[Sugar-devel] Activity crashes when using libsugarize.so

Thomas C Gilliard satellit at bendbroadband.com
Wed Feb 9 11:08:18 EST 2011

Last year I experimented with sugarize and stored the files required in 
a local repo:

copied from: http://www.catmoran.com/olpc/#sugxterm---

where I have a repo of the required files:



Look at

which explains the processes and paths I found that seemed to work.

Tom Gilliard

http://www.catmoran.com/olpc/#sugxterm--- Today:

> When the folks at sugerlabs.org asked if they could copy my cheat 
> sheet to their wiki, I told them they could under a few conditions. 
> One of those conditions was that they host the files on their own 
> server, specifically because I wasn't planning to keep hosting them 
> much longer.
> Unfortunately, it seems that they didn't keep up their end of the bargain.
> If I happen to find a copy of the original files (doubtful, I don't 
> have the OLPCs anymore) I'll post the source here. If that happens, 
> make copies because this domain is going away when the current 
> registration expires!
I copied these files on:  23-Feb-2010 (with permission)

Martin Langhoff wrote:
> If a newcomer to Sugar follows the instructions at
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Running_Linux_Applications_Under_Sugar to
> use Albert Calahan's libsugarize.so from a precompiled binary, lots of
> funny things happen.
> X.org crashes with BadWindow at apparently random times -- some of the
> crashes can be tracked down to specific conditions, like opening the
> activity right after Sugar has started.
> The solution is to grab the src and recompile. That .so is likely old.
> I added a rough note in the wiki indicating that a build from src is
> needed, but the overall page needs a reorg. Posting here to feed
> google, increase awareness, and in case anyone has the time &
> motivation to tidyup the wiki...
> cheers,
> m

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