NetBSD: Recent Changes and News

On this page you will find a summary of significant changes to NetBSD. For those interested in every change to the source tree, there is no substitute for subscribing to the source-changes mailing list. Significant news related to the NetBSD Project is also included here. Changes to pkgsrc are also listed here. All of this information is also available in rss/xml format.


November 2019

October 2019

September 2019

August 2019

July 2019

June 2019

May 2019

April 2019

February 2019

January 2019


November 2019

01 Nov 2019 - New Developer in October 2019

The NetBSD project is pleased to welcome the following new developer:

  • Ulrich Teichert (login: krypton), who will be working on prep port (ppc).


October 2019

03 Oct 2019 - pkgsrc-2019Q3 released

The pkgsrc developers are proud to announce the pkgsrc-2019Q3 branch, the 64th pkgsrc release.

Please see the release announcement for more information.

01 Oct 2019 - New Developer in September 2019

The NetBSD project is pleased to welcome the following new developer:

  • Jason High (login: jhigh), who will be working on networking, virtualization and documentation.


September 2019

01 Sep 2019 - New Developer in August 2019

The NetBSD project is pleased to welcome the following new developer:

  • Juraj Lutter (login: otis), who will be working on the NetBSD Packages Collection.


August 2019

08 Aug 2019 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2019-004

A security advisory was published:

01 Aug 2019 - New Developer in July 2019

The NetBSD project is pleased to welcome the following new developer:

  • N. Gillmann (login: ng0), who will be working on the NetBSD Packages Collection.


July 2019

08 Jul 2019 - pkgsrc-2019Q2 released

The pkgsrc developers are proud to announce the pkgsrc-2019Q2 branch, the 63rd pkgsrc release.

Please see the release announcement for more information.


June 2019

01 Jun 2019 - New Developers in May 2019

The NetBSD project is pleased to welcome the following new developers:

  • Michael Bäuerle (login: micha), who will be working on the NetBSD Packages Collection.
  • Frederic Cambus (login: fcambus), who will be working on the NetBSD Packages Collection.


May 2019

31 May 2019 - NetBSD 8.1 released

NetBSD 8.1 release has been announced. The binaries and installation images are available at //cdn.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-8.1/.

Please see the blog post for more information.

20 May 2019 - NetBSD 8.1_RC1 binaries available

The first (and hopefully final) release candidate for the upcoming 8.1 release has been announced. The binaries and installation images are available at //cdn.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-8.1_RC1/.

Please see the blog post for more information.

02 May 2019 - New Security Advisories: NetBSD-SA2019-00[2-3]

Two new security advisories were published:

01 May 2019 - New Developer in April 2019

The NetBSD project is pleased to welcome the following new developer:

  • Sijmen J. Mulder (login: sjmulder), who will be working on the NetBSD Packages Collection.
  • Zachary McGrew (login: zmcgrew), who will be working on kernel and documentation.


April 2019

10 Apr 2019 - pkgsrc-2019Q1 released

The pkgsrc developers are proud to announce the pkgsrc-2019Q1 branch, the 62nd pkgsrc release.

Please see the release announcement for more information.

01 Apr 2019 - New Developer in March 2019

The NetBSD project is pleased to welcome the following new developer:

  • Yuuki Enomoto (login: uki), who will be working on installation.


February 2019

06 Feb 2019 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2019-001

A new security advisory was published:

01 Feb 2019 - New Developer in January 2019

The NetBSD project is pleased to welcome the following new developer:

  • Michał Górny (login: mgorny), who will be working on llvm.


January 2019

01 Jan 2019 - New Developer in December 2018

The NetBSD project is pleased to welcome the following new developer:

  • David H. Gutteridge (login: gutteridge), who will be working on the NetBSD Packages Collection and documentation.