution support (Blue Swirl)
154  - MIPS mipssim pseudo machine (Thiemo Seufer)
155  - Strace for Linux userland emulation (Stuart Anderson, Thayne Harbaugh)
156  - OMAP310 MPU emulation plus Palm T|E machine (Andrzej Zaborowski)
157  - ARM v6, v7, NEON SIMD and SMP emulation (Paul Brook/CodeSourcery)
158  - Gumstix boards: connex and verdex emulation (Thorsten Zitterell)
159  - Intel mainstone II board emulation (Armin Kuster)
160  - VMware SVGA II graphics card support (Andrzej Zaborowski)
161
162version 0.9.0:
163
164  - Support for relative paths in backing files for disk images
165  - Async file I/O API
166  - New qcow2 disk image format
167  - Support of multiple VM snapshots
168  - Linux: specific host CDROM and floppy support
169  - SMM support
170  - Moved PCI init, MP table init and ACPI table init to Bochs BIOS
171  - Support for MIPS32 Release 2 instruction set (Thiemo Seufer)
172  - MIPS Malta system emulation (Aurelien Jarno, Stefan Weil)
173  - Darwin userspace emulation (Pierre d'Herbemont)
174  - m68k user support (Paul Brook)
175  - several x86 and x86_64 emulation fixes
176  - Mouse relative offset VNC extension (Anthony Liguori)
177  - PXE boot support (Anthony Liguori)
178  - '-daemonize' option (Anthony Liguori)
179
180version 0.8.2:
181
182  - ACPI support
183  - PC VGA BIOS fixes
184  - switch to OpenBios for SPARC targets (Blue Swirl)
185  - VNC server fixes
186  - MIPS FPU support (Marius Groeger)
187  - Solaris/SPARC host support (Juergen Keil)
188  - PPC breakpoints and single stepping (Jason Wessel)
189  - USB updates (Paul Brook)
190  - UDP/TCP/telnet character devices (Jason Wessel)
191  - Windows sparse file support (Frediano Ziglio)
192  - RTL8139 NIC TCP segmentation offloading (Igor Kovalenko)
193  - PCNET NIC support (Antony T Curtis)
194  - Support for variable frequency host CPUs
195  - Workaround for win32 SMP hosts
196  - Support for AMD Flash memories (Jocelyn Mayer)
197  - Audio capture to WAV files support (malc)
198
199version 0.8.1:
200
201  - USB tablet support (Brad Campbell, Anthony Liguori)
202  - win32 host serial support (Kazu)
203  - PC speaker support (Joachim Henke)
204  - IDE LBA48 support (Jens Axboe)
205  - SSE3 support
206  - Solaris port (Juergen Keil)
207  - Preliminary SH4 target (Samuel Tardieu)
208  - VNC server (Anthony Liguori)
209  - slirp fixes (Ed Swierk et al.)
210  - USB fixes
211  - ARM Versatile Platform Baseboard emulation (Paul Brook)
212
213version 0.8.0:
214
215  - ARM system emulation: Arm Integrator/CP board with an arm1026ej-s
216    cpu (Paul Brook)
217  - SMP support
218  - Mac OS X cocoa improvements (Mike Kronenberg)
219  - Mac OS X CoreAudio driver (Mike Kronenberg)
220  - DirectSound driver (malc)
221  - ALSA audio driver (malc)
222  - new audio options: '-soundhw' and '-audio-help' (malc)
223  - ES1370 PCI audio device (malc)
224  - Initial USB support
225  - Linux host serial port access
226  - Linux host low level parallel port access
227  - New network emulation code supporting VLANs.
228  - MIPS and MIPSel User Linux emulation
229  - MIPS fixes to boot Linux (Daniel Jacobowitz)
230  - NX bit support
231  - Initial SPARC SMP support (Blue Swirl)
232  - Major overhaul of the virtual FAT driver for read/write support
233    (Johannes Schindelin)
234
235version 0.7.2:
236
237  - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
238  - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
239  - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
240  - better user net performances
241
242version 0.7.1:
243
244  - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
245  - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
246    N. Oleynik)
247  - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
248  - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
249  - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
250  - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
251  - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
252  - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
253
254version 0.7.0:
255
256  - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
257  - user mode networking bug fix
258  - undocumented FPU ops support
259  - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
260  - 'pidfile' option
261  - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
262  - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
263  - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
264  - added generic 64 bit target support
265  - x86_64 target support
266  - initial APIC support
267  - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
268  - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
269  - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
270  - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
271  - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
272  - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
273  - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
274  - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
275  - Samba 3 support
276  - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
277  - generic FPU emulation code
278  - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
279
280version 0.6.1:
281
282  - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
283  - Virtual console support
284  - Better monitor line edition
285  - New block device layer
286  - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
287    transparent decompression
288  - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
289  - Support for up to 4 serial ports
290  - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
291  - Port redirection support in user mode networking
292  - Support for not executable data sections
293  - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
294  - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
295    Wormley)
296  - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
297    LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
298  - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
299  - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
300  - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
301  - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
302  - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
303  - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
304    the virtual consoles.
