Changes in KaarPux version 4.2.0

KaarPux version 4.2.0 released on 2014-mar-17

  • Flash Player version
  • Linux Kernel version 3.13.6
  • systemd version 211
  • MesaLib version 10.1.0
  • readline version 6.3
  • Scripts and Documentation for Virtual Machines
  • bugs fixed, minor improvements

Flash Player version

  • UPD: flash_player_11: v (Commit 9fade580)

Linux Kernel version 3.13.6

  • UPD: linux: v 3.13.6 (Commit 84b137bd)

systemd version 211

systemd updated to version 211.

This change includes replacing dhcpcd with systemd-networkd

  • UPD: systemd: v 211 (Commit ffa76c2c)
  • FIX: systemd: –enable-compat-libs to keep dbus happy (Commit 93bf2461)
  • IMPROVE: dbus: systemd no longer depends on dbus, so we do not have to build it in bootstrap_7 (Commit 84ed62dc)
  • FIX: dbus: –enable-systemd to make sure we get systemd (Commit 864ac541)
  • FIX: systemd: correct paths to dbus files (Commit 8b689ed0)
  • FIX: dbus: do not forget to add messagebus user (Commit 11923a25)
  • DOC: dbus: now we are only building twice (Commit 08fe1af6)
  • DOC: NetworkManager: KaarPux is now using systemd-networkd (Commit 0f94f133)
  • IMPROVE: KaarPux: use systemd-networkd dhcp (Commit a97682fb)
  • IMPROVE: KxBuild: use systemd-networkd (Commit d812cf96)
  • REMOVE: dhcpd; use systemd instead (Commit a3117862)

MesaLib version 10.1.0

  • UPD: MesaLib: v 10.1.0 (Commit e6d4bb2c)
  • UPD: libclc: v f5dec6f8 (Commit 46ef80b3)
  • ADD: dri3proto: v 1.0 (prereq for MesaLib 10.1) (Commit 7fa36538)
  • ADD: libxshmfence: v 1.1 (prereq for MesaLib 10.1) (Commit ffd88b80)

readline version 6.3

readline updated to version 6.3.

In principle a bug fix release, but deprecated API’s removed as well.

  • UPD: readline: v 6.3 (Commit 6e7032bb)
  • FIX: readline: remove defunct patch (Commit 992e4124)
  • FIX: lua: add -lncurses for readline 6.3 (Commit f39f13f3)
  • FIX: ruby: patch for readline 6.3 (Commit 48a58e38)
  • FIX: parted: patch for readline 6.3 (Commit d86ff580)
  • FIX: samba: patch for readline 6.3 (Commit d05e20c0)
  • FIX: seed: patch for readline 6.3 (Commit eaff998a)
  • MINOR: readline: add -fPIC (Commit 3819eda6)
  • IMPROVE: mozjs: –disable-readline (Commit 58dde133)

Scripts and Documentation for Virtual Machines

Improved packages, scripts, and documentation for building KaarPux in virtual machines.

  • ADD: KxBuild: scripts for building in virtual machines (Commit abb339d1)
  • FIX: KxBuild: OpenHosting launch with OHCPU and OHMEM (Commit 3c417f93)
  • FIX: KxBuild: wait 5 sec between ping and ssh in virtual scripts (Commit 713ab9b3)
  • IMPROVE: KaarPux: allow root to log in over ssh with keys (Commit bbcd2844)
  • IMPROVE: KaarPux: add toor user (Commit 96f99b18)
  • DOC: KxBuild: document scripts for building in virtual machines (Commit 5d51fd55)

Bugs fixed

  • FIX: KxBuild: more specific input to fdisk in (Commit 2198e8df)
  • FIX: KxBuild: to use better location for kaarpux.tar.gz (Commit 8c784612)
  • FIX: KxBuild: do not die if TERM has not been set (Commit b2a42269)
  • FIX: *: install files with correct mode (Commit 0965e033)

Packages updated

Minor Changes

  • IMPROVE: gst-plugins-base: make_repeat (Commit 40f4ce73)
  • IMPROVE: KxBuild: if dangerous_build_* called with –yes or with stdin not a terminal, do not ask for confirmation (Commit 298f10c4)
  • MINOR: KxBuild: dangerous_build_rest to use full path to (Commit 43f8413f)
  • IMPROVE: KxBuild: can take FDEV and DDEV as argument (Commit eff4de8e)
  • IMPROVE: lxc: better upstream version (Commit c22640ad)
  • IMPROVE: KaarPux: to ignore ‘etc’ and ‘py’ (Commit 049a3da9)
  • MINOR: default network device ens3 for kvm (Commit fa2c689e)
  • MINOR: KxBuild: remove unused function (Commit 1d1e1d23)
  • IMPROVE: KxBuild: include sysstat in host packages (Commit 10bc62ae)
  • IMPROVE: KxBuild: move sysstat to bootstrap_8 so it is available on first boot (Commit 380bf972)
  • IMPROVE: KxBuild: monitor build performance with sysstat (Commit 20359fab)
  • IMPROVE: systemd: chown and chmod for journal directory (Commit fe92122f)