[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Reboot Cycle

From: Tommi Komulainen tommi.komulainen at nokia.com
Date: Mon Oct 23 11:55:35 EEST 2006
On Fri, 2006-10-20 at 11:30 -0400, ext Michael Wiktowy wrote:
> On 10/20/06, George Farris <farrisg at cc.mala.bc.ca> wrote:
>         The question really is, why is this, in it's current state,
>         installable
>         with the Application Manager?  It should be removed from the
>         repositories.
> The problem is that the Maemo Garage repository is not separated into
> stable and unstable repos, AFAIK. So all Garage-hosted apps are
> treated equally when they are in reality in vastly different stages of
> development. That kind of unstable/testing/stable separation helps
> users choose their level of risk. 

I think there's another dimension related as well, namely which 'OS' is
the application targeted for (2005, 2006, sardine, herring) But then
having a repository for all combinations would be rather a mess, I

I think we've had some thoughts about how to approach the 'optimized for
IT2006' issue, but not that much about stability of individual
applications. I guess the implicit assumption has been that if it's
published in the repository it does not have any major bugs or that
those bugs get quickly fixed.

Tommi Komulainen                            <tommi.komulainen at nokia.com>

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