[Slackbuilds-users] for christmas.... i would like...

Erik Hanson erik at slackbuilds.org
Wed Jan 3 19:04:36 UTC 2018

On 12/26/2017 10:13 AM, evanton at tut.by wrote:
> I would really like to have a short, one line description of each program there,

This sounds a lot easier than it will be in practice.

That information is not in the DB. ~10 years ago I tried adding it to
the listings by having PHP scrape the slack-desc on page generation.
That didn't last, because not only was it a bad way to implement it, but
it placed heavy load on the server, even back then with a much smaller
repo and far fewer visitors.

For this to happen, an admin with the free time, interest, and php/mysql
skills will have to implement it. Importing everything into the existing
DB, modifying the website and back-end tools we use to deal with the new


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