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Old 14th May 2012
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Default FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report January-March, 2012


   This report covers FreeBSD-related projects between January and March
   2012. It is the first of the four reports planned for 2012. This
   quarter was highlighted by releasing the next major version of FreeBSD,
   9.0, which was finally released in the beginning of January 2012. The
   FreeBSD Project dedicates the FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE to the memory of
   Dennis M. Ritchie, one of the founding fathers of the UNIXŽ operating
   system. Our release engineering team has been also busy with
   preparation of the 8.3-RELEASE, which was publicly announced in April.

   Thanks to all the reporters for the excellent work! This report
   contains 27 entries and we hope you enjoy reading it.

   Please note that the deadline for submissions covering the period
   between April and June 2012 is July 15th, 2012.


     * FreeBSD Services Control
     * GNU-Free C++11 Stack
     * Growing filesystems online
     * The FreeNAS Project

User-land Programs

     * Clang Replacing GCC in the Base System
     * Replacing the Regular Expression Code
     * The bsdconfig(8) utility

FreeBSD Team Reports

     * Release Engineering Team Status Report
     * The FreeBSD Foundation Team Report


     * DTrace Probes for the linuxulator
     * HDMI/DisplayPort Audio Support in HDA Sound Driver (snd_hda)
     * Improved hwpmc(9) Support for MIPS
     * isci(4) SAS Driver

Network Infrastructure

     * Atheros 802.11n Support
     * IPv6 Performance Analysis
     * Multi-FIB: IPv6 Support and Other Enhancements


     * The FreeBSD Japanese Documentation Project


     * FreeBSD/arm on Various TI Boards
     * FreeBSD/powerpc on Freescale QorIQ DPAA
     * NAND File System, NAND Flash Framework, NAND Simulator
     * Porting DTrace to MIPS and ARM


     * A New linux_base Port Based Upon CentOS
     * BSD-licensed sort Utility (GNU sort Replacement)
     * KDE/FreeBSD
     * Perl Ports Testing
     * The FreeBSD Haskell Ports
     * The FreeBSD Ports Collection
See the complete report at http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/f...ay/001420.html
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