[Sugar-devel] XO on Fedora 20 (was Re: [GSoC] Porting To Python3)

Daniel Narvaez dwnarvaez at gmail.com
Mon May 12 17:37:30 EDT 2014


to  be honest I haven't even evaluated alternative distributions because I
don't think we would have enough resources to do it anyway. We are making
minor changes to olpc-os-builder, rewriting it for another distribution
would be a lot of work.

On 12 May 2014 20:11, Jon Nettleton <jon.nettleton at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 8:02 PM, Daniel Narvaez <dwnarvaez at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > things are looking good so far, we already have all the models booting
> into
> > sugar 0.101 with wif apparentlyi working. I would like to take a step
> back
> > and understand a bit better where we want to go with this. Some random
> > thoughts and questions.
> >
> > * To really understand how much work is left I think we need some good
> > testing, especially on the hardware related bits. I expect there will be
> > lots of small things to fix, but it would be good to understand as early
> as
> > possible if there are roadblocks. I'm a bad tester and I've never used
> the
> > XO much, so I'm often not sure what is a regression and what is not...
> thus
> > helping with this would be particularly appreciated.
> > * Which deployments are planning to ship 0.102 soon and hence are
> interested
> > in this work? I know of AU. Maybe Uruguay?
> > * Do we need to support all the XO models?
> > * Should we contribute the olpc-os-builder changes back to OLPC or fork
> it?
> > I don't know if OLPC will do any active development on the linux side of
> > things, if not maybe better to turn this into a sugarlabs thing.
> > * Are interested deployments using olpc-update? If I'm not mistake AU is
> > not.
> > * Do we care about maintaining the GNOME "dual boot"? I'm afraid we do,
> but
> > I want to make sure.
> > * As I mentioned in some other thread I'm interested in setting up
> automated
> > builds from sugar master. I have some vague plan of what it would look
> like
> > and wrote bits of it. The basic idea is that you would push changes to
> > github and get images automatically built. I think this is good for
> upstream
> > testing but the same infrastructure could be used by deployments. Are
> people
> > interested in using this?
> Why is all this work being put into Fedora 20?  The maintenance window
> is limited and as of the next release they won't even support non-KMS
> drivers by default.  Wouldn't make sense to look into a distribution
> that provides and LTS release?  Resources already seem to be limited
> so having to chase after Fedora every 6 months to a year seems like a
> waste of resources.  The GTK3 and GNOME teams obviously have their
> eyes on a different class of hardware than what is being used by
> deployments.
> -Jon

Daniel Narvaez
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