[Slackbuilds-users] Updates - 20161231.1

Andrzej Telszewski atelszewski at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 09:59:56 UTC 2017

On 02/01/17 22:29, Ryan P.C. McQuen wrote:
>         This would be nearly impossible for some packages. |atom|, for
>         instance
>         has hundreds of module dependencies.
>     OK. That’s a bit of a shame, because it’s against the philosophy we try
>     to keep here (i.e. SlackBuild shall not download on its own).
> It’s a good philosophy, but it is not practical for a tool like
> |slackrepo| to block scripts from doing /anything/. The classic Unix way
> is to allow the user to shoot themselves in the foot … this is why no
> tools are officially endorsed by SBo other than the old fashioned way of
> running everything manually. Like I said before, I’d call this a
> |slackrepo| issue, and it should be reported to their issue
> tracker/mailing list.

Well, no ;-)

I don't blame slackrepo officially, because I don't know where the 
problem really is.

But what I really meant was that it is against SBo philosophy, forget 
about slackrepo (slackrepo just discovered the problem).

Best regards,
Andrzej Telszewski

More information about the SlackBuilds-users mailing list