webOS OSE 2.8.0 Release Notes

Release date: November 13, 2020

This version corresponds to the GitHub releases from build #251 to build #263.

New and Changed Features

Core Applications

System

  • Enact Browser
    • Allowed the ‘media’ permission request
    • Handled the ‘newwindow’ event with the ‘new_popup’ disposition
    • Added the support of pop-under feature for OAuth operation

Application Framework

SDK

  • Released Command-Line Interface (CLI) 1.13.1

Managers & Services

App

  • Memory Manager
    • Enabled memcg for 5.4 kernel

Intelligence

  • TTS
    • Modified the stop method's way of handling the msgID parameter

Media

  • Added the support for calling the notifyMediaPlayback API of the Bluetooth service
  • Added methods to the mediacontroller API such as mute/unmute status and event, playing position, and media duration
  • Newly added the mediaindexer service

Base Components

Boot

  • bootd
    • Updated to check whether Display 2 is connected or disconnected when running on the emulator to get the launcher and the bare app in the secondary display

Display

  • Qt
    • Updated qtbase/qtdeclarative patches with the latest upstream version

BSP

Build System & SCM

Yocto

  • Upgraded to the latest revision from Yocto Dunfell 3.1

Fixed Issues

  • n/a

Known Issues

  • When a user sets mute on the primary display, then the audio on the secondary display is also muted.

Contents