svn commit: r52613 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/releases/12.0R/relnotes

Glen Barber gjb at
Thu Dec 6 21:20:01 UTC 2018

Author: gjb
Date: Thu Dec  6 21:20:00 2018
New Revision: 52613

  Document r338643, Enable reproducible builds
  Document r340773, src.conf knob to enable the retpoline mitigation
           for userland builds
  Document r334391, ld.lld as the system linker by default on amd64
  Document r332452, vt(4) "Terminus BSD Console" font v4.46
  Document r339216, Improve Capsicum support in sshd
  Document r330110, Add kernel retpoline option for amd64
  Document r333713, Add driver for Microchip LAN78xx USB3-GigE controller
  Document r303033, arch(7) manual page addition.
  Submitted by:	emaste
  Sponsored by:	The FreeBSD Foundation


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/releases/12.0R/relnotes/relnotes.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/releases/12.0R/relnotes/relnotes.xml	Thu Dec  6 21:19:59 2018	(r52612)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/releases/12.0R/relnotes/relnotes.xml	Thu Dec  6 21:20:00 2018	(r52613)
@@ -214,9 +214,18 @@
 	updated to reject configuration entries that specify
 	&man.setuid.2; or executable log files.</para>
+      <para revision="338643" contrib="sponsor" sponsor="&ff;">The
+	<literal>WITH_REPRODUCIBLE_BUILD</literal> &man.src.conf.5;
+	knob has been enabled by default.</para>
       <para revision="339303"><application>LDNS</application> now
 	enables <literal>DANE-TA</literal>, and
 	<literal>GOST</literal> has been removed.</para>
+      <para revision="340773" contrib="sponsor" sponsor="&ff;">A new
+	&man.src.conf.5; knob, <literal>WITH_RETPOLINE</literal>, has
+	been added to enable the retpoline mitigation for userland
+	builds.</para>
     <sect2 xml:id="userland-programs">
@@ -247,6 +256,10 @@
 	to print output aligned the same regardless of if invoked with
 	<literal>-ne</literal> or <literal>-be</literal>.</para>
+      <para revision="334391" contrib="sponsor" sponsor="&ff;">The
+	default bootstrap linker has been changed to &man.ld.lld.1;
+	for &arch.amd64;.</para>
       <para revision="334443">The &man.dhclient.8; utility has been
 	updated to add a configuration knob to allow superseding the
 	<literal>interface-mtu</literal> option provided by an
@@ -321,6 +334,10 @@
 	sponsor="&dellemc;">The &man.zstd.1; utility has been updated
 	to version 1.3.4.</para>
+      <para revision="332452" contrib="sponsor" sponsor="&ff;">The
+	&man.vt.4; Terminus BSD Console font has been updated to
+	version 4.46.</para>
       <para revision="333783">The &man.xz.1; utility has been updated
 	to version 5.2.4.</para>
@@ -373,6 +390,9 @@
       <para revision="338826">The &man.mandoc.1; utility has been
 	updated to version 1.14.4.</para>
+      <para revision="339216">Additional &man.capsicum.4; support has
+	been added to &man.sshd.8;.</para>
       <para revision="339256"><application>Serf</application> has been
 	updated to version 1.3.9.</para>
@@ -497,6 +517,11 @@
 	<literal>ZSTDIO</literal> option.  See &man.rc.conf.5; and
 	&man.dumpon.8; for additional information.</para>
+      <para revision="330110" contrib="sponsor" sponsor="&ff;">A new
+	&man.src.conf.5; knob,
+	<literal>WITH_KERNEL_RETPOLINE</literal>, has been added to
+	enable the retpoline mitigation for kernel builds.</para>
       <para revision="338214" contrib="sponsor"
 	sponsor="&dellemc;">A new kernel configuration option,
 	<literal>KASSERT_PANIC_OPTIONAL</literal>, has been added
@@ -532,6 +557,10 @@
 	to allow terminating large reads with
+      <para revision="333713" contrib="sponsor" sponsor="&ff;">Support
+	for the Microchip® LAN78xx™ USB3-GigE controller has
+	been added.</para>
       <para revision="338324">The &man.random.4; driver has been
 	updated to remove the Yarrow algorithm.  The Fortuna algorithm
 	remains the default, and now only, available algorithm.</para>
@@ -846,7 +875,9 @@
     <sect2 xml:id="doc-sources">
       <title>Documentation Source Changes</title>
-      <para> </para>
+      <para revision="303033" contrib="sponsor" sponsor="&ff;">The
+	&man.arch.7; manual page has been added, containing details
+	specific to certain architectures.</para>
     <sect2 xml:id="doc-toolchain">

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