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		ns-3 RELEASE NOTES
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This file contains ns-3 release notes (most recent releases first).  
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All of the ns-3 documentation is accessible from the ns-3 website: 
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http://www.nsnam.org including tutorials: http://www.nsnam.org/tutorials.html
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Consult the file CHANGES.html for more detailed information about changed
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API and behavior across ns-3 releases.
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Release 3.9
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Availability
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This release is immediately available from:
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http://www.nsnam.org/releases/ns-allinone-3.9.tar.bz2
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Supported platforms
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ns-3.9 has been tested on the following platforms:
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- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 32/64-bit gcc-4.4.3
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- Fedora Core 12 64-bit gcc-4.4.3
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- Ubuntu 9.10 32-bit gcc-4.4.1
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- Ubuntu 8.04 LTS 64-bit gcc-4.2.4
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- Fedora Core 5 32-bit gcc-4.1.1
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- Mac OS X Leopard powerpc gcc-4.0.1
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- Windows Cygwin 1.7.5
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Not all ns-3 options are available on all platforms; consult the
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wiki for more information:
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http://www.nsnam.org/wiki/index.php/Installation
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New user-visible features
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   - A reorganisation of the construction of Wi-Fi transmit rates has
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     been undertaken with the aim of simplifying the task of
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     supporting further IEEE 802.11 PHYs. This work has been completed
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     under the auspices of Bug 871. A consequence of this work is that
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     WifiModes have a new (hopefully future-proof) naming, and
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     simulations which specify rates by name will need updating. The
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     list of new rate names is given in the error message produced
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     when an attempt is made to use any invalid rate name (including
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     those that were previously valid).
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   - A new OFDM error rate model for WiFi (NistErrorRateModel); this model
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     has been validated in clear-channel testbed tests.  For 802.11b, it
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     uses the same underlying model as the YansErrorRateModel, but it differs
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     from YansErrorRateModel for OFDM modes (802.11a/g).  The default
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     YansWifiPhyHelper has been changed to use this model.
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   - A new NS-2 mobility trace reader supports BonnMotion, SUMO, TraNS, 
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     etc. traces.
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   - An energy model for nodes and devices, including an energy source
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     model and device energy models allowing energy-aware devices
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     to notify the energy source about energy consumption.  
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   - Rocketfuel topology dataset support for existing topology reader
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     Rocketfuel project: 
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     http://www.cs.washington.edu/research/networking/rocketfuel/
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   - Underwater Acoustic Network (UAN) model, split in to three parts, the 
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     channel, PHY, and MAC models to enable researchers to model a variety 
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     of underwater network scenarios.
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Bugs fixed
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The following lists many of the bugs fixed or small feature additions 
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since ns-3.8, in many cases referencing the Bugzilla bug number
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   - IPv4 global routing code; stub networks were assumed to be /24
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     and added as /24 networks even if the mask is actually different
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   - OLSR was generating messages on non-OLSR interfaces
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   - ICMPv4 objects not properly registered; affected serialization code
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   - bug 231 - SocketAddressTag needs to be removed from a packet before 
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               forwarding the packet to the user
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   - bug 385 - Add a generic "sequence number" class
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   - bug 473 - [PATCH] Alternative ns-2 trace reader
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   - bug 665 - Need Tutorial Sectino on Config Path and Tracing Use
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   - bug 671 - add packet-info-tag.cc for IP_PKTINFO/IPV6_PKTINFO
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   - bug 702 - Global routing doesn't respond to interface events
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   - bug 799 - Interference helper is too slow
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   - bug 800 - Erroneous packet sender while using aloha or cw mac in uan module
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   - bug 802 - Minstrel algorithm causes segmentation fault
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   - bug 826 - Using uint64_t instead of Time in DcfManager
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   - bug 828 - PacketSocket::Close does not unregister protocol handler
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   - bug 842 - ns-3-dev crashes using block acks
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   - bug 843 - Most wifi examples change BeaconInterval to unrealistic values
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   - bug 844 - YansWifiPhy::GetPowerDbm off-by-one problem when calculating Tx 
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               power
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   - bug 846 - packet.cc triggers deprecated warning
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   - bug 853 - Rates for Wi-Fi control responses are incorrectly selected
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   - bug 854 - Support DROP_QUEUE reason-code in Ipv4FlowProbe
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   - bug 858 - support MSG_PEEK in IPv4/IPv6 raw socket
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   - bug 861 - Forwarding drops (due to no route found) were not being logged 
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               in IPv4 or IPv6 ascii traces
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   - bug 869 - suggested test framework enhancements
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   - bug 871 - naming for WifiPhyStandard
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   - bug 873 - Queue occupancy counter not decremented in WifiMacQueue::Remove()
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   - bug 874 - wrong modulation type is selected in the forwardBurst method
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   - bug 875 - "frame includes FCS" flag should be set in Radiotap frame header
