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Source code changes of the file "CHANGES" between
linux_logo-5.11.tar.gz and linux_logo-6.0.tar.gz

About: Linux_Logo - an ANSI Color Penguin Logo that can be run at bootup. Also shows some system info.

CHANGES  (linux_logo-5.11):CHANGES  (linux_logo-6.0)
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+ Released 1.05 + Released 1.05
RELEASE 1.05 RELEASE 1.05
12 FEBRUARY 1998 12 FEBRUARY 1998
+ Found bug in 1.05 [% signs not work well in /etc/issue.net ... they are + Found bug in 1.05 [% signs not work well in /etc/issue.net ... they are
escaped... ugh] so released 1.06 escaped... ugh] so released 1.06
+ UGH! Uploaded 1.06 as ASCII instead of BIN at sunsite by mistake. Changed + UGH! Uploaded 1.06 as ASCII instead of BIN at sunsite by mistake. Changed
version of package to 1.07 but leave everything as 1.06 ;) yes I'm lazy version of package to 1.07 but leave everything as 1.06 ;) yes I'm lazy
RELEASE 1.06
19 FEBRUARY 1998 19 FEBRUARY 1998
+ Added Cyrix 6x86 support [thanks to <adam _at_ princeton.edu>] + Added Cyrix 6x86 support [thanks to <adam _at_ princeton.edu>]
+ Changed to read the vendor_id to report vendor. Idea also thanks to + Changed to read the vendor_id to report vendor. Idea also thanks to
<adam _at_ princeton.edu> <adam _at_ princeton.edu>
RELEASE 1.07
13 MARCH 1998 13 MARCH 1998
+ Added minimal AIX port [thanks to Thomas Grewe] + Added minimal AIX port [thanks to Thomas Grewe]
+ Added incredible Banner support! "linux_logo -banner" + Added incredible Banner support! "linux_logo -banner"
Much thanks to Albert Lai <aylai _at_ unixg.ubc.ca> Much thanks to Albert Lai <aylai _at_ unixg.ubc.ca>
+ Also added "-rX" option to change the character in banner, and + Also added "-rX" option to change the character in banner, and
"-w Num" which changes width [all under banner] "-w Num" which changes width [all under banner]
+ Made old linux_logo look "linux_logo -classic" + Made old linux_logo look "linux_logo -classic"
+ Modularized the getsysinfo.c files. Trying to follow all the #ifdef + Modularized the getsysinfo.c files. Trying to follow all the #ifdef
statements was getting confusing. statements was getting confusing.
+ Included a nice "further info" file from Tony Nugent <T.Nugent _at_ sct.gu.edu .au> + Included a nice "further info" file from Tony Nugent <T.Nugent _at_ sct.gu.edu .au>
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sending me e-mail about it, why not ;) sending me e-mail about it, why not ;)
+ Fixed K6 printing on 2.0.36p5 [Ugh, why are they always changing this]. + Fixed K6 printing on 2.0.36p5 [Ugh, why are they always changing this].
Actually it was reported this kernel causes 'linux_logo -a' to print blank Actually it was reported this kernel causes 'linux_logo -a' to print blank
spaces for ever. This is because one of the sysinfo lines was >80, so the spaces for ever. This is because one of the sysinfo lines was >80, so the
centering code ended up doing a loop to a negative number [that wrapped to centering code ended up doing a loop to a negative number [that wrapped to
2^31], causing lots of bad effects. Thanks to Nate Godin <nate _at_ WPI.EDU> 2^31], causing lots of bad effects. Thanks to Nate Godin <nate _at_ WPI.EDU>
for the report. for the report.
+ Added information to the README for adding linux_logo to SUSE linux systems. + Added information to the README for adding linux_logo to SUSE linux systems.
Thanks to Rodolfo Pilas <rodolfo _at_ linux.org.uy>. Thanks to Rodolfo Pilas <rodolfo _at_ linux.org.uy>.
RELEASE 2.08
1 September 1998 1 September 1998
+ Back at school. Trying to merge stuff up the best I can. + Back at school. Trying to merge stuff up the best I can.
+ Integrated [with some changes] a patch sent by Aleksey Makarov + Integrated [with some changes] a patch sent by Aleksey Makarov
<makarov _at_ iitam.omsk.net.ru>. This changed the command-line parsing <makarov _at_ iitam.omsk.net.ru>. This changed the command-line parsing
to the get_opt() command, plus added the -t command line option to the get_opt() command, plus added the -t command line option
to print arbitrary text. to print arbitrary text.
