[maemo-users] Thought on 3rd part applications.

From: James Sparenberg james at linuxrebel.org
Date: Fri Jul 13 00:35:30 EEST 2007
On Thursday 12 July 2007 06:52:11 ktneely at astroturfgarden.com wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 12, 2007 at 10:35:45AM +0200, Wahlau - wrote:
> > on top of this idea, how about the ability of being able to have the
> > softwares checked in terms of dependencies and such, so that upon
> > insertion of the internal disk, it would be cross checked and my
> Could you not create your own "Wahlau repository" where all the software in
> it is checked with and against all the other software in the repository? 
> Then, a user would need to only have that repository setup and all the
> software would just work.
> Ideally, maemo.org or some sub-repository hosted at maemo would work this
> way but the beauty of open source is that anyone should be able to set
> something like this up.
> Kevin

I personally use the dselect methodology that was outlined in an earlier 
e-mail.  Since with 2007 and how it restores the /etc/apt/sources.list file 
I'm able to do a re-install back to "normal" with only about 20 minutes of my 
time (+ another 10 or 15 to d/l and install everything)


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