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

mcmurchy1917techy mcmurchy1917techy at btinternet.com
Sat Jan 4 11:07:41 UTC 2020

On 02/01/2020 20:54, Ricardo J. Barberis wrote:
> El Jueves 02/01/2020 a las 08:59, mcmurchy1917techy via SlackBuilds-users
> escribió:
>> 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
> weekend.
> 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

No, not badly. Quite happy for Ricardo to maintain rdiff-backup.


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