Testing and Unstable feeds for the FSO distribution are now available

Rod Whitby rod at whitby.id.au
Thu Aug 21 06:13:35 CEST 2008

Kevin Fenzi (by way of Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com>) wrote:
> Just read your announcement about the testing and unnstable FSO feeds. 
> Awesome work. ;) A few quick questions tho: 
> 1. How can we request/test new packages be added to the
> task-openmoko-feed ? (In particular I would love to see FBRreader,
> irssi, twinkle and a few others. ;) Also, is there an easy way to list
> whats in that feed now?

Anyone with commit access to the OpenEmbedded repository can add to the
feed by modifying the task-openmoko-feed.bb file.

You can see it's contents at:


> 2. The Packages* files seem to all be 0 length there... 
> ie, look in: 
> http://shr.bearstech.com/fso-unstable/ipk/

Packages* files at the top level are not used.  Look in the subdirectories.

> 3. Are the feed files in each of the branches setup to point to those
> repos for updates? Ie, if I install the unstable image, will updates
> pull from unstable?

At the moment, no.  Mickey would need to modify the standard image feeds
config to do that.

-- Rod

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