Alpine Linux Changelog

New in version 3.2.3

August 16th, 2015
  • Alan Lacerda (2):
  • main/targetcli: add py-parsing dependency. Fixes #4465
  • main/freeswitch-sounds-en-us-callie-8000: upgrade to 1.0.51
  • Leonardo Arena (3):
  • main/sniproxy: add logrotate support
  • main/haproxy: security upgrade to 1.5.14 (CVE-2015-3281)
  • main/zabbix: upgrade to 2.4.6
  • Natanael Copa (51):
  • main/ngrep: fix segfault on invalid filters and add -dbg
  • main/uwsgi: enable cgi plugin
  • main/uwsgi: upgrade to 2.0.11.1
  • main/postgresql-bdr: fix init.d script
  • main/openssh: security fix for CVE-2015-5600
  • main/linux-vanilla: upgrade to 3.18.19
  • main/cacti: security upgrade to 0.8.8f (CVE-2015-4634)
  • main/linux-rpi: upgrade to 3.18.19
  • main/xen: security fixes (CVE-2015-3259,CVE-2015-5154)
  • main/lighttpd: upgrade to 1.4.36
  • main/linux-grsec: upgrade to 3.18.19
  • main/dahdi-linux-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.19-r0
  • main/devicemaster-linux-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.19-r0
  • main/ipfw-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.19-r0
  • main/open-vm-tools-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.19-r0
  • main/xtables-addons-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.19-r0
  • testing/flashcache-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.19-r0
  • testing/ipt-netflow-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.19-r0
  • testing/spl-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.19-r0
  • testing/virtualbox-additions-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.19-r0
  • testing/zfs-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.19-r0
  • main/qemu: security fix for CVE-2015-5154
  • main/net-snmp: security fix for CVE-2015-5621
  • main/ghostscript: security fix for CVE-2015-3228
  • main/bind: security upgrade to 9.10.2_p3 (CVE-2015-4620,CVE-2015-5477)
  • main/freeradius: upgrade to 3.0.9 and enable rest and redis
  • main/nss: upgrade to 3.19.2
  • main/firefox: security upgrade to 38.1.1 (CVE-2015-4495)
  • main/alpine-conf: fix setup-bootable kernel name change
  • main/alpine-conf: fix setup-timezone -z
  • main/freeradius: add json support to rest module
  • main/linux-rpi: upgrade to 3.18.20
  • main/linux-vanilla: upgrade to 3.18.20
  • main/linux-grsec: upgrade to 3.18.20
  • main/linux-grsec: upgrade to grsecurity-3.1-3.18.20-201508102128-alpine
  • main/dahdi-linux-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.20-r1
  • main/devicemaster-linux-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.20-r1
  • main/ipfw-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.20-r1
  • main/open-vm-tools-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.20-r1
  • main/xtables-addons-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.20-r1
  • testing/flashcache-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.20-r1
  • testing/ipt-netflow-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.20-r1
  • testing/spl-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.20-r1
  • testing/virtualbox-additions-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.20-r1
  • testing/zfs-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.20-r1
  • main/bind: user libcap for capabilities
  • main/python: fix find_library with musl
  • main/musl: fix struct tm.tm_gmtoff
  • main/pango: fix generation of pango modules.cache
  • main/pango: fix permissions of modules.cache

New in version 3.2.2 (July 14th, 2015)

  • This is a bugfix release of the v3.2 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.18.18 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 3.2.1 (July 9th, 2015)

