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Multilib gcc updated to address changes in slackware-current

In slackware-current two inter-related packages were updated yesterday: libmpc and gcc. It turns out that the update of libmpc caused a library version change. Since the gcc compiler is dynamically linked to libmpc, the gcc packages had to be recompiled in order to make it link against the new¬†libmpc.so.3 library. Another reason for recompiling the […]

End of the week, end of the cycle?

Most of you will have seen the latest comment in the slackware-current ChangeLog: Wed Sep 19 23:52:16 UTC 2012 Here we go one more time with Slackware 14.0 release candidate 5. Really, this time it is not a drill!¬† Everything is in place and ready to release at this point, and unless there’s some kind […]

Multilib updates to go with new kernel

Hi folks! Slackware -current’s kernel has been updated to 2.6.37.3 (something many of you probably did not expect) as part of the large update leading to the first release candidate for Slackware 13.37. This newer kernel seems to work better on all the developers’ computers especially for X sessions.Also speakup (a kernel driver for speech […]