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Fun and games in -current when ABIs break

Oh my. It was not an April Fools joke when the ChangeLog.txt of slackware-current mentioned the following (I left out the non-relevant package updates):   +————————–+ Sun Apr 1 02:53:26 UTC 2018 … l/icu4c-61.1-x86_64-1.txz: Upgraded. Shared library .so-version bump. … l/poppler-0.63.0-x86_64-1.txz: Upgraded. Shared library .so-version bump. All of us  who follow Slackware’s development know that […]

Rebuilt packages for Plasma5 (ktown)

The updates in Slackware-current this week (icu4c, poppler, libical) broke many programs in my Plasma5 ‘ktown’ repository, to the extent that the complete Plasma 5 desktop would no longer start. That is the fun of using the bleeding edge – if something disruptive happens in slackware-current you’ll have to wait for the 3rd party repositories […]

Cleanups from the -current update fallout

I think I have managed to fix most of the important breakage in my packages, after Slackware-current updated its icu4c package a couple of days ago. Recompiled packages are now available for -current: Regular packages: LibreOffice 5.0.3 KDE 5_15.11 packages: qt5 (which was bumped to 5.5.1 at the same time), step, akonadi4, akonadi, akonadi-search, akonadi-calendar and […]