[Angstrom-devel] [RFC] Packaged-staging feed project
fransmeulenbroeks at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 18:25:24 CET 2010
2010/2/11 Andrea Adami <andrea.adami at gmail.com>:
>>> Now that packaged-staging seems to be working again, I think it's time
>> There are some issues left.
> Yes, definitely.
> But finally after more than one year I can at least rebuild zaurus
> images (tricky because of the initramfs and two kernels) from pstage.
> What's conceirning me is the talk on irc of some days ago : it
> seems the actual packaged-staging is already deprecated...
> If you missed it:
> 23:19.04 RP__ pb__: It would be nice to take a step back and solve
> some of this properly
> 23:19.29 RP__ rather than continually trying to retain compatibility
> and digging a deeper hole
> 23:19.42 RP__ which is what I see packaged-staging as :/
> 23:21.45 RP__ pb__: but we also disagree on the package reuse thing :/
> 23:20.17 pb__ yeah, I think I am on the point of throwing
> packaged-staging away and writing a new replacement for it from
> 23:20.31 pb__ it doesn't really seem to solve my problems in a way
> that I want to have them solved :-}
> 23:21.00 RP__ pb__: I hate the thing :(
> 23:22.18 kergoth when i was experimenting with private staging, i
> combined the packaged-staging functionality with the sysroot/staging
> bits in base.bbclass, moved it all into a staging.bbclass, and pulled
> that in from base. probably a decent way to go for a replacement for
> the regular thing too
I don't think we should throw things away until there is something better.
People who do not like it have the option of disabling it, but I feel
40 minutes to restore a system is better than 4 hour to rebuild from
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