This Week in Redox 6
By Ticki on
This is the sixth post of a series of blog posts tracking the development and progress of Redox, the Rust operating system. If you want to know more about Redox in general, then visit our Github page.
(written by Ticki)
What’s new in Redox?
@jackpot51 has done lots of changes in the kernel. The distinction between user and kernel space is now complete. You can read about all this here.
@ticki has written a new memory manager inspired by jemalloc. It’s not merged to master yet. This change makes heap allocation much faster.
@ticki has begun the work on Osmium which is a Redox’s modern archiving format intended for use in Oxide (package manager).
@jackpot51 is cleaning up a lot of code in
@tedsta is continuing working hard on ZFS support. It looks like we’ll soon have ZFS support ;).
@k0pernicus has added french keyboard layout.
@ticki have improved the PRNG in the kernel.
@k0pernicus has improved the terminal by using hashmaps for indexing and adding
What does it look like?
- Get ZFS writable
- Extend the multithreading support
- Make Redox boot properly with the new memory management system
Contributors section on Github)