Thursday, September 20, 2012

Slackware 14.0 RC 5 Announced

After few days without any update, finally more updates coming in -Current and this time, Pat announced Slackware 14.0 RC 5 instead of going with final version. He thinks that there are some changes need to be tested, including the new kernel.

What has been changed on this release?
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.29
  • GLIBC upgraded to tzdata 2012f
  • Patch rebuilt to add upstream patch
  • Git, Slacktrack, Samba, SVN, and VSFTPD upgraded to the latest bugfix releases
  • More kernel configs in testing/ directory, including 3.4.11, 3.5.4, and 3.6-RC4