+ Shortened the -ascii -banner and -classic commands to -a,-b, and -c. + Shortened the -ascii -banner and -classic commands to -a,-b, and -c.
The old ones still work, but this is more "correct". I will probably The old ones still work, but this is more "correct". I will probably
add --ascii --banner and --classic at some point. add --ascii --banner and --classic at some point.
+ Updates the -t option to work with classic mode, substantially + Updates the -t option to work with classic mode, substantially
re-structuring the classic mode code. re-structuring the classic mode code.
+ Alexander Klink <ak _at_ wireworm.com> sent me a cool picture of linux_logo + Alexander Klink <ak _at_ wireworm.com> sent me a cool picture of linux_logo
on a vt102. See the linux_logo page [www.ee.umd.edu/~weave/vmwprod] on a vt102. See the linux_logo page [www.ee.umd.edu/~weave/vmwprod]
for a copy of the picture. for a copy of the picture.
+ Found out that there is a debian package of linux_logo, and it even + Found out that there is a debian package of linux_logo, and it even
has its own maintainer, Steve Kostecke <steve _at_ kostecke.net>. has its own maintainer, Steve Kostecke <steve _at_ kostecke.net>.
Anyway he sent in some patches, including a man page and some ppc Anyway he sent in some patches, including a man page and some ppc
fixes, so I merged them in as well. fixes, so I merged them in as well.
RELEASE 2.09
5 September 1998 5 September 1998
+ Fixed it so the -f and -g options work together [thanks to Gabriel Grundin + Fixed it so the -f and -g options work together [thanks to Gabriel Grundin
<gabbe _at_ linux.nu> for this one. <gabbe _at_ linux.nu> for this one.
+ Kernel 2.1.120 messed up /proc/cpuinfo once again. Work-around added. + Kernel 2.1.120 messed up /proc/cpuinfo once again. Work-around added.
Thanks to adam _at_ cc934578-a.ewndsr1.nj.home.com for the help. Thanks to adam _at_ cc934578-a.ewndsr1.nj.home.com for the help.
11 September 1998 11 September 1998
+ After numerous reports of linux_logo being broken for > 2.1.120 I + After numerous reports of linux_logo being broken for > 2.1.120 I
released 2.10 released 2.10
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that. that.
+ Added "-y" loadaverage support. Also re-modularized the banner output + Added "-y" loadaverage support. Also re-modularized the banner output
code. Thanks to Anders Rundegren <anders _at_ rundegren.com> for sending the code. Thanks to Anders Rundegren <anders _at_ rundegren.com> for sending the
patch my way. patch my way.
+ Packed up 2.11. Won't announce to the world until I do a few beta-tests + Packed up 2.11. Won't announce to the world until I do a few beta-tests
first. first.
+ Realized using '@' as the character above screwed up the ascii output. + Realized using '@' as the character above screwed up the ascii output.
Changed it to ` Changed it to `
+ Found another mistake where I forgot to add ` s to ascii_banner.h + Found another mistake where I forgot to add ` s to ascii_banner.h
RELEASE 2.11
30 October 1998 30 October 1998
+ Have been busy busy busy busy doing other stuff. Finally had time to + Have been busy busy busy busy doing other stuff. Finally had time to
work on linux_logo and try to get back to the people who had sent me work on linux_logo and try to get back to the people who had sent me
stuff the last month. stuff the last month.
+ Added an "-e" option. This makes it easier for me to check problems + Added an "-e" option. This makes it easier for me to check problems
with other people's /proc/cpuinfo files that they send me. It can also with other people's /proc/cpuinfo files that they send me. It can also
be used, I suppose, to trick linux_logo into thinking you have a better be used, I suppose, to trick linux_logo into thinking you have a better
computer ;) computer ;)
+ Tested the new version with some of the assorted cpuinfo files + Tested the new version with some of the assorted cpuinfo files
Alex Buell sent me. Alex Buell sent me.
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RELEASE 2.12 RELEASE 2.12
5 December 1998 5 December 1998
+ Idea from Juhapekka Tolvanen <juhtolv _at_ silmu.st.jyu.fi> to totally + Idea from Juhapekka Tolvanen <juhtolv _at_ silmu.st.jyu.fi> to totally
re-write sysinfo stuff. Will work on over break. re-write sysinfo stuff. Will work on over break.
+ Also added sample scripts from him to contrib directory. + Also added sample scripts from him to contrib directory.
+ Pending re-write of entire sub-system, to break compatibility? + Pending re-write of entire sub-system, to break compatibility?
