New joyride build 2544

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Thu Nov 13 13:52:22 EST 2008

>>>>> 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
> Rawhide?

I did this comparison from Fedora mainline to joyride 2514 for a 8.2
comparison, I guess quite a bit of it will be still relevant.


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