Integration and installing package for Slackware

INSTEAD

With script SlackBuild

  1. Download SlackBuild.
  2. Unpack directory with slackbuild from archive, move sources in that dir.
  3. Open file instead.SlackBuild with some word processor and in version string
    VERSION=1.2.1

    change data on building version of INSTEAD. Save and close file.

  4. After that, open terminal as root (or super-user) in dir where is slackbuild and enter command:
    ./instead.SlackBuild
  5. The finished package, is located in the /tmp, open path in terminal and install with command:
    installpkg package_name.tgz

With script SLKBUILD

First of all you have to install package slkbuild.

SLKBUILD — Arch-like script, more easier to use than SlackBuild.

  1. Downloading the script SLKBUILD.
  2. Download sources of interpreter (file with the .tar.gz).
  3. Unpack SLKBUILD from archive. Archive with sources and SLKBUILD should be in the same directory.
  4. Open file SLKBUILD with some word process and in the version string
    pkgver=1.2.1

    change data on building version of INSTEAD. Save and close file.

  5. After that, open terminal as root (or super-user) in dir and enter command:
    slkbuild -X
  6. The finished package, is located in the same folder, install with command in terminal:
    installpkg package_name.txz

That's all done!

Lua Package

If you haven't an official package for your based on Slackware distribution, then you may find it here:

Also, you can build it with SlackBuild script:

  1. You need to visit http://slackbuild.org/ and in search field type lua, choose version of Slackware, which your disribution based on. Tap button Search. In the proposed list of packages select lua and download file type lua.tar.gz from section Download SlackBuild:.
  2. Also you need the lua package with source code, which can be found in section Source Downloads:.
  3. Unpack folder with slackbuild from archive, move sources in that dir.
  4. After that, open terminal as root (super-user) and enter command:
    ./lua.SlackBuild
  5. The finished package, is located in the /tmp, open path in terminal and install with command:
    installpkg package_name.tgz
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