OpenBSD Journal

Catchup 2021-02-13

Contributed by rueda on from the Puffyish kernel churn dept.

Recent noteworthy things commited to -current and not previously reported include:

  • [2021-01-26] Patrick Wildt (patrick@) continues work [with help from Mark Kettenis (kettenis@)] on supporting the Apple M1.
  • [2021-02-06] Solène Rapenne (solene@) blogged about using 2FA with TOTP.
  • [2021-02-08] Stefan Sperling (stsp@) added a RAID1C (raid1 + crypto) softraid(8) discipline.
  • [2021-02-09] Patrick Wildt (patrick@) added lldb(1) (for amd64 and arm64 platforms).
  • [2021-02-09] maxburst feature removed from tcp_output by Jan Klemkov (jan@)
    [2021-02-09] PF_LOCK() activated by Patrick Wildt (patrick@)
    [2021-02-10] Vitaliy Makkoveev (mvs@) moved UNIX domain sockets out of the kernel lock
  • [2021-02-11] Jonathan Gray (jsg@) upgraded libdrm to version 2.4.104, with changes to the relevant devices (see FAQ).
  • [2021-02-12] Otto Moerbeek (otto@) has requested testing/review of a patch enhancing malloc(3) "junking".

All in all, this looks promising for the upcoming OpenBSD 6.9 release!

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