[Sugar-devel] ANNOUNCE: Sugar 0.88 for the XO-1

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net
Wed May 26 04:14:00 EDT 2010

On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 23:12, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 9:23 PM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:
>> El Tue, 25-05-2010 a las 19:16 +0100, Peter Robinson escribió:
>>> Is F-11 still the base OS for this?
>> Unfortunately, this build is still based on Fedora 11.
>> Fedora 13 dropped support for the Geode processor, so it's not an
>> option. Upgrading to Fedora 12 would be possible, but there are unsolved
>> issues with the Geode video driver (jnettlet is working on it).
> That's not entirely true. The was no changes in CPU support from F-12
> to F-13. What has happened was a change in gcc which causes issues
> with F-13 on geode processors. There's a bit missing from gcc for
> geode support that would need to be added. dsd and cjb know more of
> the details.

I'm happy to hear this. F14 may bring interesting changes for the XO1,
can we hope that support for the Geode won't have been dropped by



>> Considering the potential for hard to fix regressions, I felt that
>> upgrading to Fedora 12 was probably not worth the effort. Instead, I've
>> back-ported some useful things from Fedora 13: metacity-2.30,
>> xulrunner- and usb_modeswitch-1.1.2.
>> Someone could try rebasing the builds on Fedora 12 in parallel with us.
>> If the result turns out to be very stable, we could consider switching.
>> All this would probably have happen before the first beta, so there's
>> not much time.
> If there's demand for it and its considered a 'good thing' I would
> consider pushing sugar 0.88 back to F-12. Not guaranteed, but its
> something that could be considered.
> Peter
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