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Offline Jason W

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Announcements
« on: December 25, 2014, 01:32:35 PM »
The release candidates have been updated with the fix mentioned in the release area.

Updates to the x86 dCore release candidates will be mentioned in this thread.

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2014, 07:09:13 PM »
Now there is a boot option "checkfs".  It is not like the one that was before and was dropped, this one simply checks to see if the partition about to be mounted for /opt, /home, and/or TCE directory contains errors, nothing is done or fixed.  If errors are found, it gives you an option to continue at your own risk or follow the recommended reboot and fix the errors with the "base" boot option and the e2fsck command.  Works with the LABEL and UUID option of specifying devices.   The results can be seen in the files /tmp/checkfs.*, such as /tmp/checkfs.sda2, /tmp/checkfs.sdb4, etc.  Simply needed a check for a large number of mounts between fixes or an just an unclean unmount does not constitute file system errors.  Only a true error will result in the "red flag" and an option to reboot.

On my A10 board I have had a few hard resets due to lockup, and ended up seeing the havoc that can be when a corrupted EXT file system was being used in a live session.  This boot code can at least prevent using an unusable file system.

The following release candidates have been updated with this:

dCore-wheezy.gz
dCore-jessie.gz
ub-dCore-trusty.gz
ub-dCore-utopic.gz
ub-dCore-utopic-3.16.6.gz
« Last Edit: December 28, 2014, 07:19:17 PM by Jason W »

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2014, 08:29:35 AM »
hi jason,

with the last cut i experienced the looping update-requests again.
perhaps it has something to do that i use dcore with an usbstick?
without permanent /home, /opt or /usr and so on?

i did an update this morning and after the reboot i checked the update-situation again and updatesce replied that there are no additional updates needed.
then in the afternoon, after a further reboot, i checked with updatesce -c -a again and i guess that i got offered the same update-requests that were updated in the morning.
i'm sure that no updates were downloaded during the merge-process.
after the next reboot updatesce told me that no updates are available for the chosen sces.

thank you for your help and patience.

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2014, 03:02:45 PM »
Ok, if you can give me an exact listing of the packages involved, contents of sce's that are made from a list file, and I will look into it in the coming days. 

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2014, 10:14:24 PM »
hi jason,

now i could verify it:

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000-base-jessie.sce.lst:
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console-setup
console-data
bash
mc
ssh
rsync
screen
grep
tar
zip
unzip
gzip
bzip2
xz-utils
p7zip-full
nmap
iptables
fail2ban
redsocks
pdnsd
tcpdump
gnupg
laptop-mode-tools
pm-utils
man-db
ntfs-3g
lvm2
cryptsetup
firmware-all
wifi
wireless
wpasupplicant
checkmissingdebs
importupdatecheck
libsmartcols1

###
100-desktop-jessie.sce.lst:
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xorg-all
Xprogs
wbar
fluxbox
iceweasel
icedove
evince
jpilot
xvnc4viewer

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200-multimedia-jessie.sce.lst:
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alsa-base
alsa-utils
alsamixergui
cdparanoia
vlc
faad
lame
cups
cups-driver-gutenprint
hplip
avahi-daemon
gimp
xsane
minitube
pulseaudio
pavucontrol
volumeicon-alsa
gnucash
gthumb
gnome-calculator
doublecmd-gtk


tc@box:~$ updatesce -c -a
debian
#################### 100.0% 0.0 kBps DONE   
#################### 100.0% 2.6 kBps DONE     
verifying download...checksum matches OK
used 10700800 local, fetched 8890
Using the repo http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian debian jessie main
Searching for availbe updates for chosen SCEs.
000-base-jessie
100-desktop-jessie
200-multimedia-jessie
libreoffice
original-modules-3.8.13-tinycore
vbox
 
Do you want to review the list of packages that have updates available?
Enter y to view and q to exit reading the package list. (y/N):
SCE:  000-base-jessie
Available package updates:
   console-setup                     debian jessie main
   console-setup-freebsd        debian jessie main
   console-setup-linux             debian jessie main
   keyboard-configuration       debian jessie main

after a successful update and a fresh reboot,
updatesce wants to update exactly the same packages, although all requested updates are done.

thank you for your help.
« Last Edit: December 30, 2014, 10:40:47 PM by netnomad »

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2014, 06:31:31 AM »
Thanks, I will look into it today.

