Saturday, April 5, 2008

Glibc Updates

All of glibc packages has been recompiled to fix the bad symlink that was broken in the previous release. This batch of update also upgrade rsync and also a testing package for bash-3.2 with patch level 029. I have been using Bash 3.2 for some time and i never had problem so far, so i guess it's quite safe.

Here's the latest -Current changelog:
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 patchlevel 029.
Last time we tried this as our main shell, it was still causing problems with a lot of the scripts out there, but perhaps it will be tried again in the next development cycle.