Linux_logo 3.0? Linux_logo 3.0?
RELEASE 2.13
9 January 1999 9 January 1999
+ Ugly snowy and icy weather has trapped me at home, giving me time for the + Ugly snowy and icy weather has trapped me at home, giving me time for the
re-write. re-write.
+ Rewrote much of linux_logo to use a new "Format" engine. The old behavior + Rewrote much of linux_logo to use a new "Format" engine. The old behavior
is now a compatibility layer over the new code. is now a compatibility layer over the new code.
+ See the README on how to use the new -F option. + See the README on how to use the new -F option.
+ It's a big enough change to move the major number to 3.0. + It's a big enough change to move the major number to 3.0.
+ Tested all the intel cpuinfo's I have. Now to see what I can do about + Tested all the intel cpuinfo's I have. Now to see what I can do about
the other architectures. the other architectures.
+ Overhauled the documentation. + Overhauled the documentation.
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It'll be waiting at metalab o/~ It'll be waiting at metalab o/~
+ Pressing Projects: add gnu-configure scripts and update the man page. + Pressing Projects: add gnu-configure scripts and update the man page.
Unfortunately I am unsure how to go about either of those. Unfortunately I am unsure how to go about either of those.
+ Added a PowerPC SMP patch from Ryan Nielsen <ran _at_ krazynet.com> + Added a PowerPC SMP patch from Ryan Nielsen <ran _at_ krazynet.com>
10 January 1999 10 January 1999
+ Tried to fix things up for a beta release to freshmeat tomorrow + Tried to fix things up for a beta release to freshmeat tomorrow
+ Went through bringing up all non-intel targets to code. + Went through bringing up all non-intel targets to code.
+ Added Megahertz printing for Alpha chips + Added Megahertz printing for Alpha chips
RELEASE 3.0b1
25 March 1999 25 March 1999
+ Finally had time to work on linux_logo again. School has just been tough. + Finally had time to work on linux_logo again. School has just been tough.
This is my spring break so I grabbed some time to try to get beta2 and This is my spring break so I grabbed some time to try to get beta2 and
eventually 3.00 stable out the door. eventually 3.00 stable out the door.
+ Thanks to Christian T. Steigies <cts _at_ ap031.experimentalphysik.uni-kiel.de > + Thanks to Christian T. Steigies <cts _at_ ap031.experimentalphysik.uni-kiel.de >
for sending in a patch fixing m68k and making sure it works on Amiga. for sending in a patch fixing m68k and making sure it works on Amiga.
26 March 1999 26 March 1999
+ Implemented MIPS [decstation and SGI indy] + Implemented MIPS [decstation and SGI indy]
+ Got intel up to par. Modularized it a bit. Sorta detects K6-3's and + Got intel up to par. Modularized it a bit. Sorta detects K6-3's and
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+ Fixed the MHz to fudge a bit so 400Mhz chips are reported as that and + Fixed the MHz to fudge a bit so 400Mhz chips are reported as that and
not as 399Mhz or 401Mhz as /proc/cpuinfo might think they are. not as 399Mhz or 401Mhz as /proc/cpuinfo might think they are.
+ Added the gpl COPYING file, since I've always said this was gpl'd but never + Added the gpl COPYING file, since I've always said this was gpl'd but never
included the license with it. included the license with it.
+ Tweaked SPARC and ALPHA a bit.. this version passes all of my sample proc + Tweaked SPARC and ALPHA a bit.. this version passes all of my sample proc
files.. hopefully it will work just fine... files.. hopefully it will work just fine...
+ Pack it up and release to freshmeat.... here comes 3.0b2 + Pack it up and release to freshmeat.... here comes 3.0b2
RELEASE 3.0b2 RELEASE 3.0b2
27 March 1999
+ Added rudimentary autoconf support. Used the tutorial by Mark Galassi
at http://nis-www.lanl.gov/~rosalia/mydocs/autoconf_tutorial_toc.html
RELEASE 3.0b3
2 April 1999 2 April 1999
+ Not many bug reports at all.. gearing up for a 3.0 release later today. + Not many bug reports at all.. gearing up for a 3.0 release later today.
+ Tried in the past week to get a GNU autoconf configure script working... + Tried in the past week to get a GNU autoconf configure script working...
