Release Notes

PlatformIO Core 5

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5.0.4 (2020-12-30)

  • Added “Core” suffix when showing PlatformIO Core version using pio --version command

  • Improved .ccls configuration file for Emacs, Vim, and Sublime Text integrations

  • Updated analysis tools:

    • Cppcheck v2.3 with improved C++ parser and several new MISRA rules
    • PVS-Studio v7.11 with new diagnostics and updated mass suppression mechanism
  • Show a warning message about deprecated support for Python 2 and Python 3.5

  • Do not provide “intelliSenseMode” option when generating configuration for VSCode C/C++ extension

  • Fixed a “git-sh-setup: file not found” error when installing project dependencies from Git VCS (issue #3740)

  • Fixed an issue with package publishing on Windows when Unix permissions are not preserved (issue #3776)

5.0.3 (2020-11-12)

  • Added an error selector for Sublime Text build runner (issue #3733)
  • Generate a working “projectEnvName” for PlatformIO IDE’s debugger for VSCode
  • Force VSCode’s intelliSenseMode to “gcc-x64” when GCC toolchain is used
  • Print ignored test suites and environments in the test summary report only in verbose mode (issue #3726)
  • Fixed an issue when the package manager tries to install a built-in library from the registry (issue #3662)
  • Fixed an issue when pio package pack ignores some folders (issue #3730)

5.0.2 (2020-10-30)

  • Initialize a new project or update the existing passing working environment name and its options (issue #3686)
  • Automatically build PlatformIO Core extra Python dependencies on a host machine if they are missed in the registry (issue #3700)
  • Improved “” RPC for PlatformIO Home (issue #3671)
  • Fixed a “PermissionError: [WinError 5]” on Windows when an external repository is used with lib_deps option (issue #3664)
  • Fixed a “KeyError: ‘versions’” when dependency does not exist in the registry (issue #3666)
  • Fixed an issue with GCC linker when “native” dev-platform is used in pair with library dependencies (issue #3669)
  • Fixed an “AssertionError: ensure_dir_exists” when checking library updates from simultaneous subprocesses (issue #3677)
  • Fixed an issue when pio package publish command removes original archive after submitting to the registry (issue #3716)
  • Fixed an issue when multiple pio lib install command with the same local library results in duplicates in lib_deps (issue #3715)
  • Fixed an issue with a “wrong” timestamp in device monitor output using “time” filter (issue #3712)

5.0.1 (2020-09-10)

  • Added support for “owner” requirement when declaring dependencies using library.json
  • Fixed an issue when using a custom git/ssh package with platform_packages option (issue #3624)
  • Fixed an issue with “ImportError: cannot import name ‘_get_backend’ from ‘cryptography.hazmat.backends’” when using Remote Development on RaspberryPi device (issue #3652)
  • Fixed an issue when pio package unpublish command crashes (issue #3660)
  • Fixed an issue when the package manager tries to install a built-in library from the registry (issue #3662)
  • Fixed an issue with incorrect value for C++ language standard in IDE projects when an in-progress language standard is used (issue #3653)
  • Fixed an issue with “Invalid simple block (semantic_version)” from library dependency that refs to an external source (repository, ZIP/Tar archives) (issue #3658)
  • Fixed an issue when can not remove update or remove external dev-platform using PlatformIO Home (issue #3663)

5.0.0 (2020-09-03)

Please check Migration guide from 4.x to 5.0.

  • Integration with the new PlatformIO Trusted Registry
    • Enterprise-grade package storage with high availability (multi replicas)
    • Secure, fast, and reliable global content delivery network (CDN)
    • Universal support for all packages:
      • Libraries
      • Development platforms
      • Toolchains
    • Built-in fine-grained access control (role-based, teams, organizations)
    • New CLI commands:
      • pio package – manage packages in the registry
      • pio access – manage package access for users, teams, and maintainers
  • Integration with the new Account Management System
  • New Package Management System
    • Integrated PlatformIO Core with the new PlatformIO Registry
    • Support for owner-based dependency declaration (resolves name conflicts) (issue #1824)
    • Automatically save dependencies to “platformio.ini” when installing using PlatformIO CLI (issue #2964)
    • Follow SemVer complaint version constraints when checking library updates issue #1281)
    • Dropped support for “packageRepositories” section in “platform.json” manifest (please publish packages directly to the registry)
  • Build System
  • Project Management
    • Added support for “globstar/**” (recursive) pattern for the different commands and configuration options (pio ci, src_filter, check_patterns, library.json > srcFilter). Python 3.5+ is required
    • Added a new -e, --environment option to pio project init command that helps to update a PlatformIO project using the existing environment
    • Dump build system data intended for IDE extensions/plugins using a new pio project data command
    • Do not generate “.travis.yml” for a new project, let the user have a choice
  • Unit Testing
    • Updated PIO Unit Testing support for Mbed framework and added compatibility with Mbed OS 6
    • Fixed an issue when running multiple test environments (issue #3523)
    • Fixed an issue when Unit Testing engine fails with a custom project configuration file (issue #3583)
  • Static Code Analysis
    • Updated analysis tools:
      • Cppcheck v2.1 with a new “soundy” analysis option and improved code parser
      • PVS-Studio v7.09 with a new file list analysis mode and an extended list of analysis diagnostics
    • Added Cppcheck package for ARM-based single-board computers (issue #3559)
    • Fixed an issue with PIO Check when a defect with a multiline error message is not reported in verbose mode (issue #3631)
  • Miscellaneous
    • Display system-wide information using a new pio system info command (issue #3521)
    • Remove unused data using a new pio system prune command (issue #3522)
    • Show ignored project environments only in the verbose mode (issue #3641)
    • Do not escape compiler arguments in VSCode template on Windows
    • Drop support for Python 2 and 3.5.

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