FreeBSD Technology Roadmap

submited 21 September 2021

Much like any other organization navigating the future during very uncertain times, the FreeBSD Foundation team spent the last year increasingly focused on how best to support its mission and goal – how best to support the FreeBSD Project. They held strategy sessions with the Foundation Board and FreeBSD Core team, reviewed the results of the FreeBSD core team’s user and developer surveys, and held conversations with developers, users and other members of the FreeBSD community to determine where to focus our efforts. The overall goal is to expand and enhance the efforts of the technology team.

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26 October 2021
GCC 10 with Ada language support added to NetBSD  

Fernando Oleo Blanco's efforts to port GNAT Ada compiler to NetBSD resulted in GCC 10 with Ada support (x86 and x86_64) being added to NetBSD's pkgsrc-wip repository.

Valuable News – 2021/10/25  

The Valuable News weekly series is dedicated to provide summary about news, articles and other interesting stuff mostly but not always related to the UNIX or BSD systems.

Running the Searx metasearch engine on OpenBSD  

Searx is a free metasearch engine. This means that it will aggregate search results from several search engines, like Bing, DuckDuckGo, Google or Qwant. But it will also interface with services like DailyMotion, DeviantArt, FramaLibre, GitHub, Reddit or Wikipedia to extract search results. For more information, have a look at the searx online documentation . It also removes Cookies and generate a random profile for each request you do. This is a step forward to privacy.

23 October 2021
OpenBSD on the HiFive Unmatched  

A post reviewing OpenBSD 7.0 riscv64 on the HiFive Unmatched as a desktop.

FreeBSD Foundation October 2021 Fundraising Update  

As of this writing, they’ve raised $180,000 towards $1,250,000 goal for 2021.

Valuable News – 2021/10/19  

The Valuable News weekly series is dedicated to provide summary about news, articles and other interesting stuff mostly but not always related to the UNIX or BSD systems.

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21 October 2021
An LDC bootstrap compiler and LDC package for OpenBSD  

How building an LDC bootstrap works (at least on OpenBSD)

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