[Slackbuilds-users] Newer version of Calibre

Larry Hajali larryhaja at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 19:13:03 UTC 2012

I'm the maintainer of calibre.  0.7.45 was the last version of calibre
that could successfully compile on Slackware.  Until Slackware stable
comes with python 2.7.1, calibre won't be upgraded.

Besides Eric Hamleers calibre package, another alternative is just
download the pre-compiled binary version of calibre from


On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 10:01 AM, Matteo Bernardini
<matteo.bernardini at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dan, FYI: if you, for any reason, cannot do with the version on
> slackbuilds.org, Eric Hameleers provides a  build script and
> precompiled packages for the latest version
> http://taper.alienbase.nl/mirrors/people/alien/slackbuilds/calibre/
> His version builds a python-2.7.1 (and a lot of other python modules
> and stuff) just to use it with calibre (it installs in
> /usr/lib${LIBDIRSUFFIX}/calibre).
> Matteo
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