[Slackbuilds-users] lshw: compilation fails

Glenn Becker burningc at SDF.LONESTAR.ORG
Fri Oct 15 19:14:34 UTC 2010

> This is to be expected to some extend now that -current has a new
> toolchain.
> It is definitely worth checking out newer versions than the ones upload
> into
> SBo. Always check those (& even the upstream development trunk if
> possible)
> before contacting upstream. If the application has active development
> that
> usually means most building issues are worked out.
> FTR slackbuilds.org doesnt directly support current, so this cant
> considered
> a bug. But its in the convinience of the maintainer to update it to some
> later
> version that may solve such building problems, granted that the newer
> version
> can be used in the latest Slackware stable version as well.


Thanks so much for the informative reply. I should have thought about this 
some more before emailing. :)



Glenn Becker - burningc at sdf.lonestar.org
SDF Public Access UNIX System - http://sdf.lonestar.org

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