[Slackbuilds-users] Github file name issue

B Watson yalhcru at gmail.com
Mon May 25 02:35:10 UTC 2015

On 5/24/15, Thomas Morper <thomas at beingboiled.info> wrote:

> What would be a good way to handle this? Editing the SlackBuild script to
> handle both names doesn't seem very desirable.

tar xvf $PRGNAM-$VERSION.tar.gz || tar xvf v$VERSION.tar.gz

Desirable or not, a lot of builds do this now.

The only "broken build" problem you might get is from sbopkg,
which checks the source md5sum independently of the build itself.
It'd be nice if sbopkg could handle this more gracefully than it

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