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Core v4.7.2
« on: December 21, 2012, 09:57:36 AM »
Team Tiny Core announces Core v4.7.2 is now available.
See; http://tinycorelinux.net/downloads.html

Change log:
  • Updated /opt/tcemirror to default to new server.
  • Updated provides.sh for local download and integrated local search.
  • Updated search.sh and scm-search.sh for local searching.
  • Updated tc-functions to support corepure64 repository and useBusybox aliases function.
  • Updated tc-config to factor out rcS
  • New boot code xonly to disable Exit to Prompt in exittc GUI.
  • Removed deprecated keyword cgi.

Requires: Updated Xprogs now posted in the repository.

NOTE: Files that have changed and are likely in your backup. Your backup will then override the new contents.
/opt/tcemirror

New contents should be
http://repo.tinycorelinux.net
« Last Edit: December 23, 2012, 10:26:45 AM by roberts »
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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2012, 12:22:58 PM »
cool thanks roberts and the team   

Everything seems back to normal, except during boot i noticed "Booting Core" used to report "Booting Core 4.7"    A change I guess ?

Typing "version" at the terminal obviously indicates the version
« Last Edit: December 21, 2012, 12:27:14 PM by coreplayer2 »

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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2012, 01:39:35 PM »
It boots so fast that I didn't notice.  :o
But then I was only booting the base.
No. tc-config was factored out of rcS.
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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2012, 04:20:37 PM »
hi roberts,

your last release works fine for me, but i don't understand:
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No. tc-config was factored out of rcS.
would you be so kind to explain it a little more detailed or easier to understand?

thank you for your help.

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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2012, 05:03:19 PM »
rcS is a required startup script that is used to boot the system. A request was made to change rcS from being a link to tc-config. To become a separate non-changing script that would call tc-config. This way it opens up the possibility to wedge in a boot splash screen.

See: http://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,14553.msg82515.html#msg82515. I suppose I can add back in the release number. But it is not a big deal when version is avialble as was previoudly mentioned.
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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2012, 05:12:14 PM »
$VERSION is used in rcS, but defined in tc-config.

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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2012, 07:53:22 PM »
Talk about making a MOUNTAIN out of a molehill. How many more posts can I expect from such a trivial non-operational item!
If this bugs you so much then stay with the prior release! Sometimes the pettiness and thanklessness is more that I care to take.
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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2012, 07:55:30 PM »
Well, if you don't want testing and feeback, I just won't test anymore.

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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2012, 11:25:00 PM »
Talk about making a MOUNTAIN out of a molehill. How many more posts can I expect from such a trivial non-operational item!
If this bugs you so much then stay with the prior release! Sometimes the pettiness and thanklessness is more that I care to take.

Roberts, I think the same thing every time, your works are great and I believe that in this forum there is nobody who does not recognize this.
I feel that the reason why you can have a different impression on the opinion of others is that you probably have a very high workload.
All these responsibilities put you in a very critical perspective.
But in the end it would be worse if no one care to comment on and discuss the progress done?

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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2012, 01:23:36 AM »
hi roberts, hi friends,

perhaps could help a minimal change in the changelog:

there could be three sections:
first, all fundamental changes that most users should know and understand.
second, changes that are only important for advanced users.
third, the changes under the hood for development and scripting, that are not essential for the common user.

never mind roberts, we all love your work!

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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #10 on: December 22, 2012, 10:18:35 AM »
Roberts, that was very clever - getting this release out before the end of the world.  Strangely, the world doesn't look any different for having ended.

Meanwhile, it may be worth noting that the presence of /opt/tcemirror in one's backup can be a minor problem upon upgrading - I was surprised to see it still pointed at distro.ibiblio.org until I realized what I had done.    :)

Thanks for another fine release, and for all your hard work.  Merry Christmas.
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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #11 on: December 23, 2012, 10:29:57 AM »
Well, if you don't want testing and feeback, I just won't test anymore.
It only takes one post to report an issue and such is always appreciated and is duly noted.
Repeated posts on the same subject, even after I had responded, appears as piling on.
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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #12 on: December 23, 2012, 10:34:57 AM »
Talk about making a MOUNTAIN out of a molehill. How many more posts can I expect from such a trivial non-operational item!
If this bugs you so much then stay with the prior release! Sometimes the pettiness and thanklessness is more that I care to take.

Roberts, I think the same thing every time, your works are great and I believe that in this forum there is nobody who does not recognize this.
I feel that the reason why you can have a different impression on the opinion of others is that you probably have a very high workload.
All these responsibilities put you in a very critical perspective.
But in the end it would be worse if no one care to comment on and discuss the progress done?

True, workload has continued to increase, with now not only Core to maintain and test but also
TinyCore, CorePlus, piCore, piCore-qemu, a10Core, all need to be maintained, images built and tested.

However, as I noted above, it only takes one post to report an issue. Testing and posting of issues has never been a problem for me.
In fact many improvements are the result. It is when I see a piling on of several posts on the same, and this time, tivial matter that resulted in my unexpected and hasty reaction.
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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2012, 10:38:29 AM »
Roberts, that was very clever - getting this release out before the end of the world.  Strangely, the world doesn't look any different for having ended.

Meanwhile, it may be worth noting that the presence of /opt/tcemirror in one's backup can be a minor problem upon upgrading - I was surprised to see it still pointed at distro.ibiblio.org until I realized what I had done.    :)

Thanks for another fine release, and for all your hard work.  Merry Christmas.

Thanks for the reminder of the backup overwriting the new server. I have updated the announcement with a "Files likely in your backup note!"

Merry Christmas and let us not forget...

Happy Mayan New Year!
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Re: Core v4.7.2
« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2012, 10:45:28 AM »
FYI. All images v4.7.2 reposted with verison displayed at boot. Perhaps v4.7.2 is slighly less imprefect than before.

Also a note was added to announcement page regarding the new contents of /opt/tcemirror and backup please read.

Even though we are attempting to sync with ibiblio, it is not certain that all will be there, repo.tinycorelinux.net is the master source for all images and repositories. Eventually we will get new mirrors to directly mirror from us rather than we attempt to push to ibiblio.
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