[Slackbuilds-users] How to add runtime option to application?

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Fri May 12 20:55:19 UTC 2023

On Fri, 12 May 2023, Rich Shepard wrote:

> The qgis version in the SBo repo is far out of date; I just wrote to the
> maintainer asking for help compiling the latest version (3.30.2) so it
> includes grass gis. The SBo build script has a stanza to include grass as a
> compiled-in option, and my script modification didn't work (but I
> sucessfully built 3.30.2 yesterday). I want to try adding it as a runtime
> option. The command that xfce4 put in the panel launcher is `qgis %F'. Where
> on that command line would I put a runtime option, and what is the syntax I
> use?

I just learned that qgis is no longer being maintained. I have neither the
knowledge of cmake nor of maintaining a SBo package. I cannot figure out how
to have the build find grass in /usr/local/bin/.

Has anyone offered to resume maitenance of this tool?


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