Sugar on arm

David Farning dfarning at
Mon Feb 7 11:48:11 EST 2011

I am forwarding this to Steven Parish, he is working on Sugar on Arm.
I think that he is targeting F15 because Fedora is planning on
releasing an official ARM spin.

I am not sure if he is on this list.


On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 11:41 AM, ismael schinca
<ischinca at> wrote:
> Hello everyone. I'm trying to run Fedora 12 on a Beagleboard xm and running
> sugar on it.
> However, when I try to install the sugar package via yum I get some
> dependencies problem. Specifically, the xapian-bindings-python package is
> missing (apparently sugar-datastore requires it). This package is not
> available for ARM architecture.
> So I downloaded and compiled the latest xapian bindings for python manually.
> However, after succesfully installing this, the dependencies problem still
> remains. I suppose it just checks for the package.
> Any suggestions? I'm no expert so maybe it's something quite simple (yum
> skip-broken does not do the trick).
> Thanks!!
> Regards,
> Ismael
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