[Slackbuilds-users] version updates/bumps?

David Chmelik davidnchmelik at gmail.com
Wed May 10 07:02:01 UTC 2023

On 5/9/23 11:53 PM, B. Watson wrote:
> On Tue, 9 May 2023, dchmelik at gmail.com wrote:
>> Many/all of these could use version updates/bumps:
> You have pkgdiff in your list, but it's at 1.7.2 and I don't see anything
> newer here: https://github.com/lvc/pkgdiff/tags/
I got pkgdiff-1.8.0dev from Slackers, but whoever maintains it (and SBo) 
may not want to update it to such version... if they have time, worth 
looking into, but may not be stable; I'm trying it but haven't needed it 
yet so don't know if it's stable or not.

> transmission is being worked on now.
> If you're wondering whether a maintainer has silently disappeared, you
> can clone the repo and do a 'git log --author=<whoever>' to see that
> user's commit history. If the first entry is older than a year or two,
> that maintainer might be MIA.
> Stuff in your list that has dependees (other builds that require it)
> needs to be tested against all those dependees by its maintainer. I
> mention this because we've had at least one bad update that broke a
> lot of things in the last couple of months. Won't point any fingers,
> not trying to call anyone out, I just want to mention that it pays to
> be careful.

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