[Slackbuilds-users] Orphaned slackbuilds
lapinours at web.de
Fri Nov 2 18:14:52 UTC 2007
Niki Kovacs wrote:
> A thought on updates. Slackware is not Gentoo. Say you make package
> foobar-1.0.3 available for Slackware on SBo. IMHO it's not a big deal if
> folks are still one version behind when foobar-1.0.4 comes out. I'd say
> a good time to check for available updates is when a new Slackware
> release (12.1?) comes out.
This is indeed a valid point. SlackBuilds.org shouldn't try to provide
the latest and greatest version of each program.
Nevertheless, even minor updates may get time consuming if you check the
- is it a security update or are there any annoying bugs fixed?
- is the former version still available for download?
- are there any additional dependencies?
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