OpenBSD Journal

OpenBSD 3.6 available for pre-order

Contributed by dhartmei on from the release-preorder dept.

Pre-order has started for OpenBSD 3.6, shipping November 1st. See the order page for first impressions of the new artwork theme.

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  1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

    I don't see any mention to here. Instead, I see is going to ship Xfree sources, as always. Is going to be the default X server in 3.6? Or some later on?

    1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

      From what I've read on misc@, it's going to be one of those "wait and see" scenarios. I'm sure the OpenBSD XFree maintainers and maintainers would appreciate diffs for software (priv sep and the like), if you're into that sort of thing.

    2. By ciph3r ( on

      Not for 3.6 definately.

    3. By djm@ ( on

      I was under the impression that the current stable release of xorg was basically what OpenBSD has in-tree now: a cleaned up pre-license change XFree 4.4.

      1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

        xorg 6.8 is out now, which has substantial improvements. It just came out, though, so definitely not in time for 3.6.

        1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

          It's out now? I thought it was going to be a few more days. Time to download it and try it out. :D

          1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

            Aww crap, I read this article, but apparently they jumped the gun by a few days. It should be out shortly.

  2. By toxa ( on

    does anybody knows, why "sheriff theme"? ;-)

    1. By Miod Vallat ( on

      You mean the SSHeriff.

      1. By Ian McWilliam ( on

        Hmm...Looks like a Clint Eastwood spagetti western theme to me!

        1. By chort ( on

          Looks that way to me as well. I can't wait for the song lyrics, and the t-shirt!

          1. By toxa ( on

            I think it stands for Wild Wild West, which is reference to WWW ;-)

  3. By Stefan ( on

    And still no cups in ports,
    does anyone know why ?
    It compiles very clean from source indeed.

    1. By jose ( on

      you should check the ports@ archive for CUPS submissions and/or get it into the tree. ports don't magically appear, someone has to submit them and make sure it's commitable, then maintain it.

    2. By Ian McWilliam ( on

      Some one does have a cups port. Check the ports@ archive. If you find who, get them to resubmit the port inclusion again. It might eventually be picked up.

    3. By Anonymous Coward ( on

      The MirPorts framework has got CUPS and works on OpenBSD too.

  4. By Bren ( on

    Just wondering something: why the previous major version of Apache? Is it license, or auditing, a vulnerability?

    I'm just curious, either works for me.


    1. By chad ( on

      Its not included at the very least because of the license. The mailing list archives have more information: < a href="">


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