2014-08-28 ftp daemon (earlier provided by illumos-gate wu-ftpd) is replaced by proftpd. Service network/ftp is renamed to service/proftpd. Now ftp daemon is running in standalone mode (previously it was inetd-managed service).
2014-08-12 gnome-pilot and gnome-pilot-link packages are obsolete now.
2014-08-04 System perl (/usr/perl5/bin/perl) now links to perl-516. Perl 5.16 was recompiled without -Dperl_static_inline="static" flag, which can affect perl ABI. Most of the Perl 5.10 modules were marked obsolete. Detail message is available in oi-dev ML: http://openindiana.org/pipermail/oi-dev/2014-August/003300.html
2014-08-01 OpenOffice 4.1.0 is available
2014-07-29 GDB is updated to 7.6
2014-07-19 Firefox is updated to 24.6.0 ESR
2014-07-18 Webkit was added to oi-userland. Devhelp and yelp were switched to webkit.
2014-07-04 OpenJDK is updated to 1.7.60
2014-07-04 GCC 4.8.3 is a default userland compiler now
2014-06-27 GCC is updated to 4.7.4.
2014-06-16 OpenIndiana /hipster repository was moved to http://pkg.openindiana.org/hipster-2014.1
2014-06-16 OpenSSL (library/security/openssl) is updated to 1.0.1h. Compatiblity bits are provided in the same package.
2014-06-04 Updated to Python 2.7.6
2014-05-08 Webmin is removed (no maintainer, removed upstream)
2014-04-17 OpenSSL (library/security/openssl) is updated to 1.0.1g. Compatiblity bits are provided in the same package.
2014-04-12 Remove LP-related desktop components (gnome-print, gnome-print-papi). ghex is also removed (it depends on them, removed upstream).
2014-03-18 gstreamer was rebuilt. gstreamer/plugin/base and gstreamer/plugin/good are separate packages now
2014-03-12 slim_source was rebuilt with GCC
2014-02-27 oi-userland was switched to use new versioning scheme. If you build software, please ensure to test it with set environment variables COMPONENT_BUILD_ARGS=-j4 and USERLAND_ARCHIVES
2014-01-31 gnome-libs are separated in several packages. text/rarian files moved from /usr to /usr/g++. For compatibility symbolic links in /usr/bin were created to point to corresponding programs in /usr/g++. The library itself is no longer compatible, as it is rebuilt with g++.
2014-01-28 rapper binary from library/raptor was renamed to rapper-1 to avoid conflict with library/raptor2 package.
2014-01-16 Python 2.4 is deprecated
2014-01-15 Thunderbird is updated to 24.2.0
2014-01-08 Firefox is updated to 17.0.6 ESR, OpenJDK 1.7.45 and icedtea-web 6ec72d653144 are used as java browser plugin.
2013-12-10 IPS was updated. IPS GUI - package-manager and update-manager - was removed. If you hosted local IPS servers you have to recreate services, which supported these servers. Procedure is the same (and described, for example, here http://wiki.illumos.org/display/illumos/Redistributing+built+packages ) , but old services just don't work after update.
2013-07-20 Perl was updated to 5.16