[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Contacts on N800

From: Luca Donaggio donaggio at gmail.com
Date: Thu Feb 8 10:26:18 EET 2007
2007/2/7, Ted Zlatanov <tzz at lifelogs.com>:
> On Wed, 7 Feb 2007 13:36:54 +0100 "Luca Donaggio" <donaggio at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> LD> You cannot compile anything on the device itself,
> True currently.
> LD> there is no room and no need for a full development environment
> LD> there.
> Why do you think so?  The N800 is a pretty powerful system, I've run
> compilations on far less capable CPUs and with less memory.
> On-the-fly compilation of C code, for instance (with the Inline::C
> Perl module) would be very nice.  Or you could just build packages
> locally, without the need for a Scratchbox installation or Debian
> packaging.  That would make experimentation much easier.
> Ted

Me too, on a Linksys NSLU-2 NAS for example. It's more a matter of storage
space I think: a full development environment with glibc, glib, gtk hildon,
etc. simply won't fit on the internal flash.
Maybe a different, developer oriented rootfs to install on one of the SD
using dualboot would be an option!

Luca Donaggio
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