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New multilib gcc and glibc coming up for Slackware 13.1 RC1

Hi folks As the Slackware ChangeLog states: Fri May 14 19:37:13 UTC 2010 Good hello! We will call this update Slackware 13.1 RC1. With this, the kernel, compiler, and glibc versions are “golden”, and everything is pretty much ready to release. Last call for bug reports… I’m in the process of building the multilib versions […]

Updated multilib gcc packages for -current

For those running the 64-bit version of Slackware, I keep making available multilib versions of Slackware’s 64-bit gcc and glibc packages. Yesterday, gcc in slackware-current was updated to version 4.4.3, so here they are. You can get them here: http://slackware.com/~alien/multilib/13.1/ (The “13.1″ may or may not be the version of the next Slackware release, I […]

Compiling vlc (and other software) with gcc 4.4.2

Last week, an upgraded gcc compiler suite (version 4.4.2) was added to slackware-current . The new Gnu C compiler reveals software compilation issues in several programs that did not occur with the previous version of the Gnu C compiler. A nice summary of issues you may encounter when building software using the scripts at SlackBuilds.org […]

Bleeding at the edges again?

… Ok, ok, it is not so bad actually! Au contraire! Slackware Linux development made a big leap today, when Pat Volkerding updated the distro’s “vital organs” of kernel, glibc and gcc. The “dull” phase of the slackware-current development cycle is over hopefully, and it’s back to the bleeding edge. To be fair, gcc 4.4.2 […]

Multilib Slackware64

By now, the world will be well aware that there was a new release of Slackware Linux last week. Yes, Slackware 13.0 is there… just when I was enjoying a quiet holiday at the french coast. A pity that the release date slipped past the start of my vacation, I always enjoy the virtual “party” […]