[SailfishDevel] Update on SailfishOS roadmap

E.S. Rosenberg es.rosenberg+sailfishos.org at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 19:01:27 UTC 2015


I wouldn't expect Qt >= 5.3 before SailfishOS 2.0... (and more likely that
it will be SailfishOS > 2.0)

2015-02-23 8:23 GMT+02:00 Krisztian Olah <fasza2mobile at gmail.com>:

> Hi,
> It is going to be Qt 5.2 for a while, there are libs from 5.2 that are
> still not allowed.
>
> Kris
>
> On Sun Feb 22 21:46:32 2015 GMT, Alex Smirnoff wrote:
> > Hello.
> > What about Qt version?
> > Is it still 5.2.2 in update 11?
> > I really need qt 5.3 to be able to build version 1.2 of QtQuick
> Controlls.
> >
> > Alex.
> >
> > 2015-02-13 13:09 GMT+01:00 Soumya Bijjal <soumya.bijjal at jollamobile.com
> >:
> >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Here is an update on our progress from the past month. Do note that
> they
> > > are all work in progress and not release ready for another few months.
> > >
> > > * Tablet hardware adaptation is nearly ready for MWC
> > >   - USB charging, stereo speakers, sensors, accelerometer, Bluetooth,
> WLAN
> > > functionalities have been verified
> > >
> > > * Work on the new UI framework is progressing at a good pace
> > >   - lock screen has been separated from the homescreen
> > >   - improved notifications with visual grouping and additional actions
> > >   - events view with a richer user experience
> > >   - improved home screen interactions and transitions
> > >   - new swipe edge transition
> > >
> > > * Lock screen media player controls implemented for the native media
> > > player app, under review https://together.jolla.com/
> > > question/3414/control-music-from-the-lock-screen/
> > >
> > > * IMAP idle/push support implemented https://together.jolla.com/
> > > question/493/imap-idle-imap-push-for-the-e-mail-app/
> > >
> > > * Landscape mode enabled in Maps
> > >
> > > * Toolchain has been updated (upgraded to GCC 4.8, binutils 2.25,
> switch
> > > to Thumb2+NEON for ARM by default, march=i686 and SSE2 minimum for X86)
> > > and will take into effect with update13; expect a huge download size
> for
> > > the update
> > >
> > > * Dual-stack support  (ipv4 and ipv6) for cellular connectivity in the
> > > middleware
> > >
> > > * Update to GStreamer 1.x: souphttpstc is enabled, AAC
> encoding/decoding
> > > works
> > >
> > > * Prototyping of encrypted filesystem: This is currently on hold for a
> > > short while due to MWC preparations
> > >     - We have a development template to build filesystem layout on
> tablet
> > > that could allow home encryption
> > >     - Most of the real work is still ahead of us: studying if in-place
> > > conversion  can be done with changing LVM logical volumes, /var/
> > > encryption, user application binaries and user app data encryption and
> most
> > > of all placement to home instead of root, boot target for password
> query
> > >
> > > * Drop upower in favour of statefs:
> > >   - udev is used directly to fetch power and battery temperature
> > > information via statefs power-udev provider
> > >   - MCE now fetches battery info from statefs
> > >
> > > * Performance improvements:
> > >   - Improved performance of adding items to the scenegraph,
> particularly
> > > when e.g. scrolling lists
> > >   - Pool allocator for shadow nodes in the scenegraph used to reduce
> > > possible memory fragmentation
> > >   - Substantially reduced the number of nodes required by the
> scenegraph
> > >   - Reduced the amount of memory required by internal JS structures
> > >   - Reduced the need to heap allocate when dealing with IR structures
> > >   - Reduced the amount of memory required for SQLite caches
> > >
> > > As  for the next OS release, we are currently at release candidate 5
> for
> > > Yliaavanlampi (update 11) and expect to have another release candidate
> > > before we can decide on the release schedule.
> > >
> > > For this iteration, we have two main goals:
> > >     1. Demonstrate the new UI framework and Tablet functionality at the
> > > Mobile World Congress, Barcelona
> > >     2. Make the device usable in filesystem full condition to allow the
> > > user to recover from it on her own
> > >
> > > In addition, we have planned to work on the following:
> > > * Tablet specific work:
> > >   - Bluetooth audio configuration
> > >   - Integrate microphone
> > >   - Improve boot up and shutdown time
> > >   - Support for OBEX FTP Bluetooth profile
> > >   - Upgrade Bluetooth AVRCP to version 1.3
> > >   - Check Bluetooth+WLAN coexistence
> > >   - Verify MTP functionality
> > >   - Performance improvements
> > >   - Intel support for Android runtime
> > > * Enable OpenVPN support on the OS
> > > * Update to Facebook API 2.2
> > > * Telepathy farstream / SIP Audio routing policy
> > > * Bug fixing on issues related to Bluetooth sync, presence and
> > > accounts/calDAV
> > > * New settings options to
> > >  - display disk space used by images, media, backup, app data etc
> > >  - display SD card information
> > > * Update main view of Gallery app for the Tablet
> > >
> > > The following activities continue from the last iteration:
> > > * Adapt middleware to modemless device i.e. Tablet
> > > * Work towards Pulseaudio 6.0
> > > * Drop upower in favour of statefs
> > > * Allow factory reset operation to reset the OS to the latest available
> > > public version instead of the age old factory image
> > > * Run btrfs balance operation before installing OS update
> > > * Improvements to PackageKit for software update handling
> > > * Sensor detection, USB, camera adaptation and filesystem layout for
> the
> > > Tablet
> > > * USB tethering UI implementation https://together.jolla.com/
> > > question/3798/usb-tethering/
> > > * Private browsing https://together.jolla.com/
> > > question/1821/private-mode-in-web-browser/
> > > * Continue working on landscape mode for apps
> > >
> > > Thats all for now,
> > > bijjal
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> >
> > --
> > Alex Smirnov
> >
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