Difference between revisions of "Release Notes for Alpine 3.13.0"

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== aports ==
 
== aports ==
  
===== deprecation of berkley db =====
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===== Deprecation of berkley db =====
  
 
Oracle has changed the license of bdb to AGPL, making it unsuitable of inclusion in aports. This means we will have to remove the package from aports and fix all dependent packages.
 
Oracle has changed the license of bdb to AGPL, making it unsuitable of inclusion in aports. This means we will have to remove the package from aports and fix all dependent packages.
  
 
For postfix, this means using lmdb and dropping support for <code>hash</code> and <code>btree</code> databases. Before upgrading, update all references of these types in <code>/etc/postfix/main.cf</code> to <code>lmdb</code>
 
For postfix, this means using lmdb and dropping support for <code>hash</code> and <code>btree</code> databases. Before upgrading, update all references of these types in <code>/etc/postfix/main.cf</code> to <code>lmdb</code>
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===== Switching from busybox ifupdown to ifupdown-ng =====
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Alpine Linux switched from the busybox ifupdown to [https://github.com/ifupdown-ng/ifupdown-ng/ ifupdown-ng] as default implementation. This version is compatible with debian ifupdown and busybox ifupdown, but please read the [https://github.com/ifupdown-ng/ifupdown-ng/blob/master/README.md readme] and the [https://github.com/ifupdown-ng/ifupdown-ng/blob/master/doc/ADMIN-GUIDE.md admin guide].

Revision as of 21:04, 12 November 2020

aports

Deprecation of berkley db

Oracle has changed the license of bdb to AGPL, making it unsuitable of inclusion in aports. This means we will have to remove the package from aports and fix all dependent packages.

For postfix, this means using lmdb and dropping support for hash and btree databases. Before upgrading, update all references of these types in /etc/postfix/main.cf to lmdb

Switching from busybox ifupdown to ifupdown-ng

Alpine Linux switched from the busybox ifupdown to ifupdown-ng as default implementation. This version is compatible with debian ifupdown and busybox ifupdown, but please read the readme and the admin guide.