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2019-05-06 PHP 7.3 was introduced

2019-05-05 Mate was updated to 1.22

2019-04-28 Firefox was updated to 60.6.1 ESR

2019-03-01 PHP 5.6 is removed.

2019-03-01 apache-24 is 64-bit-only now. File and configuration layout is changed. Manual intervention will be likely required on update to fix service. Look for details in this announcement.

2019-01-10 fish shell was updated to version 3.0.0, which has some non-backward compatible changes, for more information see fish release notes.

2018-12-13 libsodium was updated to ABI-incompatible version 1.0.16. All dependent applications should be rebuilt.

2018-12-06 VirtualBox 5.2.22 was added

2018-10-25 GtkHTML 3.32.2 (library/desktop/gtkhtml) was removed. The only consumer, evolution, had been removed long before.

2018-10-22 Components lame and twolame were moved from encumbered to userland. Gstreamer updated to 1.14.4.

2018-10-19 IPS was updated to include new fixes from Oracle and OmniOS CE (up to 93b48ac487d97ffef1711361697f1e929b744c01 )

2018-10-14 GTK 3 was updated to 3.24.1. Mate was updated to 1.20. Nimbus GTK3 theme was rebased on Solaris 11 theme from B00merang project.

2018-10-03 KVM zone brand was integrated. Now you can get additional isolation level for kvm and manage kvm VMs as zones. Some examples are available here:

2018-09-27 ghostscript was updated to 9.25. This is ABI-incompatible update. All dependent packages should be rebuilt.

2018-09-24 distro_const doesn't longer create 32-bit boot archive. GUI and text installer were modified to cope with this. If you used custom disto-const manifests, be sure to remove <script name="/usr/share/distro_const/boot_archive_archive_32"> section from them.

2018-09-01 Samba was updated to 4.8.4

2018-08-28 BerkeleyDB 5.1 compatibility symlinks were removed.

2018-07-27 Tomcat 6 ( web/java-servlet/tomcat ) was removed. Use Tomcat 8 (web/java-servlet/tomcat-8) instead.

2018-07-26 Libpqxx was updated to incompatible version 6.2.4, all dependent packages should be recompiled.

2018-06-21 Postfix updated to 3.3.1, configuration format changed in version 3.2 and 3.3, be sure to read the changes in postconf(5).

2018-05-21 hwloc updated to 2.0.1 is ABI incompatible, dependent libraries such as PETSc need rebuild.

2018-05-05 ghostcript was updated to likely ABI-incompatible 9.23 version.

2018-02-12 GCC 6 is the default oi-userland compiler now. Read announce email for details.

2018-01-23 gdm, libunique, gnome-power manager are removed. Support for creating Gnome2 installation images was removed.

2018-01-22 upower 0.99.7 and mate-power-manager 1.18.1 were added

2017-12-22 asterisk was updated to 15.1.4

2017-12-21 nautilus, file-roller, gnome-control-center and evolution were removed. You can use Mate analogs (caja, engrampa, mate-control-center) and thunderbird instead.

2017-12-20 totem was updated to 3.0.1

2017-12-12 audacity 2.1.1 was added to /hipster-encumbered repository.

2017-11-25 samba was updated to 4.5.15

2017-11-25 library/gnu-libiconv was removed. Applications should use illumos native iconv interface.

2017-11-17 IPS sysem repository is now working on OpenIndiana. Documentation was updated: (look at "System repository configuration").

2017-10-27 Xorg was updated to 1.19.5. Note, that if you run OI as VirtualBox guest, you should switch to vesa driver, as latest VirtualBox guest additions (currently 5.1.30 or 5.2.0) don't provide Solaris xorg drivers for Xorg 1.19.

2017-10-17 net-snmp was updated to ABI-incompatible version 5.7.3. All dependent packages should be recompiled.

2017-10-14 PostgreSQL 9.3 was removed. PostgreSQL 9.4 is the default PostgreSQL version now. PostgreSQL 10 was added.

2017-08-30 goffice was updated to ABI-incompatible 0.10.35 version, all dependent software should be recompiled

2017-08-10 libgcrypt was updated to ABI-incompatible 1.8.0 version, all dependent software should be recompiled

2017-08-10 libgpg-error was updated to 1.27. Due to fix in ligpg-error headers, ABI incompatibility is possible. Dependent applications should be recompiled.

