[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Maemo Unofficial Debs

From: Luca Ognibene luca.ognibene at gmail.com
Date: Sun Feb 4 23:27:10 EET 2007
On 1/11/07, Graham Cobb <g+770 at cobb.uk.net> wrote:
> In a recent posting to maemo-users Andrew Flegg mentioned his Maemo Unofficial
> Debs project (http://mud-builder.garage.maemo.org/).  What is the status of
> that?
> In my repository (http://www.cobb.uk.net/770/) I have a number of debs which I
> have minimally ported from current Debian (Etch), because I needed them for
> something.
> Most are either unchanged or minimally changed.  The most common change has
> been to change debian/compat from 5 to 4 (they still seem to build OK!).  In
> some cases some minor changes have been necessary to either the dependencies
> or the build dependencies.  Occasionally I have had to comment out part of a
> build (mostly regression tests which I find often depend on more things than
> are listed in the build dependencies).
> Some of them don't want to build completely cleanly (i.e. just with
> dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -uc) -- often needing -d or -nc or both (I don't
> understand the number of packages that cannot run their "clean" step without
> error when invoked in a directory created from apt-get sources with no
> changes!).
> However, I have (obviously) succeeded in building the ones I list.  It would
> be great if there was a convenient way to make those available to the
> community (i.e. not dependent on people having to add my repo and many others
> like it) and, very importantly, some way to have them rebuilt (preferably
> automatically, or at least when required).  For example, the opensync ones
> need rebuilding fairly frequently as opensync is a work in progress.
> If I understand correctly, those were exactly the goals of mud-builder.  What
> is the status?  Is it open for use?  Is there any point in trying to move the
> packages I have built to mud-builder?
Hi, i'm playing with opensync and i've done mud packages for it (and gpe).
See my annoucemente on the mud ml here:


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