Release Notes for Alpine 3.11.0 (ideas)

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List of possible release notes for 3.11.0

Notable Changes

Rust now on almost all arches

Thanks to contributor Cogitri Rust is now enabled on all arches except s390x

Vulkan support

Thanks to PureTryOut the following changes have been made:

  • Vulkan-Loader and Vulkan-Headers are now in the repository.

Thanks to Leo the following changes have been made:

  • SPIRV-Headers, SPIRV-Tools, glslang and shaderc are now in the repository.
  • MPV now has Vulkan support
  • Wine has been recompiled with Vulkan and vkd3d support
  • gst-plugins-bad now has Vulkan support

KDE Plasma and other KGoodies

Thanks to PureTryOut for moving the packages from the testing repository to the community repository and the people that tested it.

MinGW-w64 and DXVK support

Thanks to Leo the MinGW suite up to mingw-w64-gcc is packaged and together with it DXVK. The following MinGW packages are now available:

  • mingw-w64-binutils
  • mingw-w64-winpthreads
  • mingw-w64-gcc
  • mingw-w64-gcc-base
  • mingw-w64-headers-bootstrap
  • mingw-w64-crt
  • mingw-w64-headers

/var/mail now default MAIL location

Packages now all use /var/mail instead of /var/spool/mail, in accordance with FHS:

  • alpine-baselayout now creates /var/mail and symlinks /var/spool/mail to it
  • tcsh now sets MAILDIR to /var/mail/$USER if it exists
  • mutt is now configured to use /var/mail instead of /var/spool/mail
  • heirloom-mailx now uses /var/mail
  • opensmtpd now uses /var/mail