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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.


December 2016

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August 2016

July 2016

June 2016

May 2016

April 2016

January 2016


December 2016

01 Dec 2016 - New Developer in November 2016 (top)

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

  • Rin Okuyama (login: rin), who will be working on userland.


October 2016

21 Oct 2016 - NetBSD 7.0.2 released (top)

NetBSD 7.0.2 is now available! Please see the release notes for details.

03 Oct 2016 - Stable pkgsrc-2016Q3 branch released (top)

The 52nd quarterly pkgsrc branch, pkgsrc-2016Q3, was released with more than 17000 entries and 276 new packages (including over 30 TexLive packages added). See the release announcement for more information.

01 Oct 2016 - New Developer in September 2016 (top)

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

  • Felix Deichmann (login: flxd), who will be working on bug fixing and device drivers.


August 2016

01 Aug 2016 - New Developer in July 2016 (top)

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

  • Sean Cole (login: scole), who will be working on the macppc port and ia64.


July 2016

20 July 2016 - New Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2016-006 (mail.local) (top)

A new security advisory was published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.

12 Jul 2016 - Stable pkgsrc-2016Q2 branch released (top)

The 51st quarterly pkgsrc branch, pkgsrc-2016Q2, was released with more than 17000 entries and 301 new packages. Notable new packages include Ardour (Digital Audio Workstation), Code::Blocks IDE, CodeLite IDE, CoreCLR (.NET runtime and library), and the MATE desktop environment.

See the release announcement for more information.


June 2016

01 Jun 2016 - New Developer in May 2016 (top)

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

  • Abhinav Upadhyay (login: abhinav), who will be working on bug fixing.


May 2016

22 May 2016 - NetBSD 7.0.1 released (top)

NetBSD 7.0.1 is now available! Please see the release notes for details.


April 2016

21 April 2016 - New Security Advisories: NetBSD-SA2016-00[4-5] (compat, bozohttpd) (top)

Two new security advisories were published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.

16 April 2016 - New Security Advisories: NetBSD-SA2016-00[1-3] (ntp, libxfont, calendar) (top)

Three new security advisories were published:

You can find more information about them on the Security and NetBSD page.


January 2016

01 Jan 2016 - Stable pkgsrc-2015Q4 branch released (top)

The pkgsrc developers are proud to announce the pkgsrc-2015Q3 branch. There are 16846 possible packages in pkgsrc-2015Q4, up from 16764 last quarter. Notable new packages this quarter include kodi (home media center software previously known as xbmc), php-baikal (a CardDAV/CalDAV server), freecol (a Colonization clone), unicorn (a CPU emulator framework), and clang-static-analyzer.

See the release announcement for more information.

01 Jan 2016 - New Developers (top)

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

  • Ritesh Agrawal (login: ragrawal), who will be working on networking.
  • Guilherme Salazar (login: salazar), who will be working on kernel.