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FreeBSD 10.0 released

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability
of FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE.  This is the first release of the stable/10 branch.

Some of the highlights:

    * GCC is no longer installed by default on architectures where
      clang(1) is the default compiler.

    * Unbound has been imported to the base system as the local caching
      DNS resolver.

    * BIND has been removed from the base system.

    * make(1) has been replaced with bmake(1), obtained from the NetBSD
      Project.

    * pkg(7) is now the default package management utility.

    * pkg_add(1), pkg_delete(1), and related tools have been removed.

    * Major enhancements in virtualization, including the addition of
      bhyve(8), virtio(4), and native paravirtualized drivers providing
      support for FreeBSD as a guest operating system on Microsoft
      Hyper-V.

    * TRIM support for Solid State Drive has been added to ZFS.

    * Support for the high-performance LZ4 compression algorithm has
      been added to ZFS.

For a complete list of new features and known problems, please see the
online release notes and errata list, available at:

    http://www.FreeBSD.org/releases/10.0R/relnotes.html
    http://www.FreeBSD.org/releases/10.0R/errata.html

For more information about FreeBSD release engineering activities,
please see:

    http://www.FreeBSD.org/releng/

 

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