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Bitwise works Updates: cmake, klusrmgr, exceptq, libcx, SDL2...

Bitwise works published (2024-02-19) a new set of updated for cmake, klusrmgr, exceptq, libcx, SDL2, python3.9, os2-rpm, zstd, libc, libarchive, ncurses quassel, libvpx, zlib, libtiff, createrepo_c, libjpeg-turbo, nettle, gnutls, python-cups, automake, libtool, libpng, libxslt, libxml2, libssh2, xz, curl, hplip, opus

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Rpm work:
We released version 3.25.2-1 of cmake (Cross-platform make system), version 1.4.5-2 of klusrmgr ((kLIBC) User Manager), version 7.11.6-1 of expectq (Exceptq creates a debugging report), version 0.7.3-1 of libcx (kLIBC Extension Library), version 2.28.1-1 of SDL2 (Cross-platform multimedia library), version 3.9.17-1 of python3.9 (Version 3.9 of the Python interpreter), version 1-11 of os2-rpm (OS/2 specific RPM macros and scripts), version 1.5.5-1 of zstd (Zstd compression library), version 0.1.12-1 of libc (Standard Shared Libraries), version 3.7.1-1 of libarchive (A library for handling streaming archive formats), version 6.4-1 of ncurses (Ncurses support utilities), version 0.14.0-1 of quassel (A modern distributed IRC system), version 1.13.1-1 of libvpx (VP8/VP9 Video Codec SDK), version 1.3-1 of zlib ( The compression and decompression library), version 4.6.0-1 of libtiff (Library of functions for manipulating TIFF format image files), version 1.0.2-1 of createrepo_c (Creates a common metadata repository), version 3.0.1-1 of libjpeg-turbo (A MMX/SSE2/SIMD accelerated library for manipulating JPEG image files), version 3.9.1-1 of nettle (A low-level cryptographic library), version 3.8.2-1 of gnutls (A TLS protocol implementation), version 2.0.1-1 of python-cups (python binding for CUPS), version 1.16.5-1 of automake (A GNU tool for automatically creating Makefiles), version 2.4.7 of libtool (The GNU Portable Library Tool), version 1.6.40-1 of libpng (A library of functions for manipulating PNG image format files), version 1.1.39-1 of libxslt (Library providing the Gnome XSLT engine), version 2.12.4-1 of libxml2 (Library providing XML and HTML support), version 1.11.1-1 of libssh2 (A library implementing the SSH2 protocol), version 5.4.6-1 of xz (LZMA compression utilities), version 7.75.0-3 of curl (A utility for getting files from remote servers (FTP, HTTP, and others)), version 3.19.12-1 of hplip (HP Linux Imaging and Printing Project), version 1.4-1 of opus (An audio codec for use in low-delay speech and audio communication)


It is uploaded as rpm to the netlabs rel or exp repository. To install, 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.

Behind the scenes
There are more projects being worked on. If you are interested in it all, please look at our GitHub repo's.
Again to be able to finish this all we urgently need more sponsors!!!.

What's new in cmake:

  • Disable HLL debug info due to overflows in EMXOMF
  • Update to version 3.25.2

What's new in klusrmgr:

  • Fix ticket #9
  • Fix error when WarpIn is not present, do not crash
  • Add helpfiles for several languages

What's new in exceptq:

  • Update to 7.11.6-shl-2023-02-23 binaries

What's new in libcx:

  • mmap: Fix endless loop in munmap in some cases
  • select: Don't hide errors from system select anymore

What's new in SDL2:

  • Fixed some issues (mostly done by Josch)
  • Added/Changed/Fixed audio support (mostly done by Josch)
  • Update to version 2.28.1

What's new in python3.9:

  • Update to version 3.9.17

What's new in os2-rpm:

  • Add macros.vpath and enhance macros with build flags

What's new in zstd:

  • First RPM for OS/2 and OS/2 based systems

What's new in libc:

  • readv/writev: Use IOV_MAX instead of hard coded values
  • logstrict: Creat reports/logs in BOOTDIR\var\log\app if no LOGFILES or UNIXROOT set
  • spawn: Support large environment and command line for kLIBC apps
  • Bump _XOPEN_SOURCE to 700
  • errno: Make EWOULDBLOCK, ETXTBSY and others available in POSIX mode
  • ...

What's new in libarchive:

  • First RPM for OS/2 and OS/2 based systems

What's new in ncurses:

  • Update to version 6.4
  • Added version 5 and version 6
  • Added wide support

What's new in quassel:

  • Update to version 0.14.0
  • Add a icon to the exe
  • Add WPS objects for core

What's new in libvpx:

  • Update to version 1.13.1

What's new in zlib:

  • Update to latest version

What's new in libtiff:

  • Updated to version 4.6.0
  • Resync with fedora spec

What's new in cmake:

  • update to vendor version 3.20.6
  • resync with fedora spec
  • fix a crash
  • enable system jsoncpp

What's new in createrepo_c:

  • Update to version 1.0.2
  • Enable python3

What's new in libjpeg-turbo:

  • Update to version 3.0.1

What's new in nettle:

  • Update to version 3.9.1

What's new in gnutls:

  • Update to version 3.8.2

What's new in python-cups:

  • First RPM for OS/2 and OS/2 based systems

What's new in automake:

  • Update to version 1.16.5

What's new in libtool:

  • Update to version 2.4.7

What's new in libpng:

  • Update to version 1.6.40

What's new in libxslt:

  • Update to version 1.1.39
  • Add python3 binding
  • Remove python2 binding

What's new in libxml2:

  • Update to version 2.12.4
  • Remove python2 binding

What's new in libssh2:

  • First RPM for OS/2 and OS/2 based systems

What's new in xz:

  • Update to version 5.4.6

What's new in curl:

  • Update to version 3.19.12

What's new in hplip:

  • Enable sftp with libssh2

What's new in opus:

  • Update to version 1.4

What's new in Chromium:


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