Subject: Issue 56 of the NetBSD CVS Digest is out.
To: None <>
From: Mark Kirby <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/22/2006 16:47:49
This week:

NetBSD 1.6 has been EOL'd

elad-kernelauth branch has been merged. This branch was a native NetBSD implementation of Apple's kernel authorization code, see kauth(9) [Elad Efrat]

Added mprotect(2) restrictions to enforce W^X policies. See options(4), sysctl(3), and paxctl(1). From PaX. [Elad Efrat]

Import Common Address Redundancy Protocol (carp(4)) from OpenBSD [Liam J. Foy]

GCC4 integration continues a pace. [matthew green]

Build and install wpa_passphrase, the utility for making a WPA pre-shared key [David Young]

Chapman Flack has started an overhall of the MIDI code, see the chap-midi branch. 

Coverity fixes stand at 996 fixed, 76 verified and 1711 pending.

   GDB 6.4 (not in use yet) [Nathan J Williams]
   FreeType 2.1.9 (needed xorg in xsrc) [Michael Lorenz]

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