[Slackbuilds-users] Slackware 14

Gilcio Amaral-Martins gilcio.amaral at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 21:23:47 UTC 2012

Hi Eric,
I've tested my slackbuilds against slack 14.
Submissions page is closed.
How can I send the updates?

2012/7/31 Eric Hameleers <alien at slackbuilds.org>

> On 07/31/2012 08:37 PM, Petar Petrov wrote:
> > Hi to all
> >
> > Since I joined SBo a year ago and have so far maintained scripts for
> > only one Slackware release, I have the following question: What shall
> > I do before the new Slackware release comes out? Am I supposed to
> > start testing my slackbuilds when Slackware -current becomes RC1? Then
> > if something needs patching, submit an update? The upload form is
> > closed now, so what are you guys up to?
> >
> > Sorry if the questions sound silly, I read the mailing lists archives
> > from a year ago when Slackware became 13.37, but did not find an answer.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Petar
> Yes, that is the idea.
> If you test your SlackBuilds against Slackware 14 RC and report success
> (or send us updates) then that will help the admins immensely in getting
> a Slackware 14 repository live at the time of release.
> You will have noticed that with every new Slackware release, several
> SlackBuilds.org entries will disappear. The reason for this is that the
> maintainer has not reported whether his submission(s) work for the new
> release. The SlackBuild database is so big these days that the admins
> can no longer test all the scripts in the short time between closing the
> submissions form and the new Slackware release. We rely on the
> maintainers to tell us it's OK to copy scripts from one to the next
> database.
> Cheers, Eric
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