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Old 06-25-2012, 11:26 PM   #31
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libgpod has a mistake - it contains /usr/lib64/pkgconfig/libgpod-sharp.pc.

But you have built gpod without sharp support. So the .pc-file should be removed or the package rebuilt with gpod-sharp support.

I would like to have the second, I could remove one dependency for my banshee packages then

Edit: Upgraded all packages now. Worked flawlessly. As always. A stable rolling release is a nice thing to have.

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Old 06-25-2012, 11:43 PM   #32
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the real true remaining updates have yet to be made yet, [snip] the newest kernel, [...]
The kernel was just updated to 3.2.21, which is the most recent long-term stable. This seems like a sensible choice. What makes you think they would jump to 3.4.4 or later?
 
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Old 06-25-2012, 11:57 PM   #33
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The Linux kernel has been evolving quickly adding new drivers and support factors at a fairly rapid pace. Now, I would say that the 14.0 branch might stick with the LTS Kernel, but Patrick has been known to add a different and often newer kernel and into the /testing directory each release, or include a .config file in the /source directory to build even later versions if they work well.

The thing is, nothing at the moment is completely finalized so it's all speculative, but as a general rule, follow previous releases and you can often get somewhat an idea of when a release will come, and also what may or may not be included with that release.
 
Old 06-26-2012, 01:10 AM   #34
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@ReaperX7: Sure, it is quite possible he might add a newer kernel to /extra but I read your comment to imply that the primary kernel number might be bumped again and I think this is unlikely, unless the Slackware 14 release turns out to be a long way off.
 
Old 06-26-2012, 02:17 AM   #35
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Just a question: do you have noticed this line in the Changelog.txt?

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d/gcc-java-4.7.1-x86_64-1.txz: Upgraded.
Remove shared libffi which will interfere with (future) system package.
Do you have any clue of what it is about?
 
Old 06-26-2012, 02:48 AM   #36
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that was discussed a little here at the beginning of may

https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...ml#post4671085
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...3/#post4671080

seem that "the future is now!", as the libffi package was added to -current with the same update
 
Old 06-26-2012, 05:33 AM   #37
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Just finished rebuilding additional packages depending on Python, everything went great. Thanks to Pat and the crew for this nice batch of updates!

I have one question though: mercurial's doinst.sh.gz contains the following two lines:
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config etc/mercurial/hgrc.d/hgk.rc.new                                           
rm -f etc/mercurial/hgrc.d/hgk.rc.new
Can someone enlighten me about the reason behind the last line? Is this intentional or simply a leftover from some tinkering with the code?
 
Old 06-26-2012, 07:52 AM   #38
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Can someone enlighten me about the reason behind the last line? Is this intentional or simply a leftover from some tinkering with the code?
I'm with you on this one, It doesn't look right does it.
 
Old 06-26-2012, 11:25 AM   #39
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Just updated. Looks like the new kernel 3.2.21 still doesn't build brcmsmac (which eliminates the need for building broadcom-sta on many laptop wireless adapters I use.) I reckon it didn't get built due to a Kconfig bug in 3.2.13; hopefully it gets into the next kernel package revision.
 
Old 06-26-2012, 12:20 PM   #40
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As to gcc, why are there the "source/d/gcc/gcc-4.7.1-x86_64-1.txz" and other pre-compiled package files under the source directory?

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Old 06-26-2012, 01:15 PM   #41
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I noticed them too during sync, the x86_64 packages are in both source (32 and 64) trees, maybe they will magically disappear with the next update
 
Old 06-26-2012, 01:46 PM   #42
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I bet that they will.
 
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Old 06-26-2012, 05:03 PM   #43
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Talking about x86_64 packages present in slackware-current...

Looks like aaa_base-14.0-i486-1.txz now contains the /lib64 , /usr/lib64 and /usr/local/lib64 directories, which I believe are specifically to x86_64.

Still, the source/a/aaa_base present the right build.

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Old 06-27-2012, 02:33 AM   #44
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I am a new slackware user, since june 3rd and i have never seen so many upgrades on any linux distro i have ever used in as short a time span and i have been using linux since about 96. The really amazing thing to me is not just the massive number of upgrades, but core stuff as well, and nothing so far has broken. Im a bit incredulous

I have been checking the upgrades to unmark the kernel (i like to build my own) and the x stuff i dont need and anything that might be dangerous, but i was a bit perfunctory in checking the latest list and after it started i saw glibc go by and thought "uh oh, that could be a problem" and after rebooting everything just worked.

Before i installed slackware i checked out the wiki page and other sources and it seemed to have a bit of a stodgy rep. Given the number of upgrades i have seen and its continued rock like stability, I have no idea why this is, unless maybe that its the oldest distro around. This seems to me entirely undeserved, im just totally impressed.

Anyway, hats off to PV and company
 
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Old 06-27-2012, 06:04 AM   #45
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I find it slightly weird that updates make me more happy than cake...
 
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