[maemo-community] maemo-community Digest, Vol 67, Issue 8

From: Timo Härkönen timop.harkonen at gmail.com
Date: Sat Apr 14 09:27:21 EEST 2012

13. huhtikuuta 2012 22.57 Piotr Jawidzyk <twilight312 at gmail.com> kirjoitti:

> SD69, could You specify what You mean by "This is important stuff, and
> may move ahead in a way we don't like if we don't formulate a plan.",
> i.e. what's exactly a "bad way" we may experience?
> Generally, l see OBS thing with multiple targets (maintained by such
> experienced people as ones that proposed to lend a hand here) as a
> good thing - if it's going to work as "advertised". Yet, I can be not
> informed well, thus asking for clarification about possible caveats.
it's a different beast so people will have to learn new tricks and adapt so
I'd think the biggest problem might be the resistance to change. One big
change visible to users would be that there wouldn't be a centralized devel
repo anymore like extras-devel is. Altough there could be a project (repo)
where people can push the hacky experimental stuff that isn't even meant
for extras if needed. In general the devel stuff is in peoples home
projects in OBS. For example my home project in the community obs looks
like this https://build.pub.meego.com/project/show?project=home%3AtimophAnyone
can add the repo containing the stuff there to their device or
copy/link the packages to their own projects. So if something is abandoned
it's very easy to just copy the stuff and continue maintaining it. Dunno
how the change is handled when promoting to extras though. Anyway, with OBS
the whole thing is a lot more transparent so collaboration is easier with
the packages. I can just post a link to my failed build's log and ask if
I'm stupid or something.

I think the positive things outweight the negative things.


> > 've never seen such a statement from Nokia -- can you point to it?
> > Regards,
> > Jeremiah
> Unfortunately I can't, but SD69 got quotations + sources stacked.
> SD69, could You?
> /Estel
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