I did.. but the extra overhead [doubling the size of the archive] to just I did.. but the extra overhead [doubling the size of the archive] to just
check for gcc/cc or architecture isn't worth it. The architecture check for gcc/cc or architecture isn't worth it. The architecture
detection code would have been just as much of a kludge as the current detection code would have been just as much of a kludge as the current
sysinfo.c, and I don't have all the machines to test it on. So for now sysinfo.c, and I don't have all the machines to test it on. So for now
at least I will stick with old-fashioned makefiles. at least I will stick with old-fashioned makefiles.
+ Released 3.0 to freshmeat and metalab. + Released 3.0 to freshmeat and metalab.
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much hatred and flamage ;) so I guess it won't be in the kernel. Also, much hatred and flamage ;) so I guess it won't be in the kernel. Also,
Linus ignored the e-mail. Linus ignored the e-mail.
+ Linux_logo was mentioned in passing in Linux Journal... and in a flame on + Linux_logo was mentioned in passing in Linux Journal... and in a flame on
linux-kernel... so I must be doing something right ;) linux-kernel... so I must be doing something right ;)
+ Verified it worked on glibc-2.1.2 [Long story.. but in getting + Verified it worked on glibc-2.1.2 [Long story.. but in getting
Iris Performer for Linux to work I ended up updating my slackware box Iris Performer for Linux to work I ended up updating my slackware box
with many new libraries] with many new libraries]
+ I am sure once I release this on freshmeat my mailbox will fill with more + I am sure once I release this on freshmeat my mailbox will fill with more
bugs, so stay tuned.... bugs, so stay tuned....
RELEASE 3.02
7 January 2000 7 January 2000
+ Well, finally have some time for linux_logo again. The semester of school + Well, finally have some time for linux_logo again. The semester of school
was crazy, but after finals and a trip to Mont Tremblant, Canada, things was crazy, but after finals and a trip to Mont Tremblant, Canada, things
have calmed down a bit. have calmed down a bit.
+ Fix things for Athalon support. Nope, I don't have one yet [I wish]. + Fix things for Athalon support. Nope, I don't have one yet [I wish].
Thanks to Dieter Nützel <dieter.nuetzel _at_ myokay.net> Thanks to Dieter Nützel <dieter.nuetzel _at_ myokay.net>
+ Look at merging some of the debian stuff. + Look at merging some of the debian stuff.
+ It's good to know that linux_logo is Y2K compliant, even if the .lsm + It's good to know that linux_logo is Y2K compliant, even if the .lsm
file format doesn't seem to be. file format doesn't seem to be.
+ Added a named-pipe example to ./contrib/scripts from Jörg Ziefle + Added a named-pipe example to ./contrib/scripts from Jörg Ziefle
11 January 2000 11 January 2000
+ Made two new directories, "classic_logos" and "banner_logos" and put all of + Made two new directories, "classic_logos" and "banner_logos" and put all of
the various contributed logos into them. This should make it a bit easier the various contributed logos into them. This should make it a bit easier
for people to browse and pick which ones they want compiled in. for people to browse and pick which ones they want compiled in.
+ Upload and release + Upload and release
RELEASE 3.03
12 January 2000 12 January 2000
+ Of course I manage to spell Athlon wrong. Thanks to alp _at_ unistat.com + Of course I manage to spell Athlon wrong. Thanks to alp _at_ unistat.com
13 January 2000 13 January 2000
+ Ooops. More people finding my Athlon problem. Better release 3.04 + Ooops. More people finding my Athlon problem. Better release 3.04
+ One month left till my birthday.... plenty of time left to send me + One month left till my birthday.... plenty of time left to send me
a present ;) a present ;)
RELEASE 3.04
31 January 2000 31 January 2000
+ Fix y2k bug with the LSM and hope metalab accepts it... + Fix y2k bug with the LSM and hope metalab accepts it...
RELEASE 3.04
29 February 2000 29 February 2000
+ Added a slackware logo + Added a slackware logo
+ Upped version # to 3.05, just to be consistent, even though I haven't made + Upped version # to 3.05, just to be consistent, even though I haven't made
enough changes to constitute a full release... enough changes to constitute a full release...
RELEASE 3.05 RELEASE 3.05
11 June 2000 11 June 2000
+ I've been very busy. With schoolwork and everything. Back in February + I've been very busy. With schoolwork and everything. Back in February
I started a massive re-design, but had to stop. Now I have some time I started a massive re-design, but had to stop. Now I have some time
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"vince _at_ deater.net" address. "vince _at_ deater.net" address.
23 February 2001 23 February 2001
+ Wrote "ll" linux_logo in assembly language. Added in the ll_asm + Wrote "ll" linux_logo in assembly language. Added in the ll_asm
directory. directory.
