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pkgsrc-2014Q4 binary packages for illumos now available
It's a lot later than I'd planned, but I'm pleased to finally announce
the pkgsrc-2014Q4 binary package sets for illumos are now available.
This release sees some important changes:
* This is our first Long Term Support (LTS) release. We will
support this branch for 3 years, backporting any suitable fixes as
required. Users who wish to make use of our backports may follow
the joyent/feature/backports/2014Q4 branch in our pkgsrc tree, and
we welcome pull requests to assist us in this endeavour.
* Packages are PGP signed by default thanks to Alistair's excellent
* We have updated the version of SmartOS that is used for building
the packages, to joyent_20141030T081701Z.
* We have changed how REQUIRES are registered, with only direct
NEEDED dependencies being recorded.
* cwrappers are now used by default.
I've written a much longer blog post describing all these things in
detail, as well as some other changes we've made, here:
Package counts according to 'pkgin avail' are:
We also have a re-designed site which should hopefully be clearer than
the previous one and includes some additional documentation:
Installation instructions for illumos are here:
The general pkgsrc-2014Q4 announcement is here:
Please report any bugs or feature requests specifically related to
this binary package set on our GitHub issues page:
Jonathan Perkin - Joyent, Inc. - www.joyent.com
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