[Slackbuilds-users] libreoffice 3.6.3? (SlackBuilds-users Digest, Vol 78, Issue 1)

Ben cricketc at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 22:23:45 UTC 2012

On 11/04/2012 11:32 AM, Martin Matějek wrote:
> Dne 2.11.2012 01:54, Ben napsal(a):
>> Looks like libreoffice 3.6.3 has just been released, but sbo still has
>> 3.6.1 (which doesn't work because the link was changed). Any plans to
>> update?
> I'm not a maintainer of that SlackBuild, but I may have solution for
> this. As it's stated at Slackbuild page, LibreOffice moves old-stable
> releases to /old directory at their FTP (beware that not every mirror
> does this) including stable releases. Only with slight change in version
> numbers. Stable releases have versions like 3.6.3 and release candidate
> versions adds suffix (RC number) like Which is in fact the same
> release.
> Maybe simple change in URL from /libreoffice/stable/$VERSION to
> /libreoffice/old/$VERSION.$RC would solve the problem.

Thanks Martin. I actually ended up downloading the latest 3.6.3 package 
and changing the version number in the scripts, and that worked fine.


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