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[alpine-devel] Alpine 1.9.0 released

From: Natanael Copa <natanael.copa_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2009 18:10:03 +0200

I am proud to officially announce the 1.9.0 release.

http://dl-3.alpinelinux.org/alpine/v1.9/iso/alpine-1.9.0-i386.iso

Alpine 1.9.0 have the following new features:

      * New faster, better package manager, apk-tools-2.0
      * New build system, abuild (we no longer use Gentoo)
      * New init system, openrc
      * New toolchain (hardened gcc-4.4.1, uclibc 0.9.30.1)
      * Support for hard-disk installs
      * Support for SATA cdroms
      * Updated kernel (2.6.30.8)

You cannot upgrade from 1n 1.8.x release to 1.9. A reinstall is
required. Fortunally, that is just a question about copying over the
apkovl and reboot ;)

For changes since 1.8.3 see:
http://wiki.alpinelinux.org/w/index.php?title=1.9.0_package_changes_since_1.8.3

For changes since 1.9.0_rc5 see:
http://wiki.alpinelinux.org/w/index.php?title=1.9.0_package_changes_since_1.9.0_rc5

I have also done an effort to make the main page a little nicer. There
is still a big need for going over the docs and update it for 1.9

Thanks!

-nc



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