The Arch Linux website has been updated and it's search functionality was expanded to make it able to find the 'archlinux-keyring' by searching for 'archlinux keyring'. This was contributed by an external!. Another small visual improvement was made by removing some empty spaces in provides.
AURpublish was added to [community] by eschwartz, a tool to manage your AUR packages.
Dropping luxrender packages
Lukas proposed dropping luxrays, luxrender and luxblend25 packages from [community]. The proposal went through without opposition and embree2 was also dropped in the process.
Python 3.7 in [testing]
Python 3.7 finally landed in [testing] after a painful rebuild period with many packages requiring fixes due to the async keyword or C ABI/Compiler changes.
Enforcing 2FA on Github
Removal of openjdk 9, phasing out Java 7
Anthraxx removed openjdk 9 from the repos since it is EOL and nothing depends on it. Java 7 will be phased out as well soon.
New TU applicant
A new application has arrived, voting is currently underway.
Acroread package compromised
The acroread package was compromised by a user who took over the orphan package and uploaded a new version with
A new version of the AUR is deployed with new features and bugfixes.
Linux package source moved
Pacman 5.1.1 release
Pacman 5.1.1 was released containing several bugfixes.