[Slackbuilds-users] pytesseract

Judah Milgram milgram at cgpp.com
Mon Nov 11 21:09:49 UTC 2019

I like that solution and it works just fine. And a good point - it seems 
to me there are many slackbuilds that could just be pip installations. I 
wonder how that fits into the Scheme of Things.

On 11/10/19 5:54 PM, Logan Rathbone wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 10, 2019 at 03:38:00PM -0500, Judah Milgram wrote:
>> Thanks for upgrading the slackbuild to tesseract 4!
>> Related thought: sure would be nice to have pytesseract. Is it already part
>> of an existing slackbuild?
>> If not, I'd be happy to take a stab at it.
> It doesn't look like pytesseract is part of an existing slackbuild. So
> I'm sure you could feel free to submit to slackbuilds.org.
> However, it should be noted that pytesseract is also installable from
> pip. I'm not sure what (if anything) the SBo policy is on this, but it
> would seem to me that unless a perl or python package is needed as a
> dependency for something else, users might be best off installing those
> packages from CPAN or pip, so as to avoid duplication of effort.
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Judah Milgram
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