[Slackbuilds-users] neovim in search of better maintainer

Alexander Verbovetsky alik at ejik.org
Wed May 10 21:53:00 UTC 2023

On Wed, May 10, 2023 at 11:26:51PM +0200, Ruben Schuller wrote:
> 2023-05-10 Alexander Verbovetsky <alik at ejik.org>:
> > On Tue, May 09, 2023 at 09:44:57PM +0200, Ruben Schuller wrote:
> > > I constantly miss neovim updates as I don't really use it anymore.
> > > If someone is interested in taking it, _please_ do so!
> >
> > I use it and I'd like to take it, but to update it one needs to update
> > luajit to version 2.1.0_beta3.
> >
> > (Note that this is not a bleeding edge release, both versions 2.0.5
> > and 2.1.0_beta3 appeared six years ago.)
> >
> > Without this upgrade, I don't see how I can maintain neovim.
> Didn't stumble upon this problem as I never tried to update recently
> :P I can't do anything about the luajit SlackBuild though, except for
> CCing the maintainer here.

I can't do anything about it either. Neovim's upstream changed the
luajit version with release 0.5.0 two years ago. In fact, according to
repology, all major distributions moved to luajit 2.1.0_beta3, so this
should be safe.

Best regards,

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