[Slackbuilds-users] Updates - 20100517

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Tue May 18 04:47:15 UTC 2010

On Mon, 17 May 2010 07:12:11 -0300
Niels Horn <niels.horn at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 1:49 AM, Robby Workman
> <rworkman at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
> > Mon May 17 04:45:59 UTC 2010
> > Well folks, this is likely to be the last update for our 13.0
> > repository, assuming nothing important comes up.  We'll be trying
> > to get everything in order for 13.1 now, so stay tuned for more
> > information!  As always, thanks to all of our maintainers and users
> > for everything you do.
> This is the first time I will experience a Slackware version change as
> a maintainer of some SlackBuilds, so I have a practical question about
> how things will work...
> Will the 13.0 repository still be updated?
> I maintain a few scripts for programs that are typically installed on
> servers, which might take a bit longer to be upgraded to 13.1
> If upstream releases a security patch that needs an update to the
> SlackBuild (or even just the .info or README file), will an update to
> the 13.0 SlackBuild be accepted by the admins of SlackBuilds.org?
> I guess this should be limited to security updates only, with rare
> exceptions (following what Pat V. does with previous Slackware
> versions).

Once we go live with the 13.1 repo, 13.0 is pretty much dead.

In the meantime, it's *possible* that we might accept a serious
security fix, but no promises - it depends on available time.

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