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A glibc-2.17 multilib update for slackware-current

Today’s update to the Slackware-current ChangeLog.txt comes with a large piece of communication by Pat Volkerding. A new kernel, a start of UEFI boot support in the Slackware installer, and new glibc packages are the most important changes mentioned in the post. If Pat had a blog this would definitely be a proper “blog post” […]

Multilib update for slackware-current

Pat Volkerding released new packages for the GCC compiler suite on the day the world would end (21 dec 2012) but yet here we are… on the other side and feeling fine. And of course, urgently in need of multilib versions of that gcc-4.7.2 compiler suite for Slackware-current. I built them today and they are […]

Multilib packages for Slackware 14

I have made a copy of the multilib packages which I had for slackware-current. I named the new directory “14.0” so that it is clear to users of a 64-bit Slackware 14 system which files they need. Instructions for multilib installation and upgrade can be found in the Slackware Documentation Project. Eric  

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 […]

Updated glibc multilib packages for Slackware 14-rc4

Hi folks Another Release Candidate for Slackware 14… and that again brings a patched glibc package. I have updated my multilib version of glibc in my own repositoy (http://slackware.com/~alien/multilib/current/) or any of the usual mirrors. Also note that IcedTea 2.3.2 was released in quick succession to the version 2.3.1 which fixed a critical flaw in […]