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Posted about 4 years ago
Kenneth R. Westerback (krw@) writes to inform us: Microsoft goes Gold for 2018! The OpenBSD Foundation is happy to announce that Microsoft has increased its support level from Silver to Gold for 2018. This is the fourth consecutive year that ... [More] Microsoft has made a contribution to the OpenBSD Foundation and we are grateful for their continuing support. Thank you, Ken for sharing the good news about the OpenBSD Foundation with the community. [Less]
Posted about 4 years ago
In this commit, Otto Moerbeek (otto@) moved malloc handling from a softlink in /etc to a sysctl instead. Read more…
Posted about 4 years ago
Gilles Chehade (gilles@) has written an article on recent progress in OpenSMTPD. It begins: TL;DR: Filters have been a (the most ?) long awaited feature in OpenSMTPD. I finally committed most of the filters code to OpenBSD. There is still a bit of ... [More] work required but the trickiest parts are done. This article describes how filters are implemented and what to expect. [Less]
Posted about 4 years ago
Returning readers are likely aware that OpenBSD in its OpenBSD/amd64 and OpenBSD/i386 varieties comes with virtualization built in, brought to you by the vmm(4) subsystem. Now getting started with OpenBSD virtualization has become even easier: The ... [More] OpenBSD FAQ has a new Virtualization section, written mainly by Solene Rapenne (solene@) and added to the site in this commit, that offers an introduction to the concepts as well as instructions on how to get started with vmm(4). That's right: go read the thing, and play with vmm! Thanks, Solene! [Less]
Posted about 4 years ago
Earlier this week the OpenBSD foundation received its first Silver donation from an individual contributor. Thank you John Carmack for the very generous contribution! The support will ensure that many important projects are moving forward and continue making impact.
Posted about 4 years ago
Ken Westerback (krw@ when wearing his dev hat) wrote in with some great news: The OpenBSD Foundation is excited to announce that it has received a second 2018 Iridium level (>$100K) donation from Handshake. Read more…
Posted about 4 years ago
The release of OpenBSD 6.4 has been announced: We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 6.4. This is our 45th release. We remain proud of OpenBSD's record of more than twenty years with only two remote holes in the default ... [More] install. […] Rather than reproducing the full list of new features here, we refer readers to the official OpenBSD 6.4 page. Selected highlights include: Support has been added for qcow2 images and external snapshots in vmm(4)/vmd(8). "join" has been added for Wi-Fi networks. Security enhancements include unveil(2), MAP_STACK, and RETGUARD. Meltdown/Spectre mitigations have been extended further, and SMT is disabled by default. rad(8) has replaced rtadvd(8). bgpd(8) has undergone numerous improvements, including the addition of support for BGP Origin Validation (RFC 6811). smtpd.conf(5) uses a new, more flexible grammar. For the first time, there are more than 10,000 (binary) packages (for amd64 and i386). Those upgrading from version 6.3 should read the upgrade guide. Readers are encouraged to show their appreciation in the conventional manner. [Less]
Posted about 4 years ago
Ingo Schwarze (schwarze@) writes in about fresh developments in mandoc(1): During EuroBSDCon 2018 in Bucuresti, Adam Kalisz suggested to add a table of contents near the top of the HTML output of mandoc, and i just implemented and committed that. Read more…
Posted about 4 years ago
EuroBSDcon 2018 is now over, and slides for OpenBSD-related presentations are now available from the usual place. As always, there's some great reading there (especially for those of us who were unable to attend the conference). Unfortunately, there will not be any video this year.
Posted about 4 years ago
Fresh from the just concluded n2k18 hackathon comes this report from Ken Westerback (krw@), who writes: How to travel from Dresden to Usti nad Labem for free! No drama flying to Dresden, from which a train would take me to n2k18's home in Usti ... [More] nad Labem. Other than being puzzled that it costs less to fly YYZ -> FRA -> DRS than it costs to fly YYZ -> FRA. Read more… [Less]