Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Sat Nov 13 08:34:45 EST 2010

On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 1:16 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 8:05 AM, Yioryos Asprobounitis
> <mavrothal at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Back in April, there was a long discussion ( http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2010-April/thread.html#28118 )
>> about RHEL6 as a base for an LTS OLPC/Sugar base.
>> I was wondering if with the arrival of RHEL6 these thoughts are re-entertained, at least for the x86 machines.
>> By the time RHEL6 is outdated most of the x86 XOs will be dead or close to it. So such a move now would free any resources that should be doing fedora catch up for the XO-1s and XO-1.5s and allow unobstructed software development of the ARM-based machines.
> FWIW, sdz ported Sugar to RHEL6 last summer.

Yes we did. CentOS 6 is currently building and they estimate it to be
ready in 4-6 weeks. I have RHEL-6 at work and should have a VM up and
running shortly. EPEL-6 and associated build infra should be finalised
shortly. When all that happens I'll be looking at pushing all the
packages back through the build system and seeing what we get out the
other side.


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