  • Alan Lacerda (1):
  • main/freeswitch-sounds-pt-br-karina-8000: move from testing
  • Bartłomiej Piotrowski (2):
  • main/strongswan: rebuild against openssl 1.0.2c
  • main/cups: rebuild against gnutls 3.4.1
  • Carlo Landmeter (1):
  • main/alpine-mirrors: add leaseweb GeoDNS mirror
  • Jeff Bilyk (1):
  • main/freeradius: add provides for freeradius3
  • Joao Arruda (1):
  • main/acf-provisioning-polycom: Upgrade SPIP UCS to 4.0.9
  • Kaarle Ritvanen (2):
  • main/ruby-activesupport4.2: add missing dependency
  • main/ruby-rails4.2: upgrade to 4.2.3 (incl. dependencies)
  • Leo Unglaub (1):
  • main/xfce4-notes-plugin: Update to 1.8.1
  • Leonardo Arena (10):
  • main/mini_httpd: upgrade to 1.21
  • main/pmacct: ressurect and upgrade to 1.5.1. Disable deprecated ULOG
  • main/owncloud: upgrade to 8.0.4
  • main/php-pear-net_idna2: new aport
  • main/roundcubemail: upgrade to 1.1.2
  • main/roundcubemail: fix depends
  • main/php-pear-mail_mime: new aport
  • main/php-pear-net_smtp: new aport
  • main/roundcubemail: more depends fixes
  • main/owncloud: upgrade to 8.0.5
  • Mika Havela (1):
  • main/freeswitch: Specify pidfile.
  • Natanael Copa (61):
  • main/mesa: force -march i586 for atomic compare and swap
  • main/llvm: fix i586-alpine-linux-musl
  • main/mesa: rebuild against llvm-3.6.1
  • main/abuild: fix provides in subpackages
  • main/freeradius: make dependencies cleaner
  • main/freeradius: fix incomplete freeradius3 provides
  • main/mumble: fix build
  • main/squid: enable openssl
  • main/weechat: upgrade to 1.2
  • main/redis: security upgrade to 3.0.2 (CVE-2015-4335)
  • main/abuild: another fix for provides in subpackages
  • main/freeradius: another rebuild to fix provides
  • main/php: security upgrade to 5.6.10
  • main/wpa_supplicant: various security fixes
  • main/hostapd: various security fixes
  • main/postgresql: upgrade to 9.4.4
  • main/cacti: security upgrade to 0.8.8d (CVE-2015-4342)
  • main/cups: security upgrade to 2.0.3 (CVE-2015-1158,CVE-2015-1159)
  • main/gitolite: create homedir
  • main/lua-lyaml: moved from testing
  • main/sircbot: upgrade to 0.4
  • main/bind: enable caps
  • main/pmacct: fix segfault due to stack size
  • main/pmacct: add support for ipv6, sqlite, jansson
  • main/linux-vanilla: upgrade to 3.18.16
  • main/mariadb: make -dev package provide mysql-dev
  • main/mariadb: fix mysql compat package
  • main/freeswitch: upgrade to 1.4.19
  • main/freeswitch: enable -dbg
  • main/llvm: build with gcc and fix arm
  • main/xen: fix xendomains init.d script with screen
  • main/xen: security upgrade to 4.5.1
  • main/llvm: work around parallel build problem
  • main/freeswitch: update checksum
  • main/xen: enable libnl3
  • main/cups-filters: security upgrade to 1.0.70 (CVE-2015-3258)
  • main/linux-grsec: upgrade to 3.14.16
  • main/linux-grsec: fix makedepends
  • main/zeromq: security upgrade to 4.0.7 (CVE-2014-9721)
  • dahdi-linux-grsec/dahdi-linux-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.17-r0
  • devicemaster-linux-grsec/devicemaster-linux-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.17-r0
  • ipfw-grsec/ipfw-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.17-r0
  • open-vm-tools-grsec/open-vm-tools-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.17-r0
  • xtables-addons-grsec/xtables-addons-grsec: rebuild against kernel 3.18.17-r0
  • main/pmacct: fix trivial typo in stacksize
  • main/alpine-conf: fix issue when for it on lvm on cciss raid
  • main/pcre: various security fixes
  • main/lighttpd: security fix for CVE-2015-3200
  • main/alpine-conf: fix setup-apkrepos
  • main/freeradius: security fix for CVE-2015-4680
  • main/linux-pam: security upgrade to 1.2.1 (CVE-2015-3238)
  • main/squashfs-tools: fix variable length array overflow
  • main/squashfs-tools: security fix for CVE-2015-4645/4646
  • main/lvm2: upgrade to 2.02.122
  • main/lvm2: use mlockall by default
  • main/qemu: security fix for CVE-2015-4037
  • main/polkit: various security fixes
  • main/freeswitch-sounds-fr-*: move from testing
  • main/freeswitch-sounds-fr-ca-june-8000: upgrade to 1.0.51
  • main/rsyslog: fix default permissions (CVE-2015-3243)
  • ==== release 3.2.1 ====
  • Nathan Angelacos (1):
  • main/kamailio backport mohqueue v0.11 module
  • Ted Trask (17):
  • main/acf-provisioning: upgrade to 0.7.1
  • main/acf-core: Bump pkgrel to fix upgrade from 3.1
  • main/acf-lib: Bump pkgrel to fix upgrade from 3.1
  • main/acf-provisioning: upgrade to 0.7.2
  • main/acf-provisioning: upgrade to 0.7.3
  • main/acf-provisioning: upgrade to 0.7.4
  • main/acf-core: upgrade to 0.18.9
  • main/acf-provisioning-algo: backport from edge
  • main/acf-provisioning: upgrade to 0.7.5
  • main/acf-iptables: upgrade to 0.7.1
  • main/acf-provisioning-polycom: Revert to 4.0.8c and bump pkgrel
  • main/acf-freeswitch-vmail: upgrade to 0.6.0
  • main/acf-jquery: upgrade to 0.4.0
  • main/acf-jquery: upgrade to 0.4.1
  • main/acf-freeswitch-vmail: upgrade to 0.6.1
  • main/acf-provisioning: upgrade to 0.7.6
  • main/acf-provisioning: upgrade to 0.8.0
  • Timo Teräs (23):
  • main/fprobe-ulog: fix setregid
  • main/nginx-lua: fix paxmark
  • main/apk-tools: upgrade to 2.6.1
  • main/squark: upgrade to 0.6.1
  • main/strongswan: security upgrade to 5.3.1 (CVE-2015-3991)
  • main/openssl: security upgrade to 1.0.2b
  • main/openssl: upgrade to 1.0.2c
  • main/quagga: rework the bgp route selection fix
  • main/quagga: fix bgpd patch, and disable handling of coredump signals
  • main/lua-cqueues: upgrade to 20150610
  • main/binutils: default to 'gnu' hash style
  • main/strongswan: security upgrade to 5.3.2 (CVE-2015-4171)
  • main/lua-asn1: new aport from edge
  • main/quagga-nhrp: backport from edge
  • main/lua-asn1: fix path
  • main/quagga-nhrp: new snapshot
  • main/quagga-nhrp: new snapshot
  • main/linux-grsec: ugprade to 3.18.17
  • main/apk-tools: upgrade to 2.6.2
  • main/apk-tools: upgrade to 2.6.3
  • main/musl: apply dn_skiprr and syslog fix
  • main/quagga-nhrp: update to 2015.07.08
  • main/linux-vanilla: upgrade to 3.18.17
  • Travis Tilley (1):
  • main/llvm: update to 3.6.1

