[Slackbuilds-users] Want to help with work toward 14.1 repo?
nick at linicks.net
Fri Nov 8 22:00:15 UTC 2013
Robby Workman wrote, On 08/11/13 20:49:
> Since Slackware 14.1 has been released, you are probably wondering
> how long it will take for us to get our repo ready for 14.1.
> Well, we don't know. However, we do know that we could use some
> help. Have a look at http://slackbuilds.org/CHECKLIST
> That list is (currently) about 3000 different things that we have
> no idea as to whether they build properly on 14.1. If you have
> access to 14.1 virtual machines (or real hardware, but that gets
> a bit dicey sometimes) in both 32bit and 64bit and are willing to
> spend some time doing test builds, you can help.
> If there are things on that checklist which you can confirm will
> build properly on both 32bit and 64bit Slackware 14.1, then we'd
> like to hear from you. Reply to this message with a list of them,
> and we'll remove them from the checklist.
> The sooner we get everything checked out, the sooner we'll have a
> 14.1 repo available. Thanks in advance :-)
I will be updating to 14.1 over weekend (off-peak dsl to grab iso), so
can start to look at these - just a build is required, I presume, and
not an install?
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