Merge into OpenWrt?
aleksander at aleksander.es
Mon May 6 10:54:12 UTC 2019
> > Is there any interest in making ModemManager an official OpenWrt
> > package?
> Yes. Aleksander already requested help doing that:
> > It seems like they would accept it. Is there a TODO?
> > https://github.com/openwrt/luci/pull/2683
> luci integration is a weird place to start... You'd need to have the
> library dependencies, modemmanager and proto support in place first,
> won't you? This should go into the packages feed IMHO.
> I am sure they will happily accept these packages. There aren't many
> restrictions wrt what goes into OpenWrt. The only real requirement is
> that someone can sort of commit to maintaining the packages.
> From what I can tell, the packages look like they are in good shape. So
> the TODO would be something like:
> 1) move the existing libmbim, libqmi and modemmanager packages into
> their appropriate places in the OpenWrt 'packages' repo
> 2) update PKG_MAINTAINER (unless you are Aleksander :-)
I would be very very happy to leave the openwrt package management to
someone else truth be told :D
> 3) test. Build everything for every supported platform, or at least a
> few of them. Run on as many hardware conbinations as possible.
> 4) test again
> 5) send pull request against OpenWrt upstream 'packages' repo
> 6) follow up and fix any issues pointed out by reviewers
> 7) maintain the packages indefinitely, making sure they continue to
> build as dependencies are updated, and that they are updated as soon
> as new releases are made
Please note I moved the openwrt packaging setup to fd.o gitlab not long ago:
Whenever these are integrated in openwrt, I'll just remove that repo I guess.
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