New in version 3.2.0 (May 27th, 2015)

  • Some of the new features are:
  • linux 3.18 kernel
  • gcc 4.9.2 / musl 1.1.9 + fortify
  • mariadb 5.5 replaces mysql
  • postfix 3.0
  • Lua 5.3 support
  • Ruby 2.2
  • Xen 4.5
  • freeradius3 was renamed to freeradius
  • Samba 4.2
  • Mate desktop 1.10
  • libreoffice 4.4
  • qt5 5.4
  • kodi (previously known as xbmc) 14.2
  • Some of the desktop applications that got upgraded and are available for v3.2:
  • xfce 4.12
  • xorg-server-1.17.
  • firefox esr 38
  • evince 3.16
  • virt-manager 1.2
  • vlc 2.2
  • inkscape 0.91
  • audacity 2.1

New in version 3.1.4 (May 15th, 2015)

  • This release is based on the 3.14.41 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 3.1.3 (March 20th, 2015)

  • This is a bugfix release of the v3.1 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.14.36 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 3.1.2 (January 31st, 2015)

  • This is a bugfix release of the v3.1 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.14.30 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 3.1.1 (January 7th, 2015)

  • This is a bugfix release of the v3.1 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.14.27 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 3.1.0 (December 10th, 2014)

  • Some of the new features are:
  • support for openvswitch
  • Xen 4.4
  • a release build for Rasberry PI (arm hardfloat)
  • Some of the desktop applications that got upgraded and are available for v3.1:
  • xorg-server-1.16.2
  • firefox 31.2.0
  • gnumeric 1.12.18
  • evince 3.14.1
  • virt-manager 1.1.0
  • claws-mail 3.11.0
  • hexchat 2.10.2
  • vlc 2.1.5
  • inkscape 0.48.5
  • gimp 2.8.14
  • audacity 2.0.6

