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November 2002

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September 2002

  • 10 September, 2002: New committer: Peter Grehan (PowerPC)

  • 2 September, 2002: Notes from the USENIX ATC 2002 FreeBSD Developer Summit are now available.

  • 1 September, 2002: The FreeBSD-STABLE branch of the source tree has now been frozen in preparation for the release of FreeBSD 4.7. This means that any new commits to the -stable source tree must be approved by the release engineering team first. Our expected "ship" date for 4.7 is October 1, 2002.

  • 1 September, 2002: New committer: David Xu (KSE)

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March 2002

  • 30 March, 2002: Notes from the BSDCon 2002 FreeBSD Developer Summit are now available.

  • 28 March, 2002: New committer: Tom Rhodes (Documentation Project)

  • 29 March, 2002: New committer: SUZUKI Shinsuke (IPv6)

  • 19 March, 2002: New committer: Alexander Leidinger (Ports)

  • 17 March, 2002: New committer: Ceri Davies (Documentation)

  • 12 March, 2002: A new area of the FreeBSD web site has been created dedicated to release engineering. This new section contains information about future releases of FreeBSD, a specific schedule for the upcoming releases of FreeBSD 4.6 and 5.0, and more.

  • 9 March, 2002: FreeBSD now works with multiple processors on sparc64 systems, thanks to the efforts of Jake Burkholder, and Thomas Moestl.

  • 3 March, 2002: New committer: Maxime Henrion (VFS, SMP, ...)

February 2002

  • 25 February, 2002: The December/January status report is now available; see the status reports Web page for more information.

  • 25 February, 2002: New committer: J. Mallett

  • 18 February, 2002: New committer: Bernd Walter (Alpha)

  • 11 February, 2002: FreeBSD GNOME team is proud to announce new section of the site devoted to various aspects of the GNOME desktop and development environment on the FreeBSD. Check it out here.

  • 7 February, 2002: New committer: Maxim Konovalov

January 2002

  • 31 January, 2002: The announcement and call for papers for BSDCon Europe 2002 has been released. This conference will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands some time in November 2002. Individuals interested in presenting a paper at the conference should submit an abstract by June 24, 2002.

  • 29 January, 2002: FreeBSD 4.5 has been released. Please see the Release Information page for more details. Also be sure to check the release errata after installation for any late-breaking issues with 4.5 that may occur.

  • 12 January, 2002: The FreeBSD 4.5 Release Engineering Team has submitted a testing guide for the upcoming FreeBSD 4.5 release. Please help us ensure that 4.5 is our most stable and highest performance release yet.

  • 10 January, 2002: Aaron Kaplan has submitted a new article explaining how to adjust your system configuration to use the new Euro symbol on FreeBSD.

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