BOSTON, Embedded Systems Conference, Booth # 511, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Programming Research Groupre, the world's leading developer of software source code analysis technologies and global provider of solutions that enforce coding standards to ensure software quality while improving developer productivity, today announced that the company's world-class static analysis tools now support QNX® Momentics®, the Eclipse-based development suite from QNX Software Systems. With this integration, Programming Research has also committed to bring its expertise in static analysis testing and parsing tools to aid the Eclipse.org C/C++ Development Tools (CDT) Project led by QNX Software Systems.
Steve Furr, senior QNX product manager, and Martin Timmerman, CEO of Dedicated Systems Experts will examine how a microkernel real-time operating system can enable consistent, reliable, and fast performance - even in complex systems. The webcast will cover OS requirements for predictable performance and look at the results from recent evaluations that gave the QNX(R) Neutrino(R) RTOS the highest ranking among four leading operating systems.
Good news for qnx/linux users. There are finally some qnxfs updates in the linux kernel. Based on this LWN article, the following two changes were made into the development kernel prepatch 2.5.47-ac6:
* Switch qnxfs to new style initializers (Art Haas)
* Recongize qnx v6 file systems (Anders Larsen)
The QNX as a server for small networks project on the Russian QNX Portal has recently updated. You can find the new Squid, Bind 9.2.1, dhcp 3.0p1, Jabber 1.4.2 and Pth 1.4.1. Also available there is the TCP Proxy toolkit. qnx.org.ru has been doing a great job on providing quality software to the QNX community.
QNX Software Systems today announced that Motorola has chosen the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS to assist in the development of a telematics control unit (TCU) being built by Motorola Automotive. Motorola's innovative TCU product - which will be deployed in a line of European luxury cars later this year - utilizes automotive-grade software to give drivers access to cellphone communication technology.
iDEFENS just released iDEFENSE Security Advisory 11.08.02b in which they disclosed the Non-Explicit Path Vulnerability in QNX Neutrino RTOS. Since a setuid root application packager within QNX inappropriately executes external applications without using their full paths, local attackers can potentially obtain root privilege. The exploit code is also published in the Security Advisory.
ITTIA announced yesterday the release of the RDMi version 3.2 data access tool for Raima Database Manager (RDM). With the release of RDMi 3.2, ITTIA raises the bar in all areas of support. Now the read/write data access features of RDMi are available for applications based on RDM versions 6.x, 5.x and 4.x. Even applications developed with db.vista 3.21 are supported for ODBC read operations.