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Ludovic Courtès 3 years ago
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** Package management
*** ‘guix pull’ has been overhauled; it now populates ~/.config/guix/current
*** ‘guix pack’ now supports building SquashFS images
*** ‘guix pack’ can now build relocatable tarballs
*** ‘guix pack’ can now build tarballs with relocatable executables
*** ‘guix system’ gives more hints for common configuration errors
*** ‘guix package’ no longer warns about harmless file collisions
*** ‘guix weather’ now reports continuous integration statistics
*** ‘guix import elpa’ has a new ‘--recursive’ option
** Distribution
*** New ‘initrd-modules’ field of ‘operating-system’
*** New ‘file-system-label’ construct supersedes ‘title’ field of ‘file-system’
*** Package for Python 2.x has been renamed from “python” to “python2”
*** RHEL6 systems based on kernel Linux 2.6 are supported again
*** New services
enlightenment, qemu-binfmt
** Programming interfaces
*** ‘gnu-build-system’ now includes a ‘bootstrap’ phase to run ‘autoreconf’
*** ‘gnu-build-system’ dumps contents of ‘test-suite.log’ upon test failures
*** New build systems: ‘android-ndk’
*** New (guix store database) and (guix store deduplication) modules
*** The ‘guix-register’ C++ program no longer is
*** package-full-name (guix packages) now uses "@" as its delimiter.
** Noteworthy bug fixes
** Native language support
*** the manual can now be translated and is partially translated into French
* Changes in 0.14.0 (since 0.13.0)
** Package management