Weekly Status Report: 2019-07-14

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Web Site

Top 5 referring sites to the Web site:

  • 65: DistroWatch
  • 49: without-systemd.org
  • 45: Google
  • 31: DuckDuckGo
  • 24: Repology

Top 5 pages accessed (and homepage):

  • 1090: /
  • 317: /about.html
  • 140: /announcements/
  • 64: /about-qa.html
  • 48: /team.html
  • 29: /contribute.html

APK Tools

A. Wilcox (awilfox@) added a mention of the search applet to the output of apk --help, an omission noted by fungalnet on Reddit. They also fixed an issue with virtual package versions that caused APK Tools to use a string past its stack lifetime.

Max Rees (sroracle@) changed virtual package versions to always use UTC time, so that local timezone changes and daylight savings time would not cause issues with virtual package updates.

Packaging

A. Wilcox (awilfox@):

  • Updated APK Tools to its current version, 2.10.4, and merged in the patches from the Adélie Linux team as described above.
  • Updated 12 Perl modules, the Argon2 password library, and bash-completion to their current versions.
  • Changed easy-kernel configuration to allow for better network performance on wireless and cellular links.
  • Fixed an issue in the ICU Unicode library that caused issues with formatting dates on 32-bit x86 computers.

Gavin Howard (gdh):

  • Updated bc to its final version.

Luis Ressel (aranea@):

  • Updated many packages to their current versions, including i3status, nftables, and s6-linux-init.
  • Fixed a packaging issue in coreutils.
  • Overhauled easy-kernel configuration for better performance and usability.

Max Rees (sroracle@):

  • Fixed a security issue in Redis.
  • Added a package for a new variant of Bubblewrap.

Molly Miller (sysvinit@):

  • Updated cbindgen to its current version.

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