[pkg-fso-maint] packaging for qi: please review and comment

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at iki.fi
Mon Jun 6 08:44:54 UTC 2011


most of the software that I run on my freerunner are properly packaged
in debian. The only three major exceptions have been boot loader, linux
and ogsmd (I made some hacks since I don't want to run the full
fso-frameworkd stuff).

I tried to rebase the u-boot patches against current u-boot. I gave up
after two hours. It can be done but needs somebody who wants to spend
time learning Qi and has time to play with debug board for a month. Sad,
bu that's the impression I got.

So, the final solution is to package Qi. Initial version is at


Please review and comment it. I'm not asking for sponsors right now so
don't be afraid that it'll cause extra work for you :-) It's lintian
clean, builds in unstable pbuilder and should have complete
debian/copyright, however. I also tested both documented installation


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