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 +====== OpenWrt 15.05 "Chaos Calmer"​ ======
  
 +The OpenWrt developers are proud to announce the final release of OpenWrt Chaos Calmer.
 +
 +<​code>​
 +   ​_______ ​                    ​________ ​       __
 + ​| ​      ​|.-----.-----.-----.| ​ |  |  |.----.| ​ |_
 + ​| ​  ​- ​  ​|| ​ _  |  -__|     ​|| ​ |  |  ||   ​_|| ​  _|
 + ​|_______|| ​  ​__|_____|__|__||________||__| ​ |____|
 +          |__| W I R E L E S S   F R E E D O M
 + ​-----------------------------------------------------
 + CHAOS CALMER (15.05)
 + ​-----------------------------------------------------
 +  * 1 1/2 oz Gin            Shake with a glassful
 +  * 1/4 oz Triple Sec       of broken ice and pour
 +  * 3/4 oz Lime Juice       ​unstrained into a goblet.
 +  * 1 1/2 oz Orange Juice
 +  * 1 tsp. Grenadine Syrup
 + ​-----------------------------------------------------
 +
 + ​-----------------------------------------------------
 +http://​downloads.openwrt.org/​chaos_calmer/​15.05/​
 +</​code>​
 +
 +** Highlights since Barrier Breaker **
 +
 +  * Linux kernel updated to version 3.18
 +  * Improved Security Features
 +    - Rewritten package signing architecture based on ed25519
 +    - Added support for jails
 +    - Added support for hardened builds
 +  * Improved Networking Support
 +    - Added or improved support for lots of 3G/4G modems (MBIM, QMI, NCM, ...)
 +    - Added support for 464XLAT (CLAT) [RFC 6877 + RFC 7050]
 +    - Netfilter performance enhancements (conntrack route cache)
 +    - Improved support for self-managing networks [draft-ietf-homenet-hncp]
 +    - Better multi-core support for the network stack
 +    - Improved support for MAP-E, MAP-T and LW4over6 IPv4 transitioning technologies\\ [draft-ietf-softwire-map,​ -map-t, -map-dhcp, -lw4over6]
 +    - Improved network auto-setup capable of detecting and bootstrapping IPv4-only, 6rd, Dual-Stack, IPv6-only, DS-Lite, LW4over6, MAP-E, MAP-T, 464XLAT and combinations without explicit configuration [based on RFC 7084]
 +    - Added support for Smart Queue Management (SQM) QoS, AQM and Traffic Shaping
 +    - Improved support for DNSSEC
 +  * Platform and Driver Support
 +    - Added support for feeds of externally maintained targets
 +    - New mt7621 subtarget for Mediatek 11ac SoC
 +    - New mt76 mac80211 based wifi driver for MTK 11ac cores.
 +    - New mwlwifi mac80211 based wifi driver for the Marvell 88W8864
 +    - New bcm53xx target for Broadcom ARM BCM47xx/​53xx devices
 +    - New mxs target for Freescale i.MX23/28 family and various boards
 +    - New sunxi target for AllWinner A10/A13/A20 family and various boards
 +    - brcm2708: support for Raspberry Pi 2
 +    - brcm63xx: support for BCM6318 and BCM63268 family
 +    - brcm63xx: improved fallback sprom support with bcma support
 +
 +
 +** Improvements since RC 3 **
 +  * Updated 3.18 to 3.18.20
 +  * Security update of openssl to 1.0.2d
 +  * Security update of curl
 +  * brcmfmac: many BCM43602 related fixes
 +  * ar71xx: support more devices
 +  * brcm47xx/​bcm53xx:​ support any NVRAM size
 +  * bcm53xx: basic Netgear R7000 support & R8000 image
 +
 +** Improvements since RC 2 **
 +  * brcmfmac: support for BCM43602
 +  * mt76: updated version with new firmware support, TX & DMA fixes
 +  * Updated 3.18 to 3.18.17
 +  * Fixed image builder generation
 +  * Various security updates (e.g. openssl, curl)
 +  * Minor fixes
 +
 +** Improvements since RC 1 **
 +  * Fixed broken ImageBuilders for most targets
 +  * Updated 3.18 to 3.18.14
 +  * Fixed broken IPv6 downstream DHCPv6-PD and onlink-route handling
 +  * Images (special format) for Asus brcm47xx and bcm53xx devices
 +  * Improved stability of sysupgrade on brcm47xx and bcm53xx
 +  * Added HTTPS enforcement option to uhttpd
 +  * Fixed umask issue
 +  * Added support for a few new boards
 +
 +And lots and lots of other advancements...
 +
 +As always a big thank you goes to all our active package maintainers,​ testers, supporters and documenters.
 +
 +
 +Have fun!\\
 +The OpenWrt developer team
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