New in version 3.0.6 (October 23rd, 2014)

  • This is a bugfix release of the v3.0 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.14.22 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 3.0.5 (October 9th, 2014)

  • This is a bugfix release of the v3.0 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.14.20 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 3.0.4 (August 26th, 2014)

  • This is a bugfix release of the v3.0 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.14.17 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 3.0.3 (August 12th, 2014)

  • This release is based on the 3.14.16 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 3.0.2 (July 30th, 2014)

  • This is a bugfix release of the v3.0 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.14.14 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 3.0.1 (June 26th, 2014)

  • This is a bugfix release of the v3.0 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.14.8 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 3.0.0 (June 5th, 2014)

  • This is the first release with musl libc instead of uClibc and is not ABI compatible with earlier versions, so special care needs to be taken when upgrading. See http://alpinelinux.org/edge-musl on how to upgrade.
  • Since v2.7, among the various bugfixes, several packages have been upgraded:
  • kernel is based on 3.14.5
  • lxc 1.0.3
  • qemu 2.0.0
  • asterisk 12.3.0
  • openssh 6.6p1
  • openjdk7
  • varnish 4.0.0
  • and many more...
  • Some of the desktop applications that got upgraded and are available for v3.0:
  • xorg-server-1.15.1
  • firefox 29.0.1
  • gnumeric 1.12.8
  • evince 3.12
  • virt-manager 1.0.1
  • claws-mail 3.10.0
  • hexchat 2.9.6.1
  • vlc 2.1.4
  • inkscape 0.48.4
  • gimp 2.8.10
  • A port for ARM has been created, but is still experimental and not included in release builds.
  • Various long standing bugs that have been difficult (or impossible) to fix have been resolved. There are also better support for utf8, all timezones, full RELRO build.
  • Since this is the first release with a brand new libc, it should be considered as beta quality. Most things will work good or better than previous releases but there are likely cornercase bugs lurking. So be sure to test it before rolling out for production. We are also planning to shorten the support period for v3.0 to 1 year instead of the traditional 2 year period.

New in version 2.7.8 (May 21st, 2014)

  • This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.40 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

New in version 2.7.7 (May 7th, 2014)

  • This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.38 kernel.

New in version 2.7.6 (April 22nd, 2014)

  • This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.37 kernel which contains various security fixes.

New in version 2.7.5 (March 8th, 2014)

  • This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.33 kernel which contains various security fixes.

New in version 2.7.4 (February 6th, 2014)

  • This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.28 kernel which contains various security fixes.

New in version 2.7.3 (January 8th, 2014)

  • This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.25 kernel which contains various security fixes.

New in version 2.7.2 (December 10th, 2013)

  • This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.23 kernel which contains various security fixes.

New in version 2.7.1 (November 21st, 2013)

  • This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.19 kernel which contains various security fixes.

New in version 2.7.0 (November 9th, 2013)

  • Since v2.6, among the various bugfixes, several packages have been upgraded:
  • kernel is based on 3.10.18
  • php 5.5.5
  • qemu 1.6.1
  • xen 4.3.1
  • postgresql 9.3.1
  • samba 4.1.0
  • nsd 4.0.0
  • asterisk-11.6.0
  • bluez 5.7
  • openssh 6.4p1
  • lua 5.2.2
  • Some of the desktop applications that got upgraded and are available for v2.7:
  • abiword 3.0.0
  • firefox 25.0
  • gnumeric 1.12.8
  • evince 3.10
  • virt-manager 0.10.0

New in version 2.6.6 (October 25th, 2013)

  • This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.17 kernel which contains various security fixes.

New in version 2.6.5 (October 3rd, 2013)

  • This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.13 kernel.

New in version 2.6.4 (September 3rd, 2013)

  • This is a bugfix release which is based on the 3.10.10 kernel.

New in version 2.6.3 (August 8th, 2013)

  • This is a bugfix release that fixes various security issues.
  • The kernel was upgraded to 3.10.5 since the 3.10.y is announced to be longterm. This means that you should test this release before upgrading your production systems.

New in version 2.6.2 (July 3rd, 2013)

  • This is a bugfix release that fixes various securiy issues in kernel and Xen.

