[Slackbuilds-users] Are we there yet?

Chess Griffin chess at chessgriffin.com
Sun Nov 24 05:32:00 UTC 2013

On 24.11.2013 00:17, Robby Workman wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:14:36 +0000
> David Spencer <baildon.research at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> >> graphics/shotwell: Removed (build failure)
>> The root cause (at least, before its deps were upgraded) is the latest
>> version of LibRaw (which I maintain).
>> We need an older version of shotwell because of gnome deps yadda yadda
>> yadda.  But the older versions of Shotwell don't build with newer
>> versions of LibRaw.
>> We can drop back to an older version of LibRaw, but other packages
>> also depend on LibRaw, and those packages would thereby lose support
>> for newer cameras. This would be unpopular with people who love shiny
>> new cameras.
>> I haven't retried the various older versions of shotwell since the
>> deps were refreshed in master, so I'll make another attempt to see if
>> shotwell can be rescued.
>> Or people could learn to live without shotwell, which seems to be
>> extraordinarily big for something so feature-poor ;-)
> Given the choices, I think the route to take is the latter :-)
> -RW

I've been trying to get shotwell to work because I do use it (somewhat)
but ran into the same issues David mentioned and I haven't been able to
come up with a solution.  Oh, well. :/  Time to find something else.

Chess Griffin

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