[Slackbuilds-users] 3 Slackbuilds looking for new maintainer

Daniel Prosser dpross1100 at msn.com
Mon Oct 8 02:21:37 UTC 2018

I can take sbbdep. Thanks for your contributions.


On Sunday, October 07, 2018 11:15:08 PM Harald Achitz wrote:
> Hi,
> as a result of temporarily bans (several days) for nearly each post on LQ I
> did in the last months, I decided to cancel my paid LQ subscription. Now
> the LQ mod has banned me for ever.
> I knew already how horrible LQ is moderated from several mods, but this
> tells me the very rest I need to know about LQ.
> Since Slackware has decided to use this place, that I can not follow
> anymore, as it's community platform I have to wish Slackware all the best
> for it's future.
> No more development,or financial support from me for Slackware, Slackware
> developers or Slackware related projects.
> For Slackware this will not make any difference, other OS project and I can
> be happy about the resources available.
> However, one side effect is that the 3 Slackbuilds I maintain needs new
> maintainers.
> These are:
> slack
> https://slackbuilds.org/repository/14.2/network/slack/
> slack desktop client
> I haven't updated this for a while since it's change to GTK3, and because
> if imho it uses insane amount of CPU/memory resources and the web client
> works much better.
> kcov
> https://slackbuilds.org/repository/14.2/development/kcov/
> a code ocverage tool for C/C++, python and bash scripts
> nice talk from the author:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QMHbp5LUKg
> sbbdep
> https://slackbuilds.org/repository/14.2/system/sbbdep/
> The tool for exploring binary runtime dependencies on Slackware and
> Slackware based system.
> This build will barely ever change since what it does is final and works, I
> do not think that I now will ever finalise or release the features I have
> in the queue.
> All 3 builds are super simple, so there should not be any problems with
> them.
> If there are questions to them, I will for some time have a look at this
> thread and help if I can.
> Regards and all the best!

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