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Monday January 20, 2020  By: Silvan Scherrer

libusb1, sane-backends, xmltoman, pthread, libdaemon, fontconfig, zip, libunistring, libidn2, wget, libtool, gcc
We released version 1.0.21-2 of libusb1 (A library which allows userspace access to USB devices), version 1.0.26-1 of sane-backends (Scanner access software), version 0.4-1 of xmltoman (Scripts for converting XML to roff or HTML), version 0.1.1-1 of pthread (A posix pthread emulation for OS/2 and OS/2 based systems), version 0.14-1 of libdaemon (Library for writing UNIX daemons), version 2.13.1-4 of fontconfig (Font configuration and customization library), version 3.0-9 of zip (A file compression and packaging utility compatible with PKZIP), version 0.9.10-1 of linunistring (GNU Unicode string library), version 2.3.0-1 of libidn2 (Library to support IDNA2008 internationalized domain names), version 1.20.3-2 of wget (A utility for retrieving files using the HTTP or FTP protocols), version 2.4.6-4 of libtool (The GNU Portable Library Tool), version 9.2.0-2 of gcc (Various compilers (C, C++, Objective-C, ...))
It is uploaded as rpm to the netlabs rel or exp repository. To install just 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 <>.

What's new in libusb1:

* remove unused poll implementation
* finetune errorhandling
* handle the case when we opened the device already, this is to mimik
the nix behaviour better (libsane testcases failed because of that)

What's new in sane-backends:

* first release

What's new in xmltoman:

* first release

What's new in phtread:

* add a real pthread_sigmask, so returncode is correctt
* move source to github and clean it a bit

What's new in libdaemon:

* first release

What's new in fontconfig:

* handle _EURO extention in set lang env

What's new in zip:

* fix a 4GB issue

What's new in libunistring:

* first release

What's new in libidn2:

* first release

What's new in wget:

* enable libidn2

What's new in libtool:

* Use scm_ macros
* Resync with latest Fedora spec (11bb551)
* Rebuild for GCC 9
* Add support for LT_BUILDLEVEL [#1]

What's new in gcc:

* Use os2_config_sys macro (with -e and %%) instead of hard-coded
* Fix gcc1.dll BLDLEVEL string
* merge spec with fedora one
* Initial RPM release of GCC 9

To be able to finish our goals we need *your support*. Please sponsor as much as possible via our webshop <> or via our Patreon page <>.


-- freundliche Grüsse / kind regards
Silvan Scherrer

/Silvan Scherrer
AROA Informatik AG

Tel. +41 71 243 55 77 <> /

Category: Software