Slackwarearm-current ChangeLog (2017-11-23)

Thu Nov 23 08:08:08 UTC 2017

The mini root filesystem for -current has been updated:
    Note that the Orange Pi A20 model is also supported. The Orange Pi A20 model
    is for all intents and purposes, an original Banana Pi.
    To all 'INSTALL' documentation, added note about enabling SSH root logins.
    Thanks to Tomas Kolousek for the suggestion.
  • a/dbus-1.12.2-arm-1.txz
  • a/etc-15.0-arm-1.txz
    /etc/passwd: Added postfix (UID 91), postdrop (UID 92), dovecot (UID 94),
    and dovenull (UID 95).
    /etc/group: Added postfix (GID 91), postdrop (GID 92), dovecot (GID 94),
    and dovenull (GID 95).
  • a/kernel-firmware-20171109git-noarch-1.txz
  • a/kernel-modules-armv7-4.13.15_armv7-arm-1.txz
  • a/kernel_armv7-4.13.15-arm-1.txz
  • a/lvm2-2.02.176-arm-1.txz
  • a/mt-st-1.3-arm-1.txz
  • a/pkgtools-15.0-noarch-1.txz
  • a/smartmontools-6.6-arm-1.txz
  • a/time-1.8-arm-1.txz
  • ap/alsa-utils-1.1.5-arm-1.txz
  • ap/joe-4.5-arm-1.txz
  • ap/nano-2.9.0-arm-1.txz
  • ap/soma-2.11.3-noarch-1.txz
  • ap/sysstat-11.6.1-arm-1.txz
  • d/Cython-0.27.3-arm-1.txz
  • d/cmake-3.10.0-arm-1.txz
  • d/kernel-headers-4.13.15-arm-1.txz
  • d/re2c-1.0.3-arm-1.txz
  • d/scons-3.0.1-arm-1.txz
  • d/strace-4.20-arm-1.txz
  • k/kernel-source-4.13.15-arm-1.txz
  • kde/kdelibs-4.14.38-arm-1.txz
  • l/SDL2_image-2.0.2-arm-1.txz
  • l/alsa-lib-1.1.5-arm-1.txz
  • l/alsa-plugins-1.1.5-arm-1.txz
  • l/at-spi2-atk-2.26.1-arm-1.txz
  • l/at-spi2-core-2.26.2-arm-1.txz
  • l/dconf-editor-3.26.2-arm-1.txz
  • l/elfutils-0.170-arm-1.txz
    Moved the shared libraries to /lib{,64}. Thanks to ivandi.
  • l/glib-networking-2.54.1-arm-1.txz
  • l/glib2-2.54.2-arm-1.txz
  • l/gtk+3-3.22.26-arm-1.txz
  • l/harfbuzz-1.7.1-arm-1.txz
  • l/libgsf-1.14.42-arm-1.txz
  • l/libsoup-2.60.2-arm-1.txz
  • l/libtiff-4.0.9-arm-1.txz
    This release contains security fixes and improvements.
    For more information, see:
    (* Security fix *)
  • l/libxml2-2.9.7-arm-1.txz
  • l/libxslt-1.1.32-arm-1.txz
  • l/libzip-1.3.2-arm-1.txz
  • l/mozilla-nss-3.34-arm-1.txz
    Upgraded to nss-3.34 and nspr-4.17.
  • l/orc-0.4.28-arm-1.txz
  • l/pango-1.40.14-arm-1.txz
  • l/pygobject3-3.26.1-arm-1.txz
  • l/sip-4.19.5-arm-1.txz
  • l/vte-0.50.2-arm-1.txz
  • n/NetworkManager-1.10.0-arm-1.txz
    Use the FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) for the hostname as reported by
    “hostname” with no arguments.
  • n/ethtool-4.13-arm-1.txz
  • n/gnupg2-2.2.3-arm-1.txz
  • n/iproute2-4.14.1-arm-1.txz
  • n/libnetfilter_queue-1.0.3-arm-1.txz
  • n/libnftnl-1.0.8-arm-1.txz
    Moved the shared library to /lib{,64}. Thanks to ivandi.
  • n/net-tools-20170208_479bb4a-arm-1.txz
    Don't include hostname, domainname, dnsdomainname, nisdomainname,
    or ypdomainname. These are provided by the new hostname package.
  • n/nettle-3.4-arm-1.txz
  • n/network-scripts-15.0-noarch-1.txz
    Switch to using ip instead of ifconfig and route.
    Supports create/destroy of virtual tun/tap interfaces and adding
    them to bridges.
    Supports additional IP addresses added to interfaces in a way
    that's compatible with net-tools.
    Thanks to Robby Workman.
  • n/nftables-0.8-arm-1.txz
  • n/samba-4.6.10-arm-1.txz
  • n/stunnel-5.43-arm-1.txz
  • t/texlive-2017.171108-arm-1.txz
    Fixes, cleanups, and logging support in
    Support for many more languages.
    More manpages and info files included.
    TeX packages moved to texlive-extra (hosted on cc-pl,
    cmexb, cs, ghsystem, kerkis, pl, quran, tipa, and udesoftec.