2017-08-08 apache 2.2 was removed. Users are advised to switch to apache 2.4.

2017-07-26 libgphoto2 was updated to ABI-incompatible 2.5.14 version. All dependent applications should be rebuilt.

2017-07-19 Tcl/Tk were updated to 8.6.6. Default tclsh is 64-bit now. Third-party modules likely should be recompiled/reinstalled due to the change of the search path .

2017-07-01 GeoIP was updated to 1.6.11. geoip-database shipping GeoIP databases was added to oi-userland.

2017-06-23 MariaDB 5.5 and Percona Server 5.5 were removed. MariaDB 10.1 is the default MySQL implementation now.

2017-05-31 Mate was updated to 1.18

2017-05-22 Thunderbird was updated to 52.1.1

2017-05-16 VLC was updated to

2017-05-16 Firefox was updated to 52.1.1

2017-05-01 Xorg was updated to 1.18.4. If you had self-compiled xorg modules, they likely have to be recompiled. VirtualBox drivers should be updated.

2017-03-26 rhythmbox was updated to 3.4.1. Ensure that you install necessary library/audio/gstreamer1/plugin/* packages when updating your desktop installations, as new rhythmbox uses gstreamer1.

2017-03-26 totem-pl-parser was updated to ABI-incompatible version 3.10.7

2017-03-24 unrar was updated to 5.4.5

2017-03-22 gtk3 was updated to 3.18.9

2017-03-17 tracker was updated to 1.8.1

2017-03-07 OpenJDK 8 is the default JDK now. If you build illumos-gate, don't forget to add 'export BLD_JAVA_8=' to your

2017-01-10 Perl 5.16 was removed. Perl 5.24 modules are shipped.

2016-12-28 Bison was updated to 3.0.4

2016-12-22 PostgreSQL 9.6 was added. It provides only 64-bit binaries, except developer tools. Developer tools for 32-bit applications are provided in $(PG_HOME)/bin/i86.

2016-12-19 Updated drm port (including reworked agpgart and agpmaster packages) was integrated.

2016-12-15 GnuTLS 3 (library/gnutls-3) is default gnutls version, used by oi-userland. Details are available here:

2016-12-13 libmicrohttpd was updated to ABI-incompatible 0.9.52 version

2016-12-02 Ruby 1.9 is dropped. Ruby 2.3 is the default system Ruby now. Ruby 2.3 is updated to 2.3.3, facter - to 2.4.6, puppet - to 3.8.6.

2016-11-29 Vim is updated to 8.0.0104.

2016-11-26 GNU TLS 3.4.16 was added.

2016-11-25 nettle was updated to ABI-incompatible 3.3 version.

2016-11-19 Mate is updated to 1.16

2016-11-11 libsmb was relocated to /usr/lib/libsmb (header files - to /usr/include/libsmb) and updated to 4.4.6.  GVFS was updated to 1.26.0. GVFS and gnome-vfs use updated libsmb now.

2016.11-10 Node.js 7 was added to oi-userland

2016.11-10 MariaDB 10.1 was added to oi-userland

2016.11-10 requests, Python HTTP library, was added to oi-userland.

2016-11-10 pip was updated to 9.0.1

2016-11-09 sysding now supports creates configuring link aggregation and VLAN interfaces.

2016-10-28 Distribution constructor now adds extra loader menu options for live images. Manifests, used to generate live images, should be updated. Details are available here:

2016-10-28 OpenOffice was dropped. Details are available here:

2016-10-20 Thunderbird is updated to 45.3.0

2016-10-05 Python 2.6 is removed

2016-09-29 PHP 5.4 and 5.5 were removed as they have reached EOL

2016-09-28 Loader is shipped and enabled by default. See .

2016-09-22 CUPS is updated to 1.7.5

2016-09-16 Mesa is updated to 12.0.3

2016-09-12 MongoDB 3.3 is added

2016-09-06 GCC 5.4 is available as optional compiler.

2016-08-29 Intel KMS port was integrated. People, building their own illumos-gate version, shouldn't be affected, as userland drm version is not restricted by any incorporation. If they care to run fresh drm on illumos-gate build, they can request removing incorporate dependency on drm from illumos-gate.

