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Preparing River5 for a distribution #57
I think of all the server apps I have, and there are many, River5 is the first realistic candidate.
I expect to learn a bunch from the experience, and make River5 better in the process.
Hmmm. That sounds like a fork -- why?
FWIW, this project has been ongoing from 1999. So time should move a little slow, and not impulsive. We also have lots of scripting power, so it's possible to have something other than a fork and still accomplish what you want.
Let's get to know each other a bit before deciding to have a baby, I guess. ;-)
It's not a fork. It's just the scripts that take your code from where it is on Github (see the line inside PKGBUILD) and package it. None of your code gets replicated or forked or touched in any way.
The build process for the UBOS package is, roughly:
That package can then be installed on UBOS with
Seems to be working. Actual screenshot at the bottom.
Steps 1-4 will not be needed once I have added River to the UBOS build process: then it will be built automatically for all UBOS Platforms (x86_64 and various ARM) and staged to the UBOS software depot. (Probably a couple weeks from now)
=> River5 will install on UBOS with a single command.
Some points about implementation: