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rpm, python-rpm-macros, popt, createrepo_c, qt5, pthread, os2-base, poppler-data, ca-certificates, highmem

Wednesday November 03, 2021  By: Silvan Scherrer

*rpm, python-rpm-macros, popt, createrepo_c, qt5, pthread, os2-base, poppler-data, ca-certificates, highmem*
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Rpm work:*
We released version 4.13.0-20 of rpm (The RPM package management system), version 3.9-2 of python-rpm-macros (The common Python RPM macros), version 1.18-2 of popt (C library for parsing command line parameters), version 0.17.3-2 of createrepo_c (Creates a common metadata repository), version 5.15.2-1 of Qt5 (Qt5 meta package), version 0.2.6-1 of pthread (A posix pthread emulation for OS/2 and OS/2 based systems), version 0.0.1-3 of os2-base (OS/2 - eComStation 2.0 - ArcaOS 5.0 base), version 0.4.11-1 of poppler-data (Encoding files for use with poppler), version 2021.2.50-1 of ca-certificates (The Mozilla CA root certificate bundle), version 1.0.3-1 of highmem (HighMem, a LX format 32bit DLL 'loading above 512MB' marking utility)
It is uploaded as rpm to the netlabs rel or exp repository. To install, use either yum or ANPM. If anyone prefers a zip file, those are available at the netlabs rel repo <rpm.netlabs.org/release/00/zip> or at the netlabs exp repo <rpm.netlabs.org/experimental/00/zip>.

*Non rpm work:*
We released a test browser to some testers.
*To be able to finish this all we urgently need more sponsors!!!.*

*Behind the scenes*
There are more projects being worked on. If you are interested in it all, please look at our GitHub repo's <github.com/bitwiseworks>.
*Again to be able to finish this all we urgently need more sponsors!!!.*

What's new in rpm:

* force proper sse2 alignment in optflags on x86 platforms
* cherry pick some lua changes from upstream, fixes lua path handling

What's new in python-rpm-macros:

* use the right location for the python.lua scriptp
* use new %%{_rpmluadir} macro instead of %%{_rpmconfigdir}/lua

What's new in popt:

* update to version 1.18
* add a forwarder to the old popt.dll
* obsolete and provide -libs and -data/li>
* use epoch 1, as old spec had it

What's new in createrepo_c:

* add -Zbin-files, as the rpm dll need it. which is a rpm dll flaw!!!

What's new in Qt5:

* Release version 5.15.2 for OS/2
* Add qtmultimedia, qtwebchannel, qtwebsockets to dependencies

What's new in pthread

* Add pthread_condattr_setclock() and needed functions for that
* Fix ticket 16 with pull request 17
* Fix wrong return codes in pthread_rwlock_try*lock()

What's new in os2-base

* Set pentium4 as defalut platform

What's new in poppler-data

* updated to version 0.4.11
* adjusted the spec according to fedora

What's new in ca-certificates

* update to latest fedora spec
* update ca-cert to latest Mozilla cert

What's new in highmem

* Always skip marking of libc runtime dlls

What's new in Chromium:

* commits from Chromium
<https://github.com/bitwiseworks/qtwebengine-chromium-os2/commits/master>


*Sponsoring*
To be able to finish our goals we need *your support*. Please sponsor as much as possible via our webshop <www.bitwiseworks.com/shop/index.php> or via our Patreon page <www.patreon.com/bwwbitwiseworks>.

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