[Sugar-devel] Future of Rainbow + Sugar?

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 12:10:19 EST 2009

Rainbow in jhbuild would help debugging. I don't think I am along=e in
using it as a development environment.


On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Michael Stone <michael at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 05:41:09PM +0100, Sascha Silbe wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 11:24:37AM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
>>> http://lists.sugarlabs.org/archive/sugar-devel/2008-December/010528.html
>> Thanks for your work!  I sure hope it'll get used instead of dropped,
>> it's the #1 reason I looked into Sugar in the first place and the one
>> thing I miss most on regular "desktops" (I'm sometimes using vnc running
>> under different UIDs for the same purpose).
> Sascha,
> Thanks very much for the kind reply; it's really helpful to hear that someone
> thinks this work is worth pursuing.
>> What exactly do I need to do to try it out within sugar-jhbuild on
>> Ubuntu intrepid (amd64)?
> Never having used sugar-jhbuild, it's hard for me to say precisely. My guess is
> that you should teach jhbuild to compile and install rainbow, then apply my
> patches to sugar (rebasing if needed, since they're now two months stale):
>   http://dev.laptop.org/git/users/mstone/sugar-toolkit
>   http://dev.laptop.org/git/users/mstone/sugar
> then see what breaks. (Which might be everything, since, as I said, rainbow has
> never been tested w/ jhbuild.)
> In the mean-time, let's start updating http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Rainbow with
> what you learn so that it becomes easier for others to assist.
> Michael
> P.S. - Let me know where more help is needed and I'll be happy to try to get
> you unstuck.
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Walter Bender
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