[Slackbuilds-users] How to submit a package without a source archive

Ben Mendis dragonwisard at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 03:50:25 UTC 2011

I believe the rule is that the a Slackbuild can't download anything,
including checking out sources from a repository. Instead, you should
create your own archive (tagged with the revision number) and get it hosted

On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 5:50 PM, flupi at mclink.it <flupi at mclink.it> wrote:

> I would like to submit a SlackBuild for an application which does not have
> sources which can be downloaded directly. The sources must be extracted
> from Subversion (there are tags for releases.)
> Is it OK if the SlackBuild extracts the sources and creates
> $PRGNAM-$VERSION.tar.gz?
> What should I put in the DOWNLOAD and MD5SUM fields of the $PRGNAM.info
> file?
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