Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:57:53 GMTEvery OpenBSD release since 3.0 (back in 2001) has had at least one relase song, and OpenBSD 6.1 is no different. Today, Theo de Raadt released the OpenBSD 6.1. The Songs page has download links, lyrics and a background story, which reads:
OpenBSD was only a few months old when we realized that read-only repository access for everyone was a critical concept.
Previously, open source projects would make occasional releases accompanied by tarballs of final source files and Changelogs files, but would not expose the step-by-step changes of the development process. Unwittingly all open source projects were operating with a walled garden approach.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:12:20 GMTLandry Breuil, OpenBSD's firefox (and other Mozilla ports) maintainer, writes:
Maybe i haven't talked about it enough on the lists, but since i've been maintaining the various mozillas in the portstree (cvs log says i started around firefox 3.6.something... 7 years ago. *sigh*) a lot of things changed, so i wanted take the 6.1 release as an occasion to sum up the various ways one could run which version of which firefox on which version of OpenBSD.Read more...
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:19:10 GMT
CVSROOT: /cvs Module name: src Changes by: firstname.lastname@example.org 2017/04/18 08:03:08 Modified files: share/mk : bsd.own.mk Log message: ship clang with i386 and amd64. It does not become the main compiler YET. ok kettenis
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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:51:10 GMTApril 11, 2017: The OpenBSD project has announced the availability of the newest release, OpenBSD 6.1:
We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 6.1. This is our 42nd release. We remain proud of OpenBSD's record of more than twenty years with only two remote holes in the default install.
This release has several notable changes. The most visible are:
We expect these items will make the day to day running of OpenBSD systems significantly easier.
Other notable improvements include:
This release also has updated versions of OpenSMTPD, OpenSSH, LibreSSL, mandoc as well as incremental improvements to all other named subprojects.