This is a major bugfix release for the Linux framebuffer AppKit GUI backend. Numerous cursor and scrolling related rendering bugs were fixed. Double buffering added in the previous release is now the default. Path stroking is now partially working. NSURLRequest was added to Foundation.
What's new in mGSTEP 0.562:
December 10th, 2009
This is a minor release focused on synchronizing the X11 and Linux Framebuffer GUI backend source code. Along the way rudimentary clipping was added to the Framebuffer GUI backend which resolves numerous rendering issues.
Several bugs in NSTableView were also quashed.
What's new in mGSTEP 0.559:
October 1st, 2009
This is the first release in over two years.
It includes numerous bugfixes.
Preliminary support for CFSocket has been added along with the many changes necessary in NSRunLoop and the Distributed Objects classes.
This simplifies cross platform application development across Linux/Unix and Mac OS X when asynchronous socket I/O is used.
The instance variables of several key AppKit classes were also aligned with those of Cocoa for similar reasons.
Several minor improvements enhance the configuration and use of the makefiles build system on Mac OS X.