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CMake 3.0 Released

Version 3.0 of the CMake build system is now available with various improvements over CMake 2.x.

11 June 2014 - CMake 3.0 - 10 Comments
TrueCrypt.ch: New Project, Hosted In Switzerland

It still is not really clear what happened to TrueCrypt with the official web-site still warning users against using the software; there's been no further confirmation whether it was a web-site hack, a back-door found in the software, government intervention, or other reason for shutting down the open-source project.

30 May 2014 - TrueCrypt.ch - 6 Comments
LF Announces New Backers, Projects For Core Infrastructure

The Linux Foundation has some new updates this morning concerning their Core Infrastructure Initiative that basically came as a result of the widely published OpenSSL heartbleed bug to provide the OpenSSL project with better funding for development and auditing.

29 May 2014 - Linux Foundation - 5 Comments
Cairo Has A Lengthy TODO List

For those that may have some extra time over the summer months that are looking to get involved with some new open-source work and are looking for something that's high-profile but often overlooked, Cairo would be a great project.

21 May 2014 - Cairo - 1 Comment
Git 2.0 Is Nearly Ready For Release

Junio Hamano has announced the fourth Git 2.0.0 release candidate with an expectation of shipping the final version quite soon with no more development releases planned.

21 May 2014 - Git 2.0.0 - Add A Comment
Reiser4 Gains Support For Discard On SSDs

Just yesterday I talked about Reiser4 being updated for Linux 3.14 and now supporting multiple transaction models. For the next Reiser4 patch release it looks like discard support will be added to the file-system.

7 May 2014 - Reiser4 - 16 Comments
Git 2.0 Test Releases Begin With Many Changes

Junio Hamano has made for an exciting weekend with the announcement of Git 2.0.0-rc0, the first test release of the upcoming Git 2.0 release that will have features breaking backward compatibility with Git 1.x.

18 April 2014 - Git 2.0 - 2 Comments

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