[maemo-developers] do we need garage sandbox repos?

From: Oleg Romashin romaxa at gmail.com
Date: Fri Aug 10 20:13:39 EEST 2007
Also fully support this.
I hope a lot of projects/developers will start using this sandbox
instead their own corners....
Romaxa <romaxa at gmail.com>

On 8/8/07, Ferenc Szekely <ferenc at maemo.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> It has been a long time, so time to write to all of you :)
> We had a good chat with some of the microb folks here in my room
> yesterday. The conclusion was that we should perhaps offer a 'sandbox'
> repository for garage projects. This would be a place where any
> project could upload packages, make sure that they are installable on
> the environment they are targeting for (like stock Nokia N800) etc.
> The sandbox would serve as a "staging environment" before pushing the
> packages to "extras".
> The repo will not be on "repository.maemo.org", but on "garage". This
> would hopefully hide it enough from users who could accidentally run
> into troubles using this sandbox on their tablets.
> The repo maintenance would be done with volunteers. I could establish
> the basic environment, make sure that your uploaded packages are
> processed etc, but I would like to get your help cleaning up the
> sandbox every now and then.
> Yeah, it is yet another repository, I know. But it could perhaps take
> away some work from those of you who are running an own repo today. So
> what do you think?
> -ferenc
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