Weekly Status Report: 2019-04-21

Hello all!

It’s been a monumental week for the entire Adélie Linux system. LLVM 8 and a new KDE release are just some of the goodies we’ve been hard at work on this week!

Web site

Top 5 referring sites to the Web site:

  • 68: without-systemd.org
  • 66: Google searches
  • 22: DuckDuckGo searches
  • 20: Reddit
  • 18: LinuxFR

Top 5 pages accessed (and homepage):

  • 934: /
  • 189: /about.html
  • 62: /team.html
  • 37: /about-qa.html
  • 37: /announcements/
  • 29: /contribute.html

BTS

Our BTS was updated to Bugzilla 5.0.6.

Packaging

A. Wilcox (awilfox@) updated KDE Applications to 19.04.0, including backporting a few newer KDE Frameworks methods to 5.54.0 to ensure continued stability with Qt 5.9 LTS. They updated numerous other packages, including LLVM to 8.0.0. They additionally fixed stability issues in NFS.

Gavin Howard (gdh) updated his bc calculator package to 1.2.6, fixing a use-after-free issue.

Kiyoshi Aman (aerdan@) updated many packages, and fixed an issue in XTerm with FreeType.

Max Rees (sroracle@) updated many of their packages, including the Mutt email client, PHP 7, and YouTube-DL.

General discussion

Many important system packages have been updated, including console-setup, ncurses, NSS, PCRE, and VIM. Nearly 200 other packages have also been updated to their most recent stable releases, bringing bug fixes and the latest security patches to the Adélie Linux system.

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