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2014, 03:36:09 PM »
Ok, I see some issues with the md5 file creating, I will work on it and test.

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2014, 04:25:06 PM »
A simple fix seemed to kill two birds with one stone.  I am confident enough to upload another release candidate cut.  The following x86 release candidate dCore's have been updated with the fix.


dCore-wheezy.gz
dCore-jessie.gz
ub-dCore-trusty.gz
ub-dCore-utopic.gz
ub-dCore-utopic-3.16.6.gz

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2014, 06:05:31 PM »
I have just added a more reliable checking of startup script md5sums and also added checking of -data.tar.gz extra file updates.  This way, anything at all updated with the package - Debian package, startup script, data.tar.gz files - will call for the package to be updated with a run of updatesce. 

Hold off on testing the last cut and I will upload this sometime tomorrow.

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2015, 07:17:58 PM »
Many changes and bugfixes to the updatesce routine.  Now, if a package has a new or changed startup script it is listed as an available update.  And if a new data.tar.gz file is added or the existing one is updated then the package is also listed to be updated.  And if there is a new prebuilt or Debian dependency added to a package or the existing ones have been updated, then that package is also listed for update.

EDIT:  I had updated alsa-utils.deb2sce and firefox-data.tar.gz for testing purposes, those should appear as updates for any SCEs containing them the first time you run updatesce.

This completes the updatesce concept, and now to find the bugs.  The following dCore x86 ports have a new cut in release candidates.

dCore-wheezy.gz
dCore-jessie.gz
ub-dCore-trusty.gz
ub-dCore-utopic.gz
ub-dCore-utopic-3.16.6.gz
« Last Edit: January 02, 2015, 05:26:44 PM by Jason W »

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #10 on: January 02, 2015, 07:57:31 PM »
Release candidates have a new cut per the -s size function issue mentioned in the dCore-wheezy release candidates.

Updated all dCore release candidate x86 ports.

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #11 on: January 03, 2015, 05:09:04 PM »
Just found a big bug in the update function when it pertains to extensions that make use of other SCEs as deps.  I hope to fix it tonight and upload it in the next day or so. 

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #12 on: January 03, 2015, 07:40:06 PM »
A big problem, a simple fix.  I like when that happens, the simple fix that is.

Release candidate x86 dCores updated:

dCore-wheezy.gz
dCore-jessie.gz
ub-dCore-trusty.gz
ub-dCore-utopic.gz
ub-dCore-utopic-3.16.6.gz

http://tinycorelinux.net/dCore/x86/release_candidates/

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2015, 06:53:55 PM »
Fixed a bug in the dependency routine that uses grep when dealing with the main DEBINX packages file.  Awk has been and is still used for the extra repos as their packages files are small so they have been unaffected.  The issue was the grep routine was pulling in all entries that were "this dep, or that dep, or that dep" where the awk routine just used the first one and ignored the rest, the first match is normally the smallest and most basic, which for our purpose is the desired behavior.  Now grep pulls the needed info for the package at hand from the large DEBINX file, and awk works with the small snippet to correctly parse deps but with the same performance as before if GNU grep is being used.

Release candidate x86 dCores updated:

dCore-wheezy.gz
dCore-jessie.gz
ub-dCore-trusty.gz
ub-dCore-utopic.gz
ub-dCore-utopic-3.16.6.gz

http://tinycorelinux.net/dCore/x86/release_candidates/

« Last Edit: January 04, 2015, 07:34:40 PM by Jason W »

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Re: Announcements
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2015, 01:30:58 PM »
Fixed a bug in the startup script and -data.tar.gz file update detection.

All release candidate x86 dCore ports updated.

dCore-wheezy.gz
dCore-jessie.gz
ub-dCore-trusty.gz
ub-dCore-utopic.gz
ub-dCore-utopic-3.16.6.gz

http://tinycorelinux.net/dCore/x86/release_candidates/