[sugar] specifying what services Activities may use

Bobby Powers bobbypowers at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 00:09:42 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 10:03 PM, Bastien <bzg at laptop.org> wrote:
> "Benjamin M. Schwartz" <bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu> writes:
>> Jerry Williams wrote:
>> | Seems like this problem for linux was solved with RPM.
>> | With rpm if something is missing for something you want to install, it
>> | complains and won't let you install it.
>> That's not really the problem we're discussing.  We're talking about the
>> case in which you try to install an old bundle onto a new build, or vice
>> versa.
> Another reason why each build should come with a default bundle.
> If countries develop their bundles independantly from Sugar evolution,
> then the problem will just be more painful.  If countries have a default
> bundle to refer to when developing their own, it could help solving
> dependancy issues indirectly.
> The default activities could be selected so that 90% of the dependancies
> for other (known) activities are satisfied.
> At least, a default bundle combined with a nice GUI for xo-get.py would
> discourage installation of old bundles on newer builds.

recent joyrides include an activity updater which should help with this.

> And you guys could get rid of the scary red warning on the wiki :)

on which page?


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