[Slackbuilds-users] New site feature: Advanced Search

Didier Spaier didier at slint.fr
Mon Jan 27 17:10:59 UTC 2020

Hi Brian,

this is indeed a very useful and easy to use feature, thanks!

Best regards,


Le 27/01/20 à 01:51, B Watson a écrit :
> This is something I hope everyone will find useful.
> On the main slackbuilds.org page, there's now a link to "Advanced Search".
> Clicking the link will give you documentation on what the new search
> types are for, so I won't copy/paste that here. Its main purpose is
> the reverse dependency search, which will allow you to easily check tois a very useful feature, good jaob
> see what builds depend on yours.
> It's been a chronic problem at SBo: someone updates a build, without
> checking to see whether the update breaks anyone else's build. This tool
> will help you avoid doing that.
> Before you update a build, *please* take the time to either check that
> your update doesn't break anything that depends on it, or at least send a
> heads-up to the maintainers of those builds so they can do some checking
> of their own.
> Also, you might do a Maintainer search on "orphaned", to find builds
> that need a home.

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