Trending Topics This Week

Here is what people are talking about this week in the world of free and open source software: 

  • Reverse Engineering the Source Code of The BioNTech/Pfizer SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine
  • Want to Really Understand How Bitcoin works? Here’s a Gentle Primer
  • 7 Enlightening Talks From All Things Open 2020

Key Security, Maintenance, and Features Releases


Non-Security Updates

Jenkins 2.273

  • Fix plugin manager buttons to correctly reposition themselves instead of being stuck under certain conditions (regression in 2.270). (issue 64504)
  • Make the root source paths of GroovyHookScript customizable with jenkins.util.groovy.GroovyHookScript.ROOT_PATH. (issue 63833)
  • Hide collapse icon in sidepanel widgets if they cannot be collapsed. (issue 64483)
  • Update stapler to 1.262 to fix a number of IllegalReflectiveAccessWarnings when running on Java 11. (pull 5111, Stapler 1.262 changelog)


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