[Slackbuilds-users] Orphaning all my SlackBuilds
pomfland at tfwno.gf
Fri Aug 30 16:18:36 UTC 2019
On Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:42:49 -0700, Doogster <thedoogster at gmail.com>
> The only SlackBuild in my slackware-libretro that that's still worth
> using is libretro-RetroArch.sh. The rest were written before RetroArch
> had a working core-downloader built into the program.
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 7:35 AM Gerardo Zamudio
> <gerardo.zamudio at linux.com> wrote:
> > On Friday, August 30, 2019 9:07:12 AM CDT Doogster wrote:
> > > I'm sorry to have to make this announcement, but I want to become a
> > > distro hopper again.
> > >
> > > The SlackBuilds I'll no longer be maintaining are, well, let me generate a
> > list:
> > >
> > > I'll stay subscribed to this mailing list for another week.
> > Very sad to see you go!
> > I'm more concerned about https://github.com/duganchen/slackware-libretro
> > I sent a pull request in the past to update the scripts for all the newer
> > versions of the programs which was accepted. I have been *meaning to* do it
> > again lately as I recently got new hardware and a revived interest in gaming.
> > I can volunteer to maintain this. Last commit was in 2017 so I will have to do
> > some work to get it up to date with 14.2 and of course create a branch for -
> > current.
> > Regards,
> > Gerardo Zamudio_______________________________________________
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I would say that the ability to compile your own binaries from official
sources instead of relying on a foreign buildbot that /may/ be
compromised is an important one. That being said I don't use, nor like
retroarch, so what do I know about its userbase habits ;)
pomfland <pomfland at tfwno.gf>
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