Archive for the tag "multilib"
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 […]
Slackware 14 is getting ever closer upon us. Yesterday, the third release candidate was made public: Fri Aug 24 20:08:37 UTC 2012 This is Slackware 14.0 release candidate 3, and is hopefully the last stop on our long road to a stable Slackware release soon. After hearing that the 3.4.x kernel series will have long […]
Just came back from a short stay in Brittany, France where we stayed in a mobile home. Lots of sun, and lots of sleep to catch up on while being there! While I was gone enjoying some freedom, interesting things happened in computerland. Slackware’s development reached the “Slackware 14 Beta 1″ mark (see the “Sun […]
Earlier today, there was a massive update to Slackware-current. The ride was fun, and I am fairly certain we’ll see some breakage. In fact, we found some already and fixed that in a quick update (mounting of Samba shares was broken after splitting the mount utility for Samba shares into its own “cifs-utils” package). So, […]
The glibc packages in Slackware -current were updated to 2.14.1 a few days ago. Unfortunately, a couple of issues were reported, you will find them in this LinuxQuestions thread. Since I had to compile my multilib version of glibc still, I decided to wait a bit with releasing them, and that allowed me to find […]