[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Re: scratchbox installation (was: http://press.nokia.com:80/PR/200605/1051308_5.html)

From: Ross Burton ross at burtonini.com
Date: Wed May 17 20:14:21 EEST 2006
On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 12:42 +0300, Jussi Kukkonen wrote:
> Eero Tamminen wrote:
> > On Tue, May 16, 2006 at 03:55:48PM +0300, Tomi Ollila wrote:
> >>Also, the initial setup was so pain...
> > 
> > Depends on what distro you're using.  :-)
> > On Debian (or Ubuntu for that matter), it's just "apt-get install".
> This is only true if you disregard maemo installation instructions -- at
> least I have not found the recommended 0.9.8 versions available at the
> scratchbox.org repository.

This should work:

deb http://scratchbox.org/download/files/sbox-releases/legacy/deb/ ./

> I wonder if there are any real problems with maemo and scratchbox 1.0.x?
> I haven't seen any so far... If no-one comes up with horror stories
> about using 1.0 for maemo development, maybe the recommendation could be
> upgraded -- it would make installation easier (damping the culture shock
> for new developers) and give everyone access to the new features*.

Oh the pain.  The true and unbelievable pain.  Trust me, keep with 0.9.8
for now, and wait for Maemo to switch to Scratchbox 1.0.

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