Recreating Maemo 5 SDK virtual image development environment
Editor: Andrew Flegg
Thomas Perl has documented his experience in getting a lightweight virtual machine up and running for SSH-based Scratchbox development: I've somehow lost my good old "MaemoSDK" VirtualBox VM, so while I'm setting up the new VM, here are the instructions in case I or somebody else needs to do that again. The goal: To have a nice VM (more lightweight than the Maemo SDK VMs offered online) that one can SSH into and build packages for Maemo 4 and Maemo 5. Thomas' methods describe the steps for Maemo 5, that is the Fremantle SDK, but also describe the subsitutions to target Diablo (aka Maemo 4) as well. Your editor's environment has also bitrotted over the years, so this is a timely guide.