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MATE 1.17 Packages Rebuilt

Since last Current update, most MATE users will realize that they can't view PDF files on Atril anymore. The reason is simple: poppler update broke it. Atril needs to be recompiled against new poppler and it should be fixed. But that comes another problem: i haven't publish the SlackBuild for 1.17, only binary packages for testing.

I decided to rebuilt all MATE packages for current this morning. I simply remove all MATE packages on my VM and pull the latest changes from my (was) private branch and build the latest one. All sources are now use 1.17 version number, EXCEPT for one: mate-icon-theme-faenza. It's still under investigation from upstream since it failed during make dist-check. Upstream have decided to bring back mate-calc since it's ported to GTK3 now so i simply removed Galculator from my MSB repository.

All the binary packages for MATE 1.17 are now uploaded to slackware.uk and i have pushed my branch called 1.17-prep in github. You can use that branch to bui…

Security Update and Big Updates in Current

Three security updates have been released in the latest batch of updates:

irssi: Upgraded to 0.8.21 for all supported Slackware releasesgnutls: Upgraded to 3.3.26 for Slackware 14.0 and 14.1, and 3.5.8 for Slackware 14.2 and currentbind: Upgraded to 9.9.9_P5 for Slackware 13.0 up to 14.1, 9.10.4_P5 for Slackware 14.2, and 9.11.0_P2 for Current In stable there has been a rebuilt of Python 2.7.13 to fix some regressions during last built.
Meanwhile BIG UPDATES are happening in -current and since there are a lot of changes in latest batch of updates, here's some recap but for complete changes, please refer to the ChangeLog: perl: Upgraded to 5.24.0boost: Upgraded to 1.63  (upgrade shared library)hunspell: Upgraded to 1.6.0 (upgrade shared library)ImageMagick: Upgraded to 6.9.7_3 (upgrade shared library)Poppler: Upgraded to 0.50.0 (upgrade shared library)XOrg: Upgraded to 1.19.1grub: Upgraded to 2.0.2~beta3procps-ng: Upgraded to 3.3.12sed: Upgraded to 4.3tcsh: Upgraded to 6.20.00util-li…

Python 3.6.0 in SBo 14.2 repository

Python 3.6.0 has been pushed to master and 14.2 branch in SBo repository in the last public update. There are a lot of new features and changes included in this major release. Some changes may broke other packages depending on Python 3. If you find any broken packages due to Python 3.6.0 changes, let us know by posting in LQ or via our mailing list.

Currently there are 64 packages that list Python 3 as hard dependency:

audio/rhythmboxdesktop/gis-weatherdesktop/i3pystatusdesktop/i3situationdesktop/numix-foldersdesktop/python-specbardesktop/xfce4-windowck-plugindevelopment/kaaeditdevelopment/numpy-legacy3development/numpy3games/lutrisgames/pybikgraphics/CairoSVGgraphics/opencoloriographics/pygifmelibraries/CondConfigParserlibraries/curses_exlibraries/libgit2-gliblibraries/libopenshotlibraries/libsigrokdecodelibraries/pyjf3libraries/pyqode.corelibraries/python3-PyQt5libraries/python3-PyYAMLlibraries/python3-dvdvideolibraries/python3-pillowmisc/grampsmultimedia/devedengmultimedia/openshotn…