Olpc3 vs Joyride
jg at laptop.org
Mon Jun 30 10:27:19 EDT 2008
OLPC csound is an *exact* formal *subset* of full csound-5 built from
the same sources as csound-5.
It gets rid of tk/tcl dependency we don't want to carry in csound....
On Sun, 2008-06-29 at 17:25 -0500, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> On Sunday 29 June 2008, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> > Am 30.06.2008 um 00:05 schrieb Dennis Gilmore:
> > > On Sunday 29 June 2008, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> > >> I reanimated my script that shows differences between the latest
> > >> joyride and candidate builds:
> > >>
> > >> http://dev.laptop.org/~bert/olpc3-joyride.html
> > >>
> > >> ... and in particular added a section to easily see what packages are
> > >> in olpc3 and not in joyride, and vice versa.
> > >>
> > >> There are not only differences in package versions, but also in which
> > >> packages are in. I wondered, for example, why csound is missing from
> > >> joyride ...
> > >
> > > a second copy of csound landed in fedora as olpcsound. it is built
> > > specifically for olpc and is in joyride.
> > If it was named csound-olpc that would have been more obvious ...
> > - Bert -
> Yes, first i heard of it was when i was asked to switch out csound and csound-
> python for olpcsound. Had i been asked before hand i could have suggested a
> way that the csound spec could have produced csound csound-python and csound-
> olpc. but what is done is done. I personally don't like anything being
> called olpc-foo, I think we should write code that is useful outside of OLPC,
> useful to the whole world. In which case the naming is really a poor choice.
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