[Slackbuilds-users] 14.2RC2 Update/fixes for nvidia 361.42

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Sun May 1 16:53:56 UTC 2016

2016-05-01 18:39 GMT+02:00 David Spencer <baildon.research at googlemail.com>:
>> using this as example TAG (or VERSION) has a value before the
>> SlackBuild is run but the package has a name using a different TAG (or
>> VERSION) at the end...
>> taking in account this my vote is to avoid completely altering the
>> variables values inside of the SlackBuild.
>> Matteo
>> P.S. while I was writing this it has come to mind that ffmpeg does
>> this for the ARCH field and, as for my experience, seems to be safe...
> Well... packages that build kernel modules add the kernel version onto
> $VERSION (e.g. nvidia_kernel), also some packages add the locale name
> onto $VERSION (e.g. libreoffice-langpack)
> ffmpeg with $ARCH_custom breaks slackpkg+, I'd be happy to see'
> _custom' removed, but ffmpeg was using '_custom' for years before
> slackpkg+ was invented .... it's Heinz's decision, however I seem to
> remember that the reason for _custom is not so important any more?
> Sorry to make this unneccessarily difficult :-/

no, the discussion is interesting. :)

so, I'm ok going with adding "_multi" to the VERSION variable and I'll
commit that in the meantime, waiting for someone else to comment on


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