Alpine 3.9.0 released


We are pleased to announce the release of Alpine Linux 3.9.0, the first in the v3.9 stable series.

New features and noteworthy new packages

  • Support for armv7
  • Switch from LibreSSL to OpenSSL
  • Modloop is now being signed
  • Improved GRUB support. GRUB users should check if their config is generated correctly and have emergency boot media prepared

Significant updates

  • Linux 4.19
  • GCC 8.2.0
  • Busybox 1.29
  • musl libc 1.1.20
  • Go 1.11.5
  • LXC 3.1
  • PostgreSQL 11.1
  • Node.js 10.14.2
  • Crystal 0.27
  • Zabbix 4.0.3
  • Nextcloud 15.0.2

Noteworthy removals

  • Firefox is only available on x86_64 due to Rust.

Credits

Thanks to everyone sending in patches, bug reports, new and updated aports, and to everyone helping with writing documentation, maintaining the infrastructure, or has contributed in any other way!

Thanks to GIGABYTE, Scaleway, Fastly, IBM, Packet, vpsFree and RapidSwitch for providing us with hardware and hosting.

Changes

The full list of changes can be found in the git log and bug tracker.

Commit statistics

 1 AdamRushad 6 Ain 10 Alex Raschi 17 Alexander Edland 1 Alexandre Oliveira 1 Anatoly Kamchatnov 1 Andrzej Trzaska 66 André Klitzing 1 Andy Li 263 Andy Postnikov 1 Anil Madhavapeddy 4 Arthur Jones 7 Bart Ribbers 1 Bernhard J. M. Gruen 2 Bjoern Schilberg 1 Brad Fritz 1 Brian Kubisiak 3 Bwko 1 Carl Kittelberger 178 Carlo Landmeter 5 Chloe Kudryavtsev 16 Curt Tilmes 1 Cág 2 Daniel Beal 14 Daniel Isaksen 1 Daniele Debernardi 1 Dario Ernst 4 Dave Henderson 1 David Lutterkort 1 Dawid Dziurla 14 Dmitry Romanenko 33 Drew DeVault 1 Dustin Heimerl 2 Erik Ogan 1 Euan Harris 4 Eugene Pirogov 82 Fabian Affolter 1 Filippo Valsorda 247 Francesco Colista 3 Frank Hunleth 1 Fusl 9 Gennady Feldman 1 Governikus 1 Grant Miller 4 He Yangxuan 1 Henrik Holst 2 Henrik Nilsson 46 Henrik Riomar 2 Hidde van der Heide 1 Hiroshi Kajisha 8 Holger Jaekel 1 Ian Bashford 1 Ian Douglas Scott 2 Ivan Tham 107 J0WI 16 Jake Buchholz 262 Jakub Jirutka 1 James White 4 Jan Tatje 13 Jason A. Donenfeld 3 Jean-Louis Fuchs 3 Joe Groocock 4 Joe Holden 1 John Coyle 4 Jonathan Neuschäfer 1 Jose Maria Garcia 1 Josef Fröhle 1 Julen Landa Alustiza 1 Julien Reichardt 53 Kaarle Ritvanen 1 Katie Holly 8 Keith Maxwell 30 Kevin Daudt 1 Kory Prince 1 Kyle Parisi 8 Laurent Bercot 237 Leonardo Arena 7 Linux User 1 Louis 1 Lovell Fuller 3 Luca Weiss 5 Lucas Ramage 3 Marat Safin 8 Marc Vertes 29 Marian Buschsieweke 1 Markus Heimbach 4 Marvin Steadfast 1 Mathias De Maré 1 Matteo Gazzetta 1 Michael De La Rue 1 Michael Hamann 2 Michael Lin 1 Michael Mason 2 Michael Truog 1 Michael Wyraz 3 Michal Sidor (Michcioperz) 1 Mike Bland 1 Mike Crute 2 Mike Milner 50 Mike Sullivan 1 Mikhail Ivko 20 Milan P. Stanić 3 Mobile Stream 3 Mohammed Sadiq 1513 Natanael Copa 2 Nathan Angelacos 3 Nathan Caldwell 2 Nathan Johnson 1 Niclas Kroon 1 Nils Andreas Svee 11 Oleg Titov 4 Oliver Smith 10 Paul Bredbury 4 Paul Morgan 1 Pavlo Khudolieiev 1 Paweł Tomak 43 Pedro Filipe 1 Peter Kokot 1 Philippe Schommers 1 PureTryOut 2 Richard Mortier 1 Rick Chen 1 Robert Hencke 3 Robert Yang 325 Roberto Oliveira 1 Rostyslav Fridman 29 Sascha Paunovic 1 Sergey Kuritsin 1 Sergey Safarov 6 Shiz 19 Simon Frankenberger 1 Stefan Schwarz 17 Stefan Wagner 4 Steffen Nurpmeso 2 Steve HOLWEG 34 Stuart Cardall 152 Sören Tempel 36 TBK 32 Taner Tas 2 Ted Trask 1 Terror 1 Thomas Eizinger 1 Thomas Liske 10 Tiago Ilieve 1 Tianon Gravi 6 Tim Brust 85 Timo Teräs 3 Tuan Hoang 1 Tuan M. Hoang 5 Valery Kartel 2 Vince Mele 1 Vitaly Aminev 15 William Pitcock 1 Wojciech Górski 1 Your Name 1 ageekymonk 1 allgdante 68 alpine-mips-patches 2 emersion 57 info@mobile-stream.com 4 jchipmunk 1 khm 1 liluo 1 midipix 1 nervo 1 noname 4 opal hart 401 prspkt 4 raschi.alex@gmail.com 2 ryang 27 tcely 1 tmpfile 2 wener 1 wenerme 1 yangxuan8282 1 zelivans