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   - bug 879 - source address selection for AODV using DeferredRouteRequest
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   - bug 881 - Reorganise to allow wider use of WifiInformationElement
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   - bug 890 - several rate adaptation algorithms not tested by test.py
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   - bug 900:  RawTextConfigLoad::Default does not load configurations
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   - bug 901 - Optimize Mac48Address < != and ==
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   - bug 902 - TCP: handle out-of-order packets during connection shutdown
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   - bug 905 - WimaxNetDevice loses packet uid, tags, and memory optimization
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   - bug 906 - NSC TCP socket fork did not copy txbuffersize over
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   - bug 908 - test.py should exit if waf dies
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   - bug 910 - Change Wi-Fi "AccessClass" to something closer to the standard
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   - bug 911 - IPv4/v6 multicast forwarding not going to all output interfaces
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   - bug 913 - Queue Enqueue/Drop trace sources behavior unintuitive
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   - bug 916 - EnableAsciiAll ("prefix") does not work for YansWifiPhyHelper
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   - bug 918 - samples/main-packet-header.cc is broken
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   - bug 919 - minstrel does not pass valgrind tests
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   - bug 921 - Inconsistent declaration of class/struct Object in object.h
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   - bug 922 - Inconsistent declaration of class/struct in 
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               wifi-remote-station-manager.h
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   - bug 923 - Inconsistent declaration of class/struct in mac-low.h
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   - bug 924 - Inconsistent declaration of class/struct in <xxx>-wifi-managers 
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   - bug 925 - Various IPv6 cc files trigger deprecated warning
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   - bug 926 - olsr handling of multicast packets 
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               length array
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               destination address to user callbacks 
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               but it is
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   - bug 955 - Install NSC for NS3 in a Itanium Architecture (ia64) with Linux 2.6.16.6
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               valid route
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Release 3.8
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http://www.nsnam.org/releases/ns-allinone-3.8.tar.bz2
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ns-3.8 has been tested on the following platforms:
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  - linux x86 gcc 4.4.0, 4.3.2, 4.2, 4.1.1, 4.1 and 3.4.6 (debug and optimized)
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  - linux x86_64 gcc 4.4.0, 4.3.2, 4.2.4, 4.2.3, 4.2.1, 4.1.3, 3.4.6 (debug and optimized)
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Not all ns-3 options are available on all platforms; consult the
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wiki for more information:
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http://www.nsnam.org/wiki/index.php/Installation
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New user-visible features
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  a) WiMAX net device: Allow to simulated IEEE 802.16 point to multi-point based networks 
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  b) Distributed simulation for point-to-point networks using the Message 
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     Passing Interface (MPI) standard.
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  c) Matrix propagation loss model uses a two-dimensional matrix of path loss indexed 
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  d) Topology read system: Allows quick and easy creation of large topologies by reading 
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     Inet or Orbis files
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  e) Gauss-Markov mobility model: Adds 3-d adaptation of Gauss-Markov mobility model which 
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     has both memory and variability
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     speed, pause and position are uniformly distributed random variables. However, initial values of these 
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     parameters are not from uniform distribution but from stationary distribution of RWM model.
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     The antenna height is set to the nodes z coordinate, but can be added to using the model parameter 
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     SetHeightAboveZ, which will affect ALL stations
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API changes for this release are documented in the file CHANGES.html. 
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The following lists many of the bugs that were fixed since ns-3.7, in
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many cases referencing the Bugzilla bug number
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   - bug 155 - std::ostream & os" parameters not Python friendly
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   - bug 184 - GtkConfigStore do not support ConfigureDefault
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   - bug 407 - OLSR is missing HNA support
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   - bug 602 - WifiRemoteStation lacks information about the access class of outgoing packets
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   - bug 622 - [PATCH] Friendly names for pcap traces
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   - bug 706 - Backoff counting when starting NS.
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   - bug 731 - Send function in point-to-point-net-device fails to check the return value of the Dequeue function
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   - bug 787 - Addition of Two Ray Ground model to propagation loss model and tests
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   - bug 789 - [PATCH] Globalrouting externalroutes to use the new GetRootExitDirections()
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   - bug 801 - ns-3.7 and SVN not coexisting nicely
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               parallel jobs
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  - gcc 3.3 and earlier
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Release 3.7
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Availability
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http://www.nsnam.org/releases/ns-allinone-3.7.tar.bz2
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ns-3.7 has been tested on the following platforms:
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  - MacOS X ppc gcc 4.0.x and 4.2.x (debug and optimized)
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- mingw gcc 3.4.5 (debug only)
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wiki for more information:
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  a) Ad hoc On-Demand Distance Vector (AODV) routing model (RFC 3561)
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     examples (fragmentation and loose routing) are available.
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     while adding debugging methods to OLSR.  
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     more realistic.
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       (Duy Nguyen for gsoc)
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       athstats tool (Nicola Baldo)
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      icmpv6-redirect).
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    - IEEE 802.11s (Draft 3.0) model including Peering Management Protocol and HWMP.
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    - Examples are tested for run-ability.
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  - linux x86 gcc 4.2, 4.1, and, 3.4.6.
