Slackware ChangeLog: August 20th & 21st

Well, it looks like there were a few must have insertions into the changelogs:

Mon Aug 21 14:54:08 CDT 2006
a/udev-097-i486-5.tgz: Fixed check in rc.udev for 2.6.15+ kernel.
Thanks to Richard Fuller for the fix.
Sun Aug 20 23:45:58 CDT 2006
a/gpm-1.20.1-i486-2.tgz: Patched to send all non-critical error messages to
the system logs rather than to the console.
a/pkgtools-11.0.0-i486-2.tgz: Merged in some more xorgsetup patches from
Irfan Acar, Daniil Bratashov, and Piter Punk.
a/shadow-4.0.3-i486-12.tgz: Patched for gcc-3.4.x.
Thanks to Dominik L. Borkowski for the patch.
Removed spurious id.1.gz manpage. Thanks to Cal Peake.
Removed obsolete options from the passwd program.
a/sysvinit-2.84-i486-66.tgz: In rc.M, fixed the nohotplug cmdline option.
Thanks to Eric Hameleers.
Sleep for a couple seconds after shutting down dhcpcd in rc.6 to allow time
for various files in /etc to restore themselves. Thanks to Cal Peake.
Don’t try to mount usbfs if it’s in /proc/mounts already.
a/tar-1.15.1-i486-2.tgz: Patched to be less strict about the option order.
Thanks to Jonathan A. Irwin for sending me a patch from Sergey Poznyakoff.
a/udev-097-i486-4.tgz: Changed default udev log level from err to crit.
Refuse to run udev unless the kernel is 2.6.15+. Thanks to Sean Donner.
a/util-linux-2.12r-i486-2.tgz: Added schedutils-1.5.0 which is apparently due
to be merged into util-linux upstream sometime soon anyway.
Thanks to Jonathan Woithe for the suggestion.
ap/diffutils-2.8.1-i486-2.tgz: Patched a bug in sdiff.
Thanks to James Michael Fultz for the patch and improved build script.
ap/vim-7.0.063-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to vim 7.0.063.
Removed unpopular libruby dependency. 🙂
e/emacs-21.4a-i486-3.tgz: Avoid a package file overlap between Emacs ctags and
Exuberant Ctags. Thanks to Michal Kowalski for pointing it out.
kde/kdebase-3.5.4-i486-5.tgz: Added /opt/kde/share/kdeglobals to set the Vera
fonts with anti-aliasing enabled as the defaults.
xap/seamonkey-1.0.4-i486-2.tgz: Added /usr/lib/seamonkey ->
/usr/lib/seamonkey-1.0.4 symlink. Thanks to Tsomi.
xap/vim-gvim-7.0.063-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to vim 7.0.063.
Removed unpopular libruby dependency. 🙂
extra/checkinstall/checkinstall-1.6.0-i486-2.tgz: Fixed 640 perms on FAQ.
Thanks to Michael Iatrou.
rootdisks/pcmcia.dsk,isolinux/pcmcia.dsk: Added ide-cs module.
Requested by Zack Smith.

Hopefully, we will continue to see the minimal insertions and come to a release date soon!


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