[maemo-users] Not enough memory

From: Nelson Ferreira nelson.ferreira at ieee.org
Date: Wed Feb 17 23:20:59 EET 2010
On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 15:47, Jan Knutar <jknutar at nic.fi> wrote:
> 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...

If only the App Manager would list the _source repository_ of the package...

> 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 /...

That too would be useful.

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