New in version 2.6.1 (June 6th, 2013)

  • DMVPN works again (issue #1782)
  • default kernel based on 3.9.4
  • vserver kernel based on 3.4.47
  • xen 4.2.2

New in version 2.5.4 (March 1st, 2013)

  • This is a kernel security bugfix release that brings in all stable kernel fixes up to 3.4.34 in to our 3.6 kernel.

New in version 2.5.2 (January 22nd, 2013)

  • This is a bugfix release which contains various security fixes, fixes for the r8169 NIC driver and fixes for squid.

New in version 2.5.0 (November 8th, 2012)

  • Kernel upgraded to 3.6.6 with grsecurity patch
  • Asterisk v.11.0.1
  • Xen 4.2 Dom0 Support
  • Freeswitch 1.2.0
  • PostgreSQL 9.2.1
  • Ruby 1.9.3
  • Libvirt 1.0
  • Xorg server 1.13
  • Mesa 9

New in version 2.4.5 (July 18th, 2012)

  • Fixes MSS clamping in kernel for proper path MTU discovery.
  • Fixes creating apkovl archives with large number of files. (issue 1240)
  • Fixes include empty dirs in apkovl archives. (issue 1241)

New in version 2.4.3 (May 31st, 2012)

  • Kernels upgraded to 3.3.7
  • Fix issue in 2.4.2 that pulled in packageses from edge. This fixes nfsd segfaulting and dahdi kernel modules not loading.

New in version 2.3.3 (January 5th, 2012)

  • kernel updated to 3.0.14
  • kernel patch for issues with MTU and OpenNHRP
  • opennhrp updated to 0.13 - better supports multi-ISP configurations with pingu
  • shorewall fix for multi-ISP configurations with pingu - no more need to restart pingu everytime shorewall is restarted.
  • unbound DNS resolver now updates the root server from a periodic script

New in version 2.3.2 (November 23rd, 2011)

  • This bugfix release includes several security patches from upstream package sources, iptables compatibility fixes for Shorewall, kernel upgrade to 3.0.10, and multi-core CPU kernel enhancements.

New in version 2.2.0 (May 3rd, 2011)

  • A new Linux kernel branch based on 2.6.38 with all of the Alpine patches either rebased or included in upstream Linux sources.
  • New support for the x86_64 architecture. Alpine 2.2 is able to efficiently take advantage of modern x86 processors supporting all available general purpose registers
  • and providing native support for the full expanded 64-bit virtual address space of modern computer hardware.
  • SHA512 password hashing security. In Alpine 2.2, passwords in /etc/shadow are now hashed using SHA512 by default. This provides significantly stronger password hash strength, increasing the difficulty required to crack system passwords by several orders of magnitude.
  • Preliminary support for grsecurity Role Based Access Control. By installing the gradm package and enabling the grsec-rbac service, you can add additional hardening to your server or appliance's security configuration.
  • Enhanced disk partitioning and installation tool (setup-disk). This tool now supports configuration of LVM volumes, software RAID, data-only storage disks and uses the EXT4 filesystem by default. All of this is provided in a simple to use utility.
  • Improved package management tools (apk). New features include support for multiple architectures, an improved interactive mode and general UI enhancements.
  • Support for read-only boot filesystems. This support is automatically used on new installations involving removable storage as well as 'hybrid' setups where the system image is stored on disk and configuration is stored on a second partition.
  • Added GNOME desktop environment. This support is presently preliminary, but can be installed using the gnome-base metapackage.
  • XFCE was upgraded to 4.8. Alpine continues to provide excellent support for the XFCE desktop environment by shipping the latest version in Alpine 2.2.
  • Added Mozilla Firefox web browser and GNU Gnash. These additions enable Alpine to have a fully functional web browser on it's desktop profile.
  • MySQL has been upgraded to version 5.5. This new version of MySQL brings several security and performance enhancements.
  • OpenRC has been upgraded to version 0.8.2. This new version of OpenRC brings several bugfixes and performance improvements.
  • Preliminary support for a Xen dom0 environment added. This will be enhanced upon in the next major version of Alpine, but provides significant memory savings over other Xen dom0 environments. Xen support is available only on the x86_64 port of Alpine.
  • Busybox has upgraded to version 1.18.4. The new enhancements in Busybox make Alpine easier to learn for those used to GNU/Linux environments.

