[Slackbuilds-users] .info file variable expansion

B. Watson urchlay at slackware.uk
Sat Feb 25 19:47:47 UTC 2023

On Sat, 25 Feb 2023, Petar Petrov wrote:

> I do not intend to sound nagging, but why not implement such a feature
> in order to make maintainers' job easier?

If variable expansions were allowed in URLs, it would make other
things harder, like copy/pasting the URL. Also it would mean rewriting
a lot of tools that parse .info files (both well-known ones and
private ones people develop for their own use).

I don't think this is going to change.

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