Network Services Release Notes

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The Network Services Component is a portable networking API that abstracts different network stacks found on TI devices. A BSD/POSIX socket API is provided as well.

Network Services also includes a SNTP client, HTTP 1.x client/server, MQTT client/server, and JSON parser/builder.


The following documentation is provided with this release.

What’s New


The following Defects were resolved

ID Summary
NS-178 Internal global variables should be static to limit scope
NS-177 SlNetIf_setPriority() may corrupt interface list
NS-175 API Reference Guide documentation issues
NS-93 timeval definition conflict between POSIX <sys/time.h> and NS <sys/select.h>


The following Enhancements were resolved

ID Summary
NS-184 Add C66 (ccs) and C647x (ccs) libraries
NS-183 Add Arm9 (ccs) libraries
NS-10 Add HTTP Server

Upgrade and Compatibility Information

If updating from a previous version of NS, see the changelog for potential upgrade and compatibility information.

Host Support

Toolchain Support

Network Services supports building libraries for the following ISA/toolchain combinations, your SDK may provide a subset of these libraries:

C674x 8.1.2 N/A N/A
C66 8.1.2 N/A N/A
Arm9 18.1.4.LTS N/A N/A
A8F N/A N/A gcc-arm-none-eabi-7-2017-q4-major
A9F N/A N/A gcc-arm-none-eabi-7-2017-q4-major
A15F N/A N/A gcc-arm-none-eabi-7-2017-q4-major
A53F N/A N/A gcc-linaro-7.2.1-2017.11-x86_64_aarch64-elf
M4 18.1.4.LTS gcc-arm-none-eabi-7-2017-q4-major
M4F 18.1.4.LTS gcc-arm-none-eabi-7-2017-q4-major
R5F 18.1.4.LTS N/A N/A

Device Support

Please refer to the SDK Release Notes for device support.

Known Issues


All releases have 4 segment versions ( This includes GA and pre-releases (engineering, alpha/EA, beta, etc.). Pre-releases are denoted with a suffix (e.g.

This product’s version follows a version format,, where M is a single digit Major number, mm is 2 digit minor number, pp is a 2 digit patch number, and bb is an unrestricted set of digits used as an incrementing build counter.

To support multiple side-by-side installations of the product, the product version is encoded in the top level directory.

Subsequent releases of patch upgrades will be identified by the patch number. Typically, these patches only include critical bug fixes.

Technical Support

Last updated: 2018-11-14