[ALL] New showroom for Openmoko apps

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 11:48:24 CEST 2009

On 8/21/09, KaZeR <kazer at altern.org> wrote:
> 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 When app developers do packaging, then resulting pkgs are outdated and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
> edge.
> e.g. : navit in SHR : r2309, navit via navit's feed : r2511 : that's quite a
> lot.
> It's not a criticism, just my 2 cents :)

Open ticket or bug someone on IRC and it'll be fixed ;)

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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