[OLPC-AU] Auckland Testing Summary 29 September 2012

Tom Parker tom at carrott.org
Sat Oct 13 16:36:09 EDT 2012

On 07/10/12 07:27, Walter Bender wrote:

>>> Somehow we managed to download a new webkit browse.xo and install it on
>>> one laptop. This version of browse didn’t work at all. We got this version
>>> by downloading on an x86 laptop from a page with a big list of versions
>>> (sorry, we don’t know exactly where). Shouldn’t the XO refuse to install
>>> something that won’t actually work with it?
>> The new webkit based browse.xo is sugar 0.96 or greater, presently there is
>> no way to stop users from shooting themselves in the foot by installing a
>> bundle that is not supported on their version of sugar.
> Hmm. I thought activities.sugarlabs.org was a bit smarter than that.
> That said, the bundle could have come from elsewhere.

It is. In this case the incompatible browse was retrieved with another 
non-olpc laptop and transferred via USB stick. It was done this way 
because apparently the XO couldn't download anything (sorry don't have 
any more details).

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