24 February 2001 24 February 2001
+ Finished x86 support to work on my machine + Finished x86 support to work on my machine
3 March 2001 3 March 2001
+ Finished x86 support to work on all cpuinfo's in my collection + Finished x86 support to work on all cpuinfos in my collection
+ Changed so reports GHz if over 1000Mhz. + Changed so reports GHz if over 1000Mhz.
+ Finished updating Alpha. + Finished updating Alpha.
+ Finished updating ARM. + Finished updating ARM.
+ Finished updating m68k + Finished updating m68k
+ Finished updating mips + Finished updating mips
4 March 2001 4 March 2001
+ Finished updating PPC + Finished updating PPC
+ Finished updating Sparc + Finished updating Sparc
+ Started a libsysinfo specific CHANGES and README file + Started a libsysinfo specific CHANGES and README file
+ From now on all libsysinfo related updates will be reported + From now on all libsysinfo related updates will be reported
in the ./libsysinfo/CHANGELOG file. in the ./libsysinfo/CHANGELOG file.
+ Merged in some ascii logos and readme updates from + Merged in some ascii logos and readme updates from
Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Peña <jfs _at_ computer.org> Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Peña <jfs _at_ computer.org>
+ Looked into merging in i18n patch. Sill a bit wary of it. + Looked into merging in i18n patch. Sill a bit wary of it.
5 March 2001 5 March 2001
+ Release 3.9b2 to servers. Hoepfully can release 4.0 + Release 3.9b2 to servers. Hopefully can release 4.0
after a normal bugfixing period. after a normal bugfixing period.
RELEASE 3.9b2 RELEASE 3.9b2 / LIBSYSINFO 0.0.1
16 March 2001 16 March 2001
+ Fix GHz output to show 2 decimal points at least. This is because + Fix GHz output to show 2 decimal points at least. This is because
I found on the net some clandestine SMP-Athlon /proc/cpuinfo files. I found on the net some clandestine SMP-Athlon /proc/cpuinfo files.
+ Added preliminary i18n [that is, internationalization] support. + Added preliminary i18n [that is, internationalization] support.
The first translation was a poorly-done German one [the only The first translation was a poorly-done German one [the only
language besides English I am somewhat understandable in]. language besides English I am somewhat understandable in].
3 April 2001 3 April 2001
+ Add a "make logos-all" Makefile option. Fun to use with the + Add a "make logos-all" Makefile option. Fun to use with the
"linux_logo -L random" option ;) "linux_logo -L random" option ;)
+ Included debian and redhat banner logos from + Included debian and redhat banner logos from
Phillip Jackson <pjacklsu _at_ bellsouth.net> Phillip Jackson <pjacklsu _at_ bellsouth.net>
+ Thanks to Martin Bayer <mbayer _at_ zedat.fu-berlin.de> for the following + Thanks to Martin Bayer <mbayer _at_ zedat.fu-berlin.de> for the following
changes: new "make install", compressed man-page. changes: new "make install", compressed man-page.
+ Split off a "USAGE" file to make the README a bit less cluttered. + Split off a "USAGE" file to make the README a bit less cluttered.
RELEASE 3.9b3 / LIBSYSINFO 0.0.2
24 April 2001 24 April 2001
+ Finally got around to releasing 3.9b3 on freshmeat. 600 downloads + Finally got around to releasing 3.9b3 on freshmeat. 600 downloads
RELEASE 3.9b3
30 April 2001 30 April 2001
+ Touch up the redhat and debian banner logos, from + Touch up the redhat and debian banner logos, from
Phillip Jackson <pjacklsu _at_ bellsouth.net> Phillip Jackson <pjacklsu _at_ bellsouth.net>
+ Still amazed no i18n fixes have been sent in yet. + Still amazed no i18n fixes have been sent in yet.
7 June 2001 7 June 2001
+ Had many requests for a classic logo w/o periods. Thanks to + Had many requests for a classic logo w/o periods. Thanks to
Marc D. Williams <marcdw _at_ charter.net> for sending me one. It's Marc D. Williams <marcdw _at_ charter.net> for sending me one. It's
included with the logos now. See the FAQ for how to include it. included with the logos now. See the FAQ for how to include it.
+ Updated Spanish .po file from Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña + Updated Spanish .po file from Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña
<jfs _at_ computer.org> <jfs _at_ computer.org>
+ Steve Kostecke <steve _at_ debian.org> fixed up the makefiles and fixed + Steve Kostecke <steve _at_ debian.org> fixed up the makefiles and fixed
a i18n compilation problem. a i18n compilation problem.
