pkgsrc-2021Q1 branch announcement
29 March, 2021 by wiz@NetBSD.org | netbsd
The pkgsrc developers are proud to announce the 70th quarterly release of pkgsrc, the cross-platform packaging system. pkgsrc is available with more than 26,000 packages, running on 23 separate platforms; more information on pkgsrc itself is available at https://www.pkgsrc.org/ In total, 381 packages were added, 61 packages were removed, and 2,349 package updates (to 2,064 unique packages) were processed since the pkgsrc-2020Q4 release. Updates include 29 R packages, 499 Python, and 332 Ruby packages. The default Go version in pkgsrc is now 1.16. As always, many packages have been brought up to date relative to upstream. For the 2021Q1 release we welcome the following notable packages additions and changes to the pkgsrc collection: - cmake 3.19.7 - Firefox 78.9.0 (as an ESR), 86.0.1 - gdal 3.2.2 - Go 1.15.10, 1.16.2 - LibreOffice 126.96.36.199 - mosquitto 2.0.9 - Nextcloud 21.0.0 - Node.js 12.21.0, 14.16.0 - ocaml 4.11.2 - openblas 0.3.10 - owncloud 10.6.0 - PHP 7.3.27, 7.4.16, 8.0.3 - PostGIS 3.1.1 - PostgreSQL 9.5.25, 9.6.21, 10.16, 11.11, 12.6, 13.2 - pulseaudio 14.2 - Python 3.7.10, 3.8.8, 3.9.2 - qemu 5.2.0 - qgis 3.16.4 - Ruby 3.0 - Rust 1.49.0 - spotify-qt 3.5 - SQLite 3.35.2 - Syncthing 1.14.0 - Thunderbird 78.9.0 - tor 0.4.5.7 - Tor Browser 10.0.12 - vlc-3.0.12 - WebKitGTK 2.30.6 This branch we say notable goodbyes to: - php 7.2 - nodejs 8 - go 1.14 Changes to the pkgsrc infrastructure and notes: - Note that Firefox, Thunderbird and likely other packages with difficult dependencies do not build on NetBSD 8 and other systems with non-recent compilers. Users who wish to run these programs are advised to update to NetBSD 9 or newer versions of other operating systems. Instructions on using the binary package manager can be found at https://pkgin.net, and pkgsrc itself can be retrieved from via CVS or tar file, and also from a mirror at https://github.com/NetBSD/pkgsrc. See https://www.netbsd.org/docs/pkgsrc/getting.html for instructions. The branch name for the 2021Q1 branch is "pkgsrc-2021Q1".