[maemo-developers] can't install application to phone from local repository

From: Aniello Del Sorbo anidel at gmail.com
Date: Thu Oct 22 15:46:00 EEST 2009
2009/10/22 Marius Gedminas <marius at pov.lt>:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 02:04:38PM +0200, ibrahim wrote:
>>     Package: hello
> ...
>>     Section: base
> ...
>>  but the Application manager says that it couldn't download the
>> application : "unable to download 'hello'. Application package not found".
> The Application Manager lets the user install only those packages that
> are in sections starting with "user/".  It installs packages from other
> sections only as dependencies for user/* packages.
> The list of supported sections is in the wiki:
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Maemo_packaging#Sections
> HTH,
> Marius Gedminas

I thought of the very same reason.
But then the error should be different than "unable to download" or
"package not found".

It should actually not even start the installation process and simply
state "Uninstallable"
like when a dependency is missing.

Sent from London, Eng, United Kingdom
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