2006年3月16日

[cola:10328] strss7 0.9a.4 Released - SS7/SIGTRAN/ISDN/VoIP stack for Linux Fast-STREAMS

strss7-0.9a.4 was released under GPLv2 on March 15, 2006.

The STREAMS SS7/SIGTRAN/ISDN/VoIP package contains a wide array of SS7,
SIGTRAN, ISDN and VoIP drivers and components for Linux Fast-STREAMS.
This is the public release package which has most of the components
removed. Subscriber and sponsors of the OpenSS7 Project have access to
the full array of components.

This is the fourth release of the OpenSS7 SS7/SIGTRAN/ISDN/VoIP strss7
package that contains SS7 (Signalling System No. 7), SIGTRAN (SIGnalling
TRANsport), ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) and VoIP (Voice
over Internet Protocol) signalling stack components for Linux
Fast-STREAMS. The package contains the necessary header files, manual
pages and other documentation for SS7/SIGTRAN/ISDN/VoIP components in a
separate autoconf tarball.

This release is primarily to support additional compilers (gcc 4.0.2),
architectures (x86_64, SMP, 32-bit compatibility), recent Linux
distributions (EL4, SuSE 10, LE2006, OpenSuSE) and kernels (2.6.15).

- Changes necessary for __LP64__ compatible builds. Changes to support
32-bit ioctl compatibility for __LP64__ architectures. Binary
compatibility should not have been disrupted. At the same time as
the ioctl32 changes, TRANSPARENT ioctl support for most of the IO
controls for the ldl(4) driver has been added.

- Changes to satisfy gcc 4.0.2 compiler.

- Corrections for and testing of 64-bit clean compile and test runs on
x86_64 architecture. Some bug corrections resulting from gcc 4.0.2
compiler warnings.

- Corrected build flags for Gentoo and 2.6.15 kernels as reported on
mailing list.

- Initial corrections for and testing of SMP operation on Intel 630
Hyper-Threaded SMP on x86_64. This package should now run well on
N-way Xeons even with Hyper-Threading enabled.

- Corrections and validation of 32-bit compatibility over 64-bit on
x86_64. Should apply well to other 64-bit architectures as well.

This is a public alpha release of the package.

Please see README-alpha in the release, or
< http://www.openss7.org/codefiles/strss7-0.9a.4/README-alpha>;.

As with other OpenSS7 releases, this release configures, compiles,
installs and builds rpms for a wide range of Linux 2.4 and 2.6 RPM-based
distributions, and can be used on production kernels without patching or
recompiling the kernel.

This package is released under the 'GNU Public License Version 2'. The
release is available as an autoconf/RPM tarball, SRPM and set of binary
RPMs. See the download page < http://www.openss7.org/download.html>; for
the autoconf tarballs and SRPMs. See the strss7 package page at
< http://www.openss7.org/strss7_pkg.html>; for tarballs, SRPMs and binary
RPMs.

See < http://www.openss7.org/codefiles/strss7-0.9a.4/ChangeLog>; and
< http://www.openss7.org/codefiles/strss7-0.9a.4/NEWS>; in the release for
more information. Also, see the strss7.pdf manual in the release (also
in html < http://www.openss7.org/strss7_manual.html>;).

For the news release, see < http://www.openss7.org/rel20060315_B.html>;

--
Brian F. G. Bidulock
bidulock@xxxxx
http://www.openss7.org/

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