[maemo-users] Sbox2 (was: Announcing the "wiki page a day")

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Wed Aug 6 15:06:17 EEST 2008

ext hendrik at topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> I have tried several times to install scratchbox and other soeftware for 
> maemo development on my Debian system, and have not succeeded.  There 
> seem to be instructions and relevant repositories secreted in carious 
> places on the web.  However, when following perfectly reasonable-looking 
> instructions, I keep finding that they don't work as described -- 
> usually because the relevant repositories have desappeared.
> I'd like to request an up-to-date page on installing the development 
> environment in a way that's compatible with responsible system 
> administration on Debian.  Even the Nokia's script that says it uses the 
> Debian packaging system and claims to write only to a specific (new) 
> top-level file system does, in fact, write elsewhere.
> Finally, debian lenny now has a package called scratchbox2.  The 
> instructions I've seen all use variations on scratchbox 1.*.  Is that a 
> sign the instructions are obsolete?  Or is scratchbox2 really a very 
> different thing?

They are different.  For more info on Sbox2, see:

	- Eero

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