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Goodbye 2020 and Hello 2021! Big updates to LLVM-kit, Perl-kit, Ruby-kit, and QT-kit, and metatools!

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Hello 2021! The first tree-regeneration of the year and its a big one!

In the ongoing effort to improve the Funtoo experience, several kits have been updated and autogenned. Here is a list of what has changed.

Perl-kit from 5.28.2-r1 to 5.32

Ruby-kit from 2.5.5 to 2.7 Please read: https://www.funtoo.org/Ruby-kit

QT-kit from 5.12.7 to 5.15.2

LLVM-kit from 9 to 11.

Python 3 support for Spidermonkey

Display manager change from GDM to SDDM

and many enhancements to Funtoo's metatools!

Also included are many bugfixes and package updates.


ALL users will need to run

root# perl-cleaner --all 

for the perl update and

root# eselect ruby set ruby27

to set the default ruby interpreter to version 2.7.


If you have questions, issues, or just want to drop in and say hello you can find us on Discord https://discord.gg/BNUSpUU or Telegram https://t.me/funtoolinux


Installation Instructions: https://www.funtoo.org/Install/Introduction

Find and download your Subarch here: https://www.funtoo.org/Subarches

Find a bug or want an improvement? https://bugs.funtoo.org (once you have created a user account, you will need to login with your username in all lowercase)

We hope you enjoy the new updates and thank you for choosing to use Funtoo!

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