FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE Announcement

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE. This is the first release of the stable/10 branch.

Some of the highlights:

GCC is no longer installed by default on architectures where clang(1) is the default compiler.

Unbound has been imported to the base system as the local caching DNS resolver.

BIND has been removed from the base system.

make(1) has been replaced with bmake(1), obtained from the NetBSD Project.

pkg(7) is now the default package management utility.

pkg_add(1), pkg_delete(1), and related tools have been removed.

Major enhancements in virtualization, including the addition of bhyve(8), virtio(4), and native paravirtualized drivers providing support for FreeBSD as a guest operating system on Microsoft Hyper-V.

TRIM support for Solid State Drives has been added to ZFS.

Support for the high-performance LZ4 compression algorithm has been added to ZFS.

For a complete list of new features and known problems, please see the online release notes and errata list, available at:

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