[Slackbuilds-users] Allegro 5 and slackware-14.2
arnaud.garcia-fernandez at laposte.net
Wed Mar 17 22:32:30 UTC 2021
Allegro 126.96.36.199 does not build on slackware 14.2 because one of its
internal addons (native_dialog) uses gtk3, and 14.2 gtk3 version is too old.
There are two ways I can go with this :
- conservatism, by sticking to 188.8.131.52 until slackware 15.0 is out.
- I-don't-care-ism, by disabling this particular addon.
I have no idea what would be the impact of disabling this addon for other
slackbuilds, and I don't feel this question warrants more than a passing
The middleground I choose is to add a build option to allow for
disabling this addon. Then anybody can do a simple version bump to allegro
184.108.40.206. It's an easy enough workaround while waiting for slackware-15.0.
So if you don't care, don't change anything.
But if you want allegro 220.127.116.11, then build it that way for slackware-14.2 :
VERSION=18.104.22.168 ALLEGRO_NATIVE_DIALOG=off ./allegro.Slackbuild
And that way for slackware-current :
It's all written in the README, and will be available in the next update.
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