[Slackbuilds-users] [13.37] w3m SB fails on x86_64 (dependency missing?)

Felix Pfeifer pfeifer.felix at googlemail.com
Mon May 9 10:23:23 UTC 2011

>> Can we also get rid of the "You should not use it as your default
>> browser, it is only here as an optional dependency for SuperCollider."
>> part of the README please? w3m is a mighty fine browser.
>> Thanks.

When i took over maintainance there was no buildscript for it
since 13.0. It is a fine browser but i personally only use it as
a dependency and don't care about any security patches as far
as they aren't necessary for building and running it. If
you need a secure browser you shouldn't use my script ^^
I can modify the README, but i feel responsible to inform
people about the lack of security and my own lack of interest
in security concerning w3m.
Anyway i would give up maintainership if someone was interested
to take over.

> also the latest version is 0.5.3 (
> http://www.sic.med.tohoku.ac.jp/%7Esatodai/w3m/src/w3m-0.5.3.tar.gz )
> which built just fine with the current SlackBuild when I built it some
> months ago.

I did include this version in my uploaded script, which still remains and
i guess also will remain some time in the pending queue.


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