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Offline roberts

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microcore_v2.9rc5
« on: February 25, 2010, 04:14:07 PM »
The Fifth Release Candidate of Micro Core v2.9 (microcore_2.9rc5.iso), is now posted and ready for testing.
http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/tinycorelinux/2.x/release_candidates/microcore/

microcore_2.9rc5.iso
microcore_2.9rc5.iso.md5.txt

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.

Notes:

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:

cache
home/tc/.wmx/Applications
home/tc/.logo.xpm
home/tc/stats.txt

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

Release Candidate 5
* Dropped back to glibc 2.9 but still with i486 support.
* Improved error/message handling in Appbrowser/tce-load
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Offline Juanito

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Re: microcore_v2.9rc5
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2010, 02:18:44 AM »
Lookin' good so far  :)