[Slackbuilds-users] Github

Niels Horn niels.horn at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 10:02:36 UTC 2010

On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 7:57 AM, Pierre Cazenave <pwcazenave at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 15/12/2010 09:47, Ozan Türkyılmaz wrote:
>> 2010/12/15 Pierre Cazenave<pwcazenave at gmail.com>:
>>> A project for which I maintain a SlackBuild (gimp-deskew-plugin)
>>> has gone offline. The code has been forked and uploaded to github,
>>> however there are no snapshots available. I have discovered it's
>>> possible to download a current snapshot with
>>> https://github.com/prokoudine/gimp-deskew-plugin/tarball/master --
>>> is this an acceptable $DOWNLOAD?
>>> I am new to github, so if I've missed something, I'd be happy to be
>>> told.
>> Check this out:
>> http://support.github.com/discussions/repos/1281-direct-download-with-wget
> Thanks. I've had a look at the github site for the Gimp deskew plugin, but
> there haven't been any official releases, so I can't specify a version in
> the url to download. I can only download Master, which might change, at
> which point the md5 sum of the source in my .info file will differ from the
> downloaded source's sum.
> Should I just download the current snapshot and see if I can find somewhere
> to host it?
> Thanks,
> Pierre

Yes, the best solution would be to get a stable tarball hosted
somewhere, so that the MD5SUM can be used.


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