The new version of glibc removes support for NIS and NIS+. The default
/etc/nsswitch.conf file provided by
filesystem package already reflects this change. Please make sure to merge pacnew file if it exists prior to upgrade.
NIS functionality can still be enabled by installing
libnss_nis package. There is no replacement for NIS+ in the official repositories.
pam 1.3.0-2 no longer ships pam_unix2 module and
pam_unix_*.so compatibility symlinks. Before upgrading, review PAM configuration files in the
/etc/pam.d directory and replace removed modules with
pam_unix.so. Users of pam_unix2 should also reset their passwords after such change. Defaults provided by
pambase package do not need any modifications.
The zita-resampler 1.6.0-1 package was missing a library symlink that has been readded in 1.6.0-2. If you installed 1.6.0-1, ldconfig would have created this symlink at install time, and it will conflict with the one included in 1.6.0-2. In that case, remove /usr/lib/libzita-resampler.so.1 manually before updating.
A former Parabola contributor, CrazyToon, has passed away earlier
today, December 26th at 4:40 AM UTC, at the age of 60.
On September 30th, he suffered two cerebral aneurysms and intracranial
hemorrhages. Surgery was performed on October 13th and he entered
into coma until November 1st. On November 10th, he suffered two
cerebral strokes and lost all possibility of recovering his health.
He proceeded to have catatonic stupor state, hard convulsions,
continuous high pressure, fever and general hemorrhages.
He will be remembered as the father of two other Parabola
contributors, André Silva ("Emulatorman") and Márcio Silva ("coadde");
for his ...
As part of our community's heightened interest in platforms amenable to user freedom, Parabola will continue supporting the i686 port for the foreseeable future. The base distro will be based on packages from Arch's unofficial 32-bit port, starting today.
In general users don't need to do anything to make the transition. Just make sure you are using the latest
libre/archlinux32-keyring (required by default since
pacman 5.0.2-2.parabola1.1) and upgrade as usual:
# pacman -Syy
# pacman -S libre/archlinux32-keyring
# pacman -Su
During the next few days upgrade operations will greet you with warning messages about ...
The following packages have been removed from the [kernels] repository:
Including their respective -docs and -headers split packages. And a new one was added:
- linux-libre-xtreme: A kernel with hardened patches and handful of awesome security features (AppArmor, SMACK, TOMOYO, SELinux, YAMA)
We want to encourage our users to use kernels from [kernels], you can enable the repository by following this instructions