+ To further the cause of i18n I addad a "#P" option for custom logos + To further the cause of i18n I addad a "#P" option for custom logos
that will give either a singular or plural form of the word "Processor" that will give either a singular or plural form of the word "Processor"
+ Released 3.9b4 + Released 3.9b4
RELEASE 3.9b4 RELEASE 3.9b4 / LIBSYSINFO 0.0.3
16 October 2001 16 October 2001
+ Fix GHz printing for fast chips + Fix GHz printing for fast chips
+ Add support for ~/.linux_logo and /etc/linux_logo.conf files. + Add support for ~/.linux_logo and /etc/linux_logo.conf files.
I did this by a brutal hack of getopt(). See the README for info I did this by a brutal hack of getopt(). See the README for info
+ Released 3.9b5. Was going to release 4.0, but the getopt hack + Released 3.9b5. Was going to release 4.0, but the getopt hack
seems a bit too chancy seems a bit too chancy
RELEASE 3.9b5 RELEASE 3.9b5
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5 February 2002 5 February 2002
+ Add change to print mem > 1000 MB in GB. Have no way to test this + Add change to print mem > 1000 MB in GB. Have no way to test this
though... I shouldn't be making changes like this in b5, I know, but though... I shouldn't be making changes like this in b5, I know, but
95% of people shouldn't be affected by this. 95% of people shouldn't be affected by this.
11 February 2002 11 February 2002
+ Cleaning up the documentation. After 2 years 4.0 will finally be ready. + Cleaning up the documentation. After 2 years 4.0 will finally be ready.
Shooting for a 13 February special "birthday" release. Shooting for a 13 February special "birthday" release.
RELEASE 4.0 RELEASE 4.0 / LIBSYSINFO 0.0.4
14 February 2002 14 February 2002
+ Release quick 4.01 version to fix machines with more than 2 GB of RAM + Release quick 4.01 version to fix machines with more than 2 GB of RAM
on intel (although, still anything more than 4GB will need special code). on intel (although, still anything more than 4GB will need special code).
RELEASE 4.01 RELEASE 4.01 / LIBSYSINFO 0.0.5
11 March 2002 11 March 2002
+ Some i18n fixes, and Polish translation, thanks to Patryk ciborek + Some i18n fixes, and Polish translation, thanks to Patryk ciborek
<scibi _at_ inetia.pl> <scibi _at_ inetia.pl>
+ Updated to a newer spec file in the contrib directory. Thanks to + Updated to a newer spec file in the contrib directory. Thanks to
Ford Prefect <weed _at_ bucket.pp.ualr.edu> Ford Prefect <weed _at_ bucket.pp.ualr.edu>
+ Contributed "gnu-linux" logo from Torsten Stremlau <torsten _at_ stremlau.de> + Contributed "gnu-linux" logo from Torsten Stremlau <torsten _at_ stremlau.de>
Maybe now RMS will run linux_logo ;) Maybe now RMS will run linux_logo ;)
+ New version of the "ll" assembly-language linux_logo included + New version of the "ll" assembly-language linux_logo included
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11 July 2002 11 July 2002
+ linux_logo is 5 years old!!! + linux_logo is 5 years old!!!
14 July 2002 14 July 2002
+ Updated the documentation a bit + Updated the documentation a bit
+ Fix that "-L list" was reporting classic/banner backwards! + Fix that "-L list" was reporting classic/banner backwards!
Thanks to Steve Kostecke <steve _at_ debian.org> Thanks to Steve Kostecke <steve _at_ debian.org>
+ Added "-k" option that disables centering of system info + Added "-k" option that disables centering of system info
RELEASE 4.03 RELEASE 4.03 / LIBSYSINFO 0.0.6
19 July 2002 19 July 2002
+ Had released 4.03 + Had released 4.03
+ Update USAGE to reflect redhat 7.x series + Update USAGE to reflect redhat 7.x series
RELEASE 4.04 RELEASE 4.04 / LIBSYSINFO 0.0.7
27 August 2002 27 August 2002
+ Have to release version 4.05 because of a segfault when + Have to release version 4.05 because of a segfault when
HOME not set (can be a problem if used during boot). HOME not set (can be a problem if used during boot).
Thanks to Steve Kostecke <steve _at_ debian.org> and the helpful Thanks to Steve Kostecke <steve _at_ debian.org> and the helpful
debian people who file bug reports. debian people who file bug reports.
