[Slackbuilds-users] How do I update a submission when submission are closed?

Greg' Ar Tourter artourter at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 15:05:25 UTC 2011

Hi Jack

At the time of submission you should have received a confirmation
email  which also includes a code to remove the submitted package from
the queue.

As your package is still in pending you should remove it using the
code and then resubmit your updated version.

If you have deleted that email, then you will have to wait for an
admin to find the time to remove it for you or wait for your old
package to be released.

Hope this helps


On 14 June 2011 15:47, Jack Maddox <jackmaddox at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please forgive me if this has been addressed elsewhere and I missed it.
> I submitted a slackbuild for a new package a while back and it is still in the
> pending queue.  However, since then, an update has been released by upstream,
> which I have incorporated into the slackbuild.  My understanding of the
> preferred method for updating my submission is to delete the submission using
> the code that I received in the confirmation email and then resubmit the
> updated version.
> I attempted to do this but I had two problems.  After I followed the link to
> delete the previous submission, I realized that submissions are closed.  So,
> therefore I can't submit the updated version.  Also, it appears that my old
> package is still in the pending queue even though I tried to delete it (maybe
> I had a typo?).
> Since I am planning on submitting the updated script once submission are
> reopened, I wouldn't want the administrators to have to needlessly review my
> script twice.  Should I just wait until things get caught up and then
> resubmit?
> The submission in question is the sage mathematics program.  The upstream
> update is from version 4.6.2 to 4.7.  The slackbuild submission is sage.tar.gz
> Thanks,
> Jack
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