[maemo-users] Missing OS2008 cmdline apps (was Re: how to install OS2007?)

From: Zoran Kolic zkolic at sbb.co.yu
Date: Sun Dec 30 08:34:05 EET 2007
> > A lot of useful command line tools have gone to the mist.
> > Hope the same will not get perl, python, ruby...
> So, what command-line tools do you miss?  I've got an idle scratchbox
> here.

None. I still have my 770 and it works fine. I made a mistake
and said my word or two about trend in device making. I am bsd
user and having dedicated box just for few apps is no go to me.
Sorry for the noise.

> I've built some today (less, links, mc, wget; made vim actually
> installable).  I don't have upload privileges to maemo extras yet, so
> you can find them only at http://mg.pov.lt/770/

Huts down! Ten point for you!

> Python is semi-installable on OS2008 today; for some packages you have
> to go through the kitten dance[1] to avoid broken CDN proxies.

Broken repository is a shame. And 2-3 weeks of broken repository
is something I cannot say on the list.

> [1] The kitten dance is this (needs root): 

I put all files in the same directory and it goes well.
I found your answers very helpfull. So thank you for the sake od
maemo users.


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