[lsb-discuss] LSB Updates: SDK, Checkers, 4.1

Craig Scott audiofanatic at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 07:51:34 UTC 2012


Would be great to update the URL's for the yum repo's on the following 
page for those who prefer to grab their updates via yum instead of bare 
package downloads:

https://wiki.linuxfoundation.org/en/RepositoryInfo



On 04/02/2012 12:51 PM, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> The Linux Standard Base (LSB) project is pleased to announce several
> updates to its suites of tools and tests.  These updates are now
> available from the LSB Download page:
>
> http://www.linuxfoundation.org/collaborate/workgroups/lsb/download
>
> First of all, the LSB Software Development Kit (SDK) has been updated
> to version 4.1.3, with a number of benefits and bug fixes:
>
>   - Most importantly, the LSB SDK has been updated and tested with
>     newer releases of gcc.  We now support all versions of gcc from
>     version 3.4.x to version 4.6.x.
>
>   - The lsbcc utility now reports its own version, as well as the
>     version of the underlying compiler.
>
>   - Support for building Qt 4 applications has been improved, with new
>     names for Qt 4 utilities provided.
>
>   - Feature sets and options have been normalized between lsbcc,
>     lsbc++, and lsbcpp.
>
>   - A number of bugs have been fixed, including illegal instruction
>     issues on PowerPC 32-bit builds, missing macros, and misplaced
>     functions in headers.
>
> For the complete list of fixes and enhancements released in the 4.1.3
> SDK, please see our rollup bug in the LSB's bug tracker:
>
> https://lsbbugs.linuxfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3237
>
> Second, we have released new versions of the Linux Application Checker
> and the Linux Distribution Checker.  Enhancements to these
> applications include:
>
>   - Harmonization with the recent rebuilding of the Linux Foundation's
>     infrastructure.
>
>   - Updates to fix compatibility with newer versions of Perl.
>
>   - Many bug fixes.
>
> For a complete list, see our rollup bug in the LSB's bug tracker:
>
> https://lsbbugs.linuxfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2754
>
> Finally, we have released the first set of updates to the distribution
> tests for LSB 4.1.  These updates fix a number of bugs in the tests,
> mostly to address issues found when running against newer
> distributions.  As with the other two updates, a complete list of
> changes can be found on the LSB bug tracker:
>
> https://lsbbugs.linuxfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3191

-- 
Craig Scott
Melbourne, Australia

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