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Please developers don’t hurt me!

Pffffff….

In a few days’ time, there were new releases of major and highly visible pieces of software: VLC, LibreOffice and KDE. I so happen to package all of these as “unofficial” additions to Slackware. I had a few hectic days (well, nights) preparing binaries, testing, rebuilding and writing changelogs and blog posts. I think it’s time for a bit of rest & relaxation, because I also have a stressful day job, and it was becoming a bit too heavy, all combined.

Praise to all of you, but please developers, get a drink, visit long-forgotten friends and let me get my breath back…

I think my next blog post will be a food recipe.

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Comment from Willy Sudiarto Raharjo
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 00:34

Thanks Eric for the hard works
Get some rest for a while while other people start testing your packages :)

Comment from eternauta2001
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 00:44

Thanks for all your work!

But I have a request: ffmpeg 0.6.1 :)

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Comment from escaflown
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 01:18

:) Well deserved rest Eric.

Comment from abul-jauzaa
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 01:39

thx for your hard works for the community mr eric !
thx a lot.

Comment from Alex
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 02:41

Thank you so much — you really deserve a break!
Don’t return before your batteries are fully loaded, again!

Although we are all looking forward to your next posts and packages, of course… 😉

gargamel

Comment from Chango
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 02:42

Thank you very much for all the hard work. LibreOffice especially, a great contribution. 😉

Comment from zbreaker
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 02:43

Eric..chill out for a spell..a well deserved respite is in order for all you’ve worked on lately.

Comment from Ellendhel
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 08:20

A big thanks for all your work and thoses freshs packages releases!

Comment from LoneStar
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 08:32

haha nobody can protest .. you do even too much :)
do you want some italian recipe? lol

Comment from gui_ap
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 12:17

Thanks Alien.

Comment from mlangdn
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 16:26

Thanks again, Eric!
Just got both KDE and LibreOffice installed. Time to go play!

Comment from Bill Kirkpatrick
Posted: January 27, 2011 at 20:47

I’ve just finished installing all three packages & all seems well. Too bad handbrake couldn’t have come out now, too, lol. Many thanks.
Bill

Comment from factotum
Posted: February 6, 2011 at 22:33

Don’t hurt you??!! Please!! I’ve known of you for years and just a few moments ago found that you have a blog.

Since I started, with Slackware 9, I owe you a gigantic thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment from escaflown
Posted: February 11, 2011 at 03:50

Hi Eric. Any new multilib update to go with the updates in current? Thanks!

Comment from alienbob
Posted: February 11, 2011 at 09:49

Hi Escaflown,

See http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/new-multilib-gcc-and-glibc-packages-for-slackware-current/

Eric

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