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Old 11-08-2013, 05:07 AM   #1
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slackbuilds rebuild needed 14.0->14.1 ?


hi,

the question may be stupid but ill ask it anyway - also for newbies to slack.

does one need to rebuild its slackbuilds programs on upgrade of slackware?

sry for my maybe bad english.. its not my native.
greatings.
 
Old 11-08-2013, 06:14 AM   #2
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Maybe, depending on the program.

That is, programs who have dependencies from 14.0 that are not present in 14.1 (or have changed dramatically) will need a recompile.

It is probably safer to recompile all SlackBuilds on your system after upgrading.
 
Old 11-08-2013, 06:24 AM   #3
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i always do a clean install of the new Slackware version and rebuild all I have from SlackBuilds.org
 
Old 11-08-2013, 08:26 AM   #4
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i always do a clean install of the new Slackware version and rebuild all I have from SlackBuilds.org
I do that as well. Two of three Slackware 14.1 installs completed yesterday without a hitch. Will do the last install tonight. The good people at SBo will release new slackbuild scripts in the near future.
 
Old 11-08-2013, 09:04 AM   #5
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use the basic rule: If it's NOT broken, don't fix it

Last edited by willysr; 11-09-2013 at 01:18 AM. Reason: Add a bold NOT :)
 
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Old 11-08-2013, 10:07 PM   #6
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use the basic rule: If it's broken, don't fix it
'broken'?
s/broken/not broken/ ?
 
Old 11-08-2013, 10:31 PM   #7
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use the basic rule: If it's broken, don't fix it
sed -i 's,broken,not broken,g' willysr

 
Old 11-09-2013, 12:26 AM   #8
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sed -i 's,broken,not broken,g' willysr

:1,$s/broken/not broken/g
 
Old 11-09-2013, 01:03 AM   #9
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use the basic rule: If it's broken, don't fix it
yup, good rule
 
Old 11-09-2013, 01:19 AM   #10
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Must been too tired last night...
 
Old 11-09-2013, 05:35 AM   #11
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i know what he meant. SOLVED.

i hope this is helpful for others/newbies to slackware with the same question in mind.

ill wait for slackbuilds to go to 14.1 than i upgrade.
 
Old 11-09-2013, 07:44 AM   #12
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use the basic rule: If it's broken, don't fix it
It's a good motto for a demolition firm...
 
Old 12-31-2013, 08:26 AM   #13
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That is, programs who have dependencies from 14.0 that are not present in 14.1 (or have changed dramatically) will need a recompile.
Won't a new libc version also cause problems?
 
Old 12-31-2013, 01:27 PM   #14
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for those that rebuild SlackBuilds.org packages, do you have some sort of script that runs through all the packages to update from SlackBuilds.org and then builds them? some of the programs I have have a nightmare of dependencies that require too much manual work to rebuild.
 
Old 12-31-2013, 06:21 PM   #15
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Use sbopkg and the queue file
 
  


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