OLPC upgrades

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 18:10:20 EST 2009

>> The sugar "distro" is basically Fedora, with a few modifications for
>> things like the security that OLPC uses. Sugar is actually the GUI
>> that sits on top of the distro.
> yes, but those modifications are significant. I know that Sugar is the name
> of the GUI, but there are still things that don't work in any other
> environment (not as many as there used to be, and they are being addressed),
> and I don't know of a better name to use for the whole set.

The major changes AFAIA are rainbow for security. Most of the rest of
the changes to fedora are to reduce dependencies now and a few other
minor bits that are actively being upstreamed. So what sort of things
don't work in any other environment?


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