Subject: [ANNOUNCE] T2 SDE 7.0-rc3 - "Water Falls"
Date: Friday 1st June 2007 15:36:36 UTC (over 10 years ago)
we are pleased to announce the release candidate T2 SDE 7.0-rc named "Water Falls". /T2 SDE probably the first distribution shipping with GCC-4.2 and GlibC-2.6/ The release features the two newly supported CPU architectures AVR32 and Blackfin as well as the brand new GCC 4.2 and GlibC 2.6. Additinally the T2 7.0 series comes with over 400 new packages, while most of the existing packages received an update which manifest as over 4500 ChangeSets in the T2 SVN repository since the branch of the 6.0 series. The release candiate primarily focuses to bring the GCC-4.2 / GlibC-2.6 binaries into wider testing for a smooth 7.0 release. Prebuilt Live ISO images of the desktop target are available for i686, while the final 7.0 release will also cover x86-64, ppc, ppc64 and sparc64, soon: http://osiris.tfh-berlin.de/mirror/t2/stable/7.0-rc/ http://nexus.tfh-berlin.de/t2/binary/stable/7.0-rc/ Please note our roadmap and known issue lists at: http://www.t2-project.org/releases/7.0.html For more information please check out the full anounncement below. = About T2 = T2 is not a common Linux distribution - it is a flexible Open Source System Development Environment, allowing the creation of custom distributions with bleeding edge technology. With T2 you can define targets for various purposes, ranging from embedded Linux systems with a few MB of size over server configurations to a full desktop system featuring X.Org foundation, KDE, Gnome, OpenOffice.Org and many more. Those targets can be compiled for use on the most common architectures: Alpha, ARM, AVR32, Blackfin, IA64, HPPA/HPPA64, IA64, MIPS/MIPS64, PowerPC/PowerPC64, SPARC/SPARC64, SuperH, x86/x86-64 - theoretically any GCC/Linux supported one. You can find more info about T2 at http://www.t2-project.org/. = T2 7.0 Tree (Branch) Overview = This release includes bug fixes, security fixes, updates and even some improvements to the SDE. Most notable are: * AVR32 CPU support * Blackfin CPU support * updated GCC 4.2.0 * updated GlibC 2.6 You can find more info about the 6.0 series at http://www.t2-project.org/releases/6.0.html = Getting T2 7.0-rc = The source tarball of 7.0-rc release can be found at: http://dl.exactcode.de/t2/t2-7.0-rc.tar.bz2 or via svn: svn co http://svn.exactcode.de/t2/tags/7.0-rc t2-7.0-rc ISO images where created with this release and can be found, as usual at: http://osiris.tfh-berlin.de/mirror/t2/stable/7.0-rc/ http://nexus.tfh-berlin.de/t2/binary/stable/7.0-rc/ Important note: we recommend to use 7.0 branch to stay up-to-date with the latest bug-fix and security updates, you can grab it: svn co http://svn.exactcode.de/t2/branches/7.0 7.0-branch Previous 7.0 installation can be updated from this source via the build system running: ./scripts/Emerge-Pkg -system = T2 7.0-rc Changes = Generated statistics (6.0.0-> 7.0-rc): There where 5836 changesets with 7711 lines of commit messages. Approximately 4140 packages updates, 784 fixed issues, 4140 packages or features added and 256 things removed. Around 103 improvements have been committed. On behalf of the T2 SDE team, René Rebe -- René Rebe - ExactCODE GmbH - Europe, Germany, Berlin http://exactcode.de | http://t2-project.org | http://rene.rebe.name +49 (0)30 / 255 897 45