[Slackbuilds-users] opera buildscript needs a new maintainer

vvoody wxj.g.sh at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 08:58:14 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 12:24 AM, Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org>wrote:

> On Thu, 7 Jul 2011 23:10:13 +0800
> vvoody <wxj.g.sh at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thank you man, I'll take it ;-) And the script has been updated,
> > check -> https://github.com/vvoody/SlackBuilds/tree/master/opera
> Hrm...  Almost perfect - very good :-)  I'm attaching the tarball
> I had fixed up here - the only worthwhile differences are in the
> fixup_libdir.diff patch.  You'll notice that I altered the libdir
> paths (lib --> lib64) for each of the individual files and then
> renamed the lib directory inside the source to lib64.  That part,
> while perhaps interesting, is unimportant -- it's functionally the
> the same as what you did (renaming the lib directory to lib64
> *after* everything is put in the temporary package directory.
Sorry, I forgot it...

> The interesting parts are the other fixes I have in my patch.
> Have a look and perhaps incorporate them.  For that matter, feel
> free to replace my name/email with yours everywhere and run with
> it.
Yes, I see you patched the source files before installing.
BTW, maybe we should update the *README* and *slack-desc*? Check the
information from installation script:

./install --prefix /usr --repackage tmp/usr

Opera - Fast and secure web browser and Internet suite

Opera is a small, fast, customizable, powerful and user-friendly web
browser, as well as an Internet suite, including an email client, an IRC
client, web developer tools (Opera Dragonfly), and a personal web server
(Opera Unite).

This script installs Opera 11.50 build 1074 for Linux on i386.

Copyright (c) 1995-2011 Opera Software ASA. All rights reserved.


> > So, should I upload it to overwrite the old opera.tar.gz in the
> > pending?
> Nope.  Just send me (via email) a submission-quality tarball when
> you get everything finalized, and I'll push it directly into the
> READY queue, approved by me.
> Thanks for taking this on.
OK, I got it.

Free as freedom, slack as Slackware.
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