[Slackbuilds-users] New policy or poor advice?

David Chmelik davidnchmelik at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 08:08:19 UTC 2022

It happened to me once also.  A patch was needed, but the person who 
submitted it didn't even try to contact me, so didn't know I was also 
updating to newer source code that didn't need the patch.

On 6/3/22 12:59 AM, Matteo Bernardini wrote:
> hi Chris,
> I suppose there has been a misunderstanding as nothing changed in our 
> general policy.
> Matteo
> Il giorno ven 3 giu 2022 alle ore 01:19 Christoph Willing 
> <chris.willing at linux.com <mailto:chris.willing at linux.com>> ha scritto:
>     I just noticed one of the SlackBuilds that I maintain sitting in the
>     pending queue even though I'd made no changes.
>     When discussing this with the person who made the submission, pointing
>     out the need to first contact the maintainer, they said that:
>             "I've gotten some different advice from one of the admins
>     for certain
>     situations"
>     Is this a new policy - that "for certain situations" anyone can
>     arbitrarily submit changes for a SlackBuild?
>     chris

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