[Slackbuilds-users] Slackbuild helper script

Ryan P.C. McQuen ryan.q at linux.com
Sat Feb 21 00:42:33 UTC 2015

On 2/20/15, Miguel De Anda <miguel at thedeanda.com> wrote:
> did you check out http://www.sbopkg.org/ ? it sounds kind of similar. maybe
> join forces to create a super sbopkg script!

There is also:

sqg, sbotools, and slpkg

And probably a few more I have forgotten.

sbotools and slpkg are available on SBo itself (is this an Inception thing? ha).

I'd say why not have your tool installable via a SlackBuild?

> On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 4:27 PM, Enguerrand de Rochefort <
> slackbuilds at rochefort.de> wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I'm using Slackbuilds for a month or so by now, and I am pretty impressed
>> by how well they work. So I started to write a bash script to simplify /
>> automate the build & install process a bit.
>> By now it has evolved into something which allows me to query, install
>> and
>> upgrade slackbuilds, do basic direct-dependency checking and md5sum
>> checking and even automated inclusion of self written patches. The usage
>> syntax is similar to slackpkg.
>> It's certainly far from being perfect and should be considered as a work
>> in progress, but it works reasonably well at least on my system already.
>> The only dependencies are bash, wget, curl and obviously the build tools
>> required for the Slackbuilds themselves.
>> I was wondering if this is something that would be of interest for the
>> community or if everybody has their own solutions in place anyways. If
>> there is interest please let me know and please also advise what would be
>> the preferred way of sharing it, as it was not obvious to me from the
>> Slackbuilds.org site FAQ how to contribute scripts that are not actual
>> slackbuild scripts...
>> Cheers
>> Enguerrand
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