[Slackbuilds-users] Plex version too old

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Fri May 4 16:35:54 UTC 2018

2018-05-04 18:19 GMT+02:00 Willy Sudiarto Raharjo <willysr at slackbuilds.org>:
>> Let me suggest something. The Slackbuilds home page contains some text
>> with appropriate disclaimers. I would propose to add the following to
>> this page, in a big font, so nobody will miss it:
>> "The Slackbuilds team makes no guarantees about the quality of the
>> packages. We hope that you will be able to download and build the
>> relevant software, but we cannot guarantee it. We also hope that the
>> software will run properly, but we can also not guarantee it. First,
>> there may be problems with the upstream feed, over which we have we no
>> control whatsoever. Second, since their contribution is totally
>> voluntary and unpaid, we can also not guarantee that package maintainers
>> are, in fact, maintaining their packages. In this sense, we can't be
>> held responsible for the potential lack of maintenance of packages, and
>> any subsequent inconveniences that this may cause."
>> I believe that this accurately describes what one can expect from
>> Slackbuilds. There is no point in concealing it, if  nothing can
>> reasonably be done to change the status quo. Slackbuilds will remain
>> tremendously useful, but this will make it clear to newcomers what its
>> limitations are.  Reality is the way it is, and not the way we would
>> like it to be. Is this not a fair deal?
> I think the LICENSE covered that part
> See here: https://slackbuilds.org/templates/autotools-template.SlackBuild

...and this exposes the real issue: pretty much nobody reads the
READMEs or the scripts they run in the first place.


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