[Slapt-get-devel] suggestions and ideas

Jason Woodward woodwardj at jaos.org
Thu Dec 8 15:00:19 EST 2005

Hi Stefano,

> I think I have a good idea for slapt-get future development.
> I would like to add a feature to compile and install packages from
> source, but not something like swaret --compile, or checkinstall.
> I would like to be able to use a repository like these:
> http://www.stabellini.net/ocsid/ocsid-10.2/source-slackware/

Jim over at linuxpackages.net already setup a repository for source packages, found here

It uses the existing framework but has "-src" packages which contain the source and the build
script within the tgz.  He even generated the required files to support this as a slapt-get
package source.  Check it out.

take care,

Jason Woodward
woodwardj at jaos.org

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