[Slackbuilds-users] Tor needs recompile after libevent upgrade

Ozan Türkyılmaz ozan.turkyilmaz at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 14:38:45 UTC 2011

2011/7/5 Ben Mendis <dragonwisard at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 9:50 AM, Kemal Ilgar Eroglu <ilgar_eroglu at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
>> I sent the message below to the maintainer but got no reply, so I'm
>> sending it to the list now:
>> libevent in the repo has been upgraded from 1.4 to 2.0 and this requires
>> Tor to  be recompiled against the new version. Could you bump the build
>> number to -2 in the Slackbuild (so that it gets updated as well)?
> I remember a similar discussion on the this list around the time 13.37 was
> being prepared. The consensus was that build numbers should not be
> arbitrarily bumped because a dependency has been upgraded. They represent
> the version number of the SlackBuild itself, they are not a mechanism for
> dependency tracking.

Maybe a mention should be in CHANGELOG .TXT

Ozan, BSc, BEng

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