[Slackbuilds-users] sbopkg 0.0.8rc1 testers needed

Antoine NONYME mickeytintincolle at yahoo.fr
Thu Jul 17 19:31:59 UTC 2008

Le Tue, 15 Jul 2008 09:48:23 -0400,
Chess Griffin <chess at chessgriffin.com> a écrit :

> I have added a new feature to sbopkg based on many requests -- the 
> ability to display potential updates to installed SBo packages on the 
> user's system -- and I would like to solicit testers.  This is
> actually a somewhat difficult feature to implement, given the fact
> that there are slight variations on upstream version numbering,
> package names, etc. which have to be addressed in the SlackBuilds.
> In short, sbopkg attempts to match the
> $PRGNAM-$VERSION-$ARCH-$BUILD$TAG of each installed SBo package with
> the $PRGNAM-$VERSION-$ARCH-$BUILD$TAG of the corresponding
> SlackBuild.  If they do not match, then there is an update.  However,
> due to the slight upstream variations mentioned previously, parsing
> SlackBuilds and matching up the package name, version number, arch,
> and build number is not always accurate.
> In any event, there is a rc1 of sbopkg version 0.0.8 available for 
> download for anyone that is interested in testing.  I have already
> found one issue that has been fixed in svn and will be included in
> the next release candidate, but I could really use some more
> testers.  If you do test, please let me know of any successes or
> problems by posting here, emailing me off list, or better yet,
> subscribing and posting to the sbopkg mailing list.  The problems
> will likely manifest themselves in the update list -- either
> incorrectly marking something as a potential update, or missing an
> update that should be listed, or displaying packages with extraneous
> characters in the package name or version number (i.e. such as double
> quotes or something) which then results in a false positive.
> Anyway, enough rambling.  The source tarball and package for 0.0.8rc1 
> are available here:
> http://code.google.com/p/sbopkg/downloads/list
> Thanks for your help.

First, thanks for sbopkg, it is far better that my 17-lines
slackmerge script ;) .
I tested SBopkg 0.0.8rc2 and the package doesn't
create /home/sbo .
It is a bug or a feature ?

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