[Slackbuilds-users] Building an older version of VirtualBox
1.41421 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 21:09:08 UTC 2015
On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 2:51 PM, Ryan P.C. McQuen <ryan.q at linux.com> wrote:
> On 8/10/15, JCA <1.41421 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am working in a project which assumes the presence of VirtualBox
>> 4.3.10 - it has to be exactly that version. The current Slackbuilds
>> repository builds 4.3.24. I tried using the virtualbox.tar.gz tarball
>> for 4.3.24, just changing the version number before launching the
>> compilation. However, this fails for the Slackbuilds script attempts
>> to patch the VirtualBox source code - which it assumes to be 4.3.24,
>> not 4.3.10.
>> Rather than attempting to hack this code, I think that the easiest
>> alternative is to try and get the virtualbox.tar.gz tarball that
>> Slackbuilds used to build VritualBox 4.3.10 in its day. Anybody in
>> this forum where I can download this tarball from?
> Looks like 4.3.10 is on that list.
> SlackBuilds-users mailing list
> SlackBuilds-users at slackbuilds.org
> Archives - http://lists.slackbuilds.org/pipermail/slackbuilds-users/
> FAQ - http://slackbuilds.org/faq/
Much appreciated. I actually downloaded the Slackbuilds tag
corresponding to 05/14/2014, which seems to be the one when the
VirtualBox 4.3.10 update was picked up. I am sure there must be a more
intelligent way of doing it, but this should work for me.
More information about the SlackBuilds-users