[pkg-fso-maint] install.sh and wifi

Steffen Moeller steffen_moeller at gmx.de
Thu Feb 19 00:35:31 UTC 2009


gregor herrmann wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Feb 2009 15:58:26 +0100, Steffen Moeller wrote:
>> Concerning the distribution of work, I kindly suggest/beg Gregor to define working Wifi
>> environments. He sent an email a few days back that I will prepare a patch for, but I hope
>> him to finalise it.
> I can of course look at your patch with regard to wicd; I just don't
> know if it's the way to go or if there are other wifi applications
> that are more suitable.

I don't know either. For the moment I see a patch as a stimulation for the community to
come up with something better.

> (And the general question is how far install.sh should go; we might
> end up with dozens of --with-FOO switches for all kinds of
> applications that might be nice to have on the Freerunner :))

Right. There should be only one. I meant the switch only to decide if the user wants Wifi
on his phone in the first place. A second switch should only allow to test the second way
and leave an option to fall back to an established one until the new development has
became stable.

> Hm, related question: is there some kind of nice graphical package
> manager for users? I guess not everyone likes aptitude over ssh :)
> Hm, maybe the new gtk-interface to aptitude which should be in
> experimental ...


Many greetings


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