[maemo-users] libraries for running os2007 apps under os2008

From: James Sparenberg james at linuxrebel.org
Date: Wed Dec 5 13:30:58 EET 2007
On Tuesday 04 December 2007 09:20:59 pm Austin Che wrote:
>     I made a script to allow me to run OS2007 apps directly under
>     OS2008 by installing the appropriate libraries.
>     http://austinche.name/maemo/compat-os2007.sh
>     I hand picked the compatibility libraries to install mainly
> from just testing various apps to see what they needed, so it's
> quite possible more libraries are needed.
>     I've tested and successfully run several bora compiled programs
>     including osso-xterm (the old, more usable version), fmradio,
> and aisleriot. There are some noticeable bugs in many apps but most
> seem usable at least and seems to me to be a good solution until
> more apps are ported. Of course, all os2008 apps should still run
> normally.
>     Works for me but use at your own risk. Your deb packages and
>     dependencies could be seriously screwed up.

   After a recent "ooops" with my n800 and a fresh install (I was 
alpha testing an app with an unanticipated Easter egg.)   Once 
maemo.org and it's children are back up (seems they had some server 
maintenance at their ISP that was announced.)  I'll take it for a 
spin and see what else I can break *grin*


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