[Slackbuilds-users] suggestion for READMEs

Guilherme g_calandrini at hotmail.es
Thu Oct 22 12:08:37 UTC 2015


I don't know the case of paraview, but the Xyce's downloads shall be performed within a logged user.
So for download the Xyce software you must register into the Xyce's web.


> Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2015 18:12:07 -0400
> Subject: suggestion for READMEs
> From: yalhcru at gmail.com
> To: slackbuilds-users at slackbuilds.org
> CC: jmpopush at gmail.com; g_calandrini at hotmail.es
> 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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