[Aboriginal] 1.4.1 is out.

James McMechan james_mcmechan at hotmail.com
Sat May 9 23:38:26 PDT 2015

When I went to http://landley.net/aboriginal/downloads/ you have a new toybox-1.4.1.tar.gz but no aboriginal-1.4.1.tar.gz
I think the upload process might have gotten scrambled

Jim McMechan

> Date: Fri, 8 May 2015 10:28:31 -0500
> From: rob at landley.net
> To: aboriginal at lists.landley.net
> Subject: [Aboriginal] 1.4.1 is out.
> It's just a kernel version upgrade (which involved patch massaging). I
> should have cut it a month ago but there was more development I wanted
> to do. Didn't get around to it this time.
> One of the things I wantd to do was switch some targets over to musl,
> but although I hit the grep issue with a brick (musl patch to add \|
> support so ./configure doesn't barf with two -e options), the
> lfs-bootstrap build then dies in m4 due to an if/else staircase of known
> libc versions that ends with an #error. And then when you fix _that_
> (with -DSTOPBEINGSOSTUPID) gmp dies the same way, and I punted to next
> release. Possibly upgrading the lfs-bootstrap build to something more
> currentis the solution here.
> I also note that the lfs-bootstrap perl build on x86-64 is horked
> because of a floating point rounding error under qemu (a tiny
> not-quite-zero is taken as a version number, in the e-100 range).
> Doesn't happen on an actual x86-64. Not quite sure what butterfly effect
> perturbed this out of hiding, might have been upgrading my host to 11.04. :(
> (The extra month was me hoping to get around to fixing both of those,
> and not doing it. I was in Japan for a week and a half last month, and
> am scheduled to return for 2 weeks on the 17th.)
> I'm vaguely wandering towards another toybox release, and that should
> have another aboriginal release to go with it. Based on the 4.0 kernel,
> hopefully _before_ 4.1 comes out. (Catching up would be nice...)
> Rob
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