[Sugar-devel] XO Fedora 22 Beta work
holt at laptop.org
Sat Apr 25 15:50:04 EDT 2015
On Sat, Apr 25, 2015 at 3:42 PM, Gonzalo Odiard <godiard at sugarlabs.org>
> On Sat, Apr 25, 2015 at 1:10 AM, Samuel Greenfeld <samuel at greenfeld.org>
>> At James' suggestion I looked a bit into a Fedora 22 beta build. I have
>> found the following problems so far getting the RPM dependencies worked out:
>> - olpc-library needs to depend on python-jinja2, not python-jinja.
>> The olpc-library RPM also was removed from Fedora, perhaps due to lack of
>> changes & abandonment.
>> - totem-mozplugin no longer exists and was intentionally removed.
>> Given Firefox supports various media codecs internally this might not be a
>> problem for it (apart for vmeta?); but I don't know what webkit-based
>> Browse uses for media players.
>> - xorg-x11-drv-keyboard and -mouse have been replaced by
>> xorg-x11-drv-libinput. See
>> - 14.1.0 has custom F20 systemd binaries, but I am having trouble
>> finding information as to why. If they have relevant changes they need to
>> be ported to F22 if not already present because using the F20 systemd
>> binaries breaks all sorts of library dependencies.
>> Patches have been written for the first three that I could submit.
>> We need to come up with a clear direction as to what volunteers and/or
>> OLPC want & would actually use for updated XO builds. I only have the time
>> to focus on one set of images.
> True. I am not sure what is best option here.
> We still didn't solved all the issues in F20, but is already a old release.
> I wonder if we can try make images based in CentOS.
George Hunt is having surprisingly rapid success with CentOS 7 for XSCE.
Its new release (equivalent to RHEL 7.1) is now out...
Wishful Thinking hopes that similar progress might be possible on various
Unsung Heroes of OLPC, interviewed live @ http://unleashkids.org !
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