Debian packages of QtMoko (Was: Re: QtMoko v15)

Radek Polak psonek2 at
Mon Dec 14 14:05:46 CET 2009

Jens Seidel wrote:

> The main question is: Exist Debian packages of QtMoko?

IIRC somebody already created one. But it was probably equal to
downloading the new tarball image and replacing /opt.

> This would solve a lot of upgrade issues.

Sure, but also it would be a lot of additional work. New versions do not
contain just new /opt but also changes to init scripts, various
settings, removed and newly added packages, new kernel and other stuff.

It's also easier if you can fix bugs against one certain configuration
of the whole system - that's clearly advantage of distributing whole

So yes, i would be nice to have debian package, but i cant
create/maintain it (because of time constraints). Somebody else would
have to do it.



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