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The 50th Quarterly pkgsrc Release, pkgsrc-2016Q1
The pkgsrc developers are proud to announce the 50th quarterly release
of pkgsrc, the cross-platform packaging system. pkgsrc is available
with more than 17000 entries, running on 23 separate platforms; more
information on pkgsrc itself is available at https://www.pkgsrc.org.
A neutral overview can be found at: https://www.openhub.net/p/pkgsrc
For the 2016Q1 release, the major changes are:
+ postgresql-9.5 has been added, as has lldb-3.8.
+ firefox has been updated to firefox45, with firefox38 as LTS
+ 1477 packages have been updated and 204 new packages added. 15
packages have been deleted.
Instructions on using the binary package manager can be found at
http://pkgin.net, and pkgsrc itself can be retrieved from
https://github.com/jsonn/pkgsrc or via cvs or tar file -- see
https://www.netbsd.org/docs/pkgsrc/getting.html. The branch name
for the 2016Q1 branch is "pkgsrc-2016Q1"
There's also a blog entry that looks at pkgsrc, 19 years on, in
light of this release at:
For the pkgsrc developers
Mon May 9 13:59:19 PDT 2016
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