[maemo-users] Installing apps when there's no installer

From: Steve Greenland steveg at moregruel.net
Date: Sat Oct 27 21:09:39 EEST 2007
According to Peter Flynn  <peter at silmaril.ie>:
> > oh and you can't execute a binary from the mmc cards by default either.  File 
> > system mount thing.
> Ah. But presumably you can
> $ ln -s /media/disk1/texmf/bin/latex /usr/local/bin/
> (it certainly worked on the Zaurus).

You can link, but if the card is mounted with the noexec option, it
doesn't matter. The good news is that a simple

	mount -o remount,exec /media/mmc1

(as root) should fix it. Automating that I leave as an excercise for the
reader (translateion: I don't know).

Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

More information about the maemo-users mailing list