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Release Notes: Almost 1700 binary packages are available for the Intel platform. Support status has been raised to Beta. Numerous fixes were made to support scientific packages.

Release Notes: More than 1900 binary packages are now offered. The package manager has been altered to better deal with exceptional circumstances in relationship handling. Better support for XCode 2.3 and numerous small changes were included.

Release Notes: The transitional 10.4 tree has been created. The main package manager now features some more automation. Binary packages can now be auto-rescanned after being built. Some more adjustments and improvements were made to ensure upgrade paths between 10.3 and 10.4. This release should be 99% Tiger ready.

Release Notes: Automatic resolving of shared library dependancies was added. Major updates and enhancements were made in preparation for the Tiger release. More improvements were made to the new notification systems. Some of the tests were updated.

Release Notes: This CVS snapshot features massive improvements to the binary build option statisfaction code. It updates a lot of packages, specifically most GNU-supplied crypto packages. All LISP packages are up to speed, and more revision control systems have been added as packages.

Release Notes: Package manager version 0.23.0 has been released. This includes a new option to satisfy dependencies of a source install from binary packages whenever that is possible. Some beautification of prompts, bugfixes, and massive package updates were done. The user will now be warned when trying to build a package that would trigger the known C++ bug in Apple's current compiler.

Release Notes: This release has 1650 binary packages available now. This includes binaries for KDE 3.1.4 and GNOME 2.4. The package manager has been improved and now includes a versatile system for handling variants. More documentation has been added featuring translations into Japanese, French, and Simplified Chinese.

Release Notes: This release included better support for variants and Conditionals in the ConfigureParams and other fields. A rsync self-update bug was fixed, many code cleanups were made, and faster validation parsing was implemented. Bugs in the fink tool were fixed and it was upgraded to version 0.22.1. Many packages were cleaned up and updated to latest versions.

Release Notes: Fixes for XCode 1.5 cctools recognition. Package manager updates and validator fixes. Various bugfixes and security updates to critical packages.

Release Notes: Virtual packages are now handled differently. This should enable users to see what is missing and where to get the missing files. Changes to the mirror system to make it more flexible in the future have been merged into HEAD as well. There were various package cleanups and new packages have been added.

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