no activities after 656 --> joyride. but wait...

pgf at pgf at
Tue Jul 22 16:57:17 EDT 2008

c. scott ananian wrote:
 > On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 4:48 PM, Eben Eliason <eben.eliason at> wrote:
 > > Right, this edge case was brought to my attention by Greg the other day.  It
 > > will only happen future updates, favorites are preserved.
 > >  Additionally, in most scenarios, the update will include an "activity pack"
 > > as well, which includes a country-specified list of default favorites,
 > > preventing the "empty" Home screen.
 > > Thus, the only things that disappear are activities which were previously
 > > installed and are not included in the default favorites list in the update.
 > >  I'm not sure if we can come up with a simple way to prevent this, or if
 > > it's worth our time this late in the release cycle for a one-time situation.
 > IMO, it is worth our time to ensure smooth upgrades between releases.
 > If there are no favorites listed when we boot, we should make all the
 > activities favorites, to preserve the activities the user expects from
 > the old release.  That is trac #7220.

it certainly would have prevented my confusion. 

 paul fox, pgf at

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