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Archive for December 23rd, 2009

openSUSE Build Service 1.7 Beta 1

December 23rd, 2009 by

The openSUSE Build Service (OBS) team just announced the Beta 1 version of the upcomming 1.7 release. Most of the features are already accessable in the Build Service instance which is used by the opensuse.org project.

Please find a more detailed announcement here.

The final release is planed early next year.

OpenOffice_org 3.2 rc1 available for openSUSE

December 23rd, 2009 by

I’m happy to announce OpenOffice.org 3.2 rc1 packages for openSUSE. They are available in the Build Service OpenOffice:org:UNSTABLE project and include many upstream and Go-oo fixes. See also overview of integrated features and enhancements. Please, look for more details about the openSUSE OOo build on the wiki page.

The packages are release candidates. Though, they have not passed the full QA test and might still include even serious bugs. Therefore they are not intended for data-critical usage. A good practice is to archive any important data before an use, …

As usual, we kindly ask any interested beta testers to try the package and report bugs. See also the list of known bugs.

Other information and plans:

There are already known blocker bugs, so we will need to produce rc2 . I expect that it will be available the second week in January. The final release should be available one week after the last working release candidate. I hope that rc2 will be the final one but …

The rc1 build is still in progress for SLED11 x86_64. I hope that it will be available later today but I can’t guarantee it.