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Author Topic: 080920 link-grammar-4.3.8 [VL 5.9]  (Read 667 times)

caitlyn

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080920 link-grammar-4.3.8 [VL 5.9]
« on: September 20, 2008, 11:54:00 am »

I've packaged the latest version of link-grammar for VL 5.9.  This is a security patch and bug fix release.  The version of link-grammar provided on the VL 5.9 Standard iso for use with AbiWord plugins contains a buffer overflow security vulnerability.  If you have abiword-plugins installed you probably should upgrade your link-grammar package.

EDIT:  This package has been moved to our patches repository.  If you have patches enabled it should be available via slapt-get or gslapt.

Package: link-grammar-4.3.8-i586-1vl59.tlz
MD5: b0cb5b2c2d5e17355efab4f590e8a68c
Package Size: 590K
Installed Size: 2300K

Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/patches/x-apps/link-grammar

Code: [Select]
link-grammar: link-grammar (syntactic parser of English grammar)
link-grammar:
link-grammar: The Link Grammar Parser is a syntactic parser of English,
link-grammar: based on link grammar, an original theory of  English syntax.
link-grammar: Given a sentence, the system assigns to it a syntactic
link-grammar: structure, which consists of a set of labeled links
link-grammar: connecting pairs of words.
link-grammar:
link-grammar: License:  see LICENSE file
link-grammar: Authors:  Davy Temperley, John Lafferty and Daniel Sleator
link-grammar: Website: http://www.abisource.com/projects/link-grammar

After testing this package, please take a moment and come back to this thread to let us know how it works for you.
« Last Edit: September 22, 2008, 10:40:38 pm by caitlyn »
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