New in version 2.1.4 (January 10th, 2011)

  • Upgraded/downgraded packages (from version):
  • acf-alpine-conf-0.4.0-r2 (0.4.0-r1)
  • acf-freeswitch-vmail-0.0.10-r0 (0.0.9-r0)
  • alpine-base-2.1.4-r0 (2.1.3-r0)
  • alpine-conf-2.5.4-r1 (2.5.4-r0)
  • apk-tools-2.0.7-r2 (2.0.7-r0)
  • busybox-1.17.4-r1 (1.17.3-r3)
  • dahdi-linux-grsec-2.6.35.10-r0 (2.6.35.9-r2)
  • iscsitarget-grsec-2.6.35.10-r2 (2.6.35.9-r4)
  • kamailio-3.1.1-r0 (3.1.0-r1)
  • libmysqlclient-5.1.51-r2 (5.1.51-r1)
  • linux-firmware-2.6.35.10-r0 (2.6.35.9-r2)
  • linux-grsec-2.6.35.10-r0 (2.6.35.9-r2)
  • mkinitfs-2.1.2-r1 (2.1.2-r0)
  • openrc-0.6.1-r4 (0.6.1-r2)
  • xtables-addons-grsec-2.6.35.10-r1 (2.6.35.9-r3)

New in version 2.1.3 (December 13th, 2010)

  • This is a bugfix release that is based on the 2.6.35.9 kernel.
  • It contains security fixes for OpenSSL, stability fixes for the uclibc threading implementation, a new snapshot of ipsec-tools, fixes for the local backup utilities' handling of encrypted configuration, and minor fixes for the package manager apk-tools.

New in version 2.1.2 (November 15th, 2010)

  • This is a bugfix release that fixes booting from USB, issues with static linking, and a problem with missing kernel firmware files.

New in version 2.1.1 (November 6th, 2010)

  • This is a bugfix release. It fixes booting on some hardware (#464), booting vserver kernel, fixes broken util-vserver (on the alpine-vserver iso image), ipv6 network configuration (#423) and security update of dhcpd.

New in version 2.1.0 (November 3rd, 2010)

  • New:
  • linux-2.6.35.x kernel
  • gcc-4.5.x
  • gdb-7.2
  • perl-5.12
  • asterisk-1.8.x
  • postgres-9.0.x
  • dovecot-2.0.x
  • php/apache2 support
  • initial support for udev as alternative to busybox mdev
  • xorg-server-1.9.x (with udev and hotplugging support)
  • gtk+-2.22 and friends
  • kamailio-3.1
  • Some of the minor fixes include:
  • ping as normal user works
  • the package alpine-base ships /etc/alpine-release
  • 'lbu package -' should work even if there are pre/post scripts to lbu
  • less verbose Alpine init. Only show error if any
  • no info message about not starting mounting modloop
  • encrypted apkovls should work again

New in version 2.0.0 (August 18th, 2010)

  • Improved threading support with NPTL
  • Paravirtualized KVM guest support (virtio)
  • Paravirtualized Hyper-V guest support
  • Various new and updated applications like:
  • asterisk-1.6.2.11
  • busybox-1.17.1
  • dovecot-1.2.13
  • freeswitch-1.0.6
  • kamailio-3.0.2
  • nfs-utils-1.2.2
  • openssl-1.0.0a
  • postfix-2.7.1
  • samba-3.5.4
  • sqlite-3.7.0.1
  • Support for X.org via network install and lots of new or updated desktop apps like:
  • abiword-2.8.6
  • geany-0.19
  • gimp-2.6.10
  • glade3-3.6.7
  • gnumeric-1.10.8
  • inkscape-0.48
  • midori-0.2.6
  • pidgin-2.7.3
  • qemu-0.12.5
  • transmission-2.04
  • wine-1.2
  • xchat-2.8.8
  • xfce-4.6.2

New in version 2.0.0 RC2 (August 6th, 2010)

  • Fixes #391 that caused booting fail after setup-disk.
  • virtio support in default initramfs for qemu guests. (needs testing)
  • General polishing.

New in version 1.10.6 (July 7th, 2010)

  • This release includes a critical fix for a bug with apk-tools triggers, a security fix for clamav, and support for partitions bigger than 2TB.

New in version 1.9.3 (February 1st, 2010)

  • The main reason for the update is to fix a specific problem with overlays.
  • Also included are 6 updated packages, and a useful feature for SQL backups.