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

Niels Horn niels.horn at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 23:42:45 UTC 2012

On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 8:23 PM, Ben <cricketc at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> -Ben


I'm the maintainer of that script, but hopelessly without time at the moment.
I'll try to push an updated version soonish, but won't even promise a
date for that...

Niels Horn

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