This release will span a single quarter (3 months). We will have a 2.5 week freeze of the master branch. During this time, only bug fixes will be committed.

Release Schedule

2013-05-20 Beginning of 1.6 development phase
2013-06-15 Mid-point of development cycle
2013-07-15 Soft feature freeze. Major features should have initial code committed by this date.
2013-07-29 Hard feature freeze. Tag v1.6.0-rc0, only bug fixes committed after this point
2013-08-01 Tag v1.6.0-rc1
2013-08-07 Tag v1.6.0-rc2
2013-08-12 Tag v1.6.0-rc3
2013-08-15 Tag v1.6.0
2013-09-25 Freeze for v1.6.1
2013-10-02 Tag v1.6.1
2013-12-06 Freeze for v1.6.2
2013-12-09 Tag v1.6.2

Known issues

  • Some MIPS machines are suffering from more strict unassigned memory access handling.
  • GDB 'g' packets may contain more registers than expected for arm, m68k and ppc guests.

Targeted Features

See the ChangeLog/1.6 for full details.