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Friday 6th October 2017

Local Packages

  • Updated getmail to 5.3:

    • Another case where an error condition resulted in getmail not displaying the correct message

  • Updated libxml2 to 2.9.6:

  • Updated perl-Test-MockModule to 0.13:

    • Added the 'redefine()' function, which works just like 'mock()', except that if the method being mocked doesn't exist, it causes a panic

  • Rebuilt perl-XML-LibXML (2.0129) for libxml2 2.9.6

Thursday 5th October 2017

Local Packages

  • Updated getmail to 5.2:

    • Disconnection during IMAP IDLE could result in an error message rather than silently exiting

Wednesday 4th October 2017

Local Packages

  • Updated curl to 7.56.0:

    • curl: Enable compression for SCP/SFTP with --compressed-ssh

    • libcurl: Enable compression for SCP/SFTP with CURLOPT_SSH_COMPRESSION

    • vtls: Added dynamic changing SSL backend with curl_global_sslset()

    • New MIME API, curl_mime_init() and friends

    • openssl: Initial SSLKEYLOGFILE implementation

    • FTP: zero terminate the entry path even on bad input (CVE-2017-1000254)

    • examples/ftpuploadresume.c: Use portable code

    • runtests: Match keywords case insensitively

    • travis: Build the examples too
    • strtoofft: Reduce integer overflow risks globally

    • zsh.pl: Produce a working completion script again

    • cmake: Remove dead code for CURL_DISABLE_RTMP

    • progress: Track total times following redirects
    • configure: Fix --disable-threaded-resolver

    • cmake: Remove dead code for DISABLED_THREADSAFE

    • configure: Fix clang version detection

    • darwinssl: Fix error: variable length array used

    • travis: Add metalink to some osx builds
    • configure: Check for __builtin_available() availability

    • http_proxy: Fix build error for CURL_DOES_CONVERSIONS

    • examples/ftpuploadresume: checksrc compliance

    • ftp: Fix CWD when doing multicwd then nocwd on same connection

    • system.h: Remove all CURL_SIZEOF_* defines

    • http: Don't wait on CONNECT when there is no proxy

    • system.h: Check for __ppc__ as well

    • http2_recv: Return error better on fatal h2 errors

    • scripts/contri*sh: Use "git log --use-mailmap"

    • tftp: Fix memory leak on too long filename

    • system.h: Fix build for hppa

    • cmake: Enable picky compiler options with clang and gcc

    • makefile.m32: Add support for libidn2

    • curl: Turn off MinGW CRT's globbing

    • request-target.d: Mention added in 7.55.0

    • curl: Shorten and clean up CA cert verification error message

    • imap: Support PREAUTH

    • CURLOPT_USERPWD.3: See also CURLOPT_PROXYUSERPWD

    • examples/threaded-ssl: Mention that this is for openssl before 1.1

    • winbuild: Fix embedded manifest option

    • tests: Make sure libtests and unittests call curl_global_cleanup()

    • system.h: include sys/poll.h for AIX

    • darwinssl: Handle long strings in TLS certs

    • strtooff: Fix build for systems with long long but no strtoll

    • asyn-thread: Improved clean-up after OOM situations

    • HELP-US.md: "How to get started helping out in the curl project"

    • curl.h: CURLSSLBACKEND_WOLFSSL used wrong value

    • unit1301: Fix error message on first test

    • ossfuzz: Moving towards the ideal integration

    • http: Fix a memory leakage in checkrtspprefix()

    • examples/post-callback: Stop returning one byte at a time

    • schannel: return CURLE_SSL_CACERT on failed verification

    • MAIL-ETIQUETTE: Added "1.9 Your emails are public"

    • http-proxy: Treat all 2xx as CONNECT success

    • openssl: Use OpenSSL's default ciphers by default

    • runtests.pl: Support attribute "nonewline" in part verify/upload

    • configure: Remove --enable-soname-bump and SONAME_BUMP

    • travis: Add c-ares enabled builds linux + osx

    • vtls: Fix WolfSSL 3.12 build problems
    • http-proxy: When not doing CONNECT, that phase is done immediately

