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Old 09-19-2017, 04:18 AM   #2836
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gstreamer-1.12.3:

https://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/releases/1.12/#1.12.3
https://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/sr...-1.12.3.tar.xz
https://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/sr...-1.12.3.tar.xz
https://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/sr...-1.12.3.tar.xz
https://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/sr...-1.12.3.tar.xz

pulseaudio-11.1:

https://lists.freedesktop.org/archiv...er/028733.html
https://www.freedesktop.org/software...io-11.1.tar.xz

libinput-1.8.2:

https://lists.freedesktop.org/archiv...er/034949.html
https://www.freedesktop.org/software...t-1.8.2.tar.xz
 
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Old 09-19-2017, 06:59 AM   #2837
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cyrus-sasl and /dev/random

Hi there,
-current today has cyrus-sasl-2.1.26 (with a handful of patches) and a
slackbuild configure that does not set --with-devrandom -- the default
being of course /dev/random rather than /dev/urandom. This can lead to
slow startup and seemingly random pauses for some services, notably the
wheels come off OpenLDAPs "make test" as repeated startups up slapd
starve the system of "real" entropy.

The cyrus-sasl-2.1.27 RCs now set this instead to /dev/urandom, other
distros have done this for some time, including RH and Debian.

I request consideration of adding --with-devrandom=/dev/urandom to the
slackbuild configure.

Thanks & regards,
Conor.
 
Old 09-19-2017, 07:11 AM   #2838
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I was under the impression that linux's /dev/urandom is too weak for cryptographic use. I'm not sure that changing the default is such a good idea.
 
Old 09-19-2017, 08:06 AM   #2839
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I was under the impression that linux's /dev/urandom is too weak for cryptographic use. I'm not sure that changing the default is such a good idea.
Maybe this
and this brings some light in.
 
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Old 09-19-2017, 09:47 AM   #2840
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Hi,

Quote:
Originally Posted by franzen View Post
Maybe this
and this brings some light in.
Some time ago I read the second mentioned article. It was really good reading.
It is sorry to say, someone with enough knowledge about the topic has to decide it for me ;-)

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Best regards,
Andrzej Telszewski
 
Old 09-19-2017, 02:35 PM   #2841
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hplip-3.17.9:

http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/release_notes.html
http://sourceforge.mirrorservice.org...-3.17.9.tar.gz
 
Old 09-19-2017, 03:01 PM   #2842
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Maybe this
and this brings some light in.
Heh. I guess that's what I get for reading man-pages. Thanks for the reference.
 
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Old 09-19-2017, 05:46 PM   #2843
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The new freetype 2.8.1 uses a new subpixel rendering technique called harmony that causes font problems in programs using the skia graphics library. From what I am seeing on the mailing lists there are fixes in upstream to these programs but it may be a while before they are released. This doesn't affect Slackware's freetype since subpixel rendering is not implemented by default but I would like to request rolling back to 2.8 until these problems are worked out. You can read about the problem here

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/fr.../msg00081.html

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/fr.../msg00071.html

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1400721

https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...de-4175614100/
 
Old 09-19-2017, 05:47 PM   #2844
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This doesn't affect Slackware's freetype since subpixel rendering is not implemented by default but I would like to request rolling back to 2.8 until these problems are worked out.
Done.
 
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Old 09-20-2017, 02:32 PM   #2845
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NetworkManager-1.8.4:

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sourc...ger-1.8.4.news
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sourc...r-1.8.4.tar.xz

network-manager-applet-1.8.4:

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sourc...let-1.8.4.news
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sourc...t-1.8.4.tar.xz
 
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Old 09-20-2017, 05:53 PM   #2846
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cmake-3.9.3
https://cmake.org/files/v3.9/cmake-3.9.3.tar.gz

strange and fast update version , im not see the specific 3.9.3 news to try find reason for this fast update, sorry.

Last edited by USUARIONUEVO; 09-20-2017 at 05:55 PM.
 
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Old 09-21-2017, 02:20 AM   #2847
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Quote:
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cmake-3.9.3
https://cmake.org/files/v3.9/cmake-3.9.3.tar.gz

strange and fast update version , im not see the specific 3.9.3 news to try find reason for this fast update, sorry.
changes:

https://blog.kitware.com/cmake-3-9-3...-for-download/
 
Old 09-21-2017, 10:12 AM   #2848
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Another new fontconfig-2.12.6:

https://www.freedesktop.org/software...angeLog-2.12.6
https://www.freedesktop.org/software...-2.12.6.tar.gz
 
Old 09-21-2017, 10:51 AM   #2849
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package doesn't build, because '30-urw-aliases.conf' isn't present in /fontconfig-2.12.6/conf.d/ source.

it build correctly without '30-urw-aliases.conf' in the SlackBuild.

this version has one modified font 'rules':

30-metric-aliases.conf

and one rules font removed:

'30-urw-aliases.conf'

Last edited by gmgf; 09-22-2017 at 02:00 AM.
 
Old 09-21-2017, 03:57 PM   #2850
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I would welcome this upgrade also. This release fixed some annoying font issues I've been having with firefox on -current.
 
  


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