Zephyr 2.7.0 Released


Christopher Friedt
 

Hey Zephyr Community!

We are pleased to announce the release of Zephyr v2.7.0 . This is our
LTS2 release with support for at least 2 years.

Major enhancements with this release include:
* Bluetooth Audio, Direction Finding, and Mesh improvements
* Support for Bluetooth Advertisement PDU Chaining
* Added support for armclang / armlinker toolchain
* Added support for MWDT C / C++ toolchain
* Update to CMSIS v5.8.0 (Core v5.5.0, DSP v1.9.0)
* Support for M-Profile Vector Extensions (MVE) on ARMv8.1-M
* Improved thread safety for Newlib and C++ on SMP-capable systems
* IEEE 802.15.4 Software Address Filtering
* New Action-based Power Management API
* USB Device Framework now includes all Chapter 9 defines and structures
* Generic System Controller (syscon) driver and emulator
* Linker Support for Tightly-Coupled Memory in RISC-V
* Additional Blocking API calls for LoRa
* Support for extended PCI / PCIe capabilities, improved MIS-X support
* Added Support for Service Type Enumeration (STE) with mDNS / DNS
Service Discovery
* Added Zephyr Thread Awareness for OpenOCD to West
* EEPROM now can be emulated in flash
* Added both Ethernet MDIO and Ethernet generic PHY drivers

The detailed release notes can be found here:

https://github.com/zephyrproject-rtos/zephyr/releases/tag/zephyr-v2.7.0

Thanks to everyone involved!

C

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