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parents: 4492
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   517
  - linux x86_64 gcc 4.4.0, 4.3.2, 4.2.3, 4.2.1, 4.1.3, 3.4.6
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   518
  - MacOS X ppc and x86 (gcc 4.0.x and 4.2.x)
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   519
  - cygwin gcc 3.4.4 (debug only), gcc 4.3.2 (debug and optimized)
5476
f410b023d472 swap in released 3.6 release notes
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 5475
diff changeset
   520
  - mingw gcc 3.4.5 (debug only)
4612
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parents: 4492
diff changeset
   521
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   522
Not all ns-3 options are available on all platforms; consult the
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   523
wiki for more information:
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   524
http://www.nsnam.org/wiki/index.php/Installation
4412
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Mirko Banchi <mk.banchi@gmail.com>
parents: 4303
diff changeset
   525
d567b96b88e6 Added new ns-3.5 wifi features in RELEASE_NOTES
Mirko Banchi <mk.banchi@gmail.com>
parents: 4303
diff changeset
   526
New user-visible features
d567b96b88e6 Added new ns-3.5 wifi features in RELEASE_NOTES
Mirko Banchi <mk.banchi@gmail.com>
parents: 4303
diff changeset
   527
-------------------------
d567b96b88e6 Added new ns-3.5 wifi features in RELEASE_NOTES
Mirko Banchi <mk.banchi@gmail.com>
parents: 4303
diff changeset
   528
4471
ef1730710767 update RELEASE_NOTES
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4412
diff changeset
   529
  a) 802.11 MAC:
ef1730710767 update RELEASE_NOTES
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4412
diff changeset
   530
     - EDCA multi-qos-class support (Mirko Banchi)
ef1730710767 update RELEASE_NOTES
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4412
diff changeset
   531
     - 802.11n initial support for A-MSDU frame aggregation (Mirko Banchi)
ef1730710767 update RELEASE_NOTES
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4412
diff changeset
   532
     - aarf-cd and cara rate control algorithms (Federico Maguolo)
ef1730710767 update RELEASE_NOTES
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4412
diff changeset
   533
  b) 802.11 PHY:
ef1730710767 update RELEASE_NOTES
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4412
diff changeset
   534
     - 802.11b PHY support (Gary Pei)
ef1730710767 update RELEASE_NOTES
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4412
diff changeset
   535
     - Nakagami propagation loss model (Timo Bingmann)
4492
3ebeb7bf3c15 added support for radiotap and prism headers
Nicola Baldo <nbaldo@cttc.es>
parents: 4475
diff changeset
   536
     - radiotap and prism headers for PCAP output (Nicola Baldo)
4612
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   537
  c) RandomVariable:
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   538
     - GammaVariable and ErlangVariable (Timo Bingmann)
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   539
     - ZipfVariable (Francesco Malandrino)
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   540
  d) UdpEcho: allows setting the payload of echo packets
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   541
  e) Ipv4/Ipv4RoutingProtocol: allow fine-grained control over
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   542
     routing policy and arbitrary composition of routing protocols
4412
d567b96b88e6 Added new ns-3.5 wifi features in RELEASE_NOTES
Mirko Banchi <mk.banchi@gmail.com>
parents: 4303
diff changeset
   543
 
d567b96b88e6 Added new ns-3.5 wifi features in RELEASE_NOTES
Mirko Banchi <mk.banchi@gmail.com>
parents: 4303
diff changeset
   544
API changes from ns-3.4
d567b96b88e6 Added new ns-3.5 wifi features in RELEASE_NOTES
Mirko Banchi <mk.banchi@gmail.com>
parents: 4303
diff changeset
   545
-----------------------
4475
a232dcbbe7a8 api changes and release notes for IPv4 routing rework
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 4471
diff changeset
   546
API changes for this release are documented in the file CHANGES.html.  The
a232dcbbe7a8 api changes and release notes for IPv4 routing rework
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 4471
diff changeset
   547
internal API and composition of the IPv4 stack underwent significant
a232dcbbe7a8 api changes and release notes for IPv4 routing rework
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 4471
diff changeset
   548
refactoring in this release cycle.
4412
d567b96b88e6 Added new ns-3.5 wifi features in RELEASE_NOTES
Mirko Banchi <mk.banchi@gmail.com>
parents: 4303
diff changeset
   549
4612
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   550
Known issues
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   551
------------
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   552
ns-3 build is known to fail on the following platforms:
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   553
  - gcc 3.3 and earlier
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   554
  - optimized builds on gcc 3.4.4 and 3.4.5
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   555
  - optimized builds on linux x86 gcc 4.0.x
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   556
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   557
Future releases
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   558
---------------
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   559
Our next release, which is expected to happen in 2 to 4 months from now, will
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   560
feature the merging of some of our projects currently in development including
5476
f410b023d472 swap in released 3.6 release notes
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 5475
diff changeset
   561
fuller IPv6 support, some smaller features such as a new Global ARP 
f410b023d472 swap in released 3.6 release notes
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 5475
diff changeset
   562
package, and possibly a new Testing and Validation suite.
4612
0053aa3d8c22 update RELEASE_NOTES in preparation of rc2
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 4492
diff changeset
   563
4303
cf08bd85770d RELEASE_NOTES shouldn't refer to past releases as future releases
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4302
diff changeset
   564
Release 3.4
cf08bd85770d RELEASE_NOTES shouldn't refer to past releases as future releases
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4302
diff changeset
   565
===========
3466
cbf5120f5eb6 more details for 3.2 release notes
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3465
diff changeset
   566
3652
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   567
Availability
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   568
------------
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   569
This release is immediately available from:
5476
f410b023d472 swap in released 3.6 release notes
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 5475
diff changeset
   570
http://www.nsnam.org/releases/ns-allinone-3.4.tar.bz2
4081
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   571
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   572
Supported platforms
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   573
-------------------
4302
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   574
ns-3.4 has been tested on the following platforms:
4081
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   575
  - linux x86 gcc 4.2, 4.1, and, 3.4.6.
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   576
  - linux x86_64 gcc 4.3.2, 4.2.3, 4.2.1, 4.1.3, 3.4.6
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   577
  - MacOS X ppc and x86
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   578
  - cygwin gcc 3.4.4 (debug only)
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   579
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   580
Not all ns-3 options are available on all platforms; consult the
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   581
wiki for more information:
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   582
http://www.nsnam.org/wiki/index.php/Installation
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   583
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   584
New user-visible features
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   585
-------------------------
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   586
  a) Wifi models: Timo Bingman contributed a ThreeLogDistance and a Nakagami
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   587
     propagation loss model based on the ns-2 models. Fabian Mauchle contributed
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   588
     multicast support.
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   589
4302
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   590
  b) Object Name Service:  A facility allowing ns-3 Objects to be assigned
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   591
     names has been added.
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   592
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   593
  c) Tap Bridge:  A second option for integrating ns-3 with real-world hosts
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   594
     has been added.  This allows for real hosts to talk over ns-3 net devices
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   595
     and simulated networks.
