wadetb at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 13:20:08 EST 2009
It's just a ton more work to find emulator software, pick an OS, set
it up, and install everything.
I'd like all my Windows and Mac loving game developer buddies to just
have a one click download and launch into Sugar.
On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 1:15 PM, Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org> wrote:
> > I would love to convert my OLPC Installer for Windows over to
> > VMWare. In my experience it provides a better experience on
> > Windows. I'd also like to convert it over to using Bert's image
> > rather than the stock 8.2.0 image.
> > What would be even better would be for the OLPC guys to set up
> > emulator builds which mirror the regular Joyride, Staging,
> > etc. builds and apply Bert's customizations automatically.
> My attitude recently has been that Sugar wants to target all of these
> machines, so it's not necessary for people to emulate OLPC's builds
> anymore -- if someone on a Mac wants to run Sugar, they can install
> Fedora 10 in an emulator and run "yum install sugar", for example.
> (There's also the Sugar on a Stick ISO, which saves the "and then
> install Sugar" part: http://sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick .)
> Do you think this approach is misguided? Or, maybe there's something
> that currently the OLPC builds offer that the other solution doesn't
> that we should try to move upstream?
> - Chris.
> Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org>
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