[Slackbuilds-users] neovim in search of better maintainer
sb at rbn.im
Thu May 11 12:04:23 UTC 2023
2023-05-11 Alexander Verbovetsky <alik at ejik.org>:
> On Wed, May 10, 2023 at 11:26:51PM +0200, Ruben Schuller wrote:
> > 2023-05-10 Alexander Verbovetsky <alik at ejik.org>:
> > > On Tue, May 09, 2023 at 09:44:57PM +0200, Ruben Schuller wrote:
> > > > I constantly miss neovim updates as I don't really use it
> > > > anymore. If someone is interested in taking it, _please_ do so!
> > > >
> > >
> > > I use it and I'd like to take it, but to update it one needs to
> > > update luajit to version 2.1.0_beta3.
> > >
> > > (Note that this is not a bleeding edge release, both versions
> > > 2.0.5 and 2.1.0_beta3 appeared six years ago.)
> > >
> > > Without this upgrade, I don't see how I can maintain neovim.
> > Didn't stumble upon this problem as I never tried to update recently
> > :P I can't do anything about the luajit SlackBuild though, except
> > for CCing the maintainer here.
> I can't do anything about it either. Neovim's upstream changed the
> luajit version with release 0.5.0 two years ago. In fact, according to
> repology, all major distributions moved to luajit 2.1.0_beta3, so this
> should be safe.
Have you tried to build neovim on a clean machine? The current version
on SBo is 0.8.1 .. I'm a bit confused now :) Maybe neovim ships
it's own luajit, it does ship other lua stuff.
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