[Slackbuilds-users] Submission of SlackBuild for Qwt 5

Christoph Willing chris.willing at iinet.net.au
Tue Dec 13 21:32:45 UTC 2016

On 13/12/16 23:29, Fellype do Nascimento wrote:
> Hi all!
> I want to submit a SlackBuild script for Qwt, version 5.2.3, which is
> required by another application I want to submit a SlackBuild (SciDAVis).
> Qwt 5.x is required by SciDAVis because its code was not ported to Qwt
> 6.x yet, then it doesn't build with Qwt 6.
> Currently, SlackBuilds.org has a build script for Qwt 6.1.3, whose
> maintainer is Christoph Willing.
> I wrote a SlackBuild for Qwt 5 in a way that it does not conflict with
> Qwt 6 if it is installed on the system, based on the Arch Linux experience.
> Do I need to get permission from Christoph (or from Zordrak, the
> previous maintainer of Qwt 5) to submit a script from an earlier version
> of Qwt?
> If yes, could you give me that permission Christoph?

No objections from me provided it doesn't conflict with the existing
qwt, including a different name (like qwt5 or qwt-legacy, as suggested
elsewhere by Petar).


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