Date: April 12, 2023
The following changes have been implemented:
Most components now run as v2, except Opal, Kronk,
The following improvements have been made in the Bazel workflows:
fuchsia_package.deps should be updated to
Issue: Need to add initial publishing rules.
Impact: A new
fuchsia_task_publish rule was added, which is automatically created for packages. Calling
bazel run :pkg.publish will now publish the package.
Issue: Need to add parallel extraction to CIPD downloads.
Impact: Parallel extraction was added to CIPD downloads, which increased download speeds of Clang and SDK.
Issue: Need to deprecate deps in
fuchsia_package. Impact: Deprecated deps in
fuchsia_package. No changes needed, but a warning will be printed until
fuchsia_package is updated to use components and assets.
The following updates have been made in
ffx and other tools:
ffx component copy plugin supports copying files between host and a component on target.
ffx log --severity to take both warn and warning as arguments.
ffx package build – Build a package.
ffx repository publish – Publish one or more packages to a repository.
ffx repository package list – List all packages in a repository.
ffx repository package show – List the contents of a package.
ffx package far – For working with generic
ffx package archive – For working with package archives.
ffx driver list-devices – For fuzzy matching support.
ffx driver list-nodes-groups.
ffx inspect list-files.
ffx inspect list-files and deleted
ffx inspect show-files.
ffx inspect show --file and takes a filename relative to the component namespace.
ffx component plugins (
destroy, doctor, explore, start, stop, resolve, reload) support partial matching on moniker, URL and instance ID.
ffx trace, a wildcard
* may be used to indicate enabling all categories matching a given prefix; for example,
kernel* would match
set, map, unordered_set, and
unordered_map in C++.
source-map that allows more flexibility in finding source files.
--force-repo option to
ffx product-bundle get, which will overwrite a package repository rather than declining to do so because the prior one is present.
Issue: Support for OAuth2 OOB is being removed.
Impact: Update to default to new OAuth2 non-OOB workflow.
Issue: When listing or removing bundles, the
product-bundle tool would not return anything and would not effectively inform the user.
Impact: Update has been made so that tool is more explicit when no bundles are found.
Issue: Users were unclear which bundles are about to be deleted by the
remove --all command.
Impact: Update has been made to list the bundles to be removed beforehand.
Issue: Sort order of
ffx product-bundle list is causing the oldest image to appear at the top of the list.
Impact: Update made to reverse sort order of list so that the newest bundles are listed first.
Issue: When attempting to
get a duplicate product bundle message (PBM), the tool was printing the duplicate repo message instead of the duplicate bundle message.
Impact: Fix was implemented to reorder PBM messages on duplicates.
Issue: Default remove commands were removing in-tree builds.
Impact: Fix was implemented to not include in-tree builds in remove.
Issue: Users were unable to set their severity limit in logger.
Impact: Drivers now support having their severity set dynamically via
ffx log --severity.
_-separated numbers, Any, All.
ffx inspect gained new features such as:
ffx inspect list-files,
iquery show –file with globs, and was improved to not rely on the hub.
Support for unknown interactions is starting to roll out in binaries. See RFC-0138.
Issue: Device was stuck at black screen after enabling “Display Settings” testcase.
Impact: Fix was made to AMLogic display to correct some fixed panels.
Issue: Drivers were running into deadlocks when using Driver Framework v2.
Impact: i915 display driver was moved to Driver Framework v2.
Issue: Test failures occurring during scene controller.
Impact: Update was made to allow clients to present a flatland view using a raw
Issue: Highlights are a different color on Flatland.
Impact: Fix was made to the a11y highlight color in Flatland.
Issue: Need to have screenshot capabilities.
Impact: Update was made to add image compression skeleton.
Issue: Users should be notified when the clipboard contents change.
Impact: Update was made to add a clipboard watch method.
Issue: Need to add image flip options API.
Impact: Update was made to add image flip options API.
pixel_scale field was deprecated and should be removed.
Impact: Update was made to change the status of
pixel_scale from deprecated to removed.
Issue: Update needed to emit a process record named “kernel” for PID 0 to restore parity with the original
Impact: Process record was created for kernel with kernel threads and per-CPU event tracks.
Issue: Need ability to boot emulators through UEFI by default, locally and in automation.
Impact: Update was made to enable UEFI testing on emulators in automation.
Issue: Need to migrate
zxc library with
Impact: Update was made to migrate
zxc references to
Issue: Need to reduce padding in thread.
Impact: Update was made to reduce padding in thread.
Issue: Updates needed for
ktrace serializer templates to support
val_type parameters and
StringRef to accept string size parameters.
Impact: Updates were made to serializer templates and dependents in
Issue: Need to change references to
Undef __UNUSED in C++.
Impact: Update was made to change references from
Undef __UNUSED to
maybe_unused in C++.
Issue: Suggestion was made to implement optimistic timeslice extension.
Impact: Improvements were made to kernel mutex performance when using timeslice extension.
vsh tool from C++ to Rust.