[Slackbuilds-users] sbotools vs. sbopkg

Klaatu klaatu at straightedgelinux.com
Wed Oct 14 06:17:13 UTC 2015

I too use a frontend for everyday SBo usage, but when there is failure
it's usually step #1 of my troubleshooting routine to run the slackbuild


On 10/14/2015 08:44 AM, Ricardo J. Barberis wrote:
> El Lunes 12/10/2015, Steve Wood escribió:
>> I'm going to throw in a paltry suggestion to use sbotools, which captures
>> the spirit of BSD's ports. (We don't need no stinkin' ncurses interface)
>> But if you want to take others' suggestion of not using any tools that is
>> also fine.
> Well, to be honest, I've been using sbopkg for over a year and only recently 
> found out it had an ncurses interface, I always used it like this:
> sbopkg -r
> sbopkg -u
> sbopkg -c
> sbopkg -g <string_to_search>
> sbopkg -s <package_name>
> sbopkg -i <package_name>
>>> Message: 5
>>> Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 22:04:34 +0200
>>> From: Didier Spaier <didier at slint.fr>
>>> To: slackbuilds-users at slackbuilds.org
>>> Subject: Re: [Slackbuilds-users] Pulseaudio
>>> Message-ID: <561C1252.7040202 at slint.fr>
>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=windows-1252; format=flowed
>>> On 12/10/2015 21:31, Citizen X wrote:
>>>> Been considering switching to sbopkg because I hear good things. I know
>>>>  that the info file is 7.0 & points at 7.0 and the script says 7.0 but
>>>> when fetching from slackbuilds.org it's grabs the 6.0 source. grabbed it
>>>> with wget but I am having weird issues now. Looking like I need to do a
>>>> fresh install again. =(
>>> So as Ryan said that's not a problem with slackuilds.org but with the
>>> tool you use, or maybe the ay you use it.
>>> For instance If you use sbopkg, never forget to sync the repository
>>> before making an installation or update
>>> Cheers,
>>> Didier

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