[Slackbuilds-users] Unmaintained builds - want any of these?
dave at slackbuilds.org
Fri Jan 3 00:42:53 UTC 2020
On 2020-01-02 17:09,
Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org> put forth the proposition:
> On Thu, 2 Jan 2020 11:59:19 +0000
> mcmurchy1917techy via SlackBuilds-users <slackbuilds-users at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
> > 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'd recommend sticking to released tarballs if possible; oftentimes
> the git checkouts require stuff that's only present in the upstream
> developers' environments.
> > 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?
> perl-xml-libxml needs to have an active SBo maintainer. If it does
> not get one, the intent is for it (and anything depending on it)
> to be removed eventually.
I can take perl-xml-libxml if it hasn't already been grabbed. I use
get_iplayer all the time.
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