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Alpine Linux 3.5.0 released

We are pleased to announce the release of Alpine Linux 3.5.0, the first in
the v3.5 stable series.

New features and noteworthy changes

Switch from OpenSSL to LibreSSL
Support for aarch64 (uboot only for now)
Support for ZFS as root
PostgreSQL update to 9.6.x. See the PostgreSQL documentation for upgrade
Samba 4.5.3
GTK+3.0 3.22.5
glib 2.50.2
Support for R, JRuby and OCaml
Better python3 support
The nodejs package was renamed to nodejs-current and moved to the community
repository. The nodejs-lts package was renamed to nodejs. This means that
you get the LTS version if you do apk add nodejs.
Desktop applications that have been upgraded in v3.5 include:

xorg-server 1.18.4

Thanks GIGABYTE for donating two ARM buildservers (xgene and thunderx platforms).
Thanks to everyone sending in patches, bug reports, new and updated aports.
The full list of changes can be found in the
git log and
bug tracker.

Commit statistics

5742 commits made by 133 contributors

1711 Natanael Copa
1036 Francesco Colista
710 Jakub Jirutka
486 Carlo Landmeter
308 Timo Teräs
272 Sören Tempel


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