[Slackbuilds-users] Problem downloading pdfchain - may affect other packages

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo willysr at slackbuilds.org
Sat Oct 20 21:57:49 UTC 2018

> I use -current but I believe this issue affects any Slackware verson so
> I report here.
> Today I tried to build pdfchain with sbopkg and I had a problem: the
> file name of the downloaded source file should have been
> 'pdfchain-' but came as 'download' instead.
> Then, sbopkg promptly complained that it couldn't build the package
> since the source was nowhere to be found.
> I think this have to do with sourceforge.net's download system, which
> is unnecessarily convoluted and obfuscated, so maybe other packages
> with source downloaded from sf.net may be affected.
> Renaming the 'download' file to the appropriate name solves the problem
> and building can proceed without issue.
> Possible workarounds may involve using wget -O parameters.

Thanks for the report
fixed in my branch

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo

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