LEAF Bering-uClibc Changelog

New in version 5.0.3 Beta 1

January 20th, 2014
  • Bering-uClibc-5.0.3-beta1 provides updates for the kernel, tor, openssl, minicom, samba, pcre, ddclient and usb-modeswitch-data to latest upstream versions.
  • Newly build openssl enables thread support and improvements for x86_64 platform.
  • dropbear enables sha2_256, sha2_512, AES128 and ECC (elliptic curve) support.
  • A new package batctl is available to start support for open mesh networks. smartmon and ppp-hsh has received small fixes.

New in version 5.0.2 Beta 1 (September 27th, 2013)

  • This beta version provides a major fix for an issue where the standard editor showed garbage on x86_64 images.
  • A new boot logo (including CLI access and hardware tests during boot) has been added for ISO images.
  • Of the usual package and kernel updates, the update of libusb (and addition of a libusb-compat package for packages relying on the old version) is the most visible one.

New in version 5.0.1 RC1 (August 14th, 2013)

  • This release candidate provides a minor kernel update, and a few more packages have been updated to their latest upstream versions.

New in version 5.0.1 Beta 1 (July 26th, 2013)

  • Bering-uClibc-5.0.1-beta1 provides major package updates, a kernel update to 3.4.53, a few fixes, minor improvements for the toolchain, and two new packages to support wireless Internet connections.
  • A probably more important change of the packages will be the move from libnl to libnl3.
  • Packages affected are hostapd, ipvsadm, keepalived, and kismet.

New in version 5.0 (June 17th, 2013)

  • Changes from 5.0 release candidate 1 include updated packages, a minor kernel update, and new packages for iscsi and lua.

New in version 5.0 RC1 (May 29th, 2013)

  • The 5.0 release candidate provides package and kernel updates as well as bugfixes (especially regarding updatetime and web configuration).

New in version 5.0 Beta 2 (April 29th, 2013)

  • This version is based on a recent kernel with longterm support (3.4.x), supports X86 CPUs (with 32-bit and 64-bit images), and starts to provide support for other CPU architectures.
  • A basic ARM version and Raspberry Pi support are available in the repositories.
  • Some packages has been moved into the core, and most others have been updated to their latest upstream version.

New in version 4.3.4 (March 28th, 2013)

  • This is a maintenance release providing fixes for OpenSSL.
  • It adds more SUN ethernet drivers and package updates for Quagga, OpenVPN, and Tor.

New in version 4.3.3 (January 3rd, 2013)

  • This is a maintenance release fixing a major flaw in dnsmasq.