[Slackbuilds-users] Pandoc binary alternative

klaatu at mixedsignals.ml klaatu at mixedsignals.ml
Mon Mar 18 18:37:32 UTC 2019

Rich, I used to steal a binary (pandoc-static) from Fedora repos and it 
worked nicely.

It seems pandoc releases a binary these days themselves, though (which 
hopefully is what Andrew has packaged).

Nobody should ever have to live without pandoc :-)

On 2019-03-18 12:31, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Mar 2019, Andrew Payne wrote:
>> Hi all, I made a slackbuild for the binary of pandoc. The
>> build-from-source version exists on SBo, but given the daunting build 
>> time
>> and the massive list of Haskell dependencies, I think a binary build 
>> would
>> be a valuable alternative. I know this parallel scenario exists with
>> LibreOffice for example.
> Andrew,
> While I cannot speak for the SBo team, I would greatly appreciate using
> your pandoc binary (as I use the LO binary). I started installing it 
> last
> year but gave up after installin a bunch of Haskell packages. I have no 
> need
> for that language other than pandoc so I removed them all and decided 
> I'd
> live without pandoc.
> Regards,
> Rich
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