Gentoo Archives: gentoo-announce

From: Daniel Robbins <drobbins@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] Gentoo Linux 1.0 released
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2002 17:23:06
Hi everyone,

Gentoo Linux 1.0 has been released!  The 1.0 release features the
following nifty new things:

Portage 1.8.9:
	10-20x speed improvement in dependency calculations
	New more flexible USE system
	Powerful new dynamic world profiles supporting package "pinning"
		emerge world == "emerge system" the way *you* want it.
	Tons of bug fixes
	Lots of new features, tweaks and refinements

Core system updates
	glibc 2.2.5
	new shadow/pam packages
	new more flexible autoconf packages
	updates to many core packages, including SGI XFS-related tools

New kernel:
	"2.4.19": 2.4.19-pre2-ac4-XFS
	Includes up-to-the-minute XFS support,
	O(1) scheduler,
	Rik van Riel's reverse-mapping patch,
	Andre Hedrick's IDE updates,
	Andrew Morton's disk IO fixes,
	and the usual Alan Cox goodness

Relevant links:

Install documentation:

New Portage Manual (in progress):

Note that we currently have an i686+ "gentoo linux system in a tarball"
(stage3) for much speedier installs.


Daniel Robbins                                  <drobbins@g.o>
Chief Architect/President              
Gentoo Technologies, Inc.