Weekly Status Report: 2019-05-12

Hello all!

We’ve had a lot of exciting improvements and additions to Adélie Linux in preparation for the release of 1.0-BETA3.

Web site

Top 5 referring sites to the Web site:

  • 66: Google searches
  • 43: without-systemd.org
  • 20: Reddit
  • 18: musl.cc
  • 18: Repology
  • 9: Twitter

Top 5 pages accessed (and homepage):

  • 1000: /
  • 236: /about.html
  • 54: /team.html
  • 40: /about-qa.html
  • 32: /announcements/1.0-BETA2.html
  • 31: /announcements/

gcompat

All of the issues identified by Codacy have been resolved. This included a few potential NULL pointer dereferences, variable scope fixes, and use of memalign. Additionally, the __wcscpy_chk symbol was added.

General discussion

We welcome Luis Ressel (aranea@) as our newest committer! He has been contributing to Adélie for the past few months and brings experience in many fields, including s6.

PAM configuration has been slightly hardened, to ensure users without passwords are never allowed access to an Adélie Linux system unless the administrator explicitly enables such.

Packaging

Luis Ressel (aranea@) added packages for wireless-regdb and iw.

A. Wilcox (awilfox@) updated SpiderMonkey (MozJS) to 60.5.2, and PolicyKit to 0.116. They also added packages for PPP, ModemManager, and NetworkManager.

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