The Haiku team has been working on improving many aspects of their lightweight operating system. Haiku's developers have been updating their documentation, improving driver support, and making disk scanning more resilient against errors and corrupted partitions. The team is also working toward ARM compatibility, both for 32-bit and 64-bit ARM processors. "Some initial work for ARM64 was completed by kallisti5. This includes setting up the Haikuports package declarations, writing the early boot files, and in general getting the buildsystem going. Jaroslaw Pelczar also contributed several further patches (some of these still undergoing review), providing the initial interrupt handling support, and various stubs to let things compile. kallisti5 did some work on 32bit ARM as well, cleaning up some of the code to better match other platforms and preparing the reuse of EFI for ARM and ARM64 (as u-boot now implements an EFI interface, which would make things much simpler for our ARM boot process if we manage to use it)." Details on the work going into Haiku can be found in the project's monthly newsletter.
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