[Slackbuilds-users] OPTIONAL field [was: qemu/spice-gtk and usbredir]

Franzen slackbuilds at schoepfer.info
Sat Nov 5 12:17:12 UTC 2016

>> No YAML or XML needed to be written, just a simple syntax as proposed.
> Simple?
> Here's an offer.

David, sorry if i was offending, that was not my intention.

> If *you* write all the code needed for slackrepo to parse that "simple

What i read about slackrepo, it' really great, but i will not write code 
for slackrepo, as i'm not using it.
I wrote my thoughts about an OPTIONAL-field, maybe dumb thoughts, i 
don't know. That OPTIONAL-field would not break any third-party-tool as 
far i can see. There would just be more possibilities for those tools, 
and better user-experience on SBo, and thus in IMHO it would be a great 

>> Is that really your proposal for all slackware-maintainers, or for all 
>> SBo-users?
> As I clearly wrote, it's for anybody who thinks they can design a
> solution like "OPTIONAL=".

Yes, i didn't read carefully, sorry.


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