[Slackbuilds-users] Pandoc binary alternative

Andrew Payne phalange at komputermatrix.com
Mon Mar 18 18:40:42 UTC 2019

That's right, binary straight from official Pandoc project, repackaged for

(Sorry for the duplicate Robby, I didn't reply-all)

> On Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:26:18 -0400
> "Andrew Payne" <phalange at komputermatrix.com> 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.
>> Is the team open to me maintaining the pandoc binary slackbuild?
> Absolutely yes, assuming it's something along the lines of "a binary
> from official sources exists and this repackages it." If you're talking
> about building a package and then distributing it using SBo, then
> I'm not comfortable with that at all. It's not about you personally, but
> rather that it's exactly what led to the creation of this project and
> I don't want to lead users back down that road.
> -RW

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