Weekly Status Report: 2019-12-22

Hello all!

Significant progress has been made towards 1.0: 64-bit time support has landed, and Horizon can join wireless networks, in addition to many more fixes!

Horizon

It is now possible to join Wi-Fi networks using the Horizon Wizard UI.

All labels in the Horizon Wizard UI now utilise automatic word wrapping, so that large font sizes and longer translations are not cut off.

The arch key has been specified and implemented, allowing you to choose the architecture of the target computer. This allows you to write a HorizonScript on one type of computer (e.g. ppc64) and use it to install Adélie on a different type of computer (e.g. armv7).

Packaging

Our time64 conversion has been completed for the System repository on all 32-bit architectures we support. This includes bumping Easy Kernel to 5.4.5 (smaeul@), and fixing issues in the musl libc (awilfox@, dalias) and various packages including CVS, GCC Go, and strace.

Molly Miller (sysvinit@) updated Git for security fixes.

Have a Happy Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa… Whatever you celebrate, have a Happy Holiday and a joyous and prosperous New Year in 2020 and beyond. Be well, everyone.

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