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WireGuard Support Merged Into Upstream OpenBSD

Following WireGuard being merged into Linux 5.6, the attention turned in recent months by WireGuard developers onto seeing their kernel port upstreamed in OpenBSD. As of this weekend, the WireGuard upstreaming in OpenBSD is their latest accomplishment.

21 June 2020 - WireGuard + OpenBSD - 6 Comments
FreeBSD Adopts A New Code of Conduct Based On The LLVM CoC

Following a survey of FreeBSD developers gauging interest in a new Code of Conduct and then a follow-up survey of keeping their current CoC versus adopting one similar to the LLVM or Go projects, FreeBSD has now settled on a new document.

9 June 2020 - FreeBSD Code of Conduct - 64 Comments
iXsystems Announces TrueNAS SCALE As A Linux-Based Offering

While iXsystems has been known as one of the leading FreeBSD-focused vendors with their various BSD-powered storage devices and servers as well as contributing significantly to upstream FreeBSD in addition to their former work on TrueOS/PC-BSD, they are now developing a new platform called TrueNAS SCALE that is based on Linux.

2 June 2020 - iXsystems - 33 Comments
NetBSD Working On Better OSS Compatibility / Translation Layer, Encouraging Native API Use

While the Open Sound System (OSS) usage hasn't been prevalent on Linux systems in many years, on NetBSD there still is some software making use of the OSS interfaces in not supporting the native NetBSD audio interfaces. Better OSS compatibility via a translation layer is available while ultimately they are working on transitioning more open-source software to support the native interfaces.

27 April 2020 - NetBSD OSS - 1 Comment

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