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Bitwise Updates: libevent, db4, gmp, mpfr, libmpc, os2-release

We released version 2.1.11-1 of libevent (Abstract asynchronous event notification library), version 4.8.30-9 of (The Berkeley DB database library (version 4) for C), version 6.2.0-1 of gmp (A GNU arbitrary precision library), version +), version 4.0.2-1 of mpfr (A C library for multiple-precision floating-point computations), version 1.1.0-1 of libmpc (C library for multiple precision complex arithmetic), version 00-4 of os2-release (OS/2 release files)
We also did a lot enhancements to gcc, libcx, libc and qt5. Most important ones are the wide char output functions (wscanf, getwc and families) in libc. Those were needed to get along with qt5 qtwebengine.

It is uploaded as rpm to the netlabs rel or exp repository. To install just use either yum or ANPM. If anyone prefers a zip file, those are available at the netlabs rel repo or at the netlabs exp repo.

What's new in libevent:

  • first rpm release

What's new in db4:

  • fix some /tmp glitches which crashed heimdal
  • rebuilt with gcc 9
  • big overhaul of the spec file
  • add documentation

What's new in gmp:

  • update to version 6.2.0
  • move source to github
  • redo the spec heavily

What's new in mpfr:

  • update to version 4.0.2
  • add legacy dll
  • reworked the spec

What's new in libmpc:

  • update to version 1.1.0
  • add a forwarder dll
  • reworked the spec, including name change as in fedora

What's new in os2-release:

  • add os2_version to macros.dist, so %%if %%{os2_version} works in spec files
  • changelog added

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Silvan Scherrer


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