[Slackbuilds-users] Problems with some slackbuilds

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Tue Feb 12 16:02:46 UTC 2008

Heinz Wiesinger wrote:
> Robby Workman wrote:
>>> Also the download link for QtCurve-Gtk2 has changed - it now downloads
>>> version 0.55.3 instead of 0.55.2
>> That's expected. The QtCurve guys don't leave older versions on the
>> site, so our links break as soon as they release an update.
>> They release updates pretty frequently, and it's a waste of our time
>> to update the scripts with a simple VERSION bump every week or so;
>> therefore, we leave that to the users.  We'll push an update every
>> now and then, especially if the new release requires more than a
>> simple VERSION increment, but don't expect us to follow upstream
>> development on projects with insane release cycles.
> There are two versions of QtCurve in SBo's repository. The Gtk2 and the KDE3 
> version. The Gtk2 download link points to kde-look.org, whereas the one for 
> the KDE3 version points to another site.
> Now I just tested and found the other link to be working for the Gtk2 version 
> as well. This would be:
> http://home.freeuk.com/cpdrummond/QtCurve-Gtk2-0.55.2.tar.bz2
> 0.55.1 is still there too, so I guess they stay there a bit longer :).


Next update for those, please remember :)


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