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

Andrzej Telszewski atelszewski at gmail.com
Sat Nov 5 23:18:54 UTC 2016

On 05/11/16 23:56, Christoph Willing wrote:
> We could go on like this for a long time.
> I think now would be a good time to provide a full example of what
> changes would be required for a particular and related SlackBuilds.
> Could you find a SlackBuild that has a number of optional requirements,
> one of which should be ffmpeg (itself with some options to be enabled);
> then show how you envisage the respective .info & README* files should
> be modified. A full example like this would give a clearer indication of
> what changes would be needed by individual maintainers (although for now
> glossing over backend changes that would also be required).
> chris

I think you are 99%* correct.
This should mute the thread for quite some time ;-)

*1% = I don't think it makes sense to talk about backend at this stage. 
Let's first define how it should look from the maintainers and users 
point of view.

Best regards,
Andrzej Telszewski

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