[Dev] libretools 20160208 release announcement

Luke Shumaker lukeshu at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 8 22:57:26 GMT 2016

I just released libretools 20160208 to [libre], and pushed the source tarball
to <https://repo.parabola.nu/other/libretools/>.

It's a pretty boring release, change-wise; it's mostly to work with
the new version of pacman.

Changes from 20150607 to 20160208:
 * libremakepkg: Work with pacman 5.0
 * librefetch: Work with pacman 5.0
 * xbs-abslibre: Bug fixes
 * Documentation:
   * The libreblacklist manpage said libremessages in some places
   * Added librexgettext(1) manpage
 * $(bindir)/libre* and $(pkglibexecdir)/*.sh are no longer the same
   file.  The one in bin sources the one in lib.  This shouldn't
   affect anybody.
 * The Makefiles have been almost entirely rewritten.

From a technical standpoint, the Makefiles is the most interesting.  I
wrote an "automake-like" system for GNU make that gives us a lot for
"free".  Easy non-recursive make, `dist` support, all of the standard
`clean` targets.  So that means that I'm actually producing
distribution tarballs now, instead of using snapshots from cgit.

Happy hacking,
~ Luke Shumaker

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