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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
A neutral overview can be found at:

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, and pkgsrc itself can be retrieved from or via cvs or tar file -- see 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:

Alistair Crooks
For the pkgsrc developers
Mon May  9 13:59:19 PDT 2016

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