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

gregor herrmann gregoa at debian.org
Thu Feb 19 19:42:44 UTC 2009

On Thu, 19 Feb 2009 01:35:31 +0100, Steffen Moeller wrote:

> > (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. 

Sorry, I wasn't clear enough, I meant switches for other features
than wifi, like --with-browser, --with-audio-player, --with-gps-app,
... This way could lead to madn^W quite a few options :)
> > 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 ...
> ?

I gave it a try yesterday, and both aptitude and aptitude-gtk (which
I didn't even start) are a pain because they call
update-apt-xapian-index on each invocation which takes _ages_ on the
Freerunner. Not good.

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