[Slackbuilds-users] jpilot change versions: old source gone ...

alkos333 me at alkos333.net
Wed Jan 7 18:19:38 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 8:11 AM, Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Jan 2009, alkos333 wrote:
>> I no longer maintain this SlackBuild.  Would you like to take over?
> Alex,
>  I've used jpilot for years and have a script originally written by Eric
> that works. What's involved in maintaining it? All I do with my working
> scripts (e.g., jpilot, lyx) is change the version number to match the
> tarball and run it. Am I missing something important here?
> Thanks,
> Rich
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Most of the time that's all you'll need to do.  When the new versions
come out, bump the version string and see if it compiles alright and
if it doesn't compile, figure out what changes have been made to
source (new dependencies, etc)  and modify the script accordingly.



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you're talking about real money."

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