Slackware ChangeLog: September 16th

Another addition was made yesterday in the Slackware-current changelog. Looks like Patrick has added and SMP ready kernel into the distro. Here is the full entry:

Sat Sep 16 23:08:49 CDT 2006
l/libgpod-0.3.2-i486-2.tgz: Added –enable-eject-command and
–enable-unmount-command. Thanks to Kody K.
kde/amarok-1.4.3-i486-4.tgz: Recompiled with a patch to fix non-latin1
playlist corruption by forcing UTF8.
Thanks to guilherme and the kind folks on #amarok.
Added explicit –emable-libgpod. Thanks to Kody K.
kde/kdeutils-3.5.4-i486-2.tgz: Fixed ark crash due to race condition on SMP
machines. Thanks to JaguarWan.
n/rdesktop-1.5.0-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to rdesktop-1.5.0.
Thanks to Andrew Fuller for pointing it out.
x/x11-6.9.0-i486-11.tgz: Fixed an overflow in CID encoded Type1 font parsing.
For further reference, see:
http://www.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=411
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3739
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3740
(* Security fix *)
Also, fixed French Canadian keymap variant. Thanks to Patrice Tremblay.
x/x11-devel-6.9.0-i486-11.tgz: Recompiled.
x/x11-xdmx-6.9.0-i486-11.tgz: Recompiled.
x/x11-xnest-6.9.0-i486-11.tgz: Recompiled.
x/x11-xvfb-6.9.0-i486-11.tgz: Recompiled.
extra/linux-smp-2.6.17.13/kernel-generic-smp-2.6.17.13-i686-1.tgz:
This is an optional kernel with support for SMP (up to 16), dual core
optimizations, and SMT (Hyperthreading). Fully tuned and ready to go.
extra/linux-smp-2.6.17.13/kernel-headers-smp-2.6.17.13-i386-1.tgz
Optional kernel headers. There will only be needed to compile a few things,
such as apps and libraries that use ALSA (it contains the /usr/include/sound
directory that for 2.4.x kernels is supplied in the alsa-driver package).
extra/linux-smp-2.6.17.13/kernel-modules-smp-2.6.17.13-i686-1.tgz:
Kernel modules for Linux 2.6.17.13-smp, including ALSA modules.
These install into /lib/modules/2.6.17.13-smp/.

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