Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-buildservice (226 mails)

< Previous Next >
Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Reworking the enduser software search part III, Appstore
On Monday, March 26, 2012 15:34:37 Claudio Freire wrote:
On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 8:35 AM, Thomas Schmidt <tom@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
that's a wrong impression. The current app browser shows only apps
included in openSUSE Factory.
It's based on:
.xml.gz I share your opinion that the appstore should only show
supported stuff and so encourage
maintainers to submit their packages to the official Factory channel.

Hm... so it doesn't include games?

I'm asking because I'm packaging a game will really big data (the rpms
themselves are around 500M in total), and didn't plan to submit to
factory, only games, because there's no hope of it being part of the
official distro (it takes too much space on the dvds).

We have way more packages than those fitting on the DVD - the rest is
released as part of the ftp distribution.

Since a package in the ftp distribution is easier to find and install than
e.g. from the games repository, and it gets an extra promotion etc, I
suggest to consider adding it to the distribution.

Andreas Jaeger aj@{,} Twitter/Identica: jaegerandi
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
GF: Jeff Hawn,Jennifer Guild,Felix Imendörffer,HRB16746 (AG Nürnberg)
GPG fingerprint = 93A3 365E CE47 B889 DF7F FED1 389A 563C C272 A126
To unsubscribe, e-mail: opensuse-buildservice+unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxx
To contact the owner, e-mail: opensuse-buildservice+owner@xxxxxxxxxxxx

< Previous Next >