    • configure: Fix curl_off_t check's include order

    • configure: Use -Wno-varargs on clang 3.9[.X] debug builds

    • rtsp: Do not call fwrite() with NULL pointer FILE *

    • mbedtls: Enable CA path processing

    • travis: Add build without HTTP/SMTP/IMAP
    • checksrc: Verify more code style rules

    • HTTP proxy: On connection re-use, still use the new remote port
    • tests: Add initial gssapi test using stub implementation

    • rtsp: Segfault when using WRITEDATA

    • docs: Clarify the CURLOPT_INTERLEAVE* options behaviour

    • non-ascii: Use iconv() with 'char **' argument

    • server/getpart: Provide dummy function to build conversion enabled

    • conversions: Fix several compiler warnings
    • openssl: Add missing includes

    • schannel: Support partial send for when data is too large

    • socks: Fix incorrect port number in SOCKS4 error message
    • curl: Fix integer overflow in timeout options

  • Updated perl-Digest-SHA to 5.98:

    • Removed "portable" mode from shasum and addfile

      • Rarely used, mostly in outdated systems
      • Potentially confusing features (e.g. \r\r\n\n)

      • Universal Newlines mode (-U) a much cleaner approach

      • Mimics Universal Newlines in Python
    • shasum now uses Digest::SHA explicitly

      • No longer loads Digest::SHA::PurePerl as an option

      • Hence no need for -R switch

      • Digest::SHA::PurePerl has its own shasum: shasumpp

  • Updated perl-Term-Table to 0.010:

    • Further optimize term_size when SIGWINCH is supported

Tuesday 3rd October 2017

Fedora Project

  • Updated perl-Apache-Session-Browseable to 1.2.8 in F-27 and Rawhide:

    • Force UTF-8
  • Updated perl-List-MoreUtils-XS to 0.426 in F-27 and Rawhide:

    • Fix broken format in part (GH#4)

    • Fix gcc 4.7 sequence point warning (GH#5)

    • Fix incorrect padname resolving for perl > 5.21.6 (CPAN RT#122883)

    • Fix compiling issue on CentOS 4 and CentOS 5
  • Updated perl-Safe-Isa to 1.000008 in F-27 and Rawhide:

    • Fix scalar/list context handling for $_call_if_can

  • Updated perl-Test-Simple to 1.302098 in F-27 and Rawhide:

    • Fix hub->process bug that could let an error pass

    • Fix modification of read only value (#789)

    • Fix typo in Test::Builder when looking for IPC (#777)

    • Fix clone_io broke on scalar io layer (#791)

    • Fix Exception event stringify exception (#756, #790)

    • Localize $^E in context (#780)

    • Fix test that failed in verbose mode (#770)

    • Add docs for test2_stdout and test2_stderr

    • Fix 5.6 support

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-List-MoreUtils-XS to 0.426 as per the Fedora version

  • Updated perl-Safe-Isa to 1.000008 as per the Fedora version

  • Updated perl-Test-Simple to 1.302098 as per the Fedora version

Friday 29th September 2017

Fedora Project

  • Updated libpng10 to 1.0.69 in F-27 and Rawhide:

    • Added PNGMINUS_UNUSED macro to contrib/pngminus/p*.c and added missing parenthesis in contrib/pngminus/pnm2png.c

    • Compute a larger limit on IDAT because some applications write a deflate buffer for each row

    • Initialize memory allocated by png_inflate to zero, using memset, to stop an oss-fuzz "use of uninitialized value" detection in png_set_text_2() due to truncated iTXt or zTXt chunk

Local Packages

  • Updated libpng10 to 1.0.69 as per the Fedora version

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{i} Local Packages refers to my local package repository at http://www.city-fan.org/ftp/contrib/


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