The FreeBSD Foundation presents an update of the projects they have been sponsoring in 2016. It ranges from FreeBSD/arm64 port, VIMAGE integration, blacklistd, to reproducible builds. Follow the link provided below for a summary of the year in review.
Over the past year, the Foundation staff and grant recipients completed many projects. A check of the Subversion source repository shows over 950 commits sponsored by the FreeBSD Foundation. Here is a recap of the major development work undertaken in 2016.
The initial FreeBSD/arm64 porting work was completed in 2015, and provided a functional, but basic foundation. In 2016, Andrew Turner received a grant to integrate performance and stability improvements in FreeBSD’s 64-bit ARM port.