[Slackbuilds-users] suggestion for READMEs
yalhcru at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 18:32:50 UTC 2015
On 10/22/15, David Spencer <baildon.research at googlemail.com> wrote:
> You are welcome to steal from download_src in
Thanks, that looks pretty thorough.
> The crucial thing is that Dropbox will do the right thing if and only
> if the user-agent string is 'wget' ... unfortunately some other sites
> will work only if the user-agent string is *not* wget. We can't win!
Needs to actually be 'Wget/1.14 (linux-gnu)' or similar, for dropbox. My
fingers are in the habit of typing "--user-agent wget" for sourceforge,
which works there, but not dropbox...
>> - Sourceforge URLs should never mention a specific mirror site,
> This is an excellent summary... wasn't this an official SBo Policy long
I remember it being mentioned, but not sure if it was mentioned in the
submission guidelines on the site.
> For me, the biggest problem of all is the ever increasing number of
> SlackBuilds that only work with filenames that were downloaded without
I like doing this in my builds:
tar xvf $PRGNAM-$VERSION.tar.gz || tar xvf v$VERSION.tar.gz
Maybe another item for the guidelines?
More information about the SlackBuilds-users