[Slackbuilds-users] Newsbeuter and Newsboat
dave at tty1.uk
Thu Jan 3 18:51:24 UTC 2019
On Thursday 3 January 2019 10:33,
Benjamin Trigona-Harany <slackbuilds at jaxartes.net> put forth the proposition:
> On 2019-01-03 10:12 a.m., Dave Woodfall wrote:
> > On Thursday 3 January 2019 10:04,
> > Benjamin Trigona-Harany <slackbuilds at jaxartes.net> put forth the proposition:
> > > On 2019-01-02 7:06 p.m., Dave Woodfall wrote:
> > > > > Incidentally, there's also no pressing need to move to Newsboat 2.14 and its
> > > > > new Rust dependency. I'm just opening the door a crack in case there's someone
> > > > > who wants to make it happen sooner than later.
> > > > >
> > > > > Ben
> > > >
> > > > I'll take it over then and see what I can do with it.
> > >
> > > Looking forward to the new Rustified SlackBuild then!
> > I'm wondering about newsbeuter though - if the Debian patches work
> > and there are no other vulnerabilities at the moment I'd rather see
> > that continue, at least for as long as Debian keep it alive.
> I think the better way of framing it is that there are no *known*
> vulnerabilities in since no developers are looking at it any more. There are
> no Debian patches incidentally; they - like my SlackBuild - are using old
> upstream patches to Newsbeuter master, but those contributions ceased as
> soon as the project was forked.
> Finally, Newsbeuter will not build on current and therefore 15.0 when that
> is released because the code base is not compatible with json-c 0.13
> (resolved in Newsboat). I continue to encourage migrating to the active
I shall continue then. It will take me some time for me to get a
full dependency list together and see what's what.
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