305  - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
306  - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
307  - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
308  - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
309  - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
310  - VGA font change fix
311  - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
312
313version 0.6.0:
314
315  - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
316  - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
317  - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
318  - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
319  - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
320  - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
321  - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
322  - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
323  - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
324  - PCI support
325  - NE2K PCI support
326  - dummy VGA PCI support
327  - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
328  - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
329  - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
330  - added '-localtime' option
331  - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
332  - APM and system shutdown support
333  - Fixed system reset
334  - Support for other PC BIOSes
335  - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
336  - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
337  - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
338  - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
339
340version 0.5.5:
341
342  - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
343  - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
344  - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
345  - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
346  - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
347  - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
348  - FDC fixes for Win98
349
350version 0.5.4:
351
352  - qemu-fast fixes
353  - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
354  - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
355  - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
356  - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
357  - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
358  - User mode network stack
359  - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
360  - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
361
362version 0.5.3:
363
364  - added Bochs VESA VBE support
365  - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
366  - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
367  - CPU interrupt fixes
368  - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
369  - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
370  - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
371  - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
372  - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
373    in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
374  - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
375  - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
376  - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
377  - graphical x86 linux loader
378  - command line monitor
379  - generic removable device support
380  - support of CD-ROM change
381  - multiple network interface support
382  - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
383  - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
384  - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
385  - VM save/restore commands
386  - new timer API
387  - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
388  - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
389
390version 0.5.2:
391
392  - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
393  - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
394    switching tasks
395  - improved qemu-fast speed
396  - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
397    softmmu mode).
398  - fixed IO checking
399  - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
400  - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
401  - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
402  - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
403  - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
404    when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
405  - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
406  - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
407  - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
408  - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
409  - fixed xadd same reg bug
410  - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
411  - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
412  - task gate and NT flag fixes
413  - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
414
415version 0.5.1:
416
417  - float access fixes when using soft mmu
418  - PC emulation support on PowerPC
419  - A20 support
420  - IDE CD-ROM emulation
421  - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
422  - SB16 emulation (malc)
423  - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
424  - Port I/Os use TSS io map
425  - Full task switching/task gate support
426  - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
427  - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
428  - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
429
430version 0.5.0:
431
432  - full hardware level VGA emulation
433  - graphical display with SDL
434  - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
435  - popw (%esp) fix
436  - mov to/from segment data width fix
437  - added real mode support
438  - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
439  - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
440  - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
441  - multi-target build
442  - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
443  - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
444  - correct single stepping thru string operations
445  - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
446  - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
447  - automatic IDE geometry detection
448  - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
449  - added man page
450  - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
451
452version 0.4.3:
453
454  - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
455  - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
456  - sparc and Alpha host fixes
457  - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
458
459version 0.4.2:
460
461 - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
462 - IDE emulation support
463 - initial GDB stub support
464 - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
465 - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
466 - SMP kernels can at least be booted
467
468version 0.4.1:
469
470 - more accurate timer support in vl.
471 - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
472 - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
473 - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
474
475version 0.4:
476
477 - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
478 - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
479 - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
480 - fixed popl (%esp) case
481 - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
482
483version 0.3:
484
485 - initial support for ARM emulation
486 - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
487 - added FPU register save in signal emulation
488 - initial ARM port
489 - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
490 - generic ioctl number conversion
491 - fixed ioctl type conversion
492
493version 0.2:
494
495 - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
496 - flock support (Rusty Russell)
497 - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
498 - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
499 - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
500 - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
501 - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
502 - added HLT instruction
503 - LRET instruction fix.
504 - added GPF generation for I/Os.
505 - added INT3 and TF flag support.
506 - SHL instruction C flag fix.
507 - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
508 - self-modifying code support
509 - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
510 - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
511 - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
512 - faster segment load in vm86 mode
513 - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
514
515version 0.1.6:
516
517 - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
518   ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
519 - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
520 - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
521   translation cache is not flushed)
522 - RH9 fixes
523
524version 0.1.5:
525
526 - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
527 - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
528 - removed bfd.h dependancy
529 - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
530 - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
531
532version 0.1.4:
533
534 - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
535   executables in wine).
536 - fixed push/pop fs/gs
537 - added iret instruction.
538 - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
539
540version 0.1.3:
541
542 - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
543 - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
544 - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
545 - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
546 - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
547 - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
548 - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
549 - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
550 - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
551 - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
552 - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
553 - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
554 - poll() fix
555
556version 0.1.2:
557
558 - compile fixes
559 - xlat instruction
560 - xchg instruction memory lock
561 - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
562   DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
563   Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
564
565version 0.1.1:
566
567 - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
568 - added -s and -L options
569 - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
570 - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
571
572version 0.1:
573
574 - initial public release.
575