Changes 9.1 10.0

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The purpose of this page is to document the new packages (Package Additions) and removed packages (Package Removals) during the release cycle from Slackware 9.1 to 10.0, as well as any other relevant information for the upgrade.

Package Additions Since 9.1

  • a/udev-025-i486-1.tgz: Added udev-0.25
  • ap/bpe-2.01.00-i486-1.tgz: (split from bin package)
  • ap/rzip-2.0-i486-1.tgz: Added rzip-2.0 (suggested by Daniel de Kok)
  • ap/mdadm-1.5.0-i486-1.tgz: Added mdadm-1.5.0
  • ap/normalize-0.7.6-i486-1.tgz: Added normalize-0.7.6
  • ap/sgml-tools-1.0.9-i486-11.tgz: Added docbook-utils-0.6.14
  • ap/sgml-tools-1.0.9-i486-10.tgz: Added gtk-doc-1.2
  • d/doxygen-1.3.4-i486-1.tgz: Added doxygen-1.3.4 (used by KDevelop)
  • gnome/gpdf-0.131-i486-1.tgz: Added gpdf-0.131
  • gnome/epiphany-extensions-0.8.2-i486-1.tgz: Added epiphany-extensions-0.8.2
  • gnome/gnome-keyring-0.2.1-i486-1.tgz: Added gnome-keyring-0.2.1
  • gnome/gnome-netstatus-2.6.1-i486-1.tgz: Added gnome-netstatus-2.6.1
  • gnome/gnome-themes-extras-0.7-i486-1.tgz: Added gnome-themes-extras-0.7
  • gnome/gok-0.10.2-i486-1.tgz: Added gok-0.10.2
  • gnome/hicolor-icon-theme-0.5-noarch-1.tgz: Added hicolor-icon-theme-0.5
  • gnome/libcroco-0.5.1-i486-1.tgz: Added libcroco-0.5.1
  • gnome/libxklavier-1.02-i486-1.tgz: Added libxklavier-1.02
  • gnome/metacity-2.8.1-i486-1.tgz: Added metacity-2.8.1
  • gnome/shared-mime-info-0.14-i486-1.tgz: Added shared-mime-info-0.14
  • gnome/totem-0.99.11-i486-1.tgz: Added totem-0.99.11
  • l/mhash-0.9.1-i486-1.tgz: Added mhash-0.9.1
  • l/db4-4.2.52-i486-1.tgz: Added db-4.2.52
  • l/db31-3.1.17-i486-1.tgz: Added for compatibility
  • l/libcaca-0.9-i486-1.tgz: Added libcaca-0.9 (Colour AsCii Art library)
  • l/netpbm-10.18.12-i486-1.tgz: Added netpbm-10.18.12 (this replaces libgr)
  • l/lcms-1.12-i486-1.tgz: Added lcms-1.12
  • l/taglib-1.0-i486-1.tgz: Added taglib-1.0
  • l/libwmf- Added libwmf-
  • l/libwmf-docs- Added docs package for libwmf-
  • kde/kdeaccessibility-3.2.0-i486-1.tgz: Added kdeaccessibility-3.2.0
  • kde/wv2-0.2.1-i486-1.tgz: Added wv2-0.2.1 (used by KWord to import various MS document formats)
  • n/dnsmasq-2.6-i486-1.tgz: Added dnsmasq-2.6
  • n/irssi-0.8.9-i486-1.tgz: Added irssi-0.8.9
  • n/iproute2-2.6.7_ss040608-i486-1.tgz (moved from /extra into mainline)
  • n/whois-4.6.16-i486-1.tgz: (split from tcpip package)
  • xap/gkrellm-2.2.0test1-i486-1.tgz: Added gkrellm-2.2.0-test1

Package Removals Since 9.1

  • a/devfsd-1.3.25-i486-3.tgz: Obsolete, and retired to /pasture
  • ap/oggutils-1.0-i386-3.tgz: Removed.
  • gnome/acme-2.4.2-i486-1.tgz: Removed.
  • gnome/gal2-2.1.4-i486-1.tgz: Removed.
  • gnome/gnome-extra-themes-1.0.1-noarch-1.tgz: Removed (no need for theme bloat).
  • gnome/linc-1.0.3-i486-1.tgz: Removed.
  • l/db1-1.85-i386-1.tgz: Removed. (off to /pasture)
  • l/db2-2.4.14-i386-1.tgz: Removed. (off to /pasture)
  • freetype-1.3.1, gcl-2.4.4, libxml-1.8.17, and xview-3.2p1.4 - moved to pasture

Other Concerns

  • a/utempter-1.1.1-i486-1.tgz: Moved from the L series
  • gnome/abiword-2.0.0-i486-1.tgz: Moved from XAP since version 2.0.0 now depends on several GNOME libraries
  • x/: Switched to X11R6.7.0 from X.Org.
  • extra/k3b/k3b-0.11.11-i486-1.tgz: k3b was added to /extra


I wasn't running Slackware (I didn't even know what linux was at the time) during the 9.1 --> 10.0 jump, so this document was created by scanning the ChangeLog and double-checking with grep usage. If I've missed something important, I'm sorry, but that's the way it goes...  :) --robw810