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Re: [alpine-devel] alpine v2.6.0 delayed for 3.9 grsec kernel

From: V.Krishn <vkrishn4_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 15:16:32 +0530

On Tuesday, May 07, 2013 07:38:17 PM Natanael Copa wrote:
> Hi,
>
> They have said that the 3.8.y kernel will be EOL soon after the 3.9 is out.
> The 3.9 kernel was released so 3.8.y will be EOL any day now. There are
> not yet any 3.9 grsecurity patch.
>
> So, rather than shipping v2.6 with an EOL'ed kernel, I have decided to
> hold the v2.6.0 release til 3.9-grsec is available.
>
> Users who want get started with v2.6 can start use the 2.6 release
> candidates. There should not be any big changes in the final v2.6.0
> release - except a brand new kernel...
>

Thanks.

Here are some package info for current rc3.
(may be useful for release notes)

New packages(apk): 200+
Update against v2.5.4(previous stable): ~50%
Aports(new): 49

New applications(excluding libs):
 afpfs-ng
 alpine-keys
 bitchx
 charybdis
 check
 crystalhd-git-grsec
 eglibc
 expect
 f2fs-tools
 farstream0.1
 goffice0.8
 hydrogen
 js
 krb5
 linux-vanilla
 lockdev
 loudmouth
 lua-lgi
 mcabber
 netcf
 oscam
 patchutils
 poppler-qt4
 qextserialport
 sipsak
 smstools
 tinyxml
 ufsutils
 weechat
 xbmc
 xbmc-pvr-addons
 xf86-video-sunleo
 xfce4-terminal

-- 
Regards.
V.Krishn
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Received on Thu May 09 2013 - 15:16:32 UTC