New joyride build 2544

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net
Fri Nov 14 11:58:05 EST 2008


On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 7:52 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> 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.
>
> OFTC?

Sorry: http://www.oftc.net/oftc/

>> 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.
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-olpc-list/2008-October/msg00025.html

Yes, I see it quite in line with
http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Distro_Version_Migration_Nastiness . What do
you think?

I see that today Denis forked SDL_mixer to drop the MIDI samples.
Perhaps next step would be to drop the unneeded GNOME packages?

Regards,

Tomeu


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