[maemo-developers] How to resolve network connectivity without using Qt Mobility in Qt?

From: Sascha Mäkelä sascha.makela at gmail.com
Date: Thu Jul 22 09:00:51 EEST 2010
Hi Ville,

Yes, this is what I thought too, but apparently Ovi Store is NOT using a
repository for paid apps. So it simply using "dpgk" to install the deb files
and therefore it's not able to install dependencies. It's frankly quite
shocking, but this is the situation.



On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 15:54, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Qt mobility is in official nokia repo (not extras). It's ok to depend on
> those packages when publishing at ovi store.
> ----- Original message -----
> > Hi,
> >
> > After struggling for about a month with my app and the Ovi Store QA,
> > this is what I found out: apparently Ovi Store is not using a
> > repository, at least for paid apps, and therefore cannot install
> > dependencies. However, at the same time their QA team requires quite a
> > few things when dealing with network connectivity. Obviously these
> > requirements are not published anywhere, otherwise this would be much
> > too easy!
> >
> > Anyway, this is what I think they want:
> >
> > 1. Detectect if the device is Offline and give appropriate warning.
> > 2. Detect if the device is connected and if not establish the connection.
> > 3. If the connection is set to manual, the app needs to give the
> > necessary prompt.
> > 4. If the connection is set to automatic, it should connect without any
> > prompt.
> >
> > So these, I believe, are the requirements of the Ovi Store
> > QA regarding network connectivity. Now the question is how can this be
> > done without using Qt Mobility (or any other library that is not
> > included with PR1.2)? Is it even possible?
> >
> > It would be nice if there would be a Wiki page or something where a
> > sample code that would pass  Ovi Store's QA would be available. I
> > understands that most of the competing platforms have these sample codes
> > freely available, so to prevent the need for devs to reinvent the wheel.
> > It's about time Nokia would have something similar. Currently it seems
> > that while Nokia is recommending Qt for everyone with great enthusiasm,
> > their QA team seems to be out of touch what is currently possible to do
> > with it and what not.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Sascha
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