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Thursday 16th November 2017

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-YAML-LibYAML to 0.67:

    • Support standard tags !!str, !!map and !!seq instead of dying (GH#67)

    • Support JSON::PP::Boolean and boolean.pm via $YAML::XS::Boolean (GH#66)

Wednesday 15th November 2017

Fedora Project

  • Updated spamass-milter (0.4.0) in Rawhide to replace /bin/* dependencies with coreutils etc. (Bug #1512898)

Local Packages

  • Updated libgcrypt to 1.7.9:

    • Mitigate a local side-channel attack on Curve25519 dubbed "May the Fourth be With You" (CVE-2017-0379)

  • Updated perl-Compress-Raw-Zlib to 2.075:

  • I also tweaked the build to use the bundled zlib if the system version was older than 1.2.11

  • Updated perl-Filter to 1.58:

    • Drop 5.005 support
    • Switch from DynaLoader to XSLoader (GH#5)

    • Replace use vars by our (GH#5)

    • Lazy load Carp only when required (GH#5)

    • Minor test improvements
    • Fix v5.8 cast warnings
  • Updated perl-Search-Elasticsearch to 6.00:

    • Released 6.00 with default API for 6_0

    • Legacy 5_0 API now released separately

    • Trace logging now includes content-type headers where appropriate

    • Deprecation warnings are now parsed to extract the message only
    • Improved boolean value handling in query string parameters - now accepts true, false, \1, \0, or a JSON::PP::Boolean object

    • Handle removal of '.' from @INC in perl 5.26

  • Updated spamass-milter (0.4.0) as per the Fedora version

Monday 13th November 2017

Fedora Project

  • Updated perl-Finance-Quote to 1.47 in F-25, F-26, F-27, Rawhide, EPEL-6 and EPEL-7:

    • Drop long-obsolete debian directory

    • AlphaVantage:

      • Added support for .ILUSD currency and division

      • Graceful error catchup
    • Yahoojson:

      • Module adapted to new URL and returned json
    • Use AlphaVantage for currency quotes instead of Yahoo

  • Updated perl-Moose to 2.2007 in Rawhide:

  • Documentation

    • The Moose::Manual::Attributes pod has been amended to clarify that 'required' attributes can be satisfied with a 'default' or 'builder' sub, and that 'ro' attributes can be set through the constructor

    • The Moose::Manual::Types pod has been amended to recommend Params::ValidationCompiler and Moops instead of older modules (which are slow and/or deprecated)

    • Other small documentation fixes
  • Other

    • Some dead code has been removed
    • All Moose exception classes have been made immutable

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-Moose to 2.2007 as per the Fedora version

Sunday 12th November 2017

Fedora Project

  • Updated perl-PadWalker to 2.3 in Rawhide:

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-PadWalker to 2.3 as per the Fedora version

Friday 10th November 2017

Fedora Project

  • Updated perl-Finance-Quote to 1.45 in F-25, F-26, F-27, Rawhide, EPEL-6 and EPEL-7:

    • More suffix-currency pairs added
    • GBP and GBX divided by 100
  • Updated perl-MIME-Types to 2.14 in Rawhide:

Local Packages

  • Updated metamail (2.7) to require coreutils rather than mktemp, and generally remove a lot of legacy cruft from the spec

  • Updated perl-MIME-Types to 2.14 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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