[maemo-users] Not enough memory

From: Jan Knutar jknutar at nic.fi
Date: Wed Feb 17 22:47:29 EET 2010
On Wednesday 17 February 2010, Christian Walther wrote:

> Apart from that, I really can't understand why Nokia doesn't supply
> tools that allow to build clean packages, e.g. ones that install in a
> location of their own, without saving *anything* to a location used
>  by the Maemo OS. 

All the developer has to do is create a debian/optify file in their 
project's sourcedir, with the contents "auto", and that works for the 
majority of cases.

> And, honestly, what do you think is the appropriate reaction of any
> user to a sentence like "The simple solution is to uninstall anything
> not coming from <insert source here>"? Feels a bit like being slapped
> in the face...

There's a reason there's a warning about installing random crap from 
random place... Perhaps that warning should be made stronger...

Another nice feature would be if the application manager, or a web 
interface somewhere, could tell you beforehand how much space an app 
consumes on /...
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