RELEASE 4.05 RELEASE 4.05
1 November 2002 1 November 2002
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+ Merged some of a spell-check fix (didn't fix the Changelog). + Merged some of a spell-check fix (didn't fix the Changelog).
Bug #321971 Bug #321971
RELEASE 4.13 RELEASE 4.13
20 July 2006 20 July 2006
+ Rename "dk.po" to "da.po". Thanks to Piotr Engelking + Rename "dk.po" to "da.po". Thanks to Piotr Engelking
<inkerman42 _at_ gmail.com> <inkerman42 _at_ gmail.com>
+ Fix spelling problems in CHANGES file (from debian via maintainer + Fix spelling problems in CHANGES file (from debian via maintainer
Khalid El Fathi <invent _at_ edena-fr.org> ). Khalid El Fathi <invent _at_ edena-fr.org> ).
+ Inspires by a patch from debian, make it so the configuration file can + Inspired by a patch from debian, make it so the configuration file can
handle empty lines, comments, and empty files. handle empty lines, comments, and empty files.
+ Apply patch to make the -L command line argument override the other types + Apply patch to make the -L command line argument override the other types
of configuration. (from debian via maintainer Khalid El Fathi of configuration. (from debian via maintainer Khalid El Fathi
<invent _at_ edena-fr.org> ). <invent _at_ edena-fr.org> ).
+ Fix off by one error in allocation of the size of string ~/linux_logo.c + Fix off by one error in allocation of the size of string ~/linux_logo.c
RELEASE 4.14 RELEASE 4.14 / LIBSYSINFO 0.1.0
4 January 2007 4 January 2007
+ Support sparc64 on Linux (we obtained some Niagara systems ;) ) + Support sparc64 on Linux (we obtained some Niagara systems ;) )
+ Add CPU and Memory support for Solaris. + Add CPU and Memory support for Solaris.
+ Added a swedish translation forwarded along by the debian maintainer. + Added a swedish translation forwarded along by the debian maintainer.
RELEASE 4.15 RELEASE 4.15
27 January 2007 27 January 2007
+ Realized I had forgotten to add the swedish translation to the makefile. + Realized I had forgotten to add the swedish translation to the makefile.
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so back to work. so back to work.
+ Re-wrote some of the helper functions to be thread safe. + Re-wrote some of the helper functions to be thread safe.
General cleanups. I've learned a lot in 10 years ;) General cleanups. I've learned a lot in 10 years ;)
+ Include ubuntu logo by Damian OiDnus Slimak <oidnus _at_ gmail.com> + Include ubuntu logo by Damian OiDnus Slimak <oidnus _at_ gmail.com>
+ Fix so the Playstation 3 reports right number of CPUs from + Fix so the Playstation 3 reports right number of CPUs from
Kolbjørn Barmen" <epost _at_ kolla.no> Kolbjørn Barmen" <epost _at_ kolla.no>
+ Need to fix Core Duo handling (urgh Intel, could you make the + Need to fix Core Duo handling (urgh Intel, could you make the
cpuinfo even uglier?). Thanks to Matthias Saou <matthias _at_ rpmforge.net> cpuinfo even uglier?). Thanks to Matthias Saou <matthias _at_ rpmforge.net>
for sending me a few cpuinfo files to work with. for sending me a few cpuinfo files to work with.
RELEASE 5.0-beta1 / libsysinfo 0.2.0
28 June 2007 28 June 2007
+ Re-wrote command-line and option handling to not use getopt(). + Re-wrote command-line and option handling to not use getopt().
getopt() is handy, but it was a hack to use it for file-based getopt() is handy, but it was a hack to use it for file-based
option handling as well. option handling as well.
3 July 2007 3 July 2007
+ Added avr32 support + Added avr32 support
+ Made some fake "configure" files that make an attempt at auto-configuring + Made some fake "configure" files that make an attempt at auto-configuring
+ Ensured cross-compiler support works. + Ensured cross-compiler support works.
RELEASE 5.0-beta2
4 July 2007 4 July 2007
+ Work on i18n support. It seems to work tolerably well again. + Work on i18n support. It seems to work tolerably well again.
+ More testing of the build scripts. It works on Irix, Solaris, FreeBSD and + More testing of the build scripts. It works on Irix, Solaris, FreeBSD and
Linux. Linux.
RELEASE 5.0-beta3
5 July 2007 5 July 2007
+ Turn back on logo-selection support. Make sure all the logos + Turn back on logo-selection support. Make sure all the logos
I distribute display properly. I distribute display properly.
