App installer design: only source packages or reproducible builds

Dmitry Shachnev mitya57 at
Sun May 19 09:02:59 UTC 2013

On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 5:48 PM, Jeremy Bicha <jbicha at> wrote:
> On 15 May 2013 16:41, Jos van den Oever <jos at> wrote:
>>  1) only ship source code and let the user compile
> Ubuntu is not Gentoo.
> Thanks,
> Jeremy

I think most of Ubuntu Touch apps are supposed to be written in a
language that doesn't require compilation, i.e. Qt Quick, or
HTML+JS+CSS. In such case it may make sense to not distinguish between
source and binary packages.

Dmitry Shachnev

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