    Tex packages excluded as obsolete: aleph and its support files, and cslatex.
    PDF files removed from koma-script docs.
    Compiled with –disable-dump-share for better performance.
    TeXLive fonts are now optionally available to other system applications
    through a fontconfig file (/etc/fonts/conf.avail/09-texlive.conf).
    Thanks to Johannes Schoepfer for all of these improvements.
  • x/bdftopcf-1.1-arm-1.txz
  • x/libXfont-1.5.3-arm-1.txz
  • x/libdrm-2.4.88-arm-1.txz
  • x/libpciaccess-0.14-arm-1.txz
  • x/mesa-17.2.5-arm-1.txz
  • xap/blueman-2.0.5-arm-1.txz
  • xap/gnuplot-5.2.2-arm-1.txz
  • xap/gucharmap-10.0.3-arm-1.txz
  • xap/mozilla-firefox-57.0-arm-1.txz
    This release contains security fixes and improvements.
    For more information, see:
    (* Security fix *)
  • xap/network-manager-applet-1.8.6-arm-1.txz
  • xap/xpaint-2.10.2-arm-1.txz
  • kernels/*
  • a/aaa_elflibs-14.2-arm-11.txz
  • a/eudev-3.2.4-arm-3.txz
    Blacklist all EDAC modules by default as they make some systems unstable.
  • a/shadow-4.2.1-arm-3.txz
    Patched to display the short hostname on the login prompt.
  • a/sysvinit-scripts-2.0-noarch-7.txz
    rc.M: If rc.sendmail is not present and executable, try rc.postfix.
    rc.M: Run rc.dovecot if it is executable.
    rc.M: Don't try to run rc.sendmail unless /usr/sbin/makemap is present.
    rc.M: Don't try to run rc.postfix unless /usr/sbin/postdrop is present.
    rc.S: Source /etc/default/adjtimex.
    rc.*: Don't source any init scripts.
    inittab: Have agetty display the FQDN, since /bin/login does.
  • a/util-linux-2.31-arm-2.txz
    Don't add hostname, domainname, dnsdomainname, nisdomainname, or ypdomainname
    to the util-linux package. These are provided by the new hostname package.
    Allow the eject utility to build.
  • ap/cgmanager-0.41-arm-2.txz
    Prevent the rc.cgmanger script from killing itself at shutdown.
  • l/gtk+2-2.24.31-arm-3.txz
    Added more patches from upstream git. Thanks to Robby Workman.
  • n/cyrus-sasl-2.1.26-arm-2.txz
    Create /etc/sasl2 configuration directory.
  • n/inetd-1.79s-arm-2.txz
    Do not run inetd (rc.inetd is now shipped non-executable), or open any ports
    in inetd.conf by default.
  • n/iptables-1.6.1-arm-2.txz
  • n/libmnl-1.0.4-arm-2.txz
  • n/ntp-4.2.8p10-arm-3.txz
    Fixed a missing “}” in the logrotate file. Thanks to Jakub Jankowski.
  • n/wireless-tools-29-arm-2.txz
    Use ip instead of ifconfig. Thanks to Robby Workman.
  • n/yptools-2.14-arm-3.txz
    rc.yp: Fix setting nisdomainname.
  • extra/bash-completion/bash-completion-2.7-noarch-2.txz
    Applied some patches from upstream git, including one that unclobbers the
    rfkill completion from util-linux. Don't clobber mount and umount
    completions from util-linux. Thanks to ill323 on LQ for the heads-up.
  • extra/tigervnc/tigervnc-1.8.0-arm-3.txz
    Rebuilt against xorg-server-1.19.5.
  • isolinux/*
  • a/eject-2.1.5-arm-1.txz
    The eject tool has been moved in to the util-linux package.
  • n/imapd-2.21-arm-1.txz
  • n/sendmail-8.15.2-arm-1.txz
    Moved to /extra.
  • n/sendmail-cf-8.15.2-noarch-1.txz
    Moved to /extra.
  • a/hostname-3.18-arm-1.txz
    This is the latest version of the hostname utility, broken out into a new
    package to get rid of duplication between util-linux and net-tools.
  • n/dovecot-
    This will be the new IMAP/POP3 server in the next Slackware release.
    Thanks to Alan Hicks, Mario Preksavec, and /dev/rob0 for assistance.
    rc.dovecot: Use doveadm to shut down the service. Add status option.
    Thanks to Thom1b.
  • n/libmilter-8.15.2-arm-1.txz
    This is a compile-time dependency of Postfix.
  • n/postfix-3.2.4-arm-1.txz
    This will be the default MTA in the next Slackware release. Thanks to
    Alan Hicks, Mario Preksavec, and /dev/rob0 for assistance.
  • extra/sendmail/sendmail-8.15.2-arm-1.txz
    Moved here from the N series. This is still a solid choice for an MTA, and
    probably the most flexible (although it can be difficult to configure - it
    has been said that the M4 macro language resembles line noise).
    Thanks to Eric Allman and everyone at Sendmail for all the years of work.
  • extra/sendmail/sendmail-cf-8.15.2-noarch-1.txz
    Moved here from the N series.
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