[maemo-users] Package categories are being misused

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Sun Jan 13 14:14:45 EET 2008
On Jan 13, 2008 12:42 AM, Neil MacLeod <gmane at nmacleod.com> wrote:
> Jussi Kukkonen wrote:
> > Andrew already brought up the too-many-repositories problem, maybe I
> > should revitalize the other repository discussion: The
> > application-categories-are-useless one.
> I can only see this being solved by two things:
> 1. Insisting on the use of r.m.o and r.m.o/extras repositories, don't use third-party
> repositories
> 2. Having a "check in procedure" for updated new (even updated) packages whereby a
> package is reviewed prior to wider publication (eg. extras-devel would be ideal as a
> staging area)

I had an epiphany this morning and have the start of an embryonic plan
in my head to solve all of the multiple repositories, conflicting
software, no QA (including bad sectioning) problems.

Expect an email outlining it to maemo-dev shortly (once it's typed up,
for example ;-))



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