Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU24 Released With A Plethora Of Package Updates

Written by Michael Larabel in Oracle on 19 August 2020 at 12:02 AM EDT. 3 Comments
Solaris 11.4 continues chugging along per the Oracle/Solaris maintenance terms but still with no signs of life beyond the 11.4 series with any radical changes. The twenty-fourth stable release update was issued on Tuesday for Oracle Solaris 11.4.

Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU24 ships with some new Python 3.7 packages like PyCUPS, Netaddr, and ISO8601 as well as providing other new Python packages like Bcrypt support. This SRU update also has fixed support for the Samsung MS9AC2DD2SUN7.6T / MS9AC2DD6SUN200G drives, offers Explorer 20.2, and other minor refinements.

Along with those changes there are dozens of packages seeing updates like GCC 9 now offers GCC 9.3, LLVM Clang 10.0 is available, GNOME Desktop 3.34 is available, X.Org Server 1.20.8, and many other package updates. There are also dozens of other package updates just in the name of security fixes like Firefox, Mesa, PHP, SQLite, and more.

Those making use of Solaris 11.4 can learn about all of the listed SRU24 changes via the release announcement.
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