[Slackbuilds-users] What is the best way to add a tag to the version of a program?

Fellype do Nascimento fellype at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 18:12:44 UTC 2018

On 01/10/2018 03:56 PM, Andrzej Telszewski wrote:
> I think your reasoning is not exactly correct, but the outcome result 
> is good ;-)
> What I mean is that BUILD should not mimic in any way the upstream 
> versioning schema.
> The only thing you have to change is that you cannot use "-" in 
> version string.
> Common practice here is to replace it with "_" (underscore).
> Then your SlackBuild should somehow deal with "_" is VERSION but with 
> "-" in source tarball name.
> Something like:
> SRCVER=$(echo $VERSION | tr _ -)
Hi Andrzej!

Thank you for your tip. I got it.

Best regards,


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