About 8.2.2

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Nov 30 06:43:31 EST 2009

On 30.11.2009, at 12:30, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 12:11 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>> What's the 8.2.2 schedule? What is changing?
> Very succintly:
> - It won't be signed by OLPC. You have to be on an unlocked XO, or be
> a deployment signing your own builds.
> - Improvements in antitheft and tools related to deployment (activity
> updater, etc).
> - Various bugfixes -- full list in link below.
> - It may contain some driver tweaks for the touchpads --
> - It will be released together with the exact "image-builder" script
> and configuration, so you it is very easy to re-spin it. I am adding
> several "tweaks" in the customisation script, but disabled. The idea
> is that a deployment can grab image-builder, look at the example
> customisation script, enable / comment out useful things, and make
> their local image.
> - When? Depends on the touchpad driver -- it takes a new kernel so I
> am not too crazy about it. Without kernel rebuild, it's cooked, we
> need a round of testing to check that we're not regressing. With a new
> kernel, it'd give it more time...
> Trac query with the full story:
> http://dev.laptop.org/query?status=assigned&status=closed&status=new&status=reopened&order=priority&col=id&col=summary&col=status&col=type&col=priority&col=component&milestone=8.2.2
> hth,

It does.

So a deployment could customize the image-builder script to include a newer RPM, e.g. if they wanted a more recent version of Etoys.

- Bert -

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