New joyride build 2544

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at
Thu Nov 13 13:41:23 EST 2008

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 7:36 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at> wrote:
>>>>>> Is there a reason the new sugar can't go upstream into F-10?
>>>>> It's very unstable code and contains several big regressions, as of today.
>>>>> F-10 being on feature freeze, I guess it won't be allowed in.
>>>> For distro packaging, we should focus only on the stable release
>>>> branches: 0.82.x, and once it's out next year, 0.84.x.
>>>> That said, we might package 0.83.x releases in debian unstable and
>>>> thus ubuntu jaunty with a view to landing 0.84 without a large delta
>>>> when it does release, because that might be after the ubuntu feature
>>>> freeze.
>>> Cool, so sounds like something that will eventually be good to get
>>> into rawhide then.
>> Totally, perhaps someone would like to help us here?
>> Normally, OLPC contractors will be updating the rpms in OLPC-4, and
>> we'll try to maintain devel updated as well, though it's quite a bit
>> of work. If someone wanted to take that work out from our shoulders,
>> would be awesome.
> Yep, I can help out with that. I've been helping gregdek with getting
> some of the OLPC changes upstream so as to get as much as possible
> into mainline Fedora so the OLPC guys can concentrate on more
> important stuff. I've got a list of most of the issues from 8.2 but
> arrived on the scene a little late to have much impact there. So now
> that we're rebasing to F-10 I'll be working to minimise the
> requirement of package forks.

That sounds like music to my hears!

I think that we are using #olpc-devel in OFTC to work on the F10
rebase, feel free to join us.

About updating sugar in rawhide, perhaps you can just watch out the
commits in the OLPC-4 branches and decide yourself when to update



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