[Slackbuilds-users] Unmaintained builds - want any of these?

Ricardo J. Barberis ricardo at palmtx.com.ar
Thu Jan 2 20:54:04 UTC 2020

El Jueves 02/01/2020 a las 08:59, mcmurchy1917techy via SlackBuilds-users 
> On 02/01/2020 08:41, Robby Workman wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > TL;DR version: if you would like to see any of the scripts on the
> > following list stay around, please step up to maintain them.
> >
> > https://slackbuilds.org/DeadSBoBuilds
> >
> > Reply with which script you want, how you want to be listed in
> > the .info file, and what email address you want listed there.
> >
> > Longer version: we're coming to terms with the fact that we
> > simply don't have the personnel or the time to maintain all of
> > the scripts here ourselves, so we (translation: B. Watson) ran
> > through a got some lists of stuff that hasn't had any recent
> > commits by their listed maintainers. The list posted above is
> > NOT all of them - it's only the first batch (we're trying to keep
> > this in bite-sized chunks). We don't have a specific timeline
> > in mind at this point, but I'm thinking that any of these not
> > claimed within a month or so will be removed from the repo.
> >
> > As always, thanks to our community for your support over the
> > years!
> >
> > -RW
> I use rdiff-backup. Had a look at it's most recent changelog and there's
> been a bit of activity recently. If I stepped up and offered to maintain
> it I might need a discussion on how to get started. I cloned it's git
> repository and tried to compile it, it complained about me not having
> docker.

I also use rdiff-backup, if you want I can take a look at it and librsync this 

I can take it over unless you want it badly :)

> perl-xml-libxml is in the DeadSBoBuilds list, but is a requirement for
> get-iplayer which is not in the DeadSBoBuilds list. How's that going to
> work?
> Alex

Ricardo J. Barberis
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