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   596
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   597
  d) A new build option (ns-3-allinone) has been provided to make it easier for
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   598
     users to download and bulid commonly used ns-3 configurations.
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   599
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   600
  e) The ns-3 calendar queue scheduler has been ported to ns-3.
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   601
5791e06dc1d1 RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.4
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4081
diff changeset
   602
  f) XML support has been added to the ConfigStore.
4081
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   603
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   604
API changes from ns-3.3
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   605
-----------------------
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   606
API changes for this release are documented in the file CHANGES.html
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   607
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   608
Known issues
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   609
------------
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   610
ns-3 build is known to fail on the following platforms:
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   611
  - gcc 3.3 and earlier
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   612
  - optimized builds on gcc 3.4.4 and 3.4.5
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   613
  - optimized builds on linux x86 gcc 4.0.x
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   614
  - optimized builds on Ubuntu 8.10 alpha 5 x86 gcc4.3.2
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   615
  - MinGW
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   616
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   617
The IPv4 API defined in src/node/ipv4.h is expected to undergo major changes 
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   618
in preparation of the merge of the IPv6 API and implementation.
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   619
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   620
Future releases
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   621
---------------
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   622
Our next release, which is expected to happen in 2 to 4 months from now, will
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   623
feature the merging of some of our projects currently in development including
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   624
fuller IPv6 support, and IPv4 and routing protocol refactoring, and some smaller
4303
cf08bd85770d RELEASE_NOTES shouldn't refer to past releases as future releases
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4302
diff changeset
   625
features such as a new Global ARP package and possibly a new Testing and Validation
cf08bd85770d RELEASE_NOTES shouldn't refer to past releases as future releases
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4302
diff changeset
   626
suite,
4081
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   627
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   628
Release 3.3
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   629
===========
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   630
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   631
Availability
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   632
------------
74180c1a3af9 add wifi features to release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3982
diff changeset
   633
This release is immediately available from:
3967
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   634
http://www.nsnam.org/releases/ns-3.3.tar.bz2
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   635
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   636
Supported platforms
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   637
-------------------
4303
cf08bd85770d RELEASE_NOTES shouldn't refer to past releases as future releases
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 4302
diff changeset
   638
ns-3.3 has been tested on the following platforms:
3967
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   639
  - linux x86 gcc 4.2, 4.1, and, 3.4.6.
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   640
  - linux x86_64 gcc 4.3.2, 4.2.3, 4.2.1, 4.1.3, 3.4.6
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   641
  - MacOS X ppc and x86
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   642
  - cygwin gcc 3.4.4 (debug only)
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   643
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   644
Not all ns-3 options are available on all platforms; consult the
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   645
wiki for more information:
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   646
http://www.nsnam.org/wiki/index.php/Installation
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   647
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   648
New user-visible features
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   649
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   650
  a) Emulated Net Device
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   651
     A new net device has been added as enabling technology for ns-3 emulation
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   652
     scenarios.  See src/devices/emu and examples/emu-udp-echo.cc for details.
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   653
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   654
  b) ICMP Support
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   655
     Support for several ICMP messages has been added to ns-3.  See 
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   656
     src/internet-stack/icmpv4.h for details.
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   657
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   658
  c) IPv6 Address Support
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   659
     New clases to support IPv6 addresses has been added to the system.  This
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   660
     is enabling technology for fuller IPv6 support scheduled for ns-3.4.
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   661
3982
4f370a1b637c add some things to release notes and changes.html; revise README
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3967
diff changeset
   662
  d) A flow-id tag has been added to the contributed code section
4f370a1b637c add some things to release notes and changes.html; revise README
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3967
diff changeset
   663
4f370a1b637c add some things to release notes and changes.html; revise README
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3967
diff changeset
   664
  e) Star topologies can be created from the topology helper functions
4f370a1b637c add some things to release notes and changes.html; revise README
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3967
diff changeset
   665
4f370a1b637c add some things to release notes and changes.html; revise README
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3967
diff changeset
   666
  f) The global routing code has been made dynamic (not just limited to
4f370a1b637c add some things to release notes and changes.html; revise README
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3967
diff changeset
   667
     (pre-simulation computation) and supports stub network interfaces and 
4f370a1b637c add some things to release notes and changes.html; revise README
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3967
diff changeset
   668
     bridge net devices 
4f370a1b637c add some things to release notes and changes.html; revise README
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3967
diff changeset
   669
4f370a1b637c add some things to release notes and changes.html; revise README
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3967
diff changeset
   670
  g) A MatchContainer has been added to the configuration subsystem
4f370a1b637c add some things to release notes and changes.html; revise README
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3967
diff changeset
   671
3967
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   672
API changes from ns-3.2
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   673
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parents: 3706
diff changeset
   674
API changes for this release are documented in the file CHANGES.html
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   675
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   676
Known issues
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   677
------------
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   678
ns-3 build is known to fail on the following platforms:
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   679
  - gcc 3.3 and earlier
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   680
  - optimized builds on gcc 3.4.4 and 3.4.5
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   681
  - optimized builds on linux x86 gcc 4.0.x
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   682
  - optimized builds on Ubuntu 8.10 alpha 5 x86 gcc4.3.2
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   683
  - MinGW
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   684
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   685
The IPv4 API defined in src/node/ipv4.h is expected to undergo major changes 
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   686
in preparation of the merge of the IPv6 API and implementation.
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   687
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   688
Future releases
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   689
---------------
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   690
Our next release, which is expected to happen in 2 to 4 months from now, will
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   691
feature the merging of some of our projects currently in development including
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   692
fuller IPv6 support, and IPv4 and routing protocol refactoring, and some smaller
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   693
features such as an object naming facility and a new Global ARP package.
