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Off-Topic => Archive / Obsolete => Release Candidate Testing => Topic started by: roberts on February 17, 2010, 01:02:51 PM

Title: microcore_v2.9rc4
Post by: roberts on February 17, 2010, 01:02:51 PM
The Third Release Candidate of Micro Core v2.9 (microcore_2.9rc3.iso), is now posted and ready for testing.


Change Log for Micro Core v2.9

Release Candidate 1
* Updated tce-load - added support for recursive dependencies.
* Updated tc-config - persistent home and/or opt, changed ext only support to not Microsoft file system support.
* Updated ab to use tmp work files.
* Improved language support by auto loading locale support extension(s) when both "lang=  " and the "-locale.tcz" extension(s) are available in tce/optional.
* Clean up of reported relics and empty directories.
* Updated f2 & f3 boot message screens.
* Renamed *.core.gz to simply *.gz for ISO9660 compliance.
* Fixed bug in tce-update easy mode.
* Dropped the embedded help file.


Attention extension makers, please test the new recursive dependency process, but hold in abeyance until v2.9 is final.

Release Candidate 2

* Upgraded busybox to stable 1.15.3
* Upgraded udev to 151.
* Upgraded tce-load and appsaudit to support copy2fs flag and list in the base tce directory.
* Updated OnDemand to also support re-launching applicatons. Now one can always use the OnDemand menu section.
* Updated support for easy mode remastering /opt/tce now uses onboot.lst
* Updated tc-config to also make, if necessary, optional directory when tce= boot code is used.
* Added cache, .logo.xpm, and stats.txt to default /opt/.xfiletool.lst
* Updated  /opt/.xfiletool.lst to persist OnDemand menu item across reboots via normal backup.

Notes: Files likely in your backup that need updating:
The following have been added to the default /opt/.xfiletool.lst:


Note also that there is a new Xprogs.gz for the changes to control panel and appsaudit.

Release Candidate 3

* Fixed new udev firmware issue.
* Fixed easy mode remaster to support copy2fs flag and list in static /opt/tce.

Note new Xprogs.gz, flwm.tcz, flwm_topside.tcz

Release Candidate 4
* Updated libstdc++ to support exceptions
* Updated glibc to support i486         
* Added udev rules to support lsusb
* Dropped back to busybox 1.14.3 
Title: Re: microcore_v2.9rc4
Post by: alu on February 18, 2010, 04:02:30 AM
happily reporting no more issue with the gecko netbook (vortex x86 cpu) and the flash extension; great job