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netlabs.org newsletter #221

eComStationNews.com - Mon, 20140707 - 05:12 -0600

This is the latest edition of the bi-weekly netlabs.org newsletter. The newsletter can be read on the web at the following URL:
wiki.netlabs.org/index.php

News from netlabs.org:
30. June - 6. July
lswitcher
Loads of updates and fixes
See: trac.netlabs.org/lswitcher/timeline
Qt Applications for OS/2
One ticket closed, one update done and the wiki is updated
See: trac.netlabs.org/qtapps/timeline
Samba for eCS (OS/2)
One ticket raised and closed
See: trac.netlabs.org/samba/timeline
Unix Ports and more
Mix of updates
See: trac.netlabs.org/ports/timeline
23. June - 29. June
FM/2
Mix of updates and fixes
See: trac.netlabs.org/fm2/timeline
Java port for eCS (OS/2)
Sponsoring update
See: trac.netlabs.org/java/timeline
kBuild
A few updates
See: trac.netlabs.org/kbuild/timeline
kLIBC
Great progress with a few new tickets, many fixes and updates
See: trac.netlabs.org/libc/timeline
lswitcher
Changes and updates
See: trac.netlabs.org/lswitcher/timeline
Mozilla for OS/2
Progress continues now dependencies on tools is solved
See: https://github.com/bitwiseworks/mozilla-os2/commits/master
Qt Applications for OS/2
Mix of new tickets, closed ones and some updated applications
See: trac.netlabs.org/qtapps/timeline
Qt Version 4 for OS/2
Sponsoring update
See: trac.netlabs.org/qt4/timeline
RPM and YUM
Various tickets solved
See: trac.netlabs.org/rpm/timeline
Unix Ports and more
Loads of updates and some fixes
See: trac.netlabs.org/ports/timeline
XWLAN
Version history update
See: trac.netlabs.org/xwlan/timeline

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Categories: eComStation - OS/2

GCC 4.9.0 Released

eComStationNews.com - Mon, 20140707 - 03:35 -0600

GCC 4.9.0 has been ported to OS/2 and is now available from os2ports.smedley.id.au

 

Enjoy!

 

Cheers,

 

Paul

Categories: eComStation - OS/2

SM 2.14, TB17.0.11pre and FF 17.0.11

eComStationNews.com - Sun, 20140706 - 17:09 -0600

I've uploaded the above to Hobbes. Fixes backported from the Bitwise 24.3 branch, fpu crash fixed, glyph boxes instead of TAB and LF fixed and a few other minor fixes. A slightly different way of fixing the 100% CPU plugin problem, may need fine tuning for some plugins as it is only prefs. Firefox rebuilt with official branding.
Usual requirements, libc065, mzfntcfgft, pthr01.dll (pthread), mmap.dll, stdcpp6.dll (libstdc++), gcc446.dll and gcc473.dll depending on the version of pthr01.dll installed. RPM package names in brackets.
I've been using TB and SM for weeks without a problem besides they are slow, Firefox is basically identical to my previous upload excepting branding and a preference.
Thanks to Bitwise who are responsible for the vast majority of the recent work done.
Dave

Categories: eComStation - OS/2

Fixed: VOICE News mailing list and feed to c.o.o.announce

eComStationNews.com - Sun, 20140706 - 10:43 -0600

I have finally fixed the VOICE news mailing list feed and the push to the c.o.o.announce newsgroup. News items which have been approved should be relayed to both at fifteen minute intervals.

If you are reading this on the VOICE homepage or from an RSS feed reader and you used to be subscribed to the VOICE news mailing list, it is possible that your address changed and we do not have your current one. Please feel free to subscribe again, by completing the form on the following page:

www.os2voice.org/mailinglists.html

Thanks to all for your patience and support, and we look forward to sharing some good and interesting news with everyone again in the near future.

Cheers/2

-- Lewis
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Lewis G Rosenthal, CNA, CLP, CLE, CWTS
Systems Administration, VOICE
Virtual OS/2 Consumer Education www.os2voice.org
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Categories: eComStation - OS/2

GCC ports updated

eComStationNews.com - Sat, 20140705 - 16:15 -0600

Hi,

 

I've updated the GCC ports of OS/2 to 4.7.4 (C/C++ only) and 4.8.3 (C/C++/Fortran).

 

These are available from my site at os2ports.smedley.id.au

 

If you like this software and want to support continued ports, please consider donating via PayPal via the link in the footer at os2ports.smedley.id.au or via the Mensys online store at www.mensys.net/os2ports

 

Cheers,

 

Paul

Categories: eComStation - OS/2
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