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Old 06-10-2007, 03:09 PM   #1
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Lack of a changelog update????


I was just wondering, it seems as though the changelog for both stable and current is going on 10 days since the last update ...

Although I know Pat hasn't announced a freeze status, he does tend to update development pretty frequently. Feel free to chime in your two cents...
 
Old 06-10-2007, 04:11 PM   #2
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I wouldn't be concerned. When there's something changed and ready for release, it gets released. No changes doesn't signify anything by itself...
 
Old 06-10-2007, 06:18 PM   #3
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I'm itching for a new slack release. My hardware really needs the 2.6 kernel to run correctly (I have an overpowered laptop and 2.6 keeps it nice and cool), and I'm urgently awaiting a native-2.6 Slackware.

I noticed the delay, too. I noticed a similar 1 week plus delay in March or April.
 
Old 06-10-2007, 06:23 PM   #4
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Interesting indeed. The last update to the intel current changelog was June 1st. I'm also looking forward to Patrick's next offering:-)
 
Old 06-11-2007, 04:14 AM   #5
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Could be that there's something big coming... or not. We just have to wait and see what's coming behind the corner
 
Old 06-11-2007, 04:33 AM   #6
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It'll be ready when it's ready :-)
The lack of public updates does not mean that there is no development behind the scenes. It could very well be that the changes are major enough to warrant a lot of testing and tweaking before releasing it to the public slackware-current tree. Remember that Slackware is supposed to be stable. Even -current should not have big scary bugs that kill the boxes of people willing to test the development release.

Eruc
 
Old 06-14-2007, 07:21 PM   #7
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Well, I wasn't worried and I didn't think that there was nothing going on behind the scenes. I just had a feeling that there might be a release candidate brewing or something justify a freeze. Why? Because of the long gap in between updates under the current development branch. And lo and behold, what did I notice when I checked the changelog today RC status Sweet!!!

12.0 I can't wait!!!!
 
Old 06-14-2007, 09:00 PM   #8
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take a look at the changelog now, and distrowatch just posted Slackware-12 RC#1
 
Old 06-14-2007, 09:18 PM   #9
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Very sweet:-) Patrick rules!! I'm looking forward to 12.0:-)
 
Old 06-15-2007, 01:51 AM   #10
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Just checked the changelog. Pretty sweet changes there like adding patches for ipw3945... Finally I don't have to get cable connection before getting into internet

I hope the new Emacs will get to be there in the 12.0 though.
 
Old 06-15-2007, 04:23 AM   #11
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please remember that those packages are in tarball instead of Slackware's binary format, so use the appropriate steps to install them

Read the INSTALL file first
 
  


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