2016-08-23 SunSSH was removed. On update you should transparently receive openssh packages. They are called network/ssh (client) and service/network/ssh (server) now.

2016-08-18 sendmail is updated to 8.15.2

2016-08-17 clang 3.8 is added

2016-08-16 inkscape is updated to 0.91

2016-08-16 new meta-packages for creating install images are available: pkg:/mate_install and pkg:/minimal_install

2016-08-16 lightdm 1.19.3 and lightdm-gtk-greeter are added

2016-08-10 GCC 4.9 is updated to 4.9.4

2016-08-04 arm for monitoring Tor relays is added to oi-userland

2016-08-04 tor is updated to

2016-08-04 yelp is updated to 3.20.1

2016-07-19 iso-codes are updated to 3.68

2016-07-19 OpenJDK 8 1.8.92 is added

2016-07-16 IPython is updated to 5.0.0.

2016-07-17 libssh2 is updated to 1.7.0

2016-07-17 GNU Make is updated to 4.2.1

2016-07-08 Python 2.7 is default python version now. All software use it by default besides illumos-gate packages, which still need Python 2.6.

2016-07-05 distro_const now generates full usb images. 1G/2G.header files are no longer required, just copy image to usb stick with dd.

2016-06-16 samba is updated to new major version 4.4.4.

2016-05-31 ImageMagick was updated to ABI-incompatible version

2016-05-29 gd2 was updated to new major release (version 2.1.1). Old binary for gd2 2.0.35 is still delivered.

2016-05-14 libpng 1.6 is the default libpng now. Older versions are preserved.

2016-05-07 libtasn1 was upated to ABI-incompatible version 4.8. The only consumer in OI repositories is gnutls, which was rebuilt and updated to ABI-compatible version 2.12.23.

2016-04-16 libnotify is updated to ABI-incompatible 0.7.6 version. All dependencies are fixed to build against it.

2016-04-16 fuse driver and libfuse 2.7.6 are integrated

2016-04-13 samba is updated to 4.2.11. samba36 is removed. vfs_solarisacl module is compiled as static module now

2016-03-25 libusb-1.0 is added, libmtp is switched from libusb to libusb-1.0

2016-03-22 GDB is updated to 7.10.1

2016-03-21 Borg backup tool is added

2016-03-16 Thunderbird is updated to 38.6.0

2016-03-03 bash is updated to 4.3.42

2016-03-03 openssl-fips package was removed

2016-03-02 DNSCrypt-proxy 1.6.1 was added

2016-02-22 Openproj was removed

2016-02-22 Hunspell / Myspell dictionaries were updated. Dictionaries for af_ZA, bg_BG, ca_ES, da_DK, el_GR, en_ZA, eo_l3, et_EE, fa_IR, fo_FO, ga_IE, gd_GB, gl_ES, gv_IE, he_IL, hr_HR, hy_AM, ku_TR, lt_LT, lv_LV, nb_NO, nl_NL, nn_NO, nr_ZA, ns_ZA, pt_PT, ro_RO, sk_SK, sl_SI, ss_ZA, st_ZA, th_TH, tn_ZA, ts_ZA languages were removed.

2016-02-17 libical is updated to binary incompatible version 1.0 . All dependent software should be rebuilt.

2016-02-11 Bind DNS server (network/dns/server:default) runs as "named" user now. Check that all necessary files are accessible to named.

2016-01-30 Firefox is updated to 44.0

2016-01-26 userland-incorporation is now removable. If you have to uninstall it  (for example, on test PC), do "pkg change-facet facet.require.consolidation/userland/userland-incorporation=false &&  pkg uninstall userland-incorporation"

2016-01-26 EsounD was removed (superseeded by pulseaudio)

2016-01-22 PostgreSQL 9.5 is added

2015-12-31 vlc 2.2.1 is added to /hipster-encumbered

2015-12-31 ffmpeg is updated to 2.8.4

2015-12-22 sysidtool and other packages from admin consolidations consolidation were removed. service/management/sysidtool was replaced by service/management/sysding . Text installer now can use sysding to configure network on the host.