[Slackbuilds-users] specifying slackware version in the slackBuilds
me at alkos333.net
Sun May 4 19:11:17 UTC 2008
Having a version number associated with a script would be helpful if
you didn't have access to SBo repo, or a mirror.
On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 2:08 PM, Andrew Brouwers <abrouwers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Phil,
> What's the purpose, then, of segregating the repo's on
> slackbuilds.org? That's the reason why there are separate paths for
> different slackware versions (and why not all scripts are available in
> each of them).
> On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 2:40 PM, Phillip Warner <pc_warner at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I think there should be something in the slackBuilds that says what
> > slackware version the script was designed for. I suggest specifying the
> > slackware version in the .info file and the .slackBuild file.
> > This can be useful for two purposes. One, it can help you to use the right
> > script for a certain slackware version (some differ in more than just subtle
> > ways). Second, it is also possible that having the version stated can
> > help you determine what slackware version the package was built for. This
> > is possible if the slackware version is mentioned in the .slackBuild file,
> > as it is included as a part of every SBo package. So, to determine what
> > version of slackware the SBo package is intended for, you can just look at
> > that file in the package.
> > --phil
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