Monthly Archives: April 2008

Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog :: Wed Apr 30 20:36:48 CDT 2008

Here are the slackware-current changelog updates: Wed Apr 30 20:36:48 CDT 2008 12.1 RC4. We think this should be the last one. a/kernel-generic-2.6.24.5-i486-2.tgz: Patched to fix a security issue in fs/dnotify.c. The use of dnotify (largely replaced by inotify on … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog :: Mon Apr 28 23:43:55 CDT 2008

Here are the slackware-current changelog updates: Mon Apr 28 23:43:55 CDT 2008 We’ll call this Slackware 12.1 RC3, and freeze the tree for anything that isn’t critical. Things seem very stable, so it’s probably a good idea to save any … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog :: Sat Apr 26 16:38:32 CDT 2008

Here are the slackware-current changelog updates: Sat Apr 26 16:38:32 CDT 2008 x/pixman-0.10.0-i486-4.tgz: Restored MMX optimizations, which should fix the issues some machines were having with slow Flash playback. Thanks very much to Zielony for getting me to take a … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog :: Fri Apr 25 23:09:23 CDT 2008

Here are the slackware-current changelog updates: Fri Apr 25 23:09:23 CDT 2008 kde/kdelibs-3.5.9-i486-4.tgz: Patched to fix a security problem. From the KDE advisory: “If start_kdeinit is installed as setuid root, a local user might be able to send unix signals … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog :: Wed Apr 23 19:42:28 CDT 2008

Here are the slackware-current changelog updates: Wed Apr 23 19:42:28 CDT 2008 Not quite yet, but it’s getting closer. a/aaa_base-12.1.0-noarch-2.tgz: Updated the initial emails. l/jre-6u6-i586-3.tgz: Adjusted the installation script to fix an issue causing broken symlinks in /. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog :: Fri Apr 4 22:08:08 CDT 2008

Here are the slackware-current changelog updates: Fri Apr 4 22:08:08 CDT 2008 a/glibc-solibs-2.7-i486-9.tgz: Recompiled. a/glibc-zoneinfo-2.7-noarch-9.tgz: Rebuilt. l/glibc-2.7-i486-9.tgz: Recompiled to fix a bad sln symlink (noticed by many, thanks). l/glibc-i18n-2.7-noarch-9.tgz: Rebuilt. l/glibc-profile-2.7-i486-9.tgz: Recompiled. n/rsync-3.0.1-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to rsync-3.0.1. testing/packages/bash-3.2.029-i486-1.tgz: Brought up to … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog :: Fri Apr 4 13:47:24 CDT 2008

Here are the slackware-current changelog updates: Fri Apr 4 13:47:24 CDT 2008 a/mkinitrd-1.3.2-i486-1.tgz: Patched to fix problems with previous settings getting overwritten with a plain “mkinitrd”, and added support for non-US keyboards. Thanks to Eric Hameleers. d/mercurial-1.0-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to mercurial-1.0. … Continue reading

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