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

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

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


Received on Mon Mar 24 2014 - 13:07:01 UTC