FSO Going Out of the Distro Business? - Questions

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 12:58:01 CEST 2009

On 8/5/09, Jeff Rush <jeff at taupro.com> wrote:
> 1. How will FSO -test- their stuff during development prior to a
>    distro picking up the release?  Don't they need a vanilla
>    distro for their own testing purposes?

Well, SHR is plain FSO + UI apps. You need some UI to test framework,
don't you? :P

> I've been using the FSO distro because it lets me start with a solid
> kernel + basic services and build up an environment just the way I want.
>  The other distros I've looked at bundle too much and make assumptions
> about the phone UI and PIM data storage that get in the way of operation.

framework already make assumption about PIM data storage - opimd :P

> Really just the kernel, an sshd, FSO services, busybox, elementary, X11,
> Python and an opkg command pointing to a current set of .ipk files would
> be fine.  Am I out of luck and things are going the way of bulky complex
> distros on Neo as well?

It should be very easy to build on top on SHR.

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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