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GNU Guix 1.0.1 released

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: GNU Guix 1.0.1 released
Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 23:42:16 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)

We are pleased to announce the release of GNU Guix 1.0.1.

This is a bug-fix release primarily addressing one major issue in the
graphical installer of the standalone Guix system, as well as less
critical issues.

Read more about today’s announcement at:

• About

  GNU Guix is a transactional package manager and an advanced
  distribution of the GNU system that respects user freedom.  Guix can
  be used on top of any system running the kernel Linux, or it can be
  used as a standalone operating system distribution for i686, x86_64,
  ARMv7, and AArch64 machines.

  In addition to standard package management features, Guix supports
  transactional upgrades and roll-backs, unprivileged package
  management, per-user profiles, and garbage collection.  When used as a
  standalone GNU/Linux distribution, Guix offers a declarative,
  stateless approach to operating system configuration management.  Guix
  is highly customizable and hackable through Guile programming
  interfaces and extensions to the Scheme language.

• Download

  Here are the compressed sources and a GPG detached signature[*]:

  Here are the bootable USB installation images and their signatures[*]:

  Here is the QCOW2 virtual machine (VM) image and its signature:

  Here are the binary tarballs and their signatures[*]:

  Use a mirror for higher download bandwidth:
  Here are the SHA1 checksums:

  f6e32b17e034124edeec11d841e687ba0ee59242  guix-1.0.1.tar.gz
  457b8a13660a764c326096cd3a7107c6e036e406  guix-binary-1.0.1.armhf-linux.tar.xz
  314f093ea71702cebdc1a98c3ca8319cd49efbfc  guix-binary-1.0.1.i686-linux.tar.xz
  [*] Use a .sig file to verify that the corresponding file (without the
  .sig suffix) is intact.  First, be sure to download both the .sig file
  and the corresponding tarball.  Then, run a command like this:
    gpg --verify guix-1.0.1.tar.gz.sig
  If that command fails because you don't have the required public key,
  then run this command to import it:
    gpg --keyserver \
        --recv-keys 3CE464558A84FDC69DB40CFB090B11993D9AEBB5
  and rerun the 'gpg --verify' command.

  To install the standalone Guix system, please see “System
  Installation” in the manual.  To install Guix on a running system, see
  “Installation” in the manual.

• Changes since version 1.0.0 (excerpt from the NEWS file)

  ** Package management
  *** The ‘https_proxy’ environment variable is now honored
  ** Distribution
  *** ‘guix system docker-image’ now produces images with an entry point
  *** New ‘--network’ option for ‘guix system container’
  *** ‘gcc’ package is now hidden; ‘gcc-toolchain’ is what users want
  *** ‘mcron’ service now logs to /var/log/mcron.log
  *** Dovecot: ‘auth-verbose-passwords?’ renamed from ‘auth-verbose-passwords’
  *** ‘slim’ service now allows for multiple instances on different VTs
  *** 70 new packages
  *** 483 package updates

  Noteworthy updates:
  gdb 8.3, ghc 8.4.3, glibc 2.28, gnupg 2.2.15, go 1.12.1, guile 2.2.4,
  icecat 60.6.2-guix1, icedtea 3.7.0, linux-libre 5.1.2, python 3.7.0,
  rust 1.34.1, shepherd 0.6.1

  ** Programming interfaces
  *** New (guix lzlib) module, to be used eventually for substitute compression
  ** Noteworthy bug fixes
  *** Installer appends packages to ‘%base-packages’
  *** Installer allows for arbitrary-long passphrases and passwords
  *** ‘network-manager-applet’ is provided as part of ‘%desktop-services’
  *** Installer can create Btrfs file systems
  *** Installer password entry visibility can be toggled
  *** ‘guix-daemon.service’ file for systemd selects a valid UTF-8 locale
  *** ‘gnome-tweak-tool’ starts correctly
  *** ‘getlogin’ C function now works as expected
  *** Leading zeros are preserved when serializing FAT UUIDs
  *** ‘guix search’ now searches output names
  *** ‘guix environment’ in non ad-hoc mode honors package transformations
  *** ‘guix refresh’ correctly determines the latest version for GitHub

  ** Native language support
  *** New preliminary translation of the manual to Russian
  *** Updated translations: da, de, es, fr

Please report bugs to address@hidden
Join address@hidden and #guix on Freenode for discussions.

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this release:

     1  Alex Griffin
     4  Arun Isaac
     4  Björn Höfling
    32  Brendan Tildesley
    10  Brian Leung
     5  Carl Dong
     1  Chris Marusich
     3  Christopher Baines
     7  Danny Milosavljevic
     6  Diego Nicola Barbato
     4  Efraim Flashner
     3  Florian Pelz
     5  Gábor Boskovits
     1  HiPhish
     4  Ivan Petkov
     2  Jonathan Brielmaier
     2  Josh Holland
    21  Julien Lepiller
     1  LaFreniere, Joseph
     4  Leo Famulari
    80  Ludovic Courtès
    41  Marius Bakke
    24  Mark H Weaver
     3  Mathieu Othacehe
    29  Maxim Cournoyer
     8  Miguel
    16  Nicolas Goaziou
     3  Oleg Pykhalov
     7  Pierre Neidhardt
   272  Ricardo Wurmus
     2  Rutger Helling
     2  Sam
     2  Sou Bunnbu (宋文武)
     5  Timothy Sample
     1  Ting-Wei Lan
    82  Tobias Geerinckx-Rice
     1  Vagrant Cascadian
     1  Zzull
     6  gabrielhdt
     1  ison

Ludovic, on behalf of the Guix team.

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