[Slackbuilds-users] Am trying to build a perl module, perl-gd, in order to bring shutter up-to-date

dfc at warpmail.net dfc at warpmail.net
Tue Aug 23 03:03:00 UTC 2016

On Sun, Aug 21, 2016, at 04:38 PM, B Watson wrote:
> On 8/21/16, unix_lists at f-m.fm <unix_lists at f-m.fm> wrote:
> > Is someone willing to build a perl module  for me, perl-GD, and submit
> > it to slackbuilds so that I can update shutter?
> I'll take you up on that.
> > If anyone is interested,  one thing I have found is that you probably
> > want to disable Build test since it is ostensibly error prone.  See
> > http://matrix.cpantesters.org/?dist=GD;os=linux;reports=1
> Yeah, the tests fail for me. I kinda want to find out why before I submit
> this.
> > Also, if someone does submit a slackbuild could you send me the tarball
> > so I can continue working on updating shutter and its dependencies?
> Here's what I've got so far:
> http://urchlay.naptime.net/~urchlay/src/perl-GD.tar.gz
> It builds, and "perl -MGD -e 1" runs successfully, meaning the module
> is found and loaded by perl.
> TAG is set to NonSBo in that build, so you won't forget it's not a real
> SBo build (yet).

I was successfully able to build perl-Data-Random (another dependency
for dropbox support for shutter). Thanks Mr. Watson.

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