[Slackbuilds-users] suggestion for READMEs

B Watson yalhcru at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 22:12:07 UTC 2015

graphics/paraview and academic/Xyce both have fancy "web 2.0" download
pages, I don't seem to be able to download the sources with either wget
or curl.

Maybe the maintainers of these packages could add a note to the
READMEs, saying "sbopkg can't automatically download the source, it
must be downloaded with a javascript-capable browser", something like
that. Precedent for this would be the development/jdk README.

Maybe also would be a nice thing to add to the submitter guidelines at
http://slackbuilds.org/guidelines/: "If the source can't be downloaded
non-interactively (e.g. with wget), please make a note of this in your

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