Outsource Repository Concept
posted on Apr 10, 2020
In April 3rd, I have added submodule support for Carbs Linux's fork of
Now, from that sentence, it really doesn't sound exciting at all. But in
reality, it opens a path to lots of creative output, and a better way to manage
multi-user repositories (such as KISS Community).
When managing a repository of submodules, the repository maintainer's only job is to deal with adding packages. A package maintainer doesn't have to wait for the repository maintainer to update their packages, as they are only making the changes to their own repositories.
This way, an end-user can also track from their preferred maintainers, and do
that with the tidyness of a single repository in their
Carbs Linux now has an outsource repository for some packages. Firefox and its dependencies have been purged from the main repository, but can be found on it.