[Slackbuilds-users] Linux Counter support for Slackware (LiCo - the new generation of the old familiar li.org)
mfilpot at gmail.com
Sat Oct 8 23:29:52 UTC 2011
On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 7:19 PM, King Beowulf <kingbeowulf at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 9:53 AM, emmel <the_emmel at gmx.net> wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 08, 2011 at 11:41:32AM -0400, Matthew Fillpot wrote:
>> > On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 11:30 AM, emmel <the_emmel at gmx.net> wrote:
>> > > While we are at it: Are there any plans to make a lico-script
>> > > package/slackbuild? I know installing it is not much work, but somehow
>> > > I
>> > > never got around to do it... And that does make one wonder.
>> > The LinuxCounter.net script is just a single bash script that is meant
>> > to be run by the user, it is easy enough to download and run it from
>> > your home directory. But if you really want a slackbuild for it, then
>> > I can throw one together.
>> Not on my account, at least not if I'm the only one. I mean I could
>> easily do this myself (install or write the script), but I was wondering
>> if it would be interesting for others. If there are a dozen people or so
>> who just can't be bothered to do it manually or don't want to, then it
>> would make sense to have one.
>> GPG signed
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>> Certserver : hkp://pgp.mit.edu
> A slackbuild script for a simple script like this is a bit overkill. Easy
> enough to just run it from your $HOME. It doesn't need to be installed
> system wide.
> As for LICO script update, I agree with using /etc/slackware-version along
> with uname should be sufficient.
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Alexander at LinuxCounter released an update to the script a few
minutes ago that searches for a *-version or *-release file /etc and
pulls the distro and release number from that file. So at this point
the script has been adapted to work with Slackware.
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