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   694
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   695
Release 3.2
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   696
===========
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   697
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   698
Availability
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   699
------------
f33cbf6b051c update RELEASE_NOTES for ns-3.3
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3706
diff changeset
   700
This release is immediately available from:
3652
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   701
http://www.nsnam.org/releases/ns-3.2.tar.bz2
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   702
3687
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   703
Supported platforms
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   704
-------------------
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   705
ns-3.2 has been tested on the following platforms:
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
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parents: 3652
diff changeset
   706
  - linux x86 gcc 4.2, 4.1, and, 3.4.6.
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   707
  - linux x86_64 gcc 4.3.2, 4.2.3, 4.2.1, 4.1.3, 3.4.6
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   708
  - MacOS X ppc and x86
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   709
  - cygwin gcc 3.4.4 (debug only)
3652
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   710
3687
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   711
Not all ns-3 options are available on all platforms; consult the
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   712
wiki for more information:
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   713
http://www.nsnam.org/wiki/index.php/Installation
3466
cbf5120f5eb6 more details for 3.2 release notes
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3465
diff changeset
   714
3652
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   715
New user-visible features
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   716
-------------------------
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   717
  a) Learning bridge (IEEE 802.1D)
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   718
    It is now possible to bridge together multiple layer 2 devices to
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   719
    create larger layer 2 networks. The Wifi and Csma models support
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   720
    this new mode of operation. (contributed by Gustavo Carneiro)
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   721
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   722
  b) Python bindings
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   723
    It is now possible to write simulation scripts in python using our 
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   724
    python bindings (contributed by Gustavo Carneiro).
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   725
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   726
  c) Real-time simulator
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   727
    It is now possible to run simulations synchronized on the real-world
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   728
    wall-clock time (contributed by Craig Dowell).
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   729
3706
4eba9967700e mispeeling in RELEASE_NOTES
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3692
diff changeset
   730
  d) Network Simulation Cradle
4eba9967700e mispeeling in RELEASE_NOTES
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3692
diff changeset
   731
    It is now possible to use the Network Simulation Cradle 
3652
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   732
    (http://www.wand.net.nz/~stj2/nsc/) in ns-3 and run simulations 
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   733
    using various versions of kernel TCP network stacks. (contributed
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   734
    by Florian Westphal as part of his Google Summer of Code work)
3466
cbf5120f5eb6 more details for 3.2 release notes
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3465
diff changeset
   735
3652
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   736
  e) A statistics framework
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   737
    Joseph Kopena contributed a statistics framework which can be used
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   738
    keep track of simulation data in persistent storage across multiple 
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   739
    runs (database and ascii file backends are available).
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   740
    More information on the wiki:
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   741
    http://www.nsnam.org/wiki/index.php/Statistical_Framework_for_Network_Simulation
3465
a1d2a8165500 Add release notes.
Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro <gjc@inescporto.pt>
parents: 3426
diff changeset
   742
3687
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   743
API changes from ns-3.1
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   744
-----------------------
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   745
API changes for this release are documented in the file CHANGES.html
3465
a1d2a8165500 Add release notes.
Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro <gjc@inescporto.pt>
parents: 3426
diff changeset
   746
3652
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   747
Known issues
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   748
------------
3687
bef19c2939f2 some release notes edits
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   749
ns-3 build is known to fail on the following platforms:
3652
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   750
  - gcc 3.3 and earlier
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   751
  - optimized builds on gcc 3.4.4 and 3.4.5
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   752
  - optimized builds on linux x86 gcc 4.0.x
3684
d783a951f8f5 update RELEASE_NOTES known issues
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   753
  - optimized builds on Ubuntu 8.10 alpha 5 x86 gcc4.3.2
d783a951f8f5 update RELEASE_NOTES known issues
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3652
diff changeset
   754
  - MinGW
3652
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   755
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   756
The IPv4 API defined in src/node/ipv4.h is expected to undergo major changes 
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   757
in preparation of the merge of the IPv6 API and implementation.
3465
a1d2a8165500 Add release notes.
Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro <gjc@inescporto.pt>
parents: 3426
diff changeset
   758
3652
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   759
Future releases
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   760
---------------
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   761
Our next release, which is expected to happen in 2 to 4 months from now, will
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   762
feature the merging of some of our projects currently in development: IPv6, 
f17da31d6081 update release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 3593
diff changeset
   763
emulation, and synchronous posix sockets.
3465
a1d2a8165500 Add release notes.
Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro <gjc@inescporto.pt>
parents: 3426
diff changeset
   764
3357
93218ac0d373 Prepare for 3.1
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3279
diff changeset
   765
Release 3.1 (2008/06/30)
3279
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3196
diff changeset
   766
========================
3361
b8db6cd10444 update RELEASE_NOTES
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   767
b8db6cd10444 update RELEASE_NOTES
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   768
The first ns-3 stable release
b8db6cd10444 update RELEASE_NOTES
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   769
-----------------------------
b8db6cd10444 update RELEASE_NOTES
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   770
b8db6cd10444 update RELEASE_NOTES
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   771
This release is immediately available from:
b8db6cd10444 update RELEASE_NOTES
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
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   772
http://www.nsnam.org/releases/ns-3.1.tar.bz2
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parents: 3357
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We dedicate this initial ns-3 release to our late contributor and friend, 
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Federico Maguolo.
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parents: 3357
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parents: 3357
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What is ns-3 ?
