[Slackbuilds-users] unrar should be discontinued

King Beowulf kingbeowulf at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 19:33:45 UTC 2013

Having a single script to build both makes sense.

I vote yes.


On 2/20/13, Doogster <thedoogster at gmail.com> wrote:
> The unrar SlackBuild should be discontinued.
> The current release of rar/unrar, the one you get from rarsoft's homepage,
> is 4.2.4.
> The current unrar SlackBuild builds 4.0.7, which is ridiculously ancient. I
> contacted the maintainer months ago and never got a response.
> We have a corresponding *rar* SlackBuild which is much more reasonably up
> to date (it builds 4.2.0). Its README file indicates that it can be set to
> build unrar, but this is not the default behavior because SBo has the unrar
> SlackBuild.
> I recommend pulling the unrar SlackBuild and setting the rar SlackBuild to
> build unrar.

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