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Re: [alpine-devel] Plans for Alpine Linux 3.0 with musl libc

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:07:01 +0100

On Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:32:26 +0100
Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org> wrote:

> We are planning to do an Alpine Linux release 3.0 in May 2014. With
> this release we will switch to musl libc instead of uclibc.

...

> The 3.0 release can be considered 'beta' since this is a brand new libc
> that has not been tested much, and will not get enough time for getting
> tested thoroughly. Because of this we will most likely reduce the
> support time for this release to maximum 1 year, and instead extend the
> bugfixing period for v2.7.

Just to clarify, this means that there will be no 2.8 release and that
there might come more v2.7.x releases than normal.

-nc


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