[Slackbuilds-users] How to get source hostet?

Ozan Türkyılmaz ozan.turkyilmaz at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 08:39:26 UTC 2011

2011/6/28 David Woodfall <dave at dawoodfall.net>:
> On (10:03 28/06/11), Chris <chrisretusn at bluehome.net> put forth the
> proposition:
>> Well that was a fantastic answer. How about giving me a bit more. Perhaps
>> a few specific and valid reasons why this is a no-no as you put it.
>> All it would take is a few extra lines of code to checkout the source and
>> then create a tarball excluding the svn directories.
>> You could also just build it off the checked out source tree. Copy it over
>> to a build directory, and build from there, making a package off the result.
> It makes it very difficult to follow the flow if you top post.
> But as I see it source checkouts are liable to break from time to
> time. A SlackBuild IMHO should always point to a tested/working
> source.
> Having said that I do keep a few dynamic SlackBuilds in my own repo,
> with a big warning about what they do and suggesting that users
> keep a backup of the last, previously working packages.

I have set of scripts for building wine from a git tree (or any source tree).

Ozan, BSc, BEng

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