[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Application catalog from repositories

From: Jakub.Pavelek at nokia.com Jakub.Pavelek at nokia.com
Date: Thu Jul 20 13:43:30 EEST 2006
From: maemo-developers-bounces at maemo.org 
>Tommi Komulainen wrote:
>> I see "libsqlite0 2.8.13-2" in two repositories / sections:
>>       * under user/libs from Kernel Concepts
>>       * under libs from Maemo repository
>I think library packages that applications might want to pull 
>in should not be using the user/whatever section convention, 
>but the normal libs section as the Maemo package here does. 
>Putting a library under user/libs clutters the application 
>list with packages that are not applications and the user does 
>not have a clue what they are (and should not need to know 
>about at all). If you declare the section as libs instead, the 
>installer will still pull that dependency from the repository, 
>but without it showing in the installer UI.

I second that. Seeing the libs in installed applications in the
AppInstaller sounds really scary IMHO.


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