[ALL] New showroom for Openmoko apps

KaZeR kazer at altern.org
Fri Aug 21 11:45:00 CEST 2009

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak wrote:
> My opinion is simple. Developer of app provides bb file (or asks
> someone to write it) and then all distros provide that app in repo.
> And that's all.
> That's distro maintainers who should do packages, not app developers!
> When app developers do packaging, then resulting pkgs are outdated and
> unusable after some not-so-long time. When it's added into
> distribution build system, then the only problem can be compilation
> error. That's why I think there is no need for pages like opkg.org,
> eventually for very simple apps without any special dependences.

One problem is that distro packaged apps sometimes lag way behind bleeding
e.g. : navit in SHR : r2309, navit via navit's feed : r2511 : that's quite a

It's not a criticism, just my 2 cents :)

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