[maemo-users] [maemo-users] application catalog reviews

From: James Sparenberg james at linuxrebel.org
Date: Sun Jan 28 22:46:13 EET 2007
On Saturday 27 January 2007 13:11, David Hagood wrote:
> Ferenc Szekely wrote:
> > The current phase 2 plan will be added to garage this weekend, ie.
> > tonight or tomorrow.
> May I make a small suggestion for usability? Having just reflashed my
> 770 to the lastest official firmware, then spent a fair amount of time
> reenabling the various repositories, could you consider making an
> installable .deb that sets up each repository?
> e.g. if there is a repository bob.example.com/, how about having a .deb
> that adds the appropriate line to /etc/apt/sources.list for
> bob.example.com - that way, if I want to add a repository, I can just
> click on a link in the browser, the package adding the repo gets
> downloaded and handed off to the application installer, and there you
> are - the repository has been added, no typing of the repo data.
> Bonus points for adding the GPG keys automatically.

Hmmm... I know I could do this in RPM (I know those like the back of my hand) 
So it should be possible in deb.  

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