Tizen development tools [13.08] dirilis, mendukung arsitektur ARM 64-bit


Tim pengembangan Tizen development tools beserta semua kontributor yang terlibat didalamnya, hari ini merilis versi baru dari Tizen development tools [13.08]. Dalam rilis ini, telah ikut disertakan tiga tool baru, termasuk repa, prekit dan lthor. Dan mulai dari rilis ini, baik GBS dan MIC sekarang telah mendukung arsitektur ARM64 (AArch64).

ARM64 adalah nama porting Linux untuk arsitektur 64-bit ARMv8, yang disebut sebagai 'aarch64' di upstream toolchains (GNU triplet aarch64-linux-gnu). Penjelasan selengkapnya bisa Anda baca sendiri melalui slide yang ada di bawah.

Tizen development tools [13.08] bisa diunduh secara gratis di download.tizen.org. Repositori dapat ditemukan di: [Tools Repository](http://download.tizen.org/tools/latest-release//)

Highlight of this release:
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In this release, we have included three new tools, including repa, prekit and
lthor. Thanks for all the authors for these projects. And from this release,
both GBS and MIC can support ARM64(aarch64) architecture now.

* This release contains many enhancements for the following tools:
  - gbs 0.20
  - mic 0.23
  - bmap-tools 3.1
  - repa 0.1 (New)
  - prekit 0.9 (New)
  - lthor 1.4 (New)

* And two new Linux distributions have been added into the support list, as
shown below:
  - Ubuntu 13.10
  - openSUSE 13.1

* All the supported Linux distributions are:
  - Ubuntu 13.10 (New)
  - Ubuntu 13.04
  - Ubuntu 12.10
  - Ubuntu 12.04
  - openSUSE 13.1 (New)
  - openSUSE 12.3
  - openSUSE 12.2
  - openSUSE 12.1
  - Fedora 19
  - Fedora 18
  - CentOS 6

* For tools release naming convention and download folder structure, please
  refer to:

    [Tools Repository Specifiation](http://download.tizen.org/tools/README.txt)

Details of the enhancements:
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* GBS 0.20 release
  - support ARM64(aarch64) build
  - enhance gbs build report summary, including print log directory, show
    number of succeeded packages and always show build report even if some
    packages build failed
  - generate html and json format build report
  - depend on new pristine-tar (1.28) to fix pristine-tar branch broken issue
  - use HTTP no-cache headers to avoid unexpected proxy caching
  - depend on initvm static binary to register qemu handler, instead of using
    qemu bash script(/usr/sbin/qemu-binfmt-conf.sh)

  For detailed information, refer to: [GBS Release Notes][1]

* MIC 0.22 release
  - support arm64 architecture image creation in native mode
  - split the "native" running mode support to a separated sub-package
  - reduce the dependencies(packages) of mic main package dramatically
  - add new options '--interactive' and '--non-interactive' to flip
    interaction
  - add new option '--uuid' for 'part' in ks file to set filesystem uuid
  - export more environment variables related to installer framework for loop
    image format

  For detailed information, refer to: [MIC Release Notes][2]

* bmap-tools 3.1 release
  - Changes the bmap format version from 1.4 to 2.0 in order to lessen the
    versioning screw-up. Increased major bmap format version number will make
    sure that older bmap-tools fail with a readable error message, instead of
    crashing.

  For detailed information, refer to: [bmap-tools Release Notes][3]

* repa 0.1 release
  - Tool for assisting release engineers with their tasks, including operate
    with submissions in easy and flexible manner.

* prekit 0.9 release
  - prekit is a Tizen IA client tool of Pre-OS, which is the proviioning
    environment of Tizen operating system. It's the tool used to flash Tizen
    operation system to IA device.

  For detailed information, refer to: [Prekit Project Home][4]

* lthor 1.4 release
  - Tool for downloading binaries from a Linux host PC to a target phone. It
    uses a USB cable as a physical communication medium.

Links
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 [1]: http://download.tizen.org/tools/latest-release/RELEASE_NOTES_GBS.txt
        "GBS Release Notes"
 [2]: http://download.tizen.org/tools/latest-release/RELEASE_NOTES_MIC.txt
        "MIC Release Notes"
 [3]: http://download.tizen.org/tools/latest-release/RELEASE_NOTES_BMAP-TOOLS.txt
        "bmap-tools Release Notes"
 [4]: https://github.com/kangkai/prekit
        "Prekit Project Home"
 [5]: https://source.tizen.org/documentation/developer-guide/environment-setup
        "Tools installation Guide"
 [6]: https://source.tizen.org/documentation/reference/git-build-system
        "GBS Reference Guide"
 [7]: https://source.tizen.org/documentation/reference/mic-image-creator
        "MIC Reference Guide"
 [8]: https://source.tizen.org/documentation/reference/bmaptool
        "bmap-tools Guide"
 [9]: https://source.tizen.org/documentation/developer-guide/creating-tizen-image-scratch
        "GBS Local Full Build Guide"