FreeBSD Q3'2016 Status Report Shares Many Highlights

Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 14 November 2016 at 08:28 AM EST. Add A Comment
For those wanting a concise look at how FreeBSD's development has evolved recently, their third quarter 2016 status report was published this weekend to offer a glimpse at the latest development projects.

Covered by their Q3'2016 report the FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE, Ports expanding to over 26,300 packages, the FreeBSD Foundation continues advancing, ClonOS is a new FreeBSD-based free/open hosting platform, CloudABI allows running untrusted programs right on top of FreeBSD, Wayland porting for FreeBSD has made progress along with other parts of the graphics stack, FreeBSD is still pursuing the use of the LLVM Linker (LLD) on its base system, ZFS file-system code continues advancing, ARM64 support continues getting better, FreeBSD UEFI keeps getting better, and other improvements throughout the FreeBSD world.

More details on the latest work on FreeBSD via their Q3'2016 status report at
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