SprezzOS 1

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The "von Neumann" release is the first mainstream, supported release of SprezzOS. It was released 2013-01-13, after being initially scheduled for release 2012-12-28.

SprezzOS 1
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Previous release: SprezzOS 0
Next release: SprezzOS 2

Download the current SprezzOS 1-series ISO (1.1.1) here.

The next epoch of SprezzOS development will yield SprezzOS 2, "Kolmogorov".

...and of course there's a release video, "Orcas on Segways".

This Google+ album walks through use of Growlight in an install.

Contents

Release Notes

  • The current installer version is 1.1.1.
    • There is one known critical issue in this version:{{#bugzilla:id=390}}
There is no known workaround for 390 save using other hardware.
  • SWOON 2013-01-30 has some relevant information about 1.0.3
  • As of SprezzOS 1's release, there were 5525 packages in the SprezzOS repositories.
  • 108 filed bugs were resolved in this development cycle.
  • Previous SprezzOS 1 installers are strongly deprecated by 1.1.1.

Major changes since SprezzOS 0

  • The Linux kernel has been upgraded to version 3.7.5
  • GRUB has been updated from 1.99 to 2.
  • EGLIBC 2.13 has been replaced with GNU libc 2.16
  • Systemd 197 has replaced sysvinit
    • biosdevname is now used to initially name network devices based off DMI
  • Perl has been updated to 5.16 from 5.14
    • A great many packages have been rebuilt
    • Many remain to be rebuilt; this is proceeding forthrightly
  • PulseAudio has been upgraded from 2.0 to 3.0
  • WPAsupplicant has been upgraded from 1.1 to 2.0
  • libjpeg has gone from soname 8 to 9
  • KDE has been upgraded from 4.8.4 to 4.9.5
  • Ubuntu's Unity and its subcomponents have been packaged
  • Mint's Cinnamon and its subcomponents have been packaged
  • Enlightenment 17 (E17) and its subcomponents have been packaged
  • cairo-dock and avant-window-navigator have been brought up-to-date with the ecosystem and repackaged
  • XFCE packages have been updated to 4.10 where possible
  • XBMC 12 rc3 has been packaged
  • Python 3.3 has been introduced
  • LLVM and Clang 3.2 have been introduced

Release Goals

Major goal Associated bug(s)
Move from sysvinit to systemd. {{#bugzilla:id=364,509,511,512,506,375}}
Become self-hosting (build our own versions of all Essential/Required packages, and all packages used in the installer). {{#bugzilla:id=249,231,466,491}}
Get installer working without intervention on most mainstream hardware. {{#bugzilla:id=499,344,390,477,565}}

Open bugs

{{#bugzilla:columns=id,priority,to,component,summary,status

|status=CONFIRMED,REOPENED,INPROGRESS
|sort=priority,id
|milestone=1.0.0 (von Neumann)
|noresultsmessage="No matching bugs found."

}}

Closed bugs

Kernel and Installer

{{#bugzilla:columns=id,priority,to,component,summary,status

|status=RESOLVED,VERIFIED
|sort=priority,id
|milestone=1.0.0 (von Neumann)
|component=Kernel,Installer
|noresultsmessage="No matching bugs found."

}}

Growlight

{{#bugzilla:columns=id,priority,to,component,summary,status

|status=RESOLVED,VERIFIED
|sort=priority,id
|milestone=1.0.0 (von Neumann)
|component=Growlight
|noresultsmessage="No matching bugs found."

}}

World

{{#bugzilla:columns=id,priority,to,component,summary,status

|status=RESOLVED,VERIFIED
|sort=priority,id
|milestone=1.0.0 (von Neumann)
|component=World,World-KDE,World-GNOME
|noresultsmessage="No matching bugs found."

}}