DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2007-01
1.8-RELEASE branched! HEAD is now 1.9! Official release on Monday.
DragonFly 1.8 has been branched. Any bug fixes will have to be committed
to both branches. The HEAD branch is now 1.9!
The branch tag is DragonFly_RELEASE_1_8 and the slip tag is
DragonFly_RELEASE_1_8_Slip. Any work should be done using the branch
tag, not the slip tag.
Final ISOs will be ready by Sunday and the release will occur Monday
after the mirrors have had a chance to get them. I would have liked
to do that one day earlier but I have several other obligations on
Saturday and Sunday.
Please start building and testing 1.8! Note that we will not be able
to make major changes to the installer, so language and keyboard
selection will probably still be broken (unless someone wants to take
that issue under their wing over the next three days).
I would like to get the packages included in the release updated,
we are still using outdated 1.4 package binaries and that creates
unneeded cruft in the pkgsrc database. I will try to get them updated
by Friday. It should not effect testing though since those packages
have minimal dependancies.
I also intend to adjust the nrelease build to include a VKERNEL
binary in addition to the normal kernel binary. Virtual-kernel-to-go!
SMP binaries will not be included on the ISO for this release... there
too many unresolved issues there. They will have to be built.