+ Ran ispell on the documentation. + Ran ispell on the documentation.
+ Added support for choosing logo by names. Updated all the logos + Added support for choosing logo by names. Updated all the logos
to have names. to have names.
RELEASE 5.0-beta4
RELEASE 5.0 RELEASE 5.0
9 July 2007 9 July 2007
+ Clean up all the trailing whitespace in linux_logo.c + Clean up all the trailing whitespace in linux_logo.c
+ Another security pass. Removed all of the potential buffer + Another security pass. Removed all of the potential buffer
overruns I could find. *NOTE* on a properly configured system overruns I could find. *NOTE* on a properly configured system
these overruns should not be a security threat, though they these overruns should not be a security threat, though they
could lead to segfaults in linux_logo if you pass strings > 8192 could lead to segfaults in linux_logo if you pass strings > 8192
bytes in size to the program. bytes in size to the program.
Thanks to Secunia Research for bugging me on this issue. Thanks to Secunia Research for bugging me on this issue.
RELEASE 5.01 RELEASE 5.01 / libsysinfo 0.2.1
30 July 2007 30 July 2007
+ Minor bugfix in libsysinfo with how errors in parse_string() were + Minor bugfix in libsysinfo with how errors in parse_string() were
reported. An invalid /proc/cpuinfo file could potentially cause reported. An invalid /proc/cpuinfo file could potentially cause
a segfault. Found the problem with the zzuf fuzz tool. a segfault. Found the problem with the zzuf fuzz tool.
31 July 2007 31 July 2007
+ Run some more extensive fuzzing. + Run some more extensive fuzzing.
+ Update the man page. It referred to problems with the "new" Pentium II + Update the man page. It referred to problems with the "new" Pentium II
processors on 2.0.x kernels. processors on 2.0.x kernels.
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12 December 2008 12 December 2008
+ Go through the test_proc files I have, re-test and fix + Go through the test_proc files I have, re-test and fix
all of x86 and x86_64. all of x86 and x86_64.
RELEASE 5.04 RELEASE 5.04
5 June 2009 5 June 2009
+ Some libsysinfo changes. Quick summary: + Some libsysinfo changes. Quick summary:
Add frv, microblaze and m32r support. Add frv, microblaze and m32r support.
Fix some old Cyric chips. Fix some old Cyrix chips.
Fix Sheeva Plug/ARM. Fix Sheeva Plug/ARM.
RELEASE 5.05 RELEASE 5.05
12 June 2009 12 June 2009
+ Fixed Ukranian translation to be uk.mo instead of ua.mo + Fixed Ukranian translation to be uk.mo instead of ua.mo
(from pld-linux patches) (from pld-linux patches)
+ Update translations a bit, this is mainly fixes to the Polish. + Update translations a bit, this is mainly fixes to the Polish.
(from pld-linux patches) (from pld-linux patches)
+ Add pld-linux logo (from pld-linux patches) + Add pld-linux logo (from pld-linux patches)
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14 November 2010 14 November 2010
+ Fix for the po Makefile to work with gmake 2.82. + Fix for the po Makefile to work with gmake 2.82.
Patch provided by Edward Sheldrake <ejsheldrake _at_ gmail.com> Patch provided by Edward Sheldrake <ejsheldrake _at_ gmail.com>
+ Fix some warnings from newer gcc. Obvious fixes, hopefully + Fix some warnings from newer gcc. Obvious fixes, hopefully
didn't break anything. didn't break anything.
+ Test against some new cpuinfo files. + Test against some new cpuinfo files.
+ Some very minor libsysinfo changes for Xeon cpus. + Some very minor libsysinfo changes for Xeon cpus.
RELEASE 5.11 RELEASE 5.11
10 April 2012
+ Read MHZ from /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/cpuinfo_max_freq
if possible, falling back to /proc/cpuinfo
8 July 2012
+ 15 years of linux_logo, crazy!
9 May 2020
+ Add RISC-V support
+ Add ARM64/AARCH64 support
+ Revamp x86 support to use lookup table for cpu type
+ Revamp arm/arm64 support to use Implementer/Part to get name
+ Adjust bogomips and compiler info to make it less likely to wrap
on an 80-column screen
+ Fix a large number of compiler warnings
+ Fix memory detection on modern machines. The more accurate
/proc/iomem detection no longer works due to all the values
being zero for security reasons
+ Clear out all issues on github, including some new logos and FreeBSD fixes
+ Add support for 1930 Model 15 Teletype
RELEASE 6.0
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