|Welcome to OS X Helix 6.1.6|
|Helix 6.1.6 Release Notes||
The list of enhancements, fixes, and changes in Helix 6.1.6 is large. Click each section title to show or hide that portion of the Release Notes.
Linked bullet points take you to to technotes describing the change in greater detail. When an R-number is shown at the end of a line, it corresponds to a bug report that can be looked up in techdb.
Some of the items noted below need more than a single line to describe. The What’s New page provides details on these new features/enhancements. (Opens a separate page.)
See also the July 27, 2010 edition of The Latest Word, where we describe the 6.1.6 release.
The main focus of Helix 6.1.6 was on improving performance. This sections list performance-related reports that have been specifically addressed.
Along with improving performance, this section details enhancements that make working with Helix better.
Many reported bugs have also been specifically addressed. Remember: these bugs are written in the 'negative' form, as though the bug still exists. All of these bugs have been fixed.
Most of these reports affect only a very small subset of customers. Nonetheless, this is a complete list of problems that have been reported and confirmed in at least one situation.
Three features available in Classic Helix are disabled in OS X, and will remain so for the indefinite future.
All of these features can be replicated (with extra code) in OS X Helix.
Outlines many specification changes made during the transition. (Opens a separate page.)
Outlines many differences in the behavior of the current Classic and OS X Helix products. (Opens a separate page.)