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Release Name: 23.2

Release Notes

Version 23.2  (major and bugfix update of 23.1)

 o Many fixes in source code and fixes for some error messages.
 o Remove all obsolete OS/2 code and information.
 o Fix for larger kernel setup code (needed for kernel >= 2.6.36)
 o Update of script 'mkrescue'.
 o Update of manpages (mkrescue.8, lilo.conf.5).
 o Add new scripts 'liloconfig' and 'lilo-uuid-diskid'.

Change Log

Changes for version 23.2 (09-Apr-2011) - Joachim Wiedorn

  Documentations
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    - Optimize documentation generation and information.
    - Reformatting mkrescue.8 manpage. (thanks to Martin E. Schauer)
    - Update of lilo.conf.5 manpage and remove of OS/2 information.

  Sources
  -------
    - Remove obsolete BIOS workaround from 2002 (src/second.S)
    - Add information about -H option.   (src/lilo.c)
    - Save errno for second command.     (src/device.c)
    - Fix missleading error message.     (src/geometry.c)
    - Remove obsolete OS/2 code.   (src/boot.c, src/temp.c)
    - Enlarge maximum number of sectors (MAX_SETUPSECS) for
        kernel setup code to 63.   (src/bootsect.S, src/lilo.h)
    - Fix for many small flaws in source code. (Many thanks to
        Solar Designer and Vasiliy Kulikov of the openwall project).

  General
  -------
    - Remove obsolete OS/2 code.   (make.vars, src/Makefile)
    - Optimize Makefile and src/Makefile for use of $(MAKE).
    - Use mktemp utility for floppy image generation in mkrescue.
        (Many thanks to Solar Designer and Vasiliy Kulikov of the 
        openwall project).
    - Add new scripts with Makefile (already used for Debian):
        * liloconfig (for creating new lilo.conf)
        * lilo-uuid-diskid (convert device names to UUID/DiskID)

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