[Slackbuilds-users] cmake too old issues

Richard Ellis rellis at dp100.com
Mon May 25 18:05:42 UTC 2020

On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 01:24:35PM -0400, B Watson wrote:
>On 5/25/20, Richard Ellis via SlackBuilds-users
><slackbuilds-users at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
>> Just build the cmake from -current from source, and 'upgradepkg' with
>> the result.
>> If -current's cmake requires some other package(s) that is(are) not new
>> enough in 14.2, then repeat the process with those other packages.
>*Ugh*, no. This advice would be OK for someone to do on their own personal
>system, but it's not going to fly in a SBo script. We wouldn't accept a
>build that included "replace a bunch of Slackware's core packages with
>custom built ones" in its instructions.

Oops, sorry, yes you are right.  I completely miss-understood the 
request as "build something myself that needs newer cmake than 14.2's 
version" instead of the intended "as part of an SBo script".

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