replacement (was Re:! (was: Re: [SHR-...))

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at
Thu Jul 9 13:40:08 CEST 2009

2009/7/9 Martin Jansa <martin.jansa at>:
>> so, i propose a replacement i have zero experience with running a
>> repository though. are there any free services on the net for running
>> this kind of thing? i'd be surprised if the only way to do this was
>> through a built-from-scratch site such as
> is nice site for showing new packages, but for updating and
> installing of those .opk is really better to help distro developers
> to get .bb file to their repository and start building that package
> regularly. Then there is no problem when upstream changes library names
> or something and its clearly stated which version was used to build that
> package and with which aditional patches.

i'll agree with everything you've said. however, given the reality of
the situation, i.e. the popularity of with devs and users,
coupled with the lack of knowledge around bb, i think this is a very
useful service. i have no idea how many devs submit bb files to shr,
om, etc., but i'd take a guess it's pretty low

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