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parents: 3357
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--------------
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parents: 3357
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   779
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
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ns-3 is a new discrete-event network simulator designed for supporting network
b8db6cd10444 update RELEASE_NOTES
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parents: 3357
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research and education. ns-3 features a solid, well documented C++ core and 
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parents: 3357
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models for TCP/IP (IPv4), several link types including WiFi, and mobility 
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parents: 3357
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models.
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parents: 3357
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   784
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parents: 3357
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ns-3 is an open source project released under the GNU GPLv2 license which 
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parents: 3357
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allows anyone to use ns-3 without having to pay any license fee or royalties. 
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parents: 3357
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ns-3 is actively seeking new contributors to extend the range of supported 
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parents: 3357
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   788
models and/or to maintain existing models.
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parents: 3357
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   789
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
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Where to get more information about ns-3
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parents: 3357
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----------------------------------------
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parents: 3357
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parents: 3357
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All the ns-3 documentation, is accessible from the ns-3 website: 
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parents: 3357
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http://www.nsnam.org
3279
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parents: 3196
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parents: 3357
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Including, tutorials:
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parents: 3357
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   797
http://www.nsnam.org/tutorials.html
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   798
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
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   799
Supported platforms
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parents: 3357
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-------------------
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parents: 3357
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   801
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
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   802
ns-3 is regularly tested on the following platforms:
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parents: 3357
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   803
  - linux x86 gcc 4.2, 4.1, and, 3.4.6.
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   804
  - linux x86_64 gcc 4.1.3, 4.2.1, 3.4.6
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   805
  - MacOS X ppc and x86
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   806
  - cygwin gcc 3.4.4 (debug only)
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   807
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   808
Known issues
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   809
------------
3279
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parents: 3196
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   810
3361
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parents: 3357
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ns-3 is known to fail on the following platforms:
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parents: 3357
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   812
  - gcc 3.3 and earlier
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   813
  - optimized builds on gcc 3.4.4 and 3.4.5
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   814
  - optimized builds on linux x86 gcc 4.0.x
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   815
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
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   816
The IPv4 API defined in src/node/ipv4.h is expected to undergo major changes 
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   817
in preparation of the merge of the IPv6 API and implementation.
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   818
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   819
Future releases
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   820
---------------
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   821
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   822
Our next release, which is expected to happen in 2 to 4 months from now, will
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   823
feature the merging of some of our projects currently in development: python 
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   824
scripting, IPv6, emulation, a statistics framework and synchronous posix 
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   825
sockets.
3279
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parents: 3196
diff changeset
   826
3194
79dba133b5f8 update RELEASE_NOTES and a few other files
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parents: 2891
diff changeset
   827
Release 3.0.13 (2008/06/02)
3361
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   828
===========================
3194
79dba133b5f8 update RELEASE_NOTES and a few other files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2891
diff changeset
   829
- point to point links generate ppp pcap traces
79dba133b5f8 update RELEASE_NOTES and a few other files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2891
diff changeset
   830
- point to point links support asymmetrical data rates.
79dba133b5f8 update RELEASE_NOTES and a few other files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2891
diff changeset
   831
- generate doxygen documentation for all attributes and trace sources
79dba133b5f8 update RELEASE_NOTES and a few other files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2891
diff changeset
   832
- add ConfigStore and GtkConfigStore to contrib module
79dba133b5f8 update RELEASE_NOTES and a few other files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2891
diff changeset
   833
- socket API now support tx and rx buffers: implemented for UDP and TCP
79dba133b5f8 update RELEASE_NOTES and a few other files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2891
diff changeset
   834
- ARP cache now supports per-entry pending queues
79dba133b5f8 update RELEASE_NOTES and a few other files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2891
diff changeset
   835
- lots of bugfixes and implementation and API cleanups
79dba133b5f8 update RELEASE_NOTES and a few other files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2891
diff changeset
   836
3196
539a710e5cf9 Gustavo's API warnings
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3194
diff changeset
   837
Warning: among API changes in this release, Application::Start and 
539a710e5cf9 Gustavo's API warnings
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3194
diff changeset
   838
Application::Stop now interprets the time argument as a relative
539a710e5cf9 Gustavo's API warnings
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3194
diff changeset
   839
instead of absolute simulation time, to align with how Simulator::Schedule
539a710e5cf9 Gustavo's API warnings
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3194
diff changeset
   840
behaves.  Any code that calls these APIs in the middle of the simulation 
539a710e5cf9 Gustavo's API warnings
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3194
diff changeset
   841
will need to be adapted.  
539a710e5cf9 Gustavo's API warnings
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3194
diff changeset
   842
539a710e5cf9 Gustavo's API warnings
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3194
diff changeset
   843
The API of Simulator::StopAt (time) has also changed.  Now it is 
539a710e5cf9 Gustavo's API warnings
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3194
diff changeset
   844
called Simulator::Stop (time), and takes a relative time, instead of 
539a710e5cf9 Gustavo's API warnings
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3194
diff changeset
   845
absolute.
539a710e5cf9 Gustavo's API warnings
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 3194
diff changeset
   846
2891
aeca90b95bf5 nits for 3.0.12 release
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2842
diff changeset
   847
Release 3.0.12 (2008/04/07)
3361
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   848
===========================
2842
d6a128110975 initial draft of release notes.
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2337
diff changeset
   849
    - Add Attribute support to the TypeId metadata system and add
d6a128110975 initial draft of release notes.
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2337
diff changeset
   850
attribute support to all in-tree models
d6a128110975 initial draft of release notes.
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2337
diff changeset
   851
    - Add a mid-level helper API to build simulation topologies 
d6a128110975 initial draft of release notes.
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2337
diff changeset
   852
and perform simple ascii and pcap link-level tracing.
d6a128110975 initial draft of release notes.
