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Snipe-IT v7 is Out!

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Finally! Whew! Today we released v7 of Snipe-IT. This release upgrades the underlying framework from Laravel 8 to Laravel 10, and also now makes Snipe-IT compatible up to v8.3 of PHP. (PHP 8.1 is still open for long term security support until Jan 1, 2026.) Each major release has its friction points, of course. Anybody who says otherwise is lying. As an open source project, we have to cover a lot...

Snipe-IT v7 Roadmap

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The long-awaited Snipe-IT v7 launch looms nearer, so we wanted to loop you in on where we’re at. We had planned on launching v7 in early November, to coincide with Snipe-IT’s ten-year anniversary (!!) but between holidays schedules and the framework upgrade (with dependencies), it’s been taking a little longer than we had hoped. Dependency management means testing each library...

What it means to be CTO

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It took a while for snipe to convince me to come on as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) here at Grokability. One of the biggest hurdles was the fact that she and I are married. I was convinced that, not only would that be a challenge, but that might spell the end of my career – I didn’t want to be the guy who could “only get hired by his own wife.”It took her a few years to be able to...

Quick Update on polkit/pwnkit

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The internet is alight this week with news of a widespread vulnerability in the Linux “policy kit” framework, specifically a root compromise via the pkexec program, designated CVE-2021-4034. Most of our systems do not fall under this advisory, and the ones that do have been fully patched. Of note, our Snipe-IT hosting systems were completely unaffected by this advisory.As always, we...

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