kingbeowulf at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 20:00:32 UTC 2015
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On 04/02/2015 01:15 PM, Willy Sudiarto Raharjo wrote:
> Since the maintainer wanted to keep maintainership and also willing
> to upgrade to newer version when next Slackware release has the
> required dependencies, let's just keep a single version of calibre
> in SBo.
> Although it's possible to have both of them in the repository, it
> would be problematic when someday in the future the original
> maintainer want to upgrade to the new version that uses Qt5 and by
> then we will have a duplicate version.
> Besides, the old 1.48 still work
> just my thought
> -- Willy Sudiarto Raharjo
I agree with Willy. I have a great heaping epub collection (and
growing, damn you Humble Book Bundle!). Many of the new features of
the 2.x series are nifty but not really required for ebook management.
I also haven't bumped into any bug issues with the Nook, and the
iPhone can pull in ebooks just fine via the built-in web server. Note
that the bug fixes in 2.x pretty much relate to QT5 and other newly
For the curious, the big changes from 1.0 to 2.0 are here:
That said, YMMV, especially for newer ereader devices for which
Calibre adds support in 2.x.
Besides, the new Slackware-XX release is "due any time now."
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