QtExtended 4.4.2 Changes?

Nishit Dave stargazer.dave at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 09:49:59 CET 2008

On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 2:14 PM, Cédric Berger <cedric.berger74 at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 09:26, Nishit Dave <stargazer.dave at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 1:50 PM, Cédric Berger <cedric.berger74 at gmail.com
> >
> > wrote:
> >> Is this image now based on 2008.8 (base testing) ?
> >> I can see that opkg config files now target 2008.x testing repository.
> >> Should it be safe to opkg upgrade ?
> >>
> >> And could we know what modifications were made (or not) to "standard"
> >> OM rootfs ?
> >>
> > The opkg files have always targeted OM repositories.  IMHO it would be
> very
> > dangerous to try anything from there, because of X.
> >
> Well previous qtopia images targeted OM repos, but buildhost ones
> (2007.2). (it was indicated somewhere that first rootfs were made
> starting from a FSO one).
> Since opkg config has been modified to target
> download.openmoko.org/repository/testing/ , I thought that might
> indicate rootfs was at least aligned with OM one...

So far they have been saying it is based on the FSO stack...

> Anyway, it would be good to know what rootfs is really made of.
> And we should be able to install qtextended on a OM rootfs (in fact I
> did on one partition of my phone).

If you are really interested, they have also released the source package and

> X should not interfere here, at least as far as OM qtopia X packages
> are not installed. And I think they are not in OM base testing image,
> and of course neither in Trolltech's image. So opkg upgrade should not
> be dangerous.
> On my partition were I started from a 2008.8 base testing image +
> qtextended (and, before, qtopia 4.3.2), I kept doing opkg
> update/upgrade with not much trouble.
> Did you install anything from there? How effective was upgrade? I did try
checking if opkg update worked, but as the internet connection was faulty at
that time, I couldn't get any results.
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