Apr 2, 2017

mbpfan v2.0.0 with universal sensor detection, man page, support for clang, and more

This should perhaps be codenamed “nobody-will-believe-I-released-it”. After almost two years of no stable releases, I am proud (and also a bit ashamed) of announcing mbpfan v2.0.0.

Download it here
Compare all changes here.

Major improvements

  • Support for CentOS using new kernel but old sensors path #92
  • Universal support for sensors path regardless of kernel version #92
  • Added man page #80
  • Makefile cleaned up #104
  • Transparent support for clang #104
  • Fixed memory leak in retrieve_sensors() #105

Minor fixes

  • Fix execution right mistakenly set on source file #63
  • Fix buffer overflow in sprintf #74, #72
  • Fixed Gentoo rc script issue #98
  • Flush standard out before sleeping in verbose mode. #97
  • More robust tests #85
  • More precise README #65, #75, #82, including instructions for Upstart #77
  • mbpfan.conf contains precise instructions and comments #79
written by dgraziotin

Dr. Daniel Graziotin received his PhD in computer science, software engineering at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. His research interests include human aspects in empirical software engineering with psychological measurements, Web engineering, and open science. He researches, publishes, and reviews for venues in software engineering, human-computer interaction, and psychology. Daniel is the founder of the psychoempirical software engineering discipline and guidelines. He is associate editor at the Journal of Open Research Software, academic editor at the Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal, and academic editor at the Open Communications in Computer Science journal. He is the local coordinator of the Italian Open science local group for the Open Knowledge Foundation. He is a member of ACM, SIGSOFT, and IEEE.

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