[Slackbuilds-users] Alternative builds - Qxw

Nick Warne nick at linicks.net
Fri Feb 14 11:26:46 UTC 2014

B Watson wrote, On 14/02/14 00:00:
> On 2/13/14, Nick Warne <nick at linicks.net> wrote:
>> Can I submit a new Slackbuild with this version along side the stable
>> build?
> My 2 cents worth (I'm no admin or anything):
> If the build process hasn't changed too much, you could submit a script
> that by default builds the stable version, but is smart enough to build
> the unstable if the user sets VERSION in the environment (and you could
> mention that in the README).
> If the build process is identical, putting something like this in the
> script (if you don't already have it) would be enough:
> That's a standard thing to do already, the only non-standard thing you'd
> be doing is putting a comment in the README.

That's a good idea, but how would it work for the .info file with two 
download URLs and md5sums?

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