There’s another Haiku monthly activity report, for April, and as always, there’s some interesting changes, bugfixes, and improvements in there. The biggest improvement?
Let’s start with the most exciting developments this month: Korli started work on a 32/64 bit hybrid. The idea is to run a 64bit system, but allow 32bit applications to run on it. While we are just at the very first steps, it is a good thing that this is being worked on, as it will allow us to move more smoothly towards 64bit support.
In addition, the first three Google Summer of Code progress reports have been posted, for the SDHCI MMC driver, the TrackGit project, and XFS support.
Haiku would have a viable future if ported to ARM. Raspberry Pi ( and other similar products ) would enjoy the speed, low resource usage, and development tools Haiku could offer…