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2337
diff changeset
   853
    - Large amount of structural changes to accomodate the needs
d6a128110975 initial draft of release notes.
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2337
diff changeset
   854
of the upcoming python bindings
d6a128110975 initial draft of release notes.
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2337
diff changeset
   855
    - new rate control algorithm (RRAA) and a jakes propagation model
d6a128110975 initial draft of release notes.
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2337
diff changeset
   856
in the 802.11 model (Federico Maguolo).
2891
aeca90b95bf5 nits for 3.0.12 release
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2842
diff changeset
   857
    - regression test framework added
aeca90b95bf5 nits for 3.0.12 release
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2842
diff changeset
   858
    - TCP delayed acknowledgements and multitasking server
2842
d6a128110975 initial draft of release notes.
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2337
diff changeset
   859
2337
604a3bc1fbb3 initial release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2219
diff changeset
   860
Release 3.0.11 (2008/02/15)
3361
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   861
===========================
2337
604a3bc1fbb3 initial release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2219
diff changeset
   862
    - Initial port of GTNetS TCP implementation (initial version 
604a3bc1fbb3 initial release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2219
diff changeset
   863
that does not support multitasking or delayed acknowledgments yet, 
604a3bc1fbb3 initial release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2219
diff changeset
   864
but supports a reliable stream service)
604a3bc1fbb3 initial release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2219
diff changeset
   865
    - Changes to the ns-3 object model to create a TypeId-based 
604a3bc1fbb3 initial release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2219
diff changeset
   866
metadata system
604a3bc1fbb3 initial release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2219
diff changeset
   867
    - lots of bug fixes throughout the system
604a3bc1fbb3 initial release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2219
diff changeset
   868
    - tutorial updates
604a3bc1fbb3 initial release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 2219
diff changeset
   869
2219
b5bf2588cde2 bump version and add release notes
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 2194
diff changeset
   870
Release 3.0.10 (2008/01/15)
3361
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   871
===========================
2219
b5bf2588cde2 bump version and add release notes
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 2194
diff changeset
   872
   - Add tutorial document content;
b5bf2588cde2 bump version and add release notes
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 2194
diff changeset
   873
   - Valgrind option for "waf" tool;
b5bf2588cde2 bump version and add release notes
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 2194
diff changeset
   874
   - Doxygen organization changes.
2194
25bad6958d13 update release_steps.txt
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2192
diff changeset
   875
2185
d3582be30902 initial release notes for upcoming release
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 1850
diff changeset
   876
Release 3.0.9 (2007/12/15)
3361
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   877
==========================
2185
d3582be30902 initial release notes for upcoming release
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 1850
diff changeset
   878
   - A 802.11 model ported from Yans. This model supports:
d3582be30902 initial release notes for upcoming release
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 1850
diff changeset
   879
       * a rather extensive PHY model
d3582be30902 initial release notes for upcoming release
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 1850
diff changeset
   880
       * log-distance and friis propagation model
d3582be30902 initial release notes for upcoming release
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 1850
diff changeset
   881
       * a simple set of rate control algorithms (ARF, Ideal, 
d3582be30902 initial release notes for upcoming release
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 1850
diff changeset
   882
         AARF, constant-rate)
d3582be30902 initial release notes for upcoming release
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 1850
diff changeset
   883
       * adhoc and infrastructure mode (beacon+assoc)
2192
4db981a0d9eb bump VERSION and finish RELEASE_NOTES
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2185
diff changeset
   884
   - Use smart pointer for Packet in the APIs
4db981a0d9eb bump VERSION and finish RELEASE_NOTES
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2185
diff changeset
   885
   - A new contrib directory with helper classes: 
4db981a0d9eb bump VERSION and finish RELEASE_NOTES
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2185
diff changeset
   886
     EventGarbageCollector, Gnuplot
4db981a0d9eb bump VERSION and finish RELEASE_NOTES
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 2185
diff changeset
   887
   - Tracing support for Applications
2185
d3582be30902 initial release notes for upcoming release
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 1850
diff changeset
   888
   - many bugs fixed
d3582be30902 initial release notes for upcoming release
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 1850
diff changeset
   889
1850
560a5091e0e6 release files
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 1785
diff changeset
   890
Release 3.0.8 (2007/11/15)
3361
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   891
==========================
1850
560a5091e0e6 release files
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 1785
diff changeset
   892
   - A simple error model
560a5091e0e6 release files
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 1785
diff changeset
   893
   - Source files for ns-3 tutorial
560a5091e0e6 release files
Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 1785
diff changeset
   894
1785
04704f042c03 Release notes for 3.0.7
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1516
diff changeset
   895
Release 3.0.7 (2007/10/15)
3361
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parents: 3357
diff changeset
   896
==========================
1785
04704f042c03 Release notes for 3.0.7
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1516
diff changeset
   897
  - OLSR routing protocol
04704f042c03 Release notes for 3.0.7
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1516
diff changeset
   898
  - A timer class
04704f042c03 Release notes for 3.0.7
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1516
diff changeset
   899
  - Additional mobility models (random waypoint, random 2D walk)
04704f042c03 Release notes for 3.0.7
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1516
diff changeset
   900
  - A mobility visualization tool 
04704f042c03 Release notes for 3.0.7
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1516
diff changeset
   901
1516
6c4850dc539e release notes for 3.0.6
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1284
diff changeset
   902
Release 3.0.6 (2007/09/15)
3361
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   903
==========================
1516
6c4850dc539e release notes for 3.0.6
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1284
diff changeset
   904
  - Static multicast IPv4 routing
6c4850dc539e release notes for 3.0.6
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1284
diff changeset
   905
  - Logging overhaul (NS_LOG macros)
6c4850dc539e release notes for 3.0.6
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1284
diff changeset
   906
  - Refactoring of tracing subsystem
6c4850dc539e release notes for 3.0.6
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1284
diff changeset
   907
  - Tutorial document started
6c4850dc539e release notes for 3.0.6
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 1284
diff changeset
   908
 
1284
e201ec8a248f Release notes updated
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 999
diff changeset
   909
Release 3.0.5 (2007/08/15)
3361
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   910
==========================
999
a3c715562d79 start filling release notes with merged items
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 929
diff changeset
   911
1284
e201ec8a248f Release notes updated
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 999
diff changeset
   912
  - Refactoring to support win32-based unix environments (Cygwin, mingw)
e201ec8a248f Release notes updated
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 999
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   913
  - "Packet socket" for allowing applications to access NetDevices directly
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Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 999
diff changeset
   914
  - Generalized, polymorphic Address class
e201ec8a248f Release notes updated
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 999
diff changeset
   915
  - Add CSMA NetDevice model (from Emmanuelle Laprise)
e201ec8a248f Release notes updated
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 999
diff changeset
   916
  - Modularize IPv4 routing support (from Gustavo Carneiro)
e201ec8a248f Release notes updated
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 999
diff changeset
   917
  - Add mobility framework and basic mobility models 
e201ec8a248f Release notes updated
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 999
diff changeset
   918
  - Global unicast centralized routing 
999
a3c715562d79 start filling release notes with merged items
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 929
diff changeset
   919
929
9394956b7fc4 changes for 3.0.4 release
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 759
diff changeset
   920
Release 3.0.4 (2007/07/15)
3361
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   921
==========================
929
9394956b7fc4 changes for 3.0.4 release
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 759
diff changeset
   922
9394956b7fc4 changes for 3.0.4 release
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 759
diff changeset
   923
  - Enable waf as the default build system.
9394956b7fc4 changes for 3.0.4 release
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 759
diff changeset
   924
  - Per-packet metadata:  a system to track which headers and trailers 
9394956b7fc4 changes for 3.0.4 release
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 759
diff changeset
   925
    are added to a packet
9394956b7fc4 changes for 3.0.4 release
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 759
diff changeset
   926
  - Simplifications to point-to-point devices and channel
9394956b7fc4 changes for 3.0.4 release
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 759
diff changeset
   927
759
8d6562ea21a4 add release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   928
Release 3.0.3 (2007/06/15)
3361
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   929
==========================
759
8d6562ea21a4 add release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   930
8d6562ea21a4 add release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   931
  - Enable Waf for release tarballs: users can now build ns-3
8d6562ea21a4 add release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   932
    with the "waf" tool. See doc/build-waf.txt.
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Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   933
  - Add support for variable time precision: it is now possible
8d6562ea21a4 add release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   934
    to run a simulation with an accuracy which is higher or lower
8d6562ea21a4 add release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   935
    than a nanosecond: seconds, milliseconds, microseconds, 
8d6562ea21a4 add release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   936
    femtoseconds and picoseconds are supported.
8d6562ea21a4 add release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   937
  - Optimize and rework the COM framework, solidify the component 
8d6562ea21a4 add release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   938
    manager
8d6562ea21a4 add release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   939
  - Many small API cleanups
8d6562ea21a4 add release notes
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 657
diff changeset
   940
657
be551a3b07c6 minor changes due to documentation review
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 635
diff changeset
   941
Release 3.0.2 (2007/05/18)
3361
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   942
==========================
635
71b92dfe5f55 write README, contributing.txt, reorganize the other documentation files
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 421
diff changeset
   943
71b92dfe5f55 write README, contributing.txt, reorganize the other documentation files
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 421
diff changeset
   944
  - Implement a new memory management infrastructure based
71b92dfe5f55 write README, contributing.txt, reorganize the other documentation files
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 421
diff changeset
   945
    on reference counting and smart pointers (the latter being
71b92dfe5f55 write README, contributing.txt, reorganize the other documentation files
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 421
diff changeset
   946
    optional)
71b92dfe5f55 write README, contributing.txt, reorganize the other documentation files
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 421
diff changeset
   947
71b92dfe5f55 write README, contributing.txt, reorganize the other documentation files
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 421
diff changeset
   948
  - Implement a COM-like framework with support for QueryInterface
71b92dfe5f55 write README, contributing.txt, reorganize the other documentation files
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 421
diff changeset
   949
    to provide object extensibility
71b92dfe5f55 write README, contributing.txt, reorganize the other documentation files
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 421
diff changeset
   950
71b92dfe5f55 write README, contributing.txt, reorganize the other documentation files
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 421
diff changeset
   951
  - Add support for a BSD-style socket API for user applications
71b92dfe5f55 write README, contributing.txt, reorganize the other documentation files
Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage@sophia.inria.fr>
parents: 421
diff changeset
   952
657
be551a3b07c6 minor changes due to documentation review
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents: 635
diff changeset
   953
Release 3.0.1 (2007/03/31)
3361
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Craig Dowell <craigdo@ee.washington.edu>
parents: 3357
diff changeset
   954
==========================
421
56928998e05c Final pre-release files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents:
diff changeset
   955
56928998e05c Final pre-release files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents:
diff changeset
   956
  - First public release; not yet pre-alpha.
56928998e05c Final pre-release files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents:
diff changeset
   957
56928998e05c Final pre-release files
Tom Henderson <tomh@tomh.org>
parents:
diff changeset
   958
  - Simple